Big shakeup atop U.S. Soccer after World Cup qualification failure

Bruce Arena has officially stepped down as the United States Men's National Team (USMNT) manager. It's the first of what many fans hope will be numerous dominoes to fall...

Chelsea cancel championship parade in light of Manchester attack

Chelsea F.C. had themselves a very successful 2016-2017 campaign in the English Premier League. They finished first in the league and won their first EPL title since 2014-2015 and...

Chris Ilitch says soccer would be “great for the city of Detroit”

With the recent news that Comerica Park would be hosting the International Champions Cup, it seems the attitude to bring soccer to Detroit is strengthing. Chris Ilitch, CEO and President of Ilitch...

FIFA decides to fast-track joint US-Mexico-Canada bid for 2026 World Cup

FIFA has decided to move forward with their host bidding process for the 2026 World Cup. According to a report from The Guardian, FIFA voted almost unanimously to hasten the process for...

UEFA Champions League semifinalist Juventus shows interest in playing in Michigan

Juventus F.C. is one of the major soccer clubs in Europe. The Italian squad is currently in the midst of a UEFA Champions League run that has them potentially...

International soccer match coming to Comerica Park in July

For the first time in its history, Comerica Park will be hosting a soccer match! This match is a part of the International Champions Cup and will have two...

Leicester City fight off elimination, advances in UCL with 3-2 aggregate win vs. Sevilla

Leicester City hasn't had a great 2016-17 campaign after winning the English Premier League in shocking fashion last year. The English club are a meager 7-6-14 (W, D, L) in the...

WATCH: Togo striker Francis Kone saves opposing goalkeeper’s life after collision

People in the emergency services understand just how important it is to act quickly when someone's life is in danger. Whether that is a fall, cut, collision, or medical...

LOOK: Villarreal infuriated after game officials are spotted with Real Madrid merchandise postgame

Soccer has a long and dark history of matches being either fixed, wagered upon, or outright manipulated by special interest. FIFA, in particular, has a black stain on their...

LOOK: English soccer team vandalizes own coach by mistake

Soccer fans are well renowned for their passion for the clubs they support. There have been many documented cases of English Premier fans taking things to another level to...
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What is the estimated cost to have an MLS team in the Motor City?

The Wayne County Jail Site has been one of the most fought over locations in Metro Detroit in some time. While the county seem steadfast in finishing their project,...

BREAKING: Dan Gilbert proposes solution to Wayne County Jail Site dispute

There has been no secret how badly the Detroit-to-MLS efforts need the Wayne County Jail Site. In our list of the three biggest obstacles for the MLS effort, we cited...

3 biggest obstacles to Detroit receiving an MLS team

The Detroit efforts to bring the MLS to the Motor City have been well-documented by us at Detroit Sports Nation. The city and its local sports fans by and large...

Detroit Sports Nation’s guide to soccer

Like it or not, soccer is growing in America and coming to Detroit. Many who have heard about the world's most popular sport seem to have a lack of real knowledge...

The application process for MLS expansion to Detroit is almost here

We may finally be coming closer to Detroit finally receiving an MLS team. After the initial plan was presented by Dan Gilbert and his business group to bring MLS to Detroit,...

FIFA announces World Cup will expand to 48 teams

Big changes have been announced regarding the world's most popular sporting tournament. The FIFA World Cup will be expanding to 48 teams in 2026, according to an ESPNFC report. https://twitter.com/fifamedia/status/818753191449948160 https://twitter.com/CNN/status/818882218097405952 The vote...

Throwback Thursday: America’s favorite soccer broadcaster once talked about calling a college football game

Ian Darke is the face of soccer broadcasting in the United States. The famous English broadcaster has been with ESPN for their coverage of the FIFA World Cup since 2010....

Who is Bruce Arena? A profile of the “new” leader for United States men’s...

COACHING PROFILE: BRUCE ARENA Born: September 21st, 1951 Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York, USA Playing Career: 1968-1976 Coaching Career: 1973-Present Current Position: Head Coach, United States Men's National Soccer Team Playing History Youth Career ...

Lionel Messi has been sentenced to 21 months in prison

The world's biggest sports star is in a bit of legal heat this week. After a four-day trial in Barcelona, Lionel Messi and his father were sentenced to 21...

Tickets made available for Real Madrid-Chelsea soccer match at the Big House

The Big House is once again hosting a major international exhibition soccer match. This year, the University of Michigan will be hosting an International Champions Cup preseason match between...

The two most consistent teams in Detroit play soccer

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as...

MLS Commissioner wants to integrate Michigan Bucks and DCFC into Detroit MLS efforts

We at DSN have been chronicling the growing efforts to bring professional soccer to Detroit. The plans have already been in place under Tom Gores and Dan Gilbert. Now, according to a...

Dan Gilbert must make peace with DCFC before MLS arrives in Motor City

There has been no shortage of news in the recent months about Dan Gilbert's intention to bring the MLS to Detroit. He has partnered with Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores...

Leicester City finishes biggest Cinderlla story in sports history

Leicester City F.C. has won the English Premier League title. Many of us here stateside have received unsolicited news regarding this upstart soccer club across the pond. What many of...

EDITORIAL: Like it or not, soccer is coming to the Motor City

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as...

Dan Gilbert presents detailed plan on bringing MLS to Detroit

Things are starting to heat up in the "MLS to Detroit" conversation. As previously reported by DSN, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores have banded together...

REPORT: Tom Gores and Dan Gilbert bringing MLS team to Detroit

Soccer fans in the Metro Detroit area should be very excited. According to Vincent Ellis of the Detroit Free Press, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan...

Detroit City FC’s “Northern Guard Supporters” hesitant on DCFC representing Detroit in MLS

The talks of an MLS team coming to Detroit have racked up within the past week. MLS Commissioner Don Garber has stated Detroit as a possible expansion squad as...

MLS Commissioner mentions Detroit as possible expansion location

As hype continues to grow for Detroit City FC, talks have continued around Detroit possibly attaining an MLS team. Fans from around the metro-area have been very vocal in...

Detroit City FC international friendly with Manchester, England squad nears

Detroit City FC continues to impress. They have already matched and exceeded the funding to renovate their new home, Keyworth Stadium. To celebrate the new opening for the squad,...

Detroit City FC garnering national and international attention

There is a storm brewing in the soccer community of Detroit. They have rallied together and have created something truly special in Detroit City FC. We at DSN have continued...

Possibility of Chelsea-Real Madrid match could be played at Big House this summer

Per The Detroit News, there is speculation about the possibility of another marquee international soccer game to be played at Michigan Stadium this summer. The reported match-up would slate international soccer...

Detroit City FC meets fundraising mark for new stadium renovations

Keyworth Stadium is getting a few upgrades! The rapidly growing semi-pro soccer team Detroit City FC have reached another milestone. After a successful public fundraising program, the team was able to...

Detroit City FC head coach Ben Pirmann returning for fourth year

Detroit City FC has been a very successful squad since its inception in 2012. Le Rouge has had much of this major success due to their leading man, head coach Ben...

5 prime locations for an MLS Detroit team

Soccer has been fairly popular in the city of Detroit for some time now. Success by local teams like the Michigan Bucks and Detroit City FC have garnered attention from...

MLS expansion plans could bring a team to Detroit

The MLS has announced that they will be expanding their league even more than originally anticipated. In early December, the MLS owners at the Board of Governors meeting expressed great enthusiasm for...

Report: Suicide bomber tried to enter France vs. Germany game

According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, at least one suicide bomber involved in Friday's Paris attacks attempted to get into France's national soccer stadium but was...

Detroit City FC moving from Detroit to Hamtramck

Who here has heard of Detroit City FC? Raise your hand. For those of you that don't, Detroit City FC is a Detroit (obviously)-based soccer team that has played...
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Newly re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter resigns

Amid the spiraling controversy surrounding FIFA, newly re-elected FIFA President Sepp Blatter has resigned. This move comes as no suprise considering the immense scandal surrounding Blatter's office as President....

14 FIFA Officials arrested on 24-year corruption and conspiracy scheme

Futbol. Soccer. Football. Voetbal. Calcio. Futebol. These are all names across the world for the most popular sport on earth. On Tuesday, the governing body that rules over this global...

Mathematically calculated soccer predictions

Various soccer prediction specialists in online magazines claim to provide you with "free" soccer predictions. However, not all soccer experts are real specialists who might help you to make the...

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