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 after the national soccer team’s World Cup qualification disaster. Official: Bruce Arena leaves role as #USMNT coach pic.twitter.com/ngZaM52uvH — Jon Arnold (@ArnoldcommaJon) October 13, 2017 Arena … Read more

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 determining the hosting rights for 2026. Of the 209 voting members, 93% of them voted Thursday for: Other countries have until 11 August to express … Read more

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. The FIFA Council unanimously decided on a 48-team #WorldCup as of 2026:16 groups of 3 teams. Details to follow after the meeting. — FIFA Media (@fifamedia) January … Read more

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. His voice has been one of exuberance for many soccer fans in America and it had almost been even better if you were the rare combination … Read more

WATCH: Former USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann posts farewell video

Jurgen Klinsmann’s reign as the manager of the United States Men’s National Soccer team is over. Klinsmann in recent weeks had been maligned for the USMNT’s less than stellar performance to start World Cup qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. Klinsmann was succeeded by former USMNT lead man Bruce Arena for a second term to … Read more

U.S. Women win the World Cup!

Congrats to the United States for winning the 2015 Women’s World Cup by a score of 5-2 over Japan. Carli Lloyd scored three first-half goals (3′, 5′, 16′) to pace the U.S. to the big win. Also adding goals for the U.S. were Lauren Holiday (14′) and Tobin Heath (54′). The United States dominated from … Read more

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. This also comes off the Friday election where Blatter won by default after his opponent, Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein, conceded defeat before the second round of voting. Numerous charges and … Read more

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 event was hit hard when 14 of their ranking officials/business partners were arrested in Switzerland. These 14 individuals were taken under charges of conspiracy and … Read more