North American List Of Potential World Cup Sites NarrowedThree cities have been dropped from the preliminary list of sites being considered to host the World Cup in 2026. Calgary, Green Bay and San Diego are no longer in the running, but Dallas and Arlington remain in contention.
U.S. Moves Up 9 Spots To 26th In FIFA RankingsThe United States has climbed nine spots to 26th in the FIFA rankings after winning the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Brazil regained the top spot after a one-month absence, replacing World Cup champion Germany.
Morris Scores Twice, US Beats Martinique 3-2 In Gold CupMorris' second goal of the game broke a tie in the 76th minute, and the U.S. edged tiny Martinique 3-2 Wednesday night after wasting a two-goal lead against a team that is not even a member of FIFA.
FIFA Gives North American World Cup Rivals 3 Months To BidNorth America's request for a fast-track award of the 2026 World Cup hosting rights is on hold, for a few months at least.
North America Seeks Approval For Fast-Tracked 2026 World Cup DecisionNorth America will move closer to securing the 2026 World Cup when the FIFA Council is expected to approve plans for an accelerated bidding process on Tuesday.
North American Bid For 2026 World Cup Backed By OceaniaThe United States, Canada and Mexico bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup is supported by the 11-nation Oceania soccer confederation.
US Could Gain FIFA Support Through Mexico, Canada Joint BidSoccer officials planned to announce details of the joint bid by the U.S., Mexico and Canada at a news conference Monday atop the Freedom Tower at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan. The split of games was likely to be discussed.
US Drops To 29th In FIFA Rankings As Argentina Holds 1stThe United State dropped one spot to 29th in the FIFA rankings following its first two games under coach Bruce Arena, and African champion Cameroon moved up 29 places to 33rd.
FIFA To Expand World Cup To 48 Teams In 2026FIFA says it will expand the World Cup to 48 teams, adding 16 extra nations to the 2026 tournament.
Klinsmann Out As USMNT Head CoachJürgen Klinsmann has been fired as the head coach of the Men's National Team, U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced Monday.
Alleged Hackers Used FIFA To Steal Millions From EAA jury in Fort Worth convicted a 24-year-old man who along with three co-conspirators defrauded a software company of more than $16 million.
FIFA Opens Bribery Case Against Sepp Blatter, 2 OthersThe FIFA ethics committee says it has opened a formal bribery case against former president Sepp Blatter and two others over million-dollar bonuses in their contracts.