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.
FIFA President Open To 40-Team World Cup, USA/Canada/Mexico As Co-HostsFIFA President Gianni Infantino says he is open to a 40-team World Cup in 2026, with several countries serving as co-hosts.
World Cup Tickets Break $1,000 Mark For First TimeWorld Cup ticket prices have broken the $1,000 barrier for the first time.
Video Game Is Crucial PR Tool For FIFA BrandA FIFA video game competition this week in New York was a rare win for the organization at a time when its brand is struggling. The tumultuous end to Sepp Blatter's reign as FIFA president has shattered the federation's reputation.
FIFA Ethics Committee Bans Former Secretary General For 12 YearsFormer FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been has been banned from all soccer-related activity for 12 years by the governing body's ethics committee.
FIFA Officials Plead Not Guilty In Corruption ProbeA sprawling U.S. bribery prosecution that has scandalized soccer's governing body took another step forward on Tuesday, with the former president of Honduras and a former FIFA vice president pleading not guilty at their first court appearance.
Blatter To Go Before Ethics Committee On ThursdaySepp Blatter is "bewildered" by allegations he faces and will go before the FIFA ethics committee on Thursday with "a strong belief in justice."
U.S. Indicts 16 More People In World Soccer ProbeAs members of FIFA's executive committee prepared to vote on reforming soccer's scandal-plagued governing body, Swiss government agents swept into a luxury hotel before dawn for a second wave of arrests.
American FIFA Sponsors Demand 'Independent Oversight' Of ReformsFive of FIFA's sponsors have written to the executive committee of soccer's scandal-battered governing body demanding "independent oversight" of the reform process.
'18 & '22 World Cup Votes Under Scrutiny AgainAs the number of World Cup voters publicly accused of wrongdoing reached 17, German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer and FIFA vice president Angel Maria Villar are waiting to discover if they will be found guilty of obstructing the investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.