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Archives: CONCACAF

Mexico wins 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Congratulations to Mexico on winning the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup after defeating Jamaica 3-1 in the final played at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mexico won the match after goals from Andres Guardado (minute 31), Jesus Corona (minute 47) … Continue reading

Jamaica’s Gold Cup form typifies improvement made throughout Caribbean

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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While some American soccer pundits and fans were quick to write-off Jamaica as a CONCACAF “minnow” that should have been easily dispatched by the US in the Gold Cup semifinals, the reality about this new version of the Reggae Boyz … Continue reading

Will Jeffrey Webb and Aaron Davidson try to bring down US Soccer in their plea deals?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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It’s difficult to conceive that US Soccer President Sunil Gulati and USSF CEO Flynn had no inkling of CONCACAF corruption. Gulati regularly would have been in contact with Blazer, Warner and Jeffrey Webb, who succeeded Jack Warner as CONCACAF President. … Continue reading

Andrew Jennings calls for revolution to oust Sunil Gulati from US Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Investigative reporter Andrew Jennings has called for a revolution within American soccer to oust US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati and USSF CEO Dan Flynn from office. Jennings, who spoke in front of the US Senate panel hearing last Wednesday on … Continue reading

Watch the US Senate hearing on corruption in international soccer [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The US Senate held a panel hearing today in Washington DC to discuss corruption in international soccer. The Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security held the hearing on FIFA, soccer’s international governing authority, which … Continue reading

It’s time for CONCACAF to rotate the Gold Cup hosting rights

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Former CONCACAF General Secretary and FIFA Executive Committee member Chuck Blazer has been banned from all soccer activities for life on Thursday. The announcement’s timing was ironic as the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Blazer’s biggest contribution to the world soccer landscape, had just … Continue reading

What did MLS and US Soccer know about Traffic and CONCACAF’s improprieties?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the CONCACAF Gold Cup about to kick off, the FIFA scandal should be on the front-burner for most American journalists. As the FBI indictments against several CONCACAF and Traffic Sports officials indicate, the governing body for the sport in … Continue reading

USSF and US soccer leagues have serious questions to answer

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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With the world’s attention on Canada and the Women’s World Cup, discussion of the FIFA scandal has begun to fade in the United States. This could not have come at a better time for the USSF and the professional leagues … Continue reading

Years of Blazer corruption raises serious questions for American soccer; By Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans
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Imagine for a moment that an Englishman had been General Secretary of UEFA for two decades and a member of the FIFA executive committee. A rather eccentric character, who had a driver transport him around England in a gold-colored Rolls … Continue reading

5 revelations from the DOJ indictment against FIFA executives

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Soccer monopolized the headlines this week after reports revealed 9 FIFA officials and 5 corporate executives were indicted for racketeering conspiracy and corruption following an extensive investigation into the organization lead by the U.S. Department of Justice. After reviewing the 168-page … Continue reading

Jack Warner pleads innocence to racketeering conspiracy and corruption

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Jack Warner, former FIFA vice president and President of CONCACAF, has responded to the news that he and CONCACAF officials have been arrested and indicted for racketeering conspiracy and corruption by issuing a press release. Despite being named as one of … Continue reading

Montreal Impact will rue missed opportunity after CONCACAF final defeat [VIDEO]

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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It all looked so promising for the Montreal Impact. The Big O was as alive as it’s ever been, especially when Andres Romero scored in the eighth minute. And after Club America hit the underside of the bar from point-blank range, … Continue reading

Montreal’s Champions League success would enhance MLS credentials

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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The Montreal Impact exercised some long held demons last night by advancing to the CONCACAF Champions League final, becoming the first Major League Soccer team to do so since Real Salt Lake in 2011 and only the second since the … Continue reading

CONCACAF announces USA opponents and schedule for 2015 Gold Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The USA Men’s National Team will face Panama, Haiti and the winner of the Honduras-French Guiana playoff in the Group Stage of this summer’s 2015 Gold Cup, CONCACAF announced today. The schedule and stadiums for the USA team in the Group Stage is as … Continue reading

CONCACAF Announces Venues For The 2015 Gold Cup

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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On Tuesday afternoon CONCACAF released the venues for the 2015 Gold Cup. There are some of “the usual suspects” in terms of stadiums in cities that most people would generally expect to host games at big tournaments. There are one … Continue reading

CONCACAF President Speaks Out Against FIFA And Racism At Soccerex

Posted on by Aadesh Chordia
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At the Soccerex Global Convention held Tuesday September 9th, CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb spoke out against FIFA and racism, calling for a complete overhaul of FIFA’s governing bodies. Following several controversies after the announcement of Russia and Qatar being selected … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls CONCACAF Champions League Attendance Highlights Problems

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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For all the international games played in New York this summer, it was nice to have one that actually counted toward something larger. All those World Cup preparation games, those friendlies that were meant to prepare teams for Brazil, or … Continue reading

New Details Emerge About 2015 Gold Cup To Be Held In 10+ US Cities

Posted on by Chris Moore
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Details on the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup are now emerging, as Traffic Sports USA, a soccer event management company, accidentally leaked image with tournament information this past weekend. The company states that next year’s Gold Cup competition will be hosted … Continue reading