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UK bids for men's World Cup off table for next two decades

UK bids for men's World Cup off table for next two decades

The United Kingdom has officially announced its intention to host the Women's World Cup. However, the possibility of hosting the men's tournament won't be considered for another 20 years. Efforts to host the event in 2006 and 2018 were unsuccessful, therefore the country hasn't hosted the event since 1966. UK Sport has unveiled a comprehensive […]

News

/ 48 days ago

UK bids for men's World Cup off table for next two decades

The United Kingdom has officially announced its intention to host the Women's World Cup. However, the possibility of hosting the men's tournament won't be considered for another 20 years. Efforts to host the event in 2006 and 2018 were unsuccessful, therefore the country hasn't hosted the event since 1966. UK Sport has unveiled a comprehensive […]

News

/ 52 days ago

Over 35s World Cup: What we know so far

Famous soccer players are preparing for a first-of-its-kind match in England. Some time ago, there were discussions of a World Cup just for those over the age of 35, which would be a welcome change for supporters all around the world. The Elite Players Group (EPG) came up with the idea for the competition, which […]

FIFA

/ 81 days ago

FOX, Telemundo announce 2026 World Cup match schedule event

The broadcasting schedule for the entire 2026 FIFA World Cup is set to be revealed this weekend. FOX and Telemundo will announce their complete coverage of the upcoming tournament during a telecast on Sunday, Feb. 4 at 3 p.m. ET. FOX has had exclusive English-language media rights to major FIFA tournaments since 2015. The upcoming […]

FIFA World Cup

/ 89 days ago

Germany picks US city for preferred World Cup base camp

Canada, Mexico, and the USA will all play host to the 2026 World Cup at the same time, making it a first of its kind. An additional innovation is that 48 teams will compete for the global championship. Previously, the Finals involved only 32 teams. Even here, the potential is quite alluring since Americans prefer […]

FIFA

/ 90 days ago

FIFA giving World Cup host cities more control is a step forward

FIFA is willing to be more flexible with the 2026 World Cup host cities regarding fan fests. The world's governing body of the sport typically has strict guidelines for cities set to host World Cup games. This includes forcing cities to organize a free fan entertainment area outside of arenas where the matches are being […]

Club World Cup

/ 93 days ago

Inaugural Women’s Club World Cup: FIFA set target date

It seems that plans are afoot to establish yet another premier women's club soccer competition. The likelihood has significantly increased that the world's leading women's club teams will participate in a tournament. For more than ten years, women's game officials have broached the topic of a world championship. Gianni Infantino, president of FIFA, expressed his […]

FIFA

/ 96 days ago

Dallas Cowboys stadium gets World Cup Final, says UK media

The 2026 FIFA World Cup Final is at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, which is in the area of Dallas. According to a report by SunSport, FIFA picked the Dallas Cowboys' arena over MetLife Stadium in New Jersey. MetLife Stadium is the current home of fellow NFL duo the New York Giants and New York […]

Business of Soccer

/ 101 days ago

FIFA makes Los Angeles U-turn: World Cup 2026 is coming to LA

SoFi Stadium in the Los Angeles area looks set to host 2026 FIFA World Cup matches once again. The state-of-the-art arena was previously picked as one of the 11 United States venues for the upcoming tournament. However, a feud between the governing body of the sport and Stan Kroenke seemed to spoil these plans. Kroenke […]

FIFA

/ 103 days ago

FIFA delays are impacting World Cup 2026 host cities

Planning and preparations for the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico, and Canada have stalled. Despite FIFA's insistence on keeping the organization in-house, there are no schedules and allotment of games that the 16 host cities know about. Although there is no ill will between FIFA and the host cities, the preparations for […]

Club World Cup

/ 115 days ago

This means war? Players to sue FIFA for jam-packed schedules

The head of the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) has admitted that the relentless soccer calendar might lead players to seek legal recourse. Players have long griped about the jam-packed schedules caused by the proliferation of local leagues, international duty, and other contests. The PFA are hopeful that new opportunities may arise due to last week's […]

Club World Cup

/ 126 days ago

Will soccer make it or break it in USA between 2024 and 2028?

In the history of soccer in the United States, this country will never again have a period of five years where there are so many major competitions hosted on US soil. But will soccer make it or break it during this golden era? From 2024-2028, the United States will host Copa América 2024, followed by […]