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MLS Open Cup stance backfires as USSF blocks Next Pro teams

MLS Open Cup stance backfires as USSF blocks Next Pro teams

Arguably, the biggest turning point in the history of soccer in the United States is happening at this very moment. MLS is attempting to pull its teams out of the US Open Cup. And how the United States Soccer Federation navigates this battle for control of the game will send shockwaves through the sport which […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 217 days ago

MLS Open Cup stance backfires as USSF blocks Next Pro teams

Arguably, the biggest turning point in the history of soccer in the United States is happening at this very moment. MLS is attempting to pull its teams out of the US Open Cup. And how the United States Soccer Federation navigates this battle for control of the game will send shockwaves through the sport which […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 219 days ago

MLS quits US Open Cup, rips US soccer apart

Major League Soccer’s cold and calculated decision to quit the US Open Cup has had a dramatic impact on the credibility of the USA’s top-flight league. Many hardcore fans of Major League Soccer have criticized the league for its lack of respect for American soccer. As usual, we take a deep dive into the topic. […]

TV Ratings

/ 238 days ago

USMNT TV ratings in 2023 are the lowest since 2018

TV viewership numbers for the US Men's National Team during 2023 are the lowest since 2018. Based on research and analysis compiled by World Soccer Talk, viewership in 2023 dropped 69% from 4,267,063 viewers per game in 2022. The average audience for the men's national team was 1,324,833 viewers per game in 2023. That is […]

History

/ 246 days ago

What is the worst loss for the USA national soccer team?

You can't win 'em all. In fact, sometimes you get beat pretty badly. For US Soccer, on the men's side anyway, they haven't always been a respectable team, and defeats were pretty common. But what is the worst loss ever for the USA soccer team? Worst loss for USA over 70 years ago Luckily for […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 398 days ago

Who has more power in US soccer: MLS or USSF?

The equation for the overall global soccer structure goes like something like this. FIFA is greater than Continental Confederations, which are greater than the National Federations, thus greater than Domestic Professional Leagues. That's on paper, anyway. But in the United States of America, there's a question of who's really driving the sport. Does the USSF, […]

Oguchi Onyewu

/ 441 days ago

US Soccer names Oguchi Onyewu as Vice President of Sporting

Oguchi Onyewu is joining the team at US Soccer in a newly created role. The former USMNT representative is going to be the Vice President of Sporting, working closely with new sporting director Matt Crocker. In terms of permanent roles, Onyewu will help manage relationships with clubs and leagues in the United States and the […]

USMNT

/ 482 days ago

Bureaucratic USSF procrastinates over USMNT coach decision

The USMNT had a respectable showing at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The side achieved relatively what was expected of them, no more, no less. Coming out of the World Cup, hopes would have been high for the next World Cup cycle. With a rising crop of talent to choose from and co-hosting responsibilities for […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 486 days ago

Fan ownership in MLS is impossible. Why?

Supporters and members actually owning part of their favorite clubs is not uncommon across the soccer world. In some places, such as the German Bundesliga, it's actually a league rule. But fan ownership in MLS is impossible. A practice that allows a community to directly control its own local club seems a logical idea. So […]

FIFA

/ 643 days ago

US Soccer urges FIFA, Qatar to pay compensation to migrant workers

US Soccer Federation has come out in support of urging FIFA to compensate the families of migrant workers who have suffered in the building of the infrastructures for World Cup 2022 in Qatar. USSF added its name to a joint statement issued by Amnesty International. FIFA has reportedly not officially executed compensation packages for migrant […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 651 days ago

UEFA demand Sunil Gulati explanation for ignoring NWSL harassment

Soccer’s governing body in Europe is asking questions to Sunil Gulati regarding his involvement in the Sally Yates report on NWSL harassment and abuse, according to a report in The Daily Mail. The scandal in the National Women’s Soccer League rocked the sports world. Former Attorney General Sally Yates uncovered multiple substantiated allegations of abusive […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 654 days ago

US Soccer president admits more NWSL misconduct cases

There have been at least three new abuse cases to surface since the release of a damning report on misconduct within the National Women’s Soccer League. Announced on Monday, the 172-page report investigated past sexual abuse and misconduct among three different coaches in the league. However, it appears as if the previous report will just be […]