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AFC

/ 129 days ago

Rise of the underdogs in Asian and African tournaments

If the '2023' editions of the Africa Cup of Nations and Asian Cup demonstrate anything, it is that the parity in these tournaments stands out among international competitions. Each continent has relative powerhouses. Japan has been dominant in Asia, and South Korea always poses a threat. Egypt and Cameroon have more AFCON titles than any […]

AFCON

/ 136 days ago

Why the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations has been the best one yet

The 2023 Africa Cup of Nations, hosted by Ivory Coast, has been captivating, thrilling and emotional – and not just on the field. This edition has seen several surprises. Minnow Mauritania registered its first-ever AFCON win over powerhouse Algeria. Also, hosts Ivory Coast qualified for the quarterfinals after sacking its head coach. Competitive play in a good atmosphere The atmosphere […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 171 days ago

Notable players to retire in 2023: Ibra, Bale and Hazard

Soccer provides a flood of memories reliving themselves every season. There are a lot of contests that do not follow a linear calendar like Major League Soccer seasons; instead, they span for two years. There is little downtime for players between the 2022-23 season (which ended in the middle of 2023) and the start of […]

TV Ratings

/ 179 days ago

USWNT 2023 TV ratings best since 2019

The USWNT TV ratings in 2023 were the best since 2019. In 2023, the USWNT's TV ratings averaged 1,560,929 viewers per game for 14 games where viewing figures were available. That is a whopping 330% increase over 2022's average of 362,692 viewers per game. Here are the TV ratings for the USWNT games in 2023. […]

Attendance

/ 179 days ago

2023 Mexico attendance in US 77% higher than USMNT

When it comes to soccer in the United States, neither the USMNT nor the USWNT is America's Team. That title belongs to Mexico. The attendance at Mexico games in the US for 2023 dwarfs both that of the USMNT and the USWNT. This year was no different. In 2023, Mexico averaged an attendance of 52,337 […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 179 days ago

The year in review: The top soccer stories of 2023

Every year adds a new thread to the intricate fabric of soccer's dynamic history, connecting triumph, heartbreak, and unyielding passion. The year 2023 left a mark on soccer history. As we approach the beginning of a new chapter, it is fitting to look back upon the last twelve months. We take you back in time […]

United States

/ 187 days ago

USWNT 2023 attendance best since 2019

Now that the United States Women's National Team (USWNT) has completed all of its games for the 2023 calendar year, it's time to look at how the USWNT 2023 attendance did. In 2023, the USWNT averaged an attendance of 17,961. That came throughout 12 home games in friendlies and the She Believes Cup. Averaging just […]

Commentators

/ 358 days ago

Gold Cup commentator schedule: FOX Sports

The 2023 Gold Cup on FOX Sports features a familiar commentator schedule. With popular names like John Strong, JP Dellacamera and Keith Costigan serving play-by-play roles for FOX, the group stage commentator schedule for Gold Cup coverage on FOX Sports is now available. Joining those three voices in the booth are some returning faces to […]

United States

/ 360 days ago

USWNT unveils 2023 World Cup squad

The USWNT revealed the 23-player squad traveling to Australia and New Zealand to compete in this summer's Women's World Cup. The squad features a large chunk of holdovers from the squad that won the 2019 competition in France. Then, there are several players looking to complete the threepeat with the 2015 Women's World Cup crown. […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 366 days ago

Premier League releases 23/24 schedule; Season returns Aug 11

The Premier League has released its complete schedule for the upcoming 23/24 season. While every team has the same fixture list, the timing of these matches can be crucial. Many fans particularly pick out the opening round of games and the final matchups of the campaign. Keeping with tradition, Premier League title holders will host […]

Gold Cup

/ 368 days ago

BJ Callaghan names 23-man USMNT squad for 2023 Gold Cup

It is not a surprise to see a different USMNT squad for the Gold Cup than the Nations League. That was the case back in 2021, and it is again under interim head coach BJ Callaghan in 2023. The Nations League squad includes a number of European talents. This Gold Cup squad is, more or […]

Where the top European clubs are playing friendlies this summer

Summer is just around the corner and that means BBQs, pool parties and top European soccer clubs traversing the world to play offseason friendlies. The big boys of UEFA already have detailed plans for tours across the globe. Moreover, new friendlies drop seemingly every week. Some clubs have already confirmed their summer plans. Others are […]

AC Milan

/ 400 days ago

6 biggest soccer teams in world to play in US summer tourney

Soccer Champions Tour has revealed the official schedule for their upcoming tournament in the United States. The eight-game competition will feature six of the biggest soccer clubs in the world. Barcelona, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Manchester United, Juventus and AC Milan will all play in the tournament Stateside this summer. The eight games grow a mounting […]

Gold Cup

/ 423 days ago

USMNT to play in Chicago, St Louis and Charlotte in Gold Cup

Concacaf has unveiled the schedule for the upcoming 2023 Gold Cup, including where the USMNT will be in action. The tournament runs from June 16 to July 16 this summer. However, the first week of the competition will be the prelims. Three teams will qualify for the main tournament during this phase. The United States […]

USWNT

/ 430 days ago

Women's World Cup could break 1.5 million tickets sold

The 2023 Women's World Cup could be the biggest edition of the tournament in history, with an increasing number of tickets sold. Even though the tournament kicks off in over three months, the tickets sold for the game are rapidly approaching record figures. Right now, the ticket count for the tournament is at 650,000, according […]
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