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/ 9 days ago

FIFA introduces Women's Club World Cup as new calendar swells

FIFA officially announced a Women's Club World Cup will happen for the first time in early 2026. The decision was made regarding the tournament at an annual meeting on Wednesday. The FIFA Council gathered ahead of the 74th FIFA Congress in Thailand to discuss a wide range of topics. A majority of the meetings, however, […]

News

/ 16 days ago

FIFA President Infantino says USA has to end pay-to-play system

At the 2024 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles, Infantino disclosed one aspect of soccer in the United States that surprised him: the pay-to-play system. If American soccer is to reach its full potential, the head of FIFA has stated, the nation must end this massive barrier to entry. "We want to see the […]

News

/ 24 days ago

USA, Mexico end bid for 2027 Women's World Cup; aim for 2031

U.S. Soccer and the Mexican Football Federation announced on Monday that they will not pursue co-hosting the 2027 Women's World Cup. The duo was previously seen as leading candidates to host the competition. Potentially having the tournament in North America would have given the area a stranglehold on major soccer competitions for at least three […]

News

/ 30 days ago

LaLiga President says games are coming to USA in 2025/26

LaLiga president Javier Tebas has claimed that official Spanish league matches are set to be played in the United States. The statement by the executive comes as Relevent Sports is currently feuding with U.S. Soccer over alleged antitrust regulation issues. The promoter wants to host official LaLiga games here Stateside to increase the division's global […]

News

/ 32 days ago

FIFA and Relevent says US Soccer can't see settlement details

US Soccer's previous request to see the settlement details between FIFA and Relevent has been denied. The settlement removed FIFAt in the case in which Relevent is suing FIFA and US Soccer. Relevent, the media and promotion company based in the United States, sought legal action against the two governing bodies. Relevent's goal is to […]

TV

/ 32 days ago

Apple adding FIFA Club World Cup could help MLS Season Pass

Apple is in talks with FIFA to acquire the global broadcast rights to 2025's FIFA Club World Cup in the United States. If the deal between FIFA and Apple goes through later this month, the FIFA Club World Cup could be the rocket fuel that MLS (Major League Soccer) needs to drive subscriptions to MLS […]

News

/ 66 days ago

Relevent suit against US Soccer inches closer to Supreme Court

A lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation (USSF) and FIFA alleging antitrust regulation violations is getting closer to the US Supreme Court. The lawsuit comes from Relevent Sports, which wants to host an official La Liga match in the United States. Relevent wants to bring meaningful games to the United States in a bid to […]

News

/ 81 days ago

Court takes Germans to trial over alleged World Cup 2006 bribes

The World Cup in 2006 may be the subject of bribes and corruption. For years, investigations and reports have tainted the World Cup in Germany from that year. Now, the case is officially going to court to determine if there was a slush fund to bring one more vote to Germany. By the end, Germany […]

FIFA

/ 84 days ago

FIFA+ adds extensive Oceania confederation matches to platform

Oceania has long been considered the weakest of FIFA's six confederations, especially since Australia departed for the Asian Confederation in 2006. But FIFA's new streaming platform, FIFA+, ensures Oceania football remains visible by providing global coverage of all Oceana Football Confederation (OFC) tournaments and competitions over the next two years. Broadcasting Oceania matches worldwide presents […]

FIFA

/ 98 days ago

Bellerin says sprawling 2026 World Cup will be hard on fans

Real Betis defender Hector Bellerin is perhaps one of the more well-versed soccer players in the world. The Spaniard is a quality player in a solid team in one of the top European leagues. However, he also has interests in a series of other ventures as well. During his time with Premier League club Arsenal, […]

EA Sports FC

/ 101 days ago

FIFA in talks with 2K to help create new soccer video game

FIFA is trying to partner with American video game publisher 2K to help create a new soccer game franchise. The governing body of the sport previously parted ways with Electronic Arts (EA Sports) last year. The two sides initially joined forces to create their first video game way back in 1993. Nevertheless, after 30 years, […]

World Cup

/ 110 days ago

FIFA reveals World Cup 2026 match details for each host city

After lengthy delays by FIFA, the world's governing body of soccer has finally announced how many games each city will get, as well as who will host the 2026 World Cup Final. World Cup 2026 match details Here are the details city by city for the 104 games in total: Atlanta: The city will host […]

FIFA

/ 112 days ago

Infantino wants computer algorithms to determine transfer fees

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has again floated the idea of determining transfer fees by using a computer algorithm. The notion has been discussed several times in recent years by the governing body of the sport. However, Infantino once again talked about the potential move at FIFA's annual law conference on Friday. "Now more than ever […]

FIFA

/ 113 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 […]

Mexico

/ 114 days ago

FIFA to visit USA, Mexico for 2027 Women's World Cup bid

In February, FIFA is visiting each nation to submit a bid for the 2027 Women's World Cup, including the United States and Mexico. The two North American nations are combining in a joint bid to host the top international women's soccer competition. They will compete against two other bids to host the prestigious event in […]