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/ 27 days ago

USA unveils trio of Fall 2024 friendlies for men's national team

Once the leaves turn and the air grows crisper, the USA men's national team will gear up for an exciting series of friendlies this fall. With matches scheduled against Canada, New Zealand, and Panama, the team will engage in a trio of home games. They will not only test their skills but also serve as […]

U-20 World Cup

/ 420 days ago

USA wins to reach fourth-straight U20 World Cup quarterfinal

The USA is, yet again, into the U20 World Cup quarterfinal. The Americans got there via a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Tuesday. This was the best performance for the young American side, usurping that title from a 3-0 win over Fiji in group-stage play. Tuesday's win maintained a perfect defensive record, as […]

USWNT

/ 468 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 […]

Australia

/ 505 days ago

Australia, New Zealand tell FIFA to reject Saudi World Cup deal

A deal between FIFA and Saudi Arabia could end due to vehement opposition from Australia and New Zealand. The two nations are hosting the 2023 Women's World Cup in the summer. Part of the sponsorship for that tournament was from Visit Saudi, even though Saudi Arabia has no part in the tournament. Saudi Arabia has […]

Canada

/ 538 days ago

John Herdman announces stay as head coach for Canada

Canada made an announcement on head coach John Herdman that refuted earlier reports. Earlier on Wednesday, Newshub reported the 47-year-old head coach switched allegiances. The story claimed he would be taking over the same role with New Zealand. Earlier in his coaching career, Herdman worked with the women's national team in New Zealand from 2003 […]

Women's Soccer

/ 546 days ago

Official match ball for the Women's World Cup unveiled

The FIFA Women's World Cup is now just six months away, and fans finally know the official match ball. Nicknamed "OCEAUNZ," it is the ninth successive ball produced by Adidas. However, it maintains some of the same technology from previous balls at the men's and Women's World Cups. For example, a CTR core allows for […]

Women's Soccer

/ 643 days ago

How to watch the Women's World Cup draw

FOX Sports announced plans to broadcast the draw for the 2023 Women's World Cup. Because the tournament will be played in Australia and New Zealand next summer, the draw will be airing live at an unusual time for American viewers. FS1 will broadcast the draw from Auckland on Saturday, October 22nd at 2:00AM (ET)/Friday, October, […]

Women's Soccer

/ 663 days ago

2023 Women's World Cup tickets go on sale from October 6th

FIFA announced tickets go on sale for the 2023 Women's World Cup on Oct. 6. The tournament, hosted by Australia and New Zealand, takes place next summer. Next year's World Cup will be the ninth iteration of the competition. It is the first in the history of the tournament to take place in the southern […]

AFC

/ 917 days ago

AFC Women's Asian Cup on Paramount+ starts Thursday, Jan. 20

Here in the United States, AFC Women's Asian Cup games on Paramount+ begin Thursday, January 20. China PR takes on Chinese Taipei in the opening fixture from India. CBS acquired the rights to broadcast Asian Football Confederation (AFC) tournaments up until 2024. This, of course, gives CBS exclusive rights to broadcast the tournament in the […]

General

/ 5144 days ago

How Italy Will Beat Slovakia

Despite Italy's lackluster performance in their first two group stage matches, the Azzurri have the chance to advance into the next round of the World Cup with a win or a tie plus help.  Some excellent analyses of the Italian team's weaknesses have been published over the last few days, and the negatives about this Italian […]

General

/ 5152 days ago

How New Zealand Saved Italy

The biggest "win" in New Zealand soccer history was also a major victory for the Italian national team.  Slovakia was the better club for ninety minutes today, taking a 1-0 lead over New Zealand early in the second half on a goal by Robert Vittek.  The All Whites, who looked like a club playing in […]