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Home openers for first season of USL Super League revealed

The USL Super League (USLS) is a new Division I professional women's soccer league in the United States. The competition kicks off its inaugural season in August 2024. Operated by the United Soccer League, the USL initially scheduled the launch of the league for 2023. However, it has been postponed by a year. On Sep. […]

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/ 1 day ago

Finnish businessman aims to acquire Inter from new US owners

In the wake of Inter’s recent change of owners to US company Oaktree Capital, Finnish investor Thomas Zilliacus has renewed his interest in purchasing the club. The 68-year-old told Italian broadcaster TVPlay of his plans during an interview, after earlier expressing interest in the Italian football team. The new owners can expect a formal offer […]

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/ 2 days ago

US supremacy in Serie A: Oaktree assumes leadership of Inter

Oaktree, an American investment fund, has officially taken ownership of Serie A champions Inter. That is after Suning, led by President Steven Zhang, failed to repay a hefty $411 million loan. The loan, provided by Oaktree in 2021, required full repayment and a substantial interest rate of 12% by May 21. With Suning unable to […]

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/ 4 days ago

Hoffenheim close to European qualification thanks to US coach

Under the leadership of Pellegrino Matarazzo, Hoffenheim earned European qualification for the first time since the 2019/20 campaign. The head coach then was Julian Nagelsmann, who went to RB Leipzig, Bayern Munich and now the Germany national team. Now, in Matarazzo's second season in charge of Hoffenheim, the club finished seventh in the Bundesliga. That […]

Copa America 2024

/ 4 days ago

Lionel Messi highlights Argentina Copa America 2024 squad

Reigning Copa America champion Argentina is looking for another title this summer with a squad carrying much of the same talent. Headlined by Lionel Messi, La Albiceleste enter the tournament as the favorite to win the tournament. Much of that comes from the fact that it carries a talented team. Not only does Argentina lead […]

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/ 4 days ago

Who's in USMNT training camp roster ahead of Copa America?

Gregg Berhalter unveiled the 27-player roster for the USMNT training camp before the Copa America. Although not the final product, the current crop of players indicates Berhalter's thought process in who he will pick for the final squad. Going against the grain of previous squads, only four players in the training camp roster play in […]

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/ 9 days ago

How foreign teams playing official games in USA will impact MLS

FIFA will explore the potential impact of allowing domestic leagues to play foreign competitive games in the near future, which has major consequences on MLS and its popularity in the USA. It was revealed in April that soccer's governing body would consider changing a policy that blocks league games from being scheduled in other countries. […]

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/ 10 days ago

Venezuela reveals provisional Copa America squad

Venezuela released its initial squad for the Copa America on Tuesday. Even though the competition is over one month away, Venezuela is picking out the players it wants to take to the United States. The provisional list includes 47 players. That is fewer than what the 16 teams are allowed to submit for their initial […]

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/ 10 days ago

Embarrassing: Canada's MLS owners unite to pay Jesse Marsch

Jesse Marsch will lead the Canada men's national team at this summer's 2024 Copa America after being hired Monday night. The American coach previously made a name for himself at European clubs such as RB Leipzig and Leeds United. However, he has been without a managerial job since departing the English side over a year […]

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/ 11 days ago

Copa America tickets for the final on sale

The Copa America Final at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, FL, now has tickets available. Even though there is no way to predict which two teams out of the 16 will participate in the game, it is a worthy investment to buy tickets now before ticket prices skyrocket closer to the final. Additionally, fans can […]

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/ 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 […]

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/ 22 days ago

US owner brings Parma back to Serie A after three-year hiatus

With Wednesday's 1-1 draw against Bari, Serie B leaders Parma officially sealed their promotion to Serie A with two games to go. After 36 league matches, the Crociati have 74 points, good enough for first place in Italy's second level. Assuming nothing else changes this weekend, a victory against Cremonese would mathematically cement their position […]

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/ 23 days ago

Vancouver plans for huge payoff at World Cup despite rising costs

Vancouver now believes the price of hosting the 2026 World Cup games to be double what was previously expected. British Columbia officials claimed on Tuesday that costs could reach up to $422 million. This would be a massive difference from the initial plans. Previous estimates two years ago were only at around $189 million. The […]

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/ 23 days ago

US-owned Italian side Campobasso promoted to Serie C

Italian soccer club Campobasso has earned promotion from Serie D to Serie C for the 2024/25 campaign. The team is currently co-owned by American celebrity couple Mark Consuelos and Kelly Ripa. The duo previously helped purchase the team back in 2022. Campobasso was sent down to the fifth tier of Italian soccer at the time […]

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/ 23 days ago

Premier League risks revolt if meaningful matches move to USA

NBC Sports is continuing to push for Premier League regular season matches to be played in the USA. The massive media company has had exclusive broadcasting rights to the English top flight in America since 2013. Their latest six-year deal with Premier League officials, which began back in 2022, is worth $2.7 billion. American interest […]