ALL POSTS TAGGED "us-soccer"

Why are there so few great American soccer commentators?

Out of the five lead commentators FOX Sports selected to announce World Cup games in Qatar, only two of them are American soccer commentators born in the US. FOX's selection of John Strong and JP Dellacamera make sense. The duo are logical hires for FOX Sports given their name recognition among viewers. However, why didn't […]

HBO Max

/ 5 days ago

US Soccer national team to make HBO Max debut in January

Under the terms of US Soccer's 8-year deal with Turner Sports, the first US Soccer national team game will debut on HBO Max this January. The US Women’s National Team (USWNT) kicks off the Turner Sports era on January 17 in a friendly down under against New Zealand. It will be the first US national […]

England

/ 7 days ago

World’s media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran

With the US Men's National Team booking its place in the Round of 16 after defeating Iran, how did the world's media react to USA's World Cup win against Iran? Let's take a closer look. The USMNT is now receiving mainstream media attention, deservedly so. Front page coverage that was previously limited to small, below-the-fold […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 31 days ago

US Soccer history: 150 years and counting

Another four years have passed and the FIFA World Cup is once again upon us. Like clockwork, the sport of soccer will see a sharp rise in overall interest in the United States during the tournament, with fans packing bars and public spaces all over the country to take in the matches. Even casual fans […]

ESPN2

/ 33 days ago

Leeds to air on ESPN2 before USMNT World Cup Roster Reveal

The growing interest in Leeds United among soccer fans in the U.S. is paying off. So much so that the team's game on Wednesday, November 9 in the League Cup is going to be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN+. Not only that, but the 2:45PM ET Leeds-Wolves cup game is going to serve as an […]

FIFA

/ 48 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

/ 56 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

/ 59 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 […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 65 days ago

US Soccer releases report detailing abusive behavior in NWSL

On Monday afternoon, the US Soccer Federation released an independent report for an investigation into past reports of abusive behavior and sexual misconduct in the NWSL. Former United States Attorney General Sally Yates produced a 172-page report that goes into an investigation into three NWSL coaches. Those coaches are Paul Riley, Rory Dames and Christy […]

USSF

/ 153 days ago

How US Soccer can take a stance on overturning Roe v Wade

On June 25, 2022, US Soccer released a statement responding to the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v Wade. That decision, coming from Dobbs vs Jackson Women's Health Organization, took away a women's constitutional right to an abortion. Here is what U.S. Soccer released a day after the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling. “The Supreme Court […]

tv coverage

/ 295 days ago

Cindy Parlow Cone talks US Soccer media rights

Recently, the United States Soccer Federation made its decision to bring the US Soccer media rights back in-house. For the past 17 years, US Soccer bundled those rights with Major League Soccer (MLS). This happened via the MLS marketing entity, Soccer United Marketing (SUM). World Soccer Talk had the opportunity to speak with Cindy Parlow […]