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/ 69 days ago

Similar to Pulisic: Lazio to pay price for fans' McKennie chants

In the first leg of the Coppa Italia semifinal on Tuesday, Weston McKennie was the target of ‘discriminatory’ shouts from Lazio supporters, according to his club Juventus. Several videos that have gone viral show areas of the Allianz Stadium's away section including the Biancocelesti’s fans yelling racist chants at McKennie. The incident happened in the […]

Canada

/ 654 days ago

Canada and US bring hope from North America to World Cup

For the first time perhaps in history, there is not just one team that brings North America dreams to a head at the World Cup. For years, Mexico represented the continent's best chance at success. Yet, at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, both Canada and the United States provide young, exciting sides with potential […]

USMNT

/ 721 days ago

USA path to the World Cup Final in 2022

As far fetched as it may seem, there is a USA path to the World Cup Final in 2022. Come to think, there are a handful of potential landing spots depending on how the Group stage plays out. By no means is the U.S. expected to reach the Final. Even then, the USMNT is certainly on the […]
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USA-Grenada preview: USMNT begins Nations League defense

This final round of home games for the USMNT has gotten off to as good of a start as could have been hoped for when these games were announced. A resounding 3-0 win over Morocco was followed up with a much tougher test against Uruguay and the US held their own in grinding out a […]

USA vs Grenada on TV: Coverage details for Nations League

USA vs Grenada is on TV in the United States Friday, June 10, in both English- and Spanish-language coverage. In the United States, coverage of the CONCACAF Nations League bounces around. For the most part, coverage airs on Paramount+. That is, at least, the case for any nation that is not the United States. In […]

Morocco

/ 744 days ago

USMNT hosts friendly with Morocco for World Cup preparations

The upcoming USMNT friendly against Morocco begins preparations for the 2022 World Cup. In a normal World Cup year, late May and very early June have specific roles. Nations announce squads, make last-minute preparations and send the sides off with a slew of send-off games. This year, the World Cup is in Qatar. The blisteringly […]

U.S. offense dominant in explosive 5-1 win against Panama

Orlando (World Soccer Talk) — The U.S. and a dominant offense looked revamped on Sunday night following Thursday night's drab draw against its biggest rival, Mexico. In Mexico City, the U.S. failed to convert several chances in front of goal at the Estadio Azteca. Now, the World Cup party is in full swing following a demolition […]

Leagues: La Liga

/ 815 days ago

Boris Gartner interview part 2: LaLiga North America CEO

This is a continuation of the interview with LaLiga North America CEO Boris Gartner. Don't miss part one about LaLiga’s growth in North America. Both parts of the interview were done in person at the Sportel Rendezvous 2022 conference.  Here at World Soccer Talk, we break down and analyze the media rights deals regarding major […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5110 days ago

USA vs. Slovenia Preview

When looking at the prospect of a nation of 300 million people battling a nation with just 2 million, it would be easy to slip into the classic David vs. Goliath cliché. But it really doesn't fit here. The United States takes on Slovenia Friday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, and while a loss wouldn't mathematically […]

USMNT

/ 5113 days ago

Game Room at US National Team Hotel in South Africa: Video

Now that the United States has put its game against England away, the men's national team faces a agonizing wait until Friday when it plays its next game against Slovenia. While the US World Cup squad will be conducting rigorous training in South Africa, the players do have a lot of spare time. To get […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 5116 days ago

Will the Real England Please Stand Up?

  Going into this World Cup many people are expecting big things from the England squad, and why not?  All play in what’s considered the best league in the world, they have one of the top three strikers in the world in Wayne Rooney, a top 5 defender in John Terry, and manager Fabio Capello […]
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General

/ 5125 days ago

How Popular Is The World Cup?

As the 2010 World Cup approaches like a runaway train down a slick international track, a mob of detractors and naysayers are queuing up a mile long to have their say against the legitimacy of soccer in the USA and across the world. At times, the very purpose and existence of the World Cup is […]
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General

/ 5126 days ago

The Other Time When England Lost to the United States

When soccer experts remember the United States beating England, they almost always refer back to the 1950 World Cup when Joe Gaetjens got only the goal in the match to cause the biggest upset in the history of the tournament when the States won 1-0 in Brazil. But there was another day that many England […]