ALL POSTS TAGGED "World Cup 2026"

US Soccer needs a plan, and it is failing to develop one

It's easy to get lost in the juicy details of the Gregg Berhalter and Gio Reyna drama. The constant statements from those involved are hard to ignore. But what they obscure is a sadder, scarier reality. We are three years from a North American World Cup. Yet, US Soccer has no plan for how to […]


/ 7 days ago

New World Cup 2026 format features record number of games

FIFA is reportedly set to announce the official 2026 World Cup format. The governing body of the sport appears ready to expand the total amount of games at the tournament to 104. This would also extend the total length of the competition from 29 to 39 days. According to a report by The Athletic, FIFA […]


/ 34 days ago

FIFA project earnings of $11 billion for 2023-2026 period

FIFA has released their annual report and earnings on the sport's progress for 2022. Soccer's governing body highlighted multiple areas in the report, including the World Cup in Qatar, expansion of multiple tournaments and future financial predictions. The 2022 World Cup was obviously the biggest moment of the year in the sport. On the pitch, […]


/ 39 days ago

Ancelotti to become next coach of Brazil, says report

Carlo Ancelotti could be set to become the next Brazil national team head coach. According to a report by ESPN Brazil, the current Real Madrid manager has verbally agreed to take on the job. The Italian coach is currently under contract with the reigning Champions League winners until the summer of 2024. Ancelotti reportedly offered […]


/ 46 days ago

Messi not closing door on playing in 2026 World Cup

Lionel Messi is not ruling out playing in the 2026 World Cup in North America. Despite previously saying that the 2022 version of the tournament would certainly be his last, he may now have a change of heart. However, the soccer superstar also admitted that playing on the world's stage at 39 won't be easy. […]


/ 46 days ago

US Soccer needs to make Folarin Balogun a top target for USMNT

Folarin Balogun leads Ligue Un in goals. He is ahead of Kylian Mbappé, Neymar, Lionel Messi, Jonathan David and Alexandre Lacazette. After 20 appearances in France's top flight, Balogun has 14 goals. Moreover, he is doing this with Reims, a traditionally bottom-half-of-the-table team. He is on loan from Arsenal. For good measure, Reims has 26 […]


/ 47 days ago

USA to host major tournament in 2025 as dry run for World Cup

Mexican Football Federation president Yon de Luisa has revealed that the United States, Canada, and Mexico will host a significant tournament in 2025. As we already know, the three North American nations are hosting the 2026 World Cup as well. However, the summer 2025 competition will be seen as a dry run the for the […]


/ 48 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 […]

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/ 61 days ago

US Soccer wants José Mourinho as next head coach

US Soccer has placed José Mourinho on its list of potential head coaches for the United States Men's National Team, according to a newspaper report. The federation also reportedly named Zinedine Zidane on that list, but the Frenchman 'politely declined' the opportunity. Currently, US Soccer named Anthony Hudson as the interim head coach of the […]

Daryl Dike ripping it up at WBA with aims to be USMNT starter

Daryl Dike has just eight appearances with the USA National team. His return of three goals does not jump off the wall, even if he is just 22 years old. He started up front in each of the 2021 Gold Cup games, except for the final. He scored twice, both coming in a group stage […]


/ 68 days ago

Argentina coach claims Messi could play in 2026 World Cup

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni has claimed that superstar Lionel Messi could feature during the 2026 World Cup. The coach made the statement during an interview with Spanish radio station Calvia FM. Messi would turn 39 during the tournament held in North America. "I think Messi can make it to the next World Cup," said […]