News of Interest

US Club Soccer has launched a feature to members called the News of Interest, a regular compilation of recent news articles encompassing all levels of our sport. As new editions are added, older news will be replaced. By being included in the News of Interest, US Club Soccer is not necessarily endorsing the views of the writer and/or publication.

July 11:

Boys ECNL Announces Nick Kasper as Boys ECNL Director

Sporting KC principal owner Neal Patterson dies at 67

Time is of essence for World Cup 2026 bid committee

USA-Panama: No good excuses after disappointing result

Datebook: USWNT will play New Zealand twice

U-17 World Cup: USA to face India, Colombia and Ghana

Red Bull Arena to Host USA-Costa Rica World Cup Qualifier, Presented by Volpi Foods, on Sept. 1

MLS Expansion: Charlotte council will explore plan

WNT to Play Canada in Vancouver and USA in November

FIFA admits it gave 2026 World Cup to Fox to avoid a lawsuit, knew it would lose money on deal

MLS: Quakes replace Kinnear with Leitch as head coach

USMNT: Four uncapped players named to Gold Cup roster

Soccer world is heartbroken over death of former USWNT coach Tony DiCicco

Business: Providence Equity Partners sells SUM interest

MLS Expansion: San Diego bid ‘jeopardized’ by delay

U.S. Soccer: Tracey Kevins named U-15 girls coach

The Development Academies: The saga ends

MLS Expansion: Cincinnati eyes stadium of its own

TV: Mexico-USA draws 4.5 million on Univision networks

MLS Expansion: Setbacks for San Diego and Charlotte

June 12:

Blank: NCAA recruiting dead period gives coaches much-needed break

In demanding stretch of World Cup qualifiers, U.S. soccer gets the most out of its roster

USA-Mexico: Bruce Arena gets it right at the Azteca

Press Goal Lifts USA to 1-0 Away Win vs. Norway

Tab Ramos is bullish on USA after U-20 World Cup performance and DA progress

Development academies: the saga continues

Hexagonal: USA moves into third place at midway point

NISA: Ex-Fire GM Peter Wilt plans launch of D3 league

Fox plans all-American 2018 World Cup lead broadcast crew: Strong, Donovan, Holden

Under-20 World Cup: USA meets its match in Venezuela

Alphabet soup of leagues only increasing youth soccer’s travel problem

MLS: Hinchey will leave Rapids for swimming

Report: Earthquakes name new club president

Under-20 World Cup: USA cruises with record-tying win

NWSL: ‘Crazy’ heat conditions send Daly to hospital

2017 National Soccer Hall of Fame Nominees Announced (including Kevin Payne as nominee for “Builder” category)

MLS Expansion: San Diego initiative passes first hurdle

The Development Academy — is it time for more than one division?

U.S. Soccer Appoints First Group of Girls’ Development Academy Technical Advisors

MLS Expansion: Leiweke makes pitch for Miami stadium

MLS Expansion: Opposition to San Diego plan mounts

U.S. soccer president Sunil Gulati might have a challenger in 2018 election

FIFA Watchdogs Quit in Protest, Sparking New Soccer Crisis

Soccer community rallies behind Terry Vaughn’s battle with Huntington’s

NWSL: Players take first step toward union recognition

Five Things to Know About the Expedited Bid Window for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Ousted FIFA ethics prosecutor: ‘Several 100 cases’ ongoing

May 15:

NWSL: Pugh signing is ‘monumental moment’

World Cup 2026: What fast-tracked bid process means?

NWSL: Barcelona approves plan to launch women’s team

Datebook: U.S. women to host new international tourney

NASL expands to Southern California

FIFA’s chief ethics investigator and ethics judge replaced

Girls ECNL expands to include U13 Division

Report: Beckham Miami land deal gains momentum

U.S. Soccer Selects Orlando to Host USA-Panama World Cup Qualifier, Presented by Volpi Foods

This U.S. loss to Mexico for U-17 Concacaf crown ‘stings’

U-17 MNT Falls to Mexico 5-4 in Penalty Kicks After 1-1 Draw in CONCACAF Championship Final

FIFA kingpin quits in fallout from latest federal plea

USA youth teams are on a roll

MLS announces continued partnership with FFF for academy coaches education

FIFA suspends audit official, opens probe into Caribbean head

They’re back! FIFA scandals enter new territory

A soccer cathedral grows: Providence Park to add approximately 4,000 new seats in modern expansion

Report: Miami Beckham United adds new investor

USA makes history with win over Mexico in U-17 qualifying

Orlando City Stadium to host 2017 NWSL Championship

Fallen FIFA boss Blatter says met U.S. lawyers, but is not a suspect

CONCACAF sues 2 ex-officials charged in FIFA bribery scandal

U.S. Soccer names new women’s youth national team coaches — Kacey White and Keri Sarver

Fallen FIFA boss Blatter says met U.S. lawyers, but is not a suspect

April 20:

North American bid for 2026 World Cup backed by Oceania–sow.html

TV Report: NWSL opener on Lifetime averages 82,000

LAFC sets out to create the MLS 3.0 standard

Salt Lake City to Host World Cup Qualifying Warm-up on June 3 against Venezuela

U.S., Mexico and Canada formally announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

CONCACAF to ask FIFA to fast-track U.S.-led 2026 World Cup bid — sources

World Cup 2026 bid: What we know and don’t know

United States, Canada and Mexico joint bid will be favored to land 2026 World Cup

FIFA sees widening losses this year after corruption scandal

FIFA VP wants guaranteed World Cup entry for all co-hosts

Long Days, Google Docs and Anonymous Surveys: How the U.S. Soccer Team Forged a Deal

U.S. Soccer and U.S. women find labor peace

How FIFA rules hurt immigrant children in the USA

Jitka Klimkova, Mark Carr named head coaches of U.S. U-20, U-17 WNTs

USA Blanks Russia 4-0 Before Sellout Crowd in Frisco

MLS Expansion: St. Louis voters say ‘no’

Budget axe falls on rising men’s college program

Datebook: USA-T&T will be played at DSGP

USL: A new Division III league in works for 2019

Lawsuit by youth clubs against MLS Players Union dismissed

Concacaf will get six teams (as many as eight) in new World Cup format

Clint Dempsey’s hat trick powers U.S. to 6-0 rout of Honduras in World Cup qualifier

Fire acquire German star Bastian Schweinsteiger from Manchester United