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.

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

March 20:

U.S. Soccer to end youth residency program in Florida

U.S. Soccer Appoints Aloys Wijnker, Tony Lepore to New Sport Development Roles

USMNT: Arena’s roster selections surprising yet telling

Seeded USA gets favorable draw for U-20 World Cup

U.S. Soccer Introduces Term Limits, Elects Val Ackerman, Adds Fan Vote to National Council

France dominates Americans, 3-0, to win SheBelieves Cup; U.S. finishes last

National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Induction to be Held March 24 at Avaya Stadium

U.S. Soccer: New national anthem protocol approved

Study Examines Whether Headgear Can Reduce Concussions in Soccer Players

MNT to Face Panama, Martinique and Haiti or Nicaragua in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup

NWSL: Plush steps down as commissioner after 26 months

NYCFC’s Girls Soccer Development Academy

U.S. Soccer: U-17 and U-20 women’s coaches to be replaced

Turner’s soccer shocker; Wins rights to UEFA Champions League

Lots of time to get Trump focused on 2026 World Cup

Official: Carli Lloyd joins Man City Women on short-term deal

Soccer history made as DC United stadium finally set to ‘go vertical’

Feb. 16:

Girls DA Director Miriam Hickey: Federation is best suited to support clubs and coaches

After long wait, D.C. United gets final go-ahead to build new stadium

U.S. Soccer Unveils New Red 2017 U.S. National Team Kit

Anson Dorrance on Girls DA vs. ECNL — and why the focus should be on the youngest ages

U.S. Soccer Introduces James Bunce as High Performance Director

Houston area pro, youth clubs partner to create youth soccer behemoth

Mary Harvey is first Werner Fricker Builder female winner

Promotion and relegation in the USA? Sunil Gulati on why it’s not in place

U.S. Soccer announces massive DA expansion

TV Report: NWSL-A+E deal is ‘transformational’

Minnesota United announces academy launch

MLS Expansion: Detroit group makes offer for jail site

Loudoun Soccer, FC Virginia announce Development Academy partnership

Datebook: Gold Cup final headed to Levi’s Stadium

LAFC name former MLS executive Will Kuntz vice president, assistant GM

MLS expansion: An in-depth look at the many bids for the league’s next four clubs

U.S. Soccer Selects San Jose to Host USA-Honduras World Cup Qualifier on March 24

Christian Pulisic extends his Borussia Dortmund contract

MLS Moves: ‘Boro confirms Guzan is Atlanta-bound

Soccer Business: Capelli gets Rochester stadium rights

Obituary: Pioneer Earl Foreman did it all in soccer

McLean Youth Soccer hires D.C. United legend Jaime Moreno as Advisor

Tim Howard: Lack of passion in U.S. team wasn’t just from dual nationals

NASL: Bill Peterson steps down as commissioner

Tab Ramos on new rules, U.S. progress, MLS and youth clubs

Boys Development Academy expands again — adds U-15 division

U.S. Soccer to Host Second SheBelieves Cup Featuring USA, England, France and Germany

Lloyd repeats as the Best FIFA Women’s Player

Q&A with U.S. Soccer’s top coach educator Nico Romeijn: On teaching the coaches

NASL is off life support — but major questions linger

U.S. Soccer grants provisional division two sanctioning to both NASL, USL

Where will U.S. men’s soccer team play this year? Venues are taking shape.

Ryan Martin named as new D.C. United Academy Director

Report: NWSL champion Flash relocating to Carolina

USL owners frustrated with USSF sanctioning delay

MLS Moves: Fioranelli hiring ends Quakes’ long GM search