FIFA to announce 2026 World Cup sites in June; Levi's Stadium among possible venues

SANTA CLARA — FIFA intends to announce the 2026 World Cup sites during a news conference in New York on June 16, with Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara remaining a possible venue.Since opening in 2014, Levi's Stadium has hosted several international soccer games and major sporting events, including the 2016 Copa America, the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup, and Super Bowl 50. The largest soccer crowd at Levi's Stadium was 70,547 for a Copa America match between Mexico and Chile.Seventeen U.S. stadiums in 16 areas remain in the bidding for the first 48-team World Cup, with the Los Angeles area submitting...
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Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina chooses USMNT over Poland

Chicago Fire FC goalkeeper Gabriel "Gaga" Slonina has pledged his international future to the U.S., the player announced on his social media on Friday. Slonina, 18, had been seen himself dragged into a tug-of-war between the U.S., where he was born, and Poland the birth country of his parents. Slonina has already represented the U.S. starting at U-15 level all the way to U-20. He has also been called into U.S. camp twice in the past seven months, though has yet to be capped at senior level.
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Nashville-Atlanta, Portland-Philadelphia highlight weekend matches

Editor's Note: MLS Footnotes takes you inside the major talking points around the league and across American soccer. The Nashville SC-Atlanta United rivalry is barely two years old, but it’s real. Separated by fewer than 250 miles, Atlanta is Nashville’s closet geographic foe in MLS. (Nashville was Atlanta’s until...
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Atlanta United vs. Nashville SC prediction, odds, line: Soccer expert reveals 2022 MLS picks, May 21 best bets

Regional rivals square off in an intriguing MLS match on Saturday evening. Nashville SC welcomes Atlanta United FC to Geodis Park for the second time in less than two weeks. This is the first MLS match between the squads this season, however, and the sides had a pair of draws in 2021. Atlanta United is No. 7 in the Eastern Conference with 15 points, with Nashville SC entering at No. 6 in the Western Conference with 18 points.

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Join us on Saturday, May 21st, for our Liverpool supporters event at Fenway Park! Be there to celebrate the season and enjoy photo opportunities and other LFC revelry. Additionally, all fans who purchase through this special promotion will receive a co-branded Red Sox and Liverpool scarf. YNWA!. For questions or...
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Philadelphia Union take draw streak into matchup with the Portland Timbers

Philadelphia Union (5-1-6, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (3-4-6, seventh in the Western Conference) LINE: Portland +139, Philadelphia +189, Draw +241; over/under is 2.5 goals. BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Union play the Portland Timbers after playing to a draw in five straight games. The Timbers are 2-1-3...
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USMNT roster for June features first-time call-ups Malik Tillman, Haji Wright and Joe Scally

United States men's national team coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 27-man roster for upcoming friendlies and Nations League matches in June in what will prove to be a critical international window of preparation ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar in November. Nineteen-year-old Bayern Munich prospect Malik Tillman, who recently switched from Germany to represent the United States, will have an opportunity to impress as a new recruit along with CF Montréal's 23-year-old midfielder Djordje Mihailovic, arguably one of the hottest players in MLS this season.

Entering US Soccer Hall, Dempsey finds pressure eased

Clint Dempsey acknowledges the limelight changed him later in his career as he felt responsible for his club and American soccer. Four years removed from playing and on the eve of his induction into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame, he is free to be himself. “I felt like...

Orlando City Travels to Take on Austin FC

ORLANDO, Fla. (May 21, 2022) - Orlando City SC (6-4-2, 20 points) heads back out on the road, this time to face Austin FC (7-3-2, 23 points) on Sunday, May 22 in a 8 p.m. ET kickoff at Q2 Stadium. The match is set to be televised locally on FOX35 PLUS and LionNation TV, while being transmitted on 96.9 The Game in English and Acción 97.9 in Spanish.