Sunday’s World Cup final between Germany and Argentina will be played in Rio de Janeiro’s historic, iconic Maracana Stadium. Brazilians call it templo sagrado no país do futebol, or the “sacred temple in the land of football.”
The old saying that no news is good news may not necessarily apply to a new New York Cosmos stadium proposal, as team officials await word on its future.
Djorn Buchholz, with 13 years of experience in MLS, USL and NASL team front offices, is the new president of Louisville City FC, which begins play next season.
A friendly between Mexico‘s Guadalajara Chivas and Brazil’s Cruzeiro drew 15,000 fans to the Sun Bowl, fueling more El Paso MLS talk.
The University of Hawaii is pitching a $165-million Aloha Stadium replacement that will be built as much for soccer as for college football.
A representative from the David Beckham group seeking to bring pro soccer back to Miami is expected to meet with officials about a potential Broward County MLS stadium soon.
The TD Place Stadium opening set for July 20 should be a memorable one, as the Ottawa Fury FC is hosting the New York Cosmos in NASL action.
We are indeed living in a new age: Sporting KC’s Dom Dwyer was issued a yellow card during Sunday’s MLS home match for snapping a selfie after scoring a goal.
It will take a renewed emphasis on youth soccer in this country — the 17-21-year-olds, from development leagues to MLS — and increased workloads in order to prepare an American squad that can truly complete in future World Cups, according to coach Jürgen Klinsmann.
With Germany reaching the World Cup semifinals, a key to the team’s success in Brazil may be an unorthodox approach to travel and logistics: Building a base camp in the center of the country, Campo Bahia.