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CONCACAF approves MLS Is Back champions playing 2021 CONCACAF Champions League!

CONCACAF has approved a request from U.S. Soccer for a one-year alteration to the Federation’s Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League spots to support the MLS Is Back tournament, which takes place in Orlando, USA in July. The winner of the MLS Is Back competition will qualify for the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF …

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FIFA calls to Stop racism. Stop violence!

FIFA fully understands the depth of sentiment and concerns expressed by many footballers in light of the tragic circumstances of the George Floyd case. FIFA had repeatedly expressed itself to be resolutely against racism and discrimination of any kind and recently strengthened its own disciplinary rules with a view to …

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Why Germany’s DFB control body is reviewing ‘Justice for George’ messages!

There has been worldwide uproar and widespread protests against racism and police brutality after the violent killing of American George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The topic also reached the Bundesliga on the weekend, with players like Weston McKennie (FC Schalke 04), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi …

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FIFA Women’s World Rankings: India move up to 55th, USA retain top spot!

Earlier in the day, the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the first rankings of 2020, India moved up two spots to be in 55th position behind Northern Ireland and ahead of Venezuela. India have 1432 points, the same as last …

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William Wilson named CEO & Secretary General of US Soccer!

Launching a new era for the organization, William Wilson has been named the new Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General of the U.S. Soccer Federation. With 29 years of leadership and experience in the international and domestic sports industry – at the agency, league and team levels – Wilson, 52, …

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MLS extends season suspension until May 10 due to COVID-19!

Major League Soccer announced on Thursday, March 19 that it was extending the suspension of all matches, with a target return date of May 10. The extension was made in accordance with Sunday’s guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to cancel all mass gatherings of 50 …

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Indian origin Carlos Cordeiro resigns as US Soccer President!

Carlos Cordeiro has announced his resignation as U.S. Soccer President, effective immediately. Cindy Parlow Cone, U.S. Soccer’s current Vice President, will serve as President of U.S. Soccer until the next Annual General Meeting. Parlow Cone, 41, becomes the first female President of U.S. Soccer and second former U.S. National Team …

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Texas to host first-ever CONCACAF Nations League finals in June 2020!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced that Houston and Dallas will host the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League Finals, with semifinal games at BBVA Stadium and NRG Stadium in Houston, and the Final and third-place game taking place in AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The …

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Due to Coronavirus, Borussia Dortmund stop plans for China & India!

German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund after evaluating the current situation created by the spread of the Coronavirus have stopped plans of teams visiting China, India and Southeast Asia. Borussia Dortmund executive director Carsten Cramer told the Kicker magazine, “We had to weigh up the risks. And this risk assessment was …

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Nike Football 2020 Kits: Art + Science!

The extensive array of federations donning the Swoosh each have unique histories and cultures. In 2020, their distinctive attributes are celebrated with highly differentiated collections. Building upon the learnings from the successful 2018 Nigeria Collection, Nike undertook deep cultural immersions and collaborated with each federation to ensure the designs truly …

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