World Cup Schedule

After a grueling and tiring qualifying campaign there are only a few more months until a champion is crowned in Russia, so here’s a layout of all 64 matches in this World Cup:   Venue List (City) Ekaterinburg: Ekaterinburg Arena Kazan: Kazan Arena Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium Moscow (2): Luzhniki Stadium; Spartak Stadium …

A Quick Recap of the World Cup Draw

The World Cup groups have been drawn. Here’s a brief reminder of who made the final cut:   UEFA/Europe Russia (Host) Belgium England Germany Spain Poland Iceland Serbia France Portugal Switzerland Croatia Sweden Denmark   AFC/Asia Iran Japan South Korea Saudi Arabia Australia   CAF/Africa Egypt Nigeria Senegal Morocco Tunisia …

Costa Rican Champions Dealt Hefty Fine

Last week it was reported that Costa Rican champions Club Sport Herediano were fined by the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (Costa Rican Social Security Service). Clubs in Liga FPD are required to pay a payroll tax each season. According to the details of the fine Herediano haven’t paid that tax for …

How to Reform the MLS

In most professional soccer leagues around the world there is a system of promotion and relegation. At the end of the season ~3 teams could move either up or down within the system of leagues in their domestic associations based on how well they perform throughout the season; however, this …

BREAKING: USMNT OUT OF THE WORLD CUP!

Pending a successful appeal of the phantom goal scored by Panama two nights ago, the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) will not be participating in the World Cup in Russia next summer. Yesterday’s outcomes produced the only scenario in which the USMNT would’ve been eliminated. This is the first …