United States Mens National Team, World Cup, World Soccer Talk

US-Mexico Joint World Cup Bid a Mistake – WST

Partly due to playing politics poorly, partly due to perceptions of the US politically, and partly due to alleged shady deals, the US lost out to tiny Qatar for the 2022 games. While some consider the US to be a favorite to land the 2026 games, other geopolitical factors such as a rising Chinese FA… Continue reading US-Mexico Joint World Cup Bid a Mistake – WST

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My Review of “Soccer Travels” on WST

Drew Farmer is a soccer journalist I have long admired. For the record, I have worked “with him” at World Soccer Talk and Forza Italian Football, so I have a familiarity with his work and am a long-time fan. I share that as a way to set-up that when I received a copy of his… Continue reading My Review of “Soccer Travels” on WST

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BeIn Sports’ Murky Future A Major Worry for U.S. Soccer Fans

Since 2012, beIN Sports has filled the gaps of soccer coverage in the U.S. left by the demise of Fox Soccer Channel.  The Al Jazeera Media Fund worldwide sports network shows in the U.S. La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1, and Football League Championship matches (among others) and provides a platform for soccer personalities like Ray… Continue reading BeIn Sports’ Murky Future A Major Worry for U.S. Soccer Fans