Rose Bowl MLS

LA Galaxy, LAFC to Open 2023 MLS Season at Rose Bowl

Major League Soccer is returning to the Rose Bowl next year with an event that will resonate throughout Southern California. The LA Galaxy announced that the club will open their 2023 MLS regular season campaign by playing host to intercity rival LAFC at Rose Bowl Stadium on February 25 in a match presented by Yaamava’ […]

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JT Batson Named CEO/Secretary General for U.S. Soccer

JT Batson has been named as the new chief executive officer and secretary general of the U.S. Soccer Federation, succeeding Will Wilson. Batson has spent his professional career in media, advertising and technology. The first software he worked on was for the assignment of youth soccer referees for tournament organizers. A former member of the […]

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Energy FC to Resume Play in Oklahoma City

With renovations completed to Taft Stadium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Energy FC will resume operations after a one-year hiatus and return to the USL Championship for the 2023 season, the club announced while also agreeing to a multi-year extension to the team’s lease at the stadium with Oklahoma City Public Schools. Taft Stadium has been […]

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Federación Mexicana de Fútbol and Expedia Announce Partnership

Federación Mexicana de Fútbol and Expedia announced a multi-year partnership designating the leading travel company as the official U.S. travel partner of the Mexican men’s national soccer team in the United States. “Expedia is proud to be the Official U.S. Travel Partner of the Mexican Men’s National Team,” said Jon Gieselman, president, Expedia Brands. “This […]

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Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium is one of the new venues built for this winter's FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Demand Strong to Attend First World Cup in Middle East

There was the controversial vote by FIFA all those years ago to give it one of the world’s biggest sporting events. There was the schedule change to the fall from summer, which meant changing the worldwide soccer calendar. There have been documented issues about how the stadiums have been constructed, the country’s restrictions against same-sex […]

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KC Current Training Center
The new training center for the KC Current is 17,000 square feet and includes a weight room, lockers, kitchen, recovery room and three fields that soon be expanded to 10. (Photos by Jason Gewirtz)

Women’s Soccer Rides the Current in Kansas City

The NWSL team in Kansas City is called the Current, an apt name for a franchise directing the movement of women’s sports and carving a path for professional teams and destinations with their own ambitions. The proof of that can be found in the team’s recently opened $17 million, privately financed, 17,600-square-foot training center, which […]

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team to Face Germany in Florida, New Jersey

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team will finish its fall schedule with games in Florida and New Jersey for what could be a preview of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup final. The defending world champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, will face the team ranked second in the world, Germany, on November 10 […]

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Real Salt Lake Unveils New Name for Stadium

Real Salt Lake unveiled its new naming rights partner for the stadium that the club has played at since 2008 with Rio Tinto Stadium giving way to America First Field, connecting the club further to one of its inaugural commercial partners. “Since our inaugural game back in 2005, America First Credit Union has supported Real […]

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Maryland Soccerplex

Big East Moves Men’s and Women’s Soccer Tournaments to Maryland SoccerPlex

The Big East Conference Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships presented by Jeep will be played at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Maryland, beginning in 2022. The agreement spans three years and includes the 2022, 2023 and 2024 postseasons. Since 2015, both the semifinals and finals of the men’s and women’s championships have been played on […]

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