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US women beat Colombia 2-0; World Cup qualifying next

Jun. 29, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Kelley O'Hara scored in the 77th minute after a lengthy lightning delay, and the U.S. women beat Colombia 2-0 on Tuesday night in their final tuneup ahead of World Cup qualifying. The United States extended its unbeaten streak to 69 games on home soil. Lightning...

Mexico slates 2 WCup warmups in US but missing some regulars

Jun. 28, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

Mexico will play a pair of World Cup warmups in September but is likely to be missing its European-based players because the matches are not on FIFA international fixture dates. No. 12 Mexico said Tuesday it will play 21st-ranked Peru on Sept. 24 at Pasadena, California, and No. 17...

Smith scores twice, US women beat Colombia 3-0 in Colorado

Jun. 25, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the U.S. women's national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games. Taylor Kornieck added a late goal in her national team debut. On Tuesday...

US to open World Cup vs Wales, held to 0-0 draw by Uruguay

Jun. 05, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan, (AP) — Two months after the World Cup draw, the United States learned it will open the tournament against Wales on Nov 21. “It's full steam ahead, concentrating on Wales," U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said after Sunday's 0-0 draw against Uruguay in a prep match. ...

Pulisic critical of level of US support at win over Morocco

Jun. 01, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — U.S. captain Christian Pulisic was critical of the level of American support from the crowd of 19,512 at TQL Stadium during a 3-0 victory over Morocco on Wednesday night in the first of four World Cup warmup matches in June. “For whatever reason, I’m not super...

FIFA plans to announce 2026 World Cup sites on June 16

May. 20, 2022 12:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — FIFA intends to announce the 2026 World Cup sites during a news conference in New York on June 16. Seventeen U.S. stadiums in 16 areas remain in the bidding for the first 48-team World Cup, with the Los Angeles area submitting both SoFi Stadium in Inglewood and the...

3m ticket requests for World Cup final; 1.4m for England-US

May. 05, 2022 06:41 AM EDT

FIFA has received 3 million ticket requests for the World Cup final in Qatar and high demand to attend some of its biggest group-stage games, even as issues linger about the tiny Persian Gulf nation's ability to accommodate fans. The data revealed to The Associated Press by FIFA...

FIFA blockchain deal is first new US WCup sponsor since 2011

May. 02, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA got a first new American sponsor of the men's World Cup in 11 years on Monday, signing a deal for this year’s tournament in Qatar with blockchain technology provider Algorand. The deal is also a “technical partnership” to help FIFA develop a digital assets...

US women to host Colombia for 2 matches in June

Apr. 21, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

The U.S. women's national team will host a pair of matches against Colombia in June as it prepares for World Cup qualifying. The games will be held in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 25 and Sandy, Utah, on June 28, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday. The U.S. will then...

FedEx Field in Maryland drops out as 2026 World Cup site

Apr. 21, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, dropped out of bidding on Thursday to host games at the 2026 World Cup, and the Washington area merged its campaign with Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium. The joint bid would have a fan festival on the District of Columbia's...