Latest 2014 FIFA World Cup News

Dempsey: Steffen, Turner should consider loans next season

May. 16, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Demspey says he thinks American goalkeepers Zack Steffen and Matt Turner should consider going on loans for the start of next season to get sharp ahead of the World Cup if they are not going to be playing regularly for their Premier League clubs. Turner is...

US to play Uruguay in June 5 World Cup warmup at Kansas City

Apr. 27, 2022 15:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play 13th-ranked Uruguay in a June 5 exhibition at Kansas City, Kansas, completing the schedule for the first four of six planned World Cup warmups for the Americans. The No. 15 U.S. plays No. 24 Morocco on June 1 in an exhibition at Cincinnati...

US-Grenada World Cup warmup to be played in Austin, Texas

Apr. 22, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play its June 10 World Cup warmup match against 170th-ranked Grenada at Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas. The game, part of the CONCACAF Nations League, will be the third of six World Cup warmups for the Americans. The No. 15 U.S....

US to play Morocco in June 1 exhibition at Cincinnati

Apr. 20, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play 24th-ranked Morocco on June 1 in an exhibition at Cincinnati, the first of six warmup matches for the Americans ahead of the World Cup. The No. 15 U.S. also is planning a friendly for June 5, followed by a pair of matches in the CONCACAF...

Qatar World Cup organizers admit workers were exploited

Apr. 06, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Qatar World Cup organizers have admitted that workers were exploited while contracted for FIFA's preparation tournaments in the Gulf State. The acknowledgement of failings came after an investigation by Amnesty International which said security guards were forced to...

US hosts Grenada on June 11, plays at El Salvador on June 14

Apr. 06, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will host Grenada on June 11 and play at El Salvador three days later in World Cup prep matches. The CONCACAF Nations League matches will follow exhibitions on June 1 and 5, the latter possibly against Uruguay. The U.S. also is...

US to play El Salvador, Grenada in World Cup prep matches

Apr. 04, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The United States was drawn Monday to play 74th-ranked El Salvador and No. 170 Grenada in the CONCACAF Nations League in preparation for the World Cup in November. The 15th-ranked U.S. has Nations League games on June 11 and 14 in Group D, and it also intends to play...

Netherlands coach Van Gaal says he has prostate cancer

Apr. 04, 2022 04:48 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Netherlands national soccer team coach Louis van Gaal has revealed that he is being treated for an aggressive form of prostate cancer but still plans to lead the team at the World Cup in Qatar in November. Van Gaal told Sunday night Dutch talk show...

United States men qualify for first World Cup since 2014 despite 2-0 loss at Costa Rica

Mar. 30, 2022 22:57 PM EDT
SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — United States men qualify for first World Cup since 2014 despite 2-0 loss at Costa Rica.

Pulisic 1st hat trick leads US to 5-1 win, World Cup brink

Mar. 28, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — American players unfurled a red-and-blue banner with “QUALIFIED” in bold, white letters, when Christian Pulisic realized what was going on. “The guys didn’t know at all what it said. It was just hand handed to them,” the U.S. star said. “Once we...