USA’s Alejandro Bedoya leaves the field in dejection after being defeated by Guatemala 2-0 in a Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup Concacaf Qualifiers’ football match, in Guatemala City, on March 25, 2016. AFP PHOTO / JOHAN ORDONEZ / AFP / JOHAN ORDONEZ (Photo credit should read JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

USMNT needs a World Cup Qualifying win in Columbus to keep World Cup dream alive

After an embarrassing show by the USMNT last Friday, the Yanks are hoping to set things right in Columbus to get back on track on their way to the hexagonal round of the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying. After giving up two quick goals early in the game in Guatemala City, the United States never seemed to […]

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – JULY 24: Vitaly Mutko Chairman of the Local Organising Committee poses during a philatelic programme launch press conference ahead of the preliminary draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia at Konstantin Palace on July 24, 2015 in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)

Russian FA “on edge of going bankrupt” according to new President

Russia has a new President of their FA as Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko was unanimously elected to lead the Russian Football Union (RFU). His term will last for a year whereas an election will be held for a four year term according to Reuters. The RFU has seen some setbacks over the past year as […]

FIFA Being FIFA, Whistleblowers From FIFA Qatar Summary Identified

Two whistleblowers from the Garcia Report on possible corruption during the bid process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup’s have lodged a complaint within FIFA against Hans-Joachim Eckert because his summary of the Garcia Report contained information that made them easily identifiable. Phaedra Almajid of Qatar 2022 and Bonita Mersiades of Australia 2022 were […]

Qatar Corruption Summary Released

Hans-Joachim Eckert’s summary of Michael Garcia’s report on corruption in bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups have been released and it’s as expected from yesterday. Russia and Qatar have been cleared of wrongdoing, and pretty much every other country is to blame. We only got the 42 page summary of the 430 page […]