Five players from the World Cup-winning U.S. national team have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination in an action filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
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World soccer body FIFA put Jerome Valcke, its second-ranking official, on leave on Thursday just hours after an ex-footballer raised allegations he was involved in a plan to resell 2014 World Cup tickets for a lucrative profit.
Switzerland now has 81 reports of suspicious financial activity linked to FIFA’s decisions to let Russia and Qatar run the 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, the Swiss attorney general’s office said on Sunday.
Taylor Swift had another of her concert surprises Friday night when she brought the World Cup champions on stage.
Screams and a blizzard of confetti cheered the World Cup winning U.S. women’s soccer players as they rolled up New York City’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday in the first ticker-tape parade honoring a women’s sports team.
Two days removed from winning the women’s soccer World Cup, star midfielder Carli Lloyd teased the idea of capturing another one in 2019 as thousands of flag-waving fans cheered the U.S. team on Tuesday at a boisterous outdoor rally in Los Angeles.
A record 20.3 million Americans watched on television as the United States beat Japan in the final of the Women’s World Cup on Sunday, setting a new high for any soccer match televised in the nation, according to preliminary ratings data on Monday.
Until 2005, I watched just about every big soccer match at the Crown & Anchor British Pub — the holy grail of Las Vegas-area soccer bars — across the street from UNLV.
The United States won the Women’s World Cup for the third time, crushing Japan 5-2 on Sunday with striker Carli Lloyd scoring the tournament’s fastest ever hat-trick, including a spectacular goal from the half-way line.
Bettors are lining up to put their money on the United States to defeat Japan in the Women’s World Cup final Sunday in Canada. At William Hill sports books, 95 percent of the money wagered on the two-way betting line has been placed on the U.S.
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