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Morocco launches 2026 World Cup campaign and logo

Morocco has launched its campaign to host the 2026 World Cup in Casablanca.

The North African nation, making its fifth bid to host the finals, faces competition from a joint bid proposed by Canada, Mexico and the USA.

“Morocco 2026 will showcase the best of football, at the heart of the world,” bid chairman Moulay Hafid Elalamy said at Tuesday’s launch……………Read More

Phil Neville is the new England manager because the FA doesn’t care about the women’s team

Phil Neville has been appointed the new manager of the England women’s national team, signing a contract that runs through UEFA Euro 2021, and replacing the sacked and disgraced Mark Sampson. It’s an especially bad look for the FA that Neville thought sexist jokes were funny at least as recently as 2012……………Read More

Zidane needs to try a new midfield

Casemiro is an undisputed starter for Zinedine Zidane. The Brazilian midfielder earned a spot in the starting lineup when Real Madrid were looking to be solid and while the BBC of Benzema, Ronaldo and Bale were still reliable week in and week out. His presence as a defensive midfielder was a relief for both Toni Kroos and Luka Modric and his contribution to the last two Champions League titles conquered by Los Blancos must be noted…………Read More

Meet the 8 candidates for U.S. Soccer president

On Dec. 4, longtime U.S. Soccer federation president Sunil Gulati announced that he would not run for re-election. His imminent departure has created a wide-open field for February’s presidential election, and plenty of qualified candidates have thrown their hat into the ring.

Nine people declared their candidacy, and eight of them received the necessary nominations to run. The only person who didn’t make the cut is Paul Lapointe, who spent his short candidacy starting Twitter fights………….Read More