Looking ahead to a busy 12 months of soccer/football/futbol/futebol/fussball/calcio …
(The list will update as additional events are finalized)
Jan. 6-31: U.S. men’s training camp in Los Angeles and Sao Paulo
Jan. 9-19: CONCACAF U-20 women’s championship in Cayman Islands
Jan. 10: Hermann Trophy announcements in St. Louis
Jan. 10-14: MLS scouting combine in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Jan. 13: FIFA Ballon d’Or announcements in Zurich
Jan. 15-19: NSCAA convention in Philadelphia
Jan. 16: MLS draft in Philadelphia (order)
Jan. 17: NWSL draft in Philadelphia (order)
Jan. 24-25: MLS training camps open
Jan. 25: Costa Rica-South Korea friendly in Los Angeles
Jan. 29: Mexico vs. South Korea friendly in San Antonio
Jan. 31: U.S. women’s friendly vs. Canada in Frisco, Tex.
Feb. 1: U.S. men’s friendly vs. South Korea in Carson, Calif.
Feb. 8: U.S. women’s friendly vs. Russia in Boca Raton, Fla.
Feb. 12: U.S. women’s friendly vs. Russia in Atlanta
Feb. 19-March 1: MLS preseason, Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Ariz.
Feb. 22-March 1: MLS preseason, Carolina Challenge Cup in Charleston, S.C.
Feb. 23-March 1: MLS preseason, Rose City Invitational in Portland, Ore.
March 1: FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup draw in Montreal
March 2: England League Cup final at Wembley
March 5: FIFA men’s fixture date
March 5: U.S. friendly vs. Ukraine in Cyprus
March 5: Mexico vs. Nigeria friendly in Atlanta
March 5-12: Algarve Cup women’s tournament in Portugal
March 8: MLS season openers
March 11-20: CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals
March 15-April 4: FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica
March 22: USL Pro season openers
April 1-9: UEFA Champions League quarterfinals
April 1-9: CONCACAF Champions League semifinals
April 2: U.S. friendly vs. Mexico in Glendale, Ariz.
April 5: Saprissa at San Antonio (NASL) friendly
April 6: U.S. women’s friendly vs. China in Commerce City, Colo.
April 10: U.S. women’s friendly vs. China in San Diego
April 12: NWSL season openers
April 16: Spain Copa del Rey final
April 22-30: UEFA Champions League semifinals
April 23-30: CONCACAF Champions League finals
May 3: Italian Cup final in Rome
May 8: U.S. women’s friendly vs. Canada in Winnipeg
May 13: FIFA deadline to submit 30-man preliminary World Cup rosters
May 14: UEFA Europa League final in Turin
May 14: U.S. World Cup training camp opens on West Coast
May 17: England FA Cup final at Wembley
May 17: German Cup final in Berlin
May 22: UEFA women’s Champions League final in Lisbon
May 23: Roma at Orlando City friendly
May 24: UEFA Champions League final in Lisbon
May 26: Mandatory club release deadline for World Cup players
May 26: Jamaica vs. Serbia friendly in Harrison, N.J.
May 27: U.S. friendly vs. Azerbaijan in San Francisco
May 29: Honduras vs. Turkey friendly at RFK Stadium in Washington
May 30: Bosnia vs. Ivory Coast friendly in St. Louis
May 31: Mexico vs. Ecuador friendly in Arlington, Tex.
May 31: Serbia vs. Panama friendly in Bridgeview, Ill.
June 1: U.S. friendly vs. Turkey in Harrison, N.J.
June 1: Honduras vs. Israel friendly in Houston
June 2: FIFA deadline for 23-man World Cup rosters
June 2: Japan vs. Costa Rica friendly in Tampa
June 3: Greece vs. Nigeria friendly in Chester, Pa.
June 3: Mexico vs. Bosnia friendly in Chicago
June 4: England vs. Ecuador friendly in Miami
June 4: Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador friendly in Frisco, Tex.
June 6: Mexico vs. Portugal friendly in Foxborough, Mass.
June 6: Greece vs. Bolivia friendly in Harrison, N.J.
June 6: Ireland vs. Costa Rica friendly in Chester, Pa.
June 6: Japan vs. Zambia friendly in Tampa
June 7: U.S. friendly vs. Nigeria in Jacksonville
June 7: Spain vs. El Salvador friendly at FedEx Field (doubleheader with D.C. United vs. Columbus Crew)
June 7: England vs. Honduras friendly in Miami
June 10: Portugal vs. Ireland friendly in East Rutherford, N.J.
June 10: FIFA Congress in Sao Paulo
June 10-18: U.S. Open Cup round of 32 (MLS clubs begin play)
June 12-July 13: FIFA World Cup in Brazil
June 14: U.S. women’s friendly vs. France in Tampa
June 19: U.S. women’s friendly vs. France in Hartford
June 24-25: U.S. Open Cup round of 16
July 8: MLS transfer window opens
July 8-9: U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals
July 16: Swansea City vs. Chivas Guadalajara friendly in Milwaukee
July 19: Swansea City at Minnesota United friendly
July 19: Tottenham Hotspur at Seattle Sounders friendly
July 23: Liverpool vs. Roma friendly at Fenway Park in Boston
July 23: Aston Villa at FC Dallas friendly
July 23: Manchester City at Sporting KC friendly
July 23: Crystal Palace at Columbus Crew friendly
July 23: Manchester United at L.A. Galaxy friendly at Rose Bowl
July 23: Tottenham Hotspur at Toronto FC friendly
July 25: Crystal Palace at Philadelphia Union friendly
July 26: Tottenham Hotspur at Chicago Fire friendly
July 26: Arsenal at New York Red Bulls friendly
July 26: Aston Villa at Houston Dynamo friendly
July 26-Aug. 4: International Champions Cup at U.S. venues
July 27: Atletico Madrid vs. San Jose Earthquakes friendly at Candlestick
July 28: Crystal Palace at Richmond Kickers friendly
July 31: Bayern Munich vs. Chivas Guadalajara friendly at Red Bull Arena
August: 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League group play begins
Aug. 2-3: FIFA women’s fixture window for friendlies
Aug. 5-24: FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada
Aug. 6: Bayern Munich vs. MLS all-stars in Portland, Ore.
Aug. 12-13: U.S. Open Cup semifinals
Sept. 1-9: FIFA men’s fixture window for friendlies
Sept. 3: U.S. friendly vs. Czech Republic in Prague
Sept. 15: MLS roster freeze and trade deadline
Sept. 30 or Oct. 1: U.S. Open Cup final
Oct. 6-14: FIFA men’s fixture window for friendlies
October: CONCACAF’s 2015 Women’s World Cup qualifying in USA
Nov. 10-18: FIFA men’s fixture window for friendlies
Early December: MLS Cup hosted by participating club
Dec. 5-7: NCAA women’s College Cup in Boca Raton, Fla.
Dec. 10-20: FIFA Club World Cup in Morocco
Dec. 12-14: NCAA men’s College Cup in Cary, N.C.