Indonesia removed as U-20 World Cup host after protests over Israel

Indonesia was set to host the men's Under-20 World Cup this summer, but FIFA will relocate the event following recent protests over the Israeli national team's participation.

By Glynn A. HillMarch 29, 2023

In a roster surprise, Julie Ertz returns to USWNT for friendlies ahead of World Cup

Ertz, a key figure in the 2015 and ’19 championship campaigns, was on maternity leave throughout 2022.

By Steven GoffMarch 28, 2023

USMNT doesn’t look great, but good enough gets job done vs. El Salvador

Ricardo Pepi scores two minutes after coming on in the second half and Americans make it stand up in a 1-0 win that sends them into Nationals League semifinals.

By Steven GoffMarch 27, 2023

Spirit begins new season with new energy — and a 1-0 victory

Trinity Rodman scored in the 54th minute to lift the home team over OL Reign on Sunday.

By Spencer NusbaumMarch 26, 2023

Daryl Dike has the size and skill to be the goal-scorer USMNT needs

Dike, 22, is the leading scorer for West Brom in the second-flight English Championship.

By Steven GoffMarch 26, 2023

Revolution’s late goal leaves D.C. United at a loss in the fog

D.C. United, without an ill Wayne Rooney and short a host of players, gives up an 88th minute goal to New England to seal a 2-1 loss at Audi Field.

By Steven GoffMarch 25, 2023

Spirit set to open season with renewed optimism, permanent home at Audi Field

After a disappointing finish to the 2022 season, the Spirit opens its 2023 campaign against OL Reign on Sunday.

By Ella BrockwayMarch 25, 2023

USMNT routs Grenada, 7-1, in return to competitive play after World Cup

Weston McKennie and Ricardo Pepi score two goals apiece in a Concacaf Nations League blowout.

By Steven GoffMarch 25, 2023

High-scoring Folarin Balogun is stateside, fueling USMNT speculation

The 21-year-old Arsenal prospect, with 17 goals in France's Ligue 1, is also eligible to play for England and Nigeria.

By Steven GoffMarch 23, 2023

By deciding to play on during a FIFA break, MLS further undermines its own season

Amid an international window, MLS will march on with a full slate of 14 matches Saturday.

By Steven GoffMarch 22, 2023

Arsenal and Wayne Rooney will meet again in the MLS All-Star Game

Audi Field in Washington will host the annual soccer exhibition July 19.

By Steven GoffMarch 20, 2023

Sloppy first half at funky Yankee Stadium leaves D.C. United at a loss

New York City FC controlled play early and held on late to hand visiting United a gut punch of a defeat.

By Steven GoffMarch 18, 2023

FIFA drops plan for Saudi agency to sponsor Women’s World Cup

The potential deal was criticized by soccer stars and hosts Australia and New Zealand, who highlighted Saudi Arabia's poor record on women's and LGBTQ rights.

By Kelsey AblesMarch 17, 2023

D.C. United acquires Lewis O’Brien on short-term loan from Nottingham Forest

O’Brien arrived in Washington this week for a physical and final paperwork.

By Steven GoffMarch 16, 2023

Gio Reyna returns to USMNT amid ‘complex situation’ engulfing family and coach

“He’s in a good place,” Anthony Hudson said of Gio Reyna. “He’s determined to come back in and do well and help the team.”

By Steven GoffMarch 15, 2023

As controversy engulfs U.S. Soccer and family, Gio Reyna heads back to USMNT

Gio Reyna will report to training camp in Orlando next week for Concacaf Nations League matches March 24 and 27.

By Steven GoffMarch 14, 2023

FIFA approves additional expansion of 2026 World Cup

The new World Cup format means 48 teams will play 104 games over as many as 40 days in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

By Cindy BorenMarch 14, 2023

U.S. Soccer: ‘No legal impediment’ to rehiring Gregg Berhalter as USMNT coach

Berhalter guided the U.S. men at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, but his contract expired at the end of the year and it is uncertain whether he will return.

By Steven GoffMarch 13, 2023

U.K. sports legend reinstated at BBC after clash over migration policy

Gary Lineker's suspension after he tweeted criticism of a U.K. migration policy created a furor in Britain and calls to boycott the BBC.

By Karla AdamMarch 13, 2023

Soccer hero’s tweet on asylum kicks up huge culture war and BBC boycott

The BBC's decision to suspend its star soccer presenter, Gary Lineker, from its popular "Match of the Day" show has ignited a fierce debate about free speech.

By Adela SulimanMarch 12, 2023