Only nine members of Germany's 2014 World Cup-winning squad have been named to the 27-player preliminary roster for the 2018 World Cup. Read the whole story
Gustav Svensson was a sub in four Sweden qualifiers. Nicolas Lodeiro is one step closer to going to his third World Cup. Read the whole story
"That was me the last two weeks, and we actually ended up on a Tuesday in Belgium."
-- Canadian Soccer Association general secretary Peter Montopoli, who doubles as Canada bid director, saying his travel schedule to lobby for the United 2026 bid for the 2026 World Cup is like out of the 1969 comedy If it's Tuesday, This Must be Belgium. His last two weeks included stops in Indonesia, Bahrain and Oman in Asia and Belgium, Denmark and Luxembourg in Europe. (Canadian Press)
After five seasons at FC Ingolstadt, 28-year-old German-American Alfredo Morales is headed back to the Bundesliga. Read the whole story
The Orlando Pride midfielder's volley from 30 yards proved the gamewinner in a 2-1 victory of the Portland Thorns. Read the whole story
Allianz Field, Banc of California Stadium and Lincoln Financial Field will be among 15 U.S. stadiums used for the expanded tournament. Read the whole story
The audience for Barcelona-Real Madrid was up 62 percent from that for the December El Clasico even though Barca had already clinched. Read the whole story