Under the new timetable, the world's six confederations would have different starting deadlines. ranging from September 2020 to March 2021. Read the whole story
1. (11) Mexico 1621
2. (22) USA 1542
3. (46) Costa Rica 1439
4. (48) Jamaica 1437
5. (62) Honduras 1377
6. (69) El Salvador 1346
7. (73) Canada 1332
8. (80) Curacao 1313
9. (81) Panama 1304
10. (86) Haiti 1285.
In parentheses are world rankings.
Demolition work at the Fairgrounds started in mid-March while construction continues across Tennessee. Read the whole story
"In the short term, I would say the transfer market this summer will not exist, it will collapse. Some agents will suddenly understand that they will have to work hard, or at least work; some
leagues will understand that money is nothing that is coming automatically every month from heaven."
-- Bundesliga chief executive Christian Seifert, on the global $7 billion player transfer market whose collapse would threaten the existence of clubs that depend of player sales to make ends meet. The Bundesliga has plans being put in place for games to return behind closed doors at all 36 stadiums by the beginning of May and the remaining nine games on the schedule completed by the end of June. (New York Times)
The U.S. Adult Soccer Association became the latest national soccer organization to cancel its national summer competitions. Read the whole story
Both sides had sought guidance from the court in light of the shelter-in-place order extended in California through at least May 1. Read the whole story
1. College sports are in serious jeopardy. (The Lead podcast)
2. 'I was really afraid...that's why I made the decision' - A chat with a player who left Nicaragua. By Jon Arnold (Getting Concacafed)
3. MLS academy director uses hands-off approach to at-home training, as soccer takes backseat. (The SoccerWire Podcast)