ZURICH -- The United States, Canada and Mexico have begun informal talks about making a three-way bid to host the biggest-ever World Cup in 2026, the Associated Press has reported.
In revealing the confidential discussions, the AP cited persons familiar with the talks who spoke on grounds of anonymity.
FIFA's decision Tuesday to expand the 2026 tournament -- to 48 teams from 32, playing 80 games instead of 64 -- increased the chances of co-hosting to share the load.
Victor Montagliani, a FIFA vice...
The "door is wide open'' for a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup from the United States, Canada and Mexico, according to the president of CONCACAF Victor Montagliani.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino says world football's federations are ''overwhelmingly in favour'' of expanding the World Cup to a potential 48 teams, a structural change which could be implemented for the 2026 tournament.
There has not been a World Cup hosted in more than one nation since the 2002 finals were awarded to Japan and South...
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati says the election of Donald Trump will have no bearing on whether the USSF decides to bid for the 2026 World Cup, while cautioning that no decision has been made on whether the U.S. will bid at all.
Speaking at a roundtable of reporters ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Mexico, Gulati said several decisions would have to be made by FIFA before any determination about a bid will be made.
"We won't make a decision until we...
South Korea chalked up a 2-0 home win over Canada as Kim Bo-Kyung and Lee Jeong-Hyeop struck inside the opening half hour.
Korea, who face Uzbekistan in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, took the lead after 10 minutes when Kim was played through to beat Canada goalkeeper Simon Thomas.
They made it two in the 25th minute when Canada failed to clear their lines and Lee fired home from just outside the penalty area.
Yuya Osako grabbed two goals as Japan cruised to a 4-0 win over Oman in Kashima.