June 14 – The knockout play off series to decide the final three slots in the eight team Concacaf final round of 2022 World Cup qualifying began at the weekend with opening advantages being gained by Canada, Panama and El Salvador.
June 13 –Tickets for the Concacaf Gold Cup final in Las Vegas on August 2 sold out in just 90 minutes after going on sale on Friday, a record for the tournament.
June 11 – The USL has unveiled the eight founding members of its women’s pro-am – the W League – that will begin play in May 2022.
June 10 – The new launch women’s friendly club tournament – The Women’s Cup (TWC) – to be hosted for the first time in Louisville in the US 18-21 August, has sold its US broadcast rights to Paramount+.
June 9 – Concacaf completed their first round of 2022 World Cup qualifying last night, with six nations progressing to the next knock out stage that will whittle them down to three teams for the final 8-team qualifying group.
June 10 – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is set to add a 12th team to its competition. San Diego will join the Los Angeles-based Angel City FC debuting in the 2022 season.
June 8 – The first round of Concacaf qualification for the Qatar 2022 World Cup reaches its final stage of group games tonight with five of the six groups going down to the wire.
By Paul Nicholson
June 7 – It has been a long time coming but it was a final worth waiting for. The United States overcame Mexico 3-2 in extra time in the final of Concacaf’s inaugural Nations League, a competition that began in 2019, but finished with all the theatrics and drama that will concrete this sport into the North American psyche.
June 4 – The Concacaf Nations League final on Sunday will be a repeat of the 2019 Gold Cup final with both the US and Mexico winning their semi-finalsat Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. But it took an 89thminute header and a penalty shoot out to see them through.
June 2 – The end of the ‘puta’ chant could be near. With its Nations League finals kicking off tomorrow and the showpiece Concacaf Gold Cup following hard on its heels in July, Concacaf has launched an anti-discrimination campaign under the tag line ‘What’s Wrong is Wrong’.
June 2 – The Cayman Islands, whose most infamous footballing figure was disgraced former FIFA vice-president Jeffrey Webb, are back in the news with another FIFA sanction that this time round looks like a triumph of FIFA bureaucracy over the realities of getting international football played in the most challenging conditions the world has ever seen.
June 1 – Regional confederation Concacaf has struck an e-commerce deal with Sym Entertainment that will allow it to sell official licensed products of its main competitions on Amazon platforms worldwide.
May 27 – Concacaf preparation for a summer of senior men’s football competition is gathering pace for with the unveiled of the trophy that will be awarded to the first Concacaf Nations League champions next week.
May 25 – The US Soccer Federation (USSF) is cutting ties with commercial agency Soccer United Marketing (SUM), essentially ending a conflict of interest that has increasingly become uncomfortable for the governing body.
May 21 – Mexico’s grip on the Concacaf Champions League does not look to be slipping with three LigaMX sides lining up for the 2021 semi-finals and one team from the US.