June 5 – Concacaf kicked off the second edition of its Nations League this weekend, a competition that Concacaf president Victor Montagliani described as transformational for men’s national team football in the region.
May 27 – Canada Soccer has cancelled a controversial World Cup warm-up match against Iran citing its “significantly divisive” nature.
May 24 – Concacaf has agreed a major new three-year broadcast deal with TelevisaUnivision for Spanish-language media rights in the US.
May 20 – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has criticised the country’s football authorities for inviting Iran to play a friendly next month, saying the move is ill-advised.
May 18 – In a historic moment, US Soccer and its national teams agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) that will for the first time guarantee equal pay between men’s and women’s teams for games and equal division of World Cup prize money.
May 16 – US third tier professional league NISA (The National Independent Soccer Association) has linked with the professional league Liga Profesional de Futbol Mexicano (LPF MX) in a bid to drive the growth of both leagues and their clubs across their shared borders.
May 13 – USA vs Haiti and Mexico vs Jamaica will open the Concacaf W Championship on July 4 at Estadio Universitario in Monterrey, Mexico.
May 9 – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in the US has sold the title sponsorship of its NWSL Challenge Cup in a three-year deal to HR management specialists UKG.
May 9 – Germany’s DFL (operator of the Bundesliga) and Mexico’s Liga MX have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will cover sharing expertise across performance, business and marketing areas.
By Paul Nicholson
May 6 – Former FIFA vice president and Concacaf president Jack Warner will not be getting a final pay day from football as he battles extradition to the US where he has been indicted on multiple charges of fraud, money laundering, racketeering and corruption.
May 6 – The National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), which runs a USSF-recognised third tier league in the US, has announced the return of the NISA Independent Cup (NIC).
May 5 – MLS club Seattle Sounders broke the vice-like grip LigaMX clubs have held on the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League with a 3-0 win over Pumas UNAM in the second leg of the final at Lumen Field in Seattle, Washington.
April 28 – Seattle Sounders kept themselves in the fight for the 2022 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League title after two late goals earned them a draw against Pumas in Mexico City last night.
April 27 – A fourth head coach in the 12-team National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has been stood down following the league’s investigation into “discrimination, harassment, abuse, and bullying”.
April 27 – The first leg of the 2022 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League (SCCL) final kicks off tonight with the Seattle Sounders from the MLS looking to break a 13-season hold on the title by Mexico’s Liga MX clubs.