Gulati Provides Comment, But Very Little Explanation

At 10:11 PM, U.S. Soccer sent out a press release explaining that U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Tom Sermanni had been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. “We felt that we needed to go in a different direction at this time,” said U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati. Several news outlets posted stories late into the night, which gave insight into Sermanni...
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Gulati: Player mutiny not behind Sermanni firing

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati is dismissing the idea that any sort of player mutiny led to the firing of women's coach Tom Sermanni.
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Bailey and Gulati Provide Updates on the State of the NWSL

It wasn’t as comprehensive as the yearly MLS State of the League, but both NWSL Executive Director Cheryl Bailey and US Soccer President Sunil Gulati were on hand at the 2014 NWSL College Draft to give updates on the league for the upcoming year. The topics covered varied widely and included:  the 2014 schedule, TV deals, the issue of competing with European leagues for top talent...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati Says US Soccer Will Consider Bidding to Host 2026 World Cup If FIFA Clarifies Process

The FIFA World Cup could return to the United States as early as 2026 … If FIFA cleans up its act before then. Sunil Gulati, president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, said America would bid for the right to host the 2026 World Cup finals if FIFA makes the bidding process more transparent, the Agence France-Presse reports. “Would we be interested in bidding for 2026? The procedures...
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

US wants changes to process before bids for WCup

The American member of FIFA's executive committee says further changes to the World Cup bidding process must be implemented before his country tries to pursue the event again. Sunil Gulati, who is also president of the U.S. Soccer Federation, is still concerned about the process that led to Qatar beating his country and others to the 2022 World Cup. Addressing the Leaders in...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

US Soccer President Sunil Gulati Criticizes FIFA World Cup Bidding Process

US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has criticized the bidding process for the FIFA World Cup 2022, and has called for more transparency and better communication to help improve the process in future years. Gulati was speaking with the Associated Press, where he said: “The process needs to be far more transparent as far as what matters. What’s OK. What’s within the...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Gulati: US hasn't been asked to be fill-in host

The United States has not been approached about hosting the 2014 or 2022 World Cups should concerns about security or weather force them to be moved. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati says the U.S. still wants to host a World Cup, possibly as early as 2026. But he is certain next year's World Cup will go off as planned in Brazil despite protests during last month...
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July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati willing to disclose FIFA pay to exco

The incoming American member of FIFA's executive committee is willing to disclose what payments and expense money he receives from soccer's governing body. U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati was elected Friday to the North American spot on the 25-member committee and will replace fellow American Chuck Blazer on May 30. Gulati, appointed to a FIFA reform panel...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Gulati elected to FIFA executive committee

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati was elected Friday to FIFA's executive committee, defeating Mexican Football President Justino Campeon by one vote. Gulati won 18-17 in a balloting at the congress of North and Central American and Caribbean Football in Panama City, USSF spokesman Neil Buethe said. Gulati will join soccer's 25-member ruling body at the FIFA...
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April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced new league

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced last Wednesday that a U.S.-based professional women’s league will kick off with eight teams in the spring of 2013. The U.S. Soccer Federation, Canadian Soccer Association and Mexican Federation will fund the participation of a number of national team players in the league. Gulati spearheaded a conference call on Wednesday to shed some...
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November 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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