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Sunil Gulati denies report that the United States are in talks to host 2022 World Cup

ESPN’s Jorge Ramos started a firestorm yesterday when he sent out a tweet that FIFA has talked to the United States about potentially hosting the 2022 World Cup. As most of you know, Qatar is slated to host the event in 2022, but now they are under investigation for bribery. The president of the United States Soccer Federation, Sunil Gulati spoke about the issue and claims that...
Via No Guts, No Glory
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer denies rumors about maybe hosting 2022 World Cup

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati has denied a report that claimed FIFA told the Americans to be ready if Qatar does not host the 2022 World Cup. “They haven’t asked us and I cannot imagine it happening anytime soon,” Gulati told Sam Borden of The New York Times. The original report was in the form of a tweet by ESPN’s Jorje Ramos. That tweet has been deleted...
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

German-American Soccer Wunderkind Approved to Play for US

Julian Green, the 18 year-old American-born German soccer star has been approved by FIFA to play for the United States. Green, who plays for German club giant Bayern Munich, filed for a one-time switch of allegiances with FIFA earlier this month, which was approved Monday according the U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati. FIFA has approved change of nationality for Julian Green...
Via BlackSportsOnline
March 24, 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 World Cup bids

The United States wants further changes to the World Cup bidding process before trying to bring soccer's showpiece event to the country again. FIFA executive committee member Sunil Gulati, who is also president of the United States Soccer Federation, still has deep concerns about the process that led to Qatar beating his country and others to the 2022 World Cup. Gulati said...
Via Fox Soccer
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...
Via Bundesliga Talk
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...
Via Fox Soccer
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via 90Soccer
November 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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