Hope Solo to appeal suspension from U.S. Soccer

Hope Solo plans to appeal the suspension issued to her by U.S. Soccer, the executive director of the US Women’s National Team Players’ Association said on Wednesday. News emerged on Wednesday evening that Solo was suspended six months and had her national team contract terminated by U.S. Soccer. The suspension comes after Solo made controversial comments calling Sweden “cowards” after...
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U.S. Soccer hands Solo six month suspension for Olympic comments

Before Ryan Lochte got himself into trouble at the Olympics, Hope Solo was at the center of her own self-inflicted controversy in Rio de Janeiro. And we’re not even talking about her Zika virus jokes. Following the U.S. women’s soccer team’s stunning quarterfinal loss against Sweden at the 2016 Summer Olympics, Solo said USA “lost to a bunch of cowards,” among other...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Hope Solo's USWNT teammates reject goalkeeper's comments after Olympic exit

Teammates of Hope Solo are distancing themselves from controversial comments the goalkeeper made when she called Sweden “cowards” after the United States lost in the Olympics semifinal.Midfielder Megan Rapinoe became the latest American player to express disappointment in Solo’s remarks on Thursday when she said the players “need to handle [losing] graciously.”“That...
Via FOX Sports
13 days ago

US Soccer’s Sunil Gulati: Donald Trump as president hurts 2026 World Cup bid

It is no secret that U.S. Soccer has long wanted to host another World Cup, after the 1994 event basically launched soccer to a high level in the country. However, the next available tournament is in 2026, and rumors have it that the United States and Mexico may present a joint bid to host the event. At least, that is the apparent hope of U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, and he...
Via The Comeback
June 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati: The American FIFA Kingmaker

For decades, Sunil Gulati bided his time, rising from a volunteer to president of U.S. Soccer. And slowly he climbed, rung by rung, from the local organizing committee of the 1994 World Cup to FIFA’s mighty Executive Committee. There was always a sense about the Indian-American economics lecturer at Columbia University that he was playing a very long game. On Friday, he may have...
Via The Comeback
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer president Gulati explains absence from Senate subcommittee hearing

ST. LOUIS --U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati cited the initial focus of hearing as the primary reason why he did not testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee in July.Gulati did not appear before a panel convened to investigate the governance and integrity at FIFA this summer. U.S. Soccer CEO Dan Flynn instead fielded several hours of pointed questioning about what U.S. Soccer...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati expresses disappointment after USA Gold Cup exit

CHESTER, Pa. -- U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati expressed his disappointment about the fourth-place finish at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, but he underscored his support for coach and technical director Jurgen Klinsmann in the wake of the setback. Gulati cited the recent form of the team in the buildup to the tournament and noted the federation must move forward with one eye on the...
Via FOX Sports
July 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Sunil Gulati: FIFA could benefit from U.S. World Cup in 2026

LOS ANGELES -- U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati believes his sport could receive a big domestic boost from hosting the World Cup in 2026. He also thinks scandal-plagued FIFA would benefit immensely from putting its biggest show back on steadier ground. ''It's probably now at least as important for the international community to be in the United States as it is for the...
Via Associated Press
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

USSF President Sunil Gulati: Fan Reception Of U.S. Team ‘Better Than Expected’

The 2014 FIFA World Cup has had a record number of American viewers, and the fan reception of the U.S. men’s national soccer team has surprised even U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati. Perhaps it’s because the USA team is doing better than expected, but regardless of the reason, Gulati is pleased with the results. “The narrative that’s constant and consistent...
June 25, 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

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