Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Statements on FIFA indictments from U.S. Soccer, CONCACAF, FIFA, MLS, NASL and more

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 5:32 PM
Here's a roundup of statements issued by various soccer governing bodies across the globe. U.S. Soccer Federation The United States Soccer Federation firmly believes there is no higher priority, and nothing more important, than protecting the integrity of our game. We are committed to the highest... Read more

Live updates: U.S. women's national team World Cup media day

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 12:14 PM
NEW YORK - Today, the spotlight gets turned up to full blast on the U.S. women's national team. The full squad meets the press amid the glitz and glamour of Times Square, just 10 days before the World Cup kicks off in Canada. It's a similar setup to the treatment the U.S. men got almost exactly a... Read more

Full text: U.S. Department of Justice statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 8:49 AM
Here is the full text of the United States Department of Justice's statement on its investigation into corruption at FIFA, CONCACAF, Traffic Sports and other international soccer entities. Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption The Defendants... Read more

Full text: Swiss government statement on FIFA investigation

Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 7:58 AM
Here is the full text from the office of the Swiss government's attorney general's office on its investigation into corruption at FIFA: Bern, 27.05.2015 - The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has opened criminal proceedings against persons unknown on suspicion of criminal mismanagement... Read more

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 3:08 PM
Here's the full national television schedule for the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This year brings unprecedented national exposure for MLS. It's the start of the league's eight-year, $720 million rights deal with Univision, ESPN and Fox. Each network will get an exclusive national broadcast window... Read more

Can Telemundo grow women's soccer in America's Hispanic communities?

Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 2:19 PM
You don't have to speak a word of Spanish to know about the popularity of soccer within America's Hispanic population. But for as much cultural resonance as the sport has in that community, it has not always been spread around equally. Historically, a lot of people - and not just in the Hispanic community... Read more

NBC Sports' 2014-15 English Premier League and MLS TV schedule

Monday, May 25, 2015, 11:05 AM
Here is NBC Sports' television schedule for English Premier League and Major League Soccer games. MLS games are in italics, and Union games are in bold. This season's providers of authenticated streaming and Extra Time TV channels are the same as last season's. Friday, August 15 9:00 p.m., NBCSN:... Read more

MLS Wrap: Montréal upsets Dallas, RSL beats Jason Kreis

Sunday, May 24, 2015, 11:20 PM
If you were down the shore or tending to your grill on Saturday and Sunday, here's what you missed over the weekend in Major League Soccer. Columbus Crew 2, Chicago Fire 2 Columbus Crew: Kei Kamara 8', Kei Kamara 55' Chicago Fire: David Accam 58', Jason Johnson 90 +4' Los Angeles Galaxy 1, Houston... Read more

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule and draw

Saturday, May 23, 2015, 9:10 PM
Whether you're planning to travel to Canada next summer or just interesteted in watching the Women's World Cup on TV, the countdown to kickoff is officially on. Here's the full group draw for the tournament - including the United States' place in the Group of Death: Group A: A1. Canada, A2. China... Read more

Morgan Brian happy moving to outside midfield with USWNT

Friday, May 22, 2015, 2:20 PM
U.S. women's national team rising stars Morgan Brian and Julie Johnston paid a visit to PPL Park on Thursday to host a clinic for local kids as part of the She Believes pre-World Cup tour. After the clinic ended, I had a few minutes to chat with both players. I was mainly there to talk to Johnston... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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