Australia wins on penalties, qualifies for the World Cup


Chelsea are reportedly interested in signing Chicago Fire goalkeeper “Gaga’ Slonina.” Chelsea Leads the Race for Chicago Fire Goalkeeper ‘Gaga’ Slonina – NBC Chicago

Confirmed: Most successful head coach in NYCFC history to take over Standard de Liège effective immediately, Nick Cushing named New York City interim head coach. Ronny Deila leaves NYCFC for Standard Liége – Hudson River Blue

The European Championship champion is now black and gold. LAFC sign defender Giorgio Chiellini – Angels on Parade


This is another one of those weeks that will feature both club and national team matches. Coffee with the Caps, Monday June 13 – Eighty Six Forever

Plus, Alyssa Naeher’s thoughts on the summarized NWSL schedule to kick off the season. Olivia Moultrie’s first goal, Mal Pugh’s stars and our favorites from this week’s NWSL – The Athletic

Four cities are virtual locks. Another four lean that way. Several others also have attractive offers. Is the 2026 FIFA Men’s World Cup coming to your city? We’ll find out on Thursday. World Cup 2026 host cities: Ranking of USA contenders

Familiar names appear on the list, but there are also some new faces. Your CONCACAF W Championship USWNT roster is here – All For XI

Taylor Kornieck was supposed to be the mainstay of the long-awaited Orlando Pride rebuild. She was the third overall pick in the 2020 National Women’s Soccer League Draft, an imposing attacking player who could play forward or in midfield. Taylor Kornieck transformed her game. Now her first USWNT call-up is for World Cup qualification – Equalizer Soccer

Vlatko Andonovski has confirmed that even before his knee injury, Christen Press was not on the USWNT roster for World Cup qualification. Christen Press was not on the USWNT roster even before his injury | professional soccer cord

U.S. women’s national team head coach Vlatko Andonovski said he told Megan Rapinoe last year that she would be on the roster for the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, unless she gets injured. USWNT roster: Andonovski says Rapinoe’s spot was given to him last year

As many observers and players have pointed out, World Cup qualification is essentially a pass/fail test, whether you make it to the ball or not, and the US men’s team earned their place in Qatar 2022 through one of the three Concacaf Octagonal machines. USMNT seeks to end June camp “on a high note” against “more aggressive” El Salvador |

Time to defend the crown. USA vs. El Salvador, Concacaf Nations League 2022: What to watch out for

The Canadian men’s team’s eventful June window came to an end on Monday when they lost 2-1 to Honduras in Concacaf Nations League action in San Pedro Sula. Canada will be confident in process heading to World Cup after hectic June window |

Canada struck late but suffered a 2-1 loss to Honduras in the Concacaf Nations League game at a rain-soaked Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano in San Pedro Sula on Monday night. Summary: Honduras 2, Canada 1 |

Australia become the 31st team to book their place at the 2022 World Cup after beating Peru on penalties in an intercontinental playoff in Qatar. Australia 0-0 Peru (5-4 in pens): Australia book World Cup place with shootout win – BBC Sport

Fati and his teammates from Afghanistan had to “fight to survive” while escaping from the Taliban. Now they face an uncertain future. Afghanistan women’s team: Escaped Taliban but face uncertain football future – BBC Sport

England manager Gareth Southgate says a proposed documentary on players’ wives and girlfriends is “not my cup of tea”. England: Gareth Southgate says term ‘Wags’ is ‘disrespectful’ – BBC Sport

The possible introduction of throw-ins is being discussed at the latest meeting of football’s legislative body, the International Football Association Board (IFAB). Possible introduction of throw-ins discussed by football lawmakers Ifab – BBC Sport

Gareth Bale suggested the status of his next club is unimportant and refused to rule out a move to a team below the top flight. Gareth Bale raises hopes in Cardiff by refusing to rule out second division clubs | Gareth Bale | The Guardian

The England men’s and women’s teams met at St George’s Park, where Lucy Bronze said she discussed the pressure of home football tournaments with Declan Rice and Kieran Trippier. Lucy Bronze says Rice and Trippier have told the Lionesses to adopt the local European Championship | England women’s soccer team | The Guardian

The failure of doctors to remove players with obvious concussions has hampered progress on protocols to prevent brain injuries, soccer’s legislative body said. Clearly shocked footballers can continue playing, says Ifab | Concussion in sport | The Guardian

The former Manchester United captain tells Shanti Das that he spent his football career as ‘a robot’, eventually learning how to cry and the need to address the abuse. Patrice Evra: ‘I don’t want children to live like I lived for so many years’ | Soccer | The Guardian

The failure of doctors to remove players with obvious concussions has hampered progress on protocols to prevent brain injuries, soccer’s legislative body said. Clearly shocked footballers can continue playing, says Ifab | Concussion in sport | The Guardian

Champion France failed to qualify for the Nations League quarterfinals when it fell 1-0 at home to Croatia as it remained winless in the competition on Monday. France’s Nations League Final Four hopes dashed with Croatia defeat

The Brazilian soccer star has a passion for playing cards and is considering a future career in professional poker. Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar makes his World Series of Poker debut in Las Vegas

Chris Kirchner’s proposed takeover of Derby County is called off after the US businessman withdrew his offer, the EFL said on Monday. American businessman Chris Kirchner withdraws offer to buy Derby County from Wayne Rooney – EFL

The IFAB says semi-automatic VAR offside technology powered by artificial intelligence is on track to be implemented for this year’s World Cup. Semi-automated VAR offside technology on the way to Qatar World Cup | ESPN

9:00 AM – Armenia v. Scotland – UEFA Nations League – FS2

11:00 AM – Costa Rica vs. New Zealand – World Cup Qualifiers – FS2, Universo, Telemundo

11:00 a.m. – San Lorenzo v. Arsenal – Argentine First Division – Paramount+

11:45 a.m. – Germany v. Italy – UEFA Nations League – FS1

12:00 PM – French Guiana v. Belize – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

1:00 p.m. – Bonaire vs. US Virgin Islands – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

1:30 p.m. – Turks and Caicos Islands v. Sint Maarten – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

3:00 p.m. – Bermuda v. Montserrat – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

3:00 p.m. – Haiti v. Guyana – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

15:00 – Cordoba Workshops v. Newell’s Old Boys – Argentine First Division – Paramount+

15:00 – Board of Trustees v. Aldosivi – Argentine First Division – Paramount+

4:00 p.m. – Athletic Ottawa v. York United – Canadian Premier League – FS2

5:00 PM – Jamaica v. Mexico – CONCACAF Nations League – TUDN, Univision, Paramount+

5:30 p.m. – Students vs. Sarmiento – Argentine First Division – Paramount+

17:30 – Defense and Justice v. Hurricane – Argentine First Division – Paramount+

5:30 p.m. – Youth vs. Santos – Brasileirao – Paramount+

7:00 PM – El Salvador vs. USMNT – CONCACAF Nations League – FS1, TUDN, Univision

7:00 p.m. – Edmonton v. HFX Wanderers – Canadian Premier League – FS2

7:30 p.m. – Sounders FC v. Vancouver Whitecaps – MLS – Fox13+, Amazon Prime, ESPN+