July 18 – Asian Football Confederation acting president Zhang Jilong hails Japan’s World Cup win, saying it will benefit women’s football on the continent… Dominant USA rue missed chances, but fledgling American women’s league hopes to capitalise… Blatter looks ahead to Canada 2015. INSIDER’s Mark Bisson reports.
3/12/10 USA World Cup bid leader Sunil Gulati says the vote that cost it the 2022 tournament was a referendum not on the bid’s strength but rather on its popularity. INSIDER’s Americas correspondent Matthew Grayson reports.
1/9/2010 Former Sydney Olympics Minister Michael Knight says Australia has all the right credentials to host a spectacular World Cup in 2022… Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho along with Kaka and Cristiano Ronaldo sprinkle some star dust on the Spain-Portugal bid campaign during FIFA’s inspection tour… Holland-Belgium highlights green bid credentials
The USA Bid Committee today announced AT&T* as an official sponsor of the organization’s efforts to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022. “As a major supporter of professional soccer in this country, AT&T is the perfect communications sponsor for the USA Bid Committee’s mission to show the world
21/5/2010 US Soccer president Sunil Gulati, pictured left, tells World Football Insider that hosting the World Cup again would provide the “final steps” to making the country a football nation… Hails “phenomenal” legacy of 1994 finals and says America must build on it. WFI’s James Corbett reports.
(WFI) USA Bid Committee Chairman Sunil Gulati has conceded that the 2018 World Cup Finals are likely to be awarded to Europe, but says his country will remain “right in the mix” until the bidding process concludes in December.
The U.S. will announce their intention to bid for 2018 and 2022 on Feb. 2…Study shows majority of residents worried about crime rates during 2010 World Cup