Carlos Cordeiro

U.S. Soccer

Rocco Commisso offers few new ideas, fewer details with new proposal

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Rocco Commisso has some good ideas.

He wants to eliminate perceived conflicts of interest throughout America soccer. He wants to provide opportunities for lower league clubs with less financial clout so they can one day compete with the millionaires that run MLS. He wants to introduce competitive bidding for television rights, rather than funneling them all through Soccer United Marketing.

Cosmos owner Rocco Commisso offers to pledge $250 million towards American soccer based on conditions

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Another NASL owner is willing to throw a large chunk of money into American soccer in order to get his league back off the ground and implement a promotion/relegation system in the United States.

This time it's Rocco Commisso, the owner of the New York Cosmos. In a series of letters to and from U.

Cordeiro replaces Gulati as World Cup bid chair

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The united bid for the 2026 World Cup from the United States, Canada and Mexico has a new face at the front of the bid.

After being elected U.S. Soccer president in February, Carlos Cordeiro replaced Sunil Gulati as chair of the bid. Cordeiro now sits alongside Canadian federation president Steven Reed and Mexican federation president Decio de Maria as co-chairs of the 2026 bid.

Infantino supports election of Cordeiro gollowing USMNT's 'massive failure'

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino believes newly-elected U.S. Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro will help the Americans deal with the "massive failure" of missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

"Carlos will have this challenge to make sure the U.S. qualify," Infantino told ESPN. "It's more important to bring in a football culture in the whole country from the youth and training of players to the league system that exists.

Carlos Cordeiro begins U.S. Soccer presidency that will be defined by several big challenges

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The weeks and months of critiquing and campaigning are over and Carlos Cordeiro is the president of U.S. Soccer. The longtime executive and former federation vice president is now in charge, succeeding Sunil Gulati in the midst of one of the most turbulent times in American soccer history.

The race and election are over.

SBI Question of the Day: Which issue facing U.S. Soccer is most important to you?

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Now that the United States Soccer Federation has a new leader in Carlos Cordeiro, plenty of issues need to be addressed over the next several years.

On the surface, an overhaul of the U.S. Men's National Team is a hot button issue since they won't be at the World Cup this summer and do not have a full-time head coach, technical director, or general manager.

Carlos Cordeiro elected president of U.S. Soccer

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It took three round of voting, but current U.S. Soccer vice president Carlos Cordeiro was elected the new president of the United States Soccer Federation at their annual general meeting in Orlando on Tuesday.

He ended up with 68.6% of the third round vote.

After one round of voting, Cordeiro and SUM president Kathy Carter were running neck and neck with over 70% of the vote between them.

SBI Question of the Day: Who would you vote for in the U.S. Soccer election?

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After months of campaigning and politicking, the U.S. Soccer presidential election is set for this weekend, and there are a number of candidates that have a legitimate chance at winning the upcoming election.

In many ways, the election is divided into two groups. The first is one that represents a sort of status quo, candidates that have been on the business side and are looking to continue to build on U.

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Union win final preseason game, new US Soccer crest unveiled, more news

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Union win final preseason game. League news. US Soccer unveils new crest. Infantino says reforms are his first priority. More news.

USSF Board of Directors Narrowly Approves 1-year Provisional Sanctioning of NASL; AGM Must Still Ratify

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In a narrow 6-5 vote with both U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati and MLS Commissioner Don Garber abstaining, the USSF Board of Directors approved the North American Soccer League (NASL) to provisionally sanction Division 2 pro soccer in the U.S. for 2011. The approval came with a special 1-year provisional status and must still be ratified in today's Annual General Meeting which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada today.

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News roundup: Union alums, presidential tweets, and a Wembley friendly

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Ahead of the Union's flight to Frisco, here's the last roundup of the week.

News Roundup: On one likes us, Union Academia, and Carlos Cordeiro is USSF president

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Plus a pre-season draw, a new Uniform for Minnesota, and Landon Donovan