Victor Montagliani

CONCACAF

CONCACAF chief responds to Trump ‘shithole’ slur

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Miami (AFP) – The head of CONCACAF responded to Donald Trump’s “shithole” slur on Friday, emphasising the region’s embrace of diversity as it enters a key phase in its bid for the 2026 World Cup.

Victor Montagliani, the president of the confederation for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), took to Twitter to address Trump’s remarks, which have been branded as racist at home and abroad.

CONMEBOL, CONCACAF presidents open to future joint tournaments

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NEW YORK The Copa America Centenario might only be the start of joint-competitions between CONMEBOL and CONCACAF teams.

CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez and CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani both stated during a press conference in Manhattan on Friday that they are not opposed to havingfuture tournaments that would include nations from both confederations.

CONCACAF’s new Canadian chief vows to ‘clean it up’

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Mexico City (AFP) Canada's Victor Montagliani was elected on Thursday as president of the football confederation of North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), vowing to "clean-up" the corruption-plagued organization.

Montagliani's three predecessors all fell under graft allegations, making him CONCACAF's fourth president in five years.

CONCACAF’s new Canadian chief vows to ‘clean it up’

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Mexico City (AFP) Canada's Victor Montagliani was elected on Thursday as president of the football confederation of North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), vowing to "clean-up" the corruption-plagued organization.

Montagliani's three predecessors all fell under graft allegations, making him CONCACAF's fourth president in five years.

Canadian takes over scandal-plagued CONCACAF

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Mexico City (AFP) Canada's Victor Montagliani was elected on Thursday as president of the football confederation of North and Central America and the Caribbean, whose last three leaders left office under a cloud of corruption allegations.

Montagliani, the 50-year-old head of the Canadian Soccer Association, defeated Bermuda football chief Larry Mussenden in a 25-16 vote by members of CONCACAF in Mexico City.

Canadian takes over scandal-plagued CONCACAF

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Mexico City (AFP) Canada's Victor Montagliani was elected on Thursday as president of the football confederation of North and Central America and the Caribbean, whose last three leaders left office under a cloud of corruption allegations.

Montagliani, the 50-year-old head of the Canadian Soccer Association, defeated Bermuda football chief Larry Mussenden in a 25-16 vote by members of CONCACAF in Mexico City.

Montagliani elected as CONCACAF's new president

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CONCACAF officially has a new leader.

CanadianVictor Montagliani was elected as CONCACAF's new president at the confederation's congress in Mexico City on Thursday morning.Montagliani defeated lawyer Larry Mussenden from Bermuda.

The Canadian businessmanjoins a list of CONCACAF presidents that haven't been held in high regard as of late.

FIFA

FIFA in deal to end FIFPro transfer complaint

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Zurich (AFP) – FIFA on Thursday reached a deal it hopes will lead to footballers union FIFPro withdrawing its complaint to the European Commission over “transfer market madness”.

World football’s governing body FIFA plans to launch an investigation into transfers after this summer’s record-breaking window sparked renewed unease at FIFPro.

Blatter keen on possible Canada bid for men’s World Cup

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By TATE STEINLAGE

"It's time."

That's what FIFA president Sepp Blatter had to say Monday about a future bid from the Canadian Soccer Association to host the Men's World Cup.Blatter's comments came on the eve of the U-20 Women's World Cup in Canada, which is to act as a precursor for next summer's Women's World Cup.

Philadelphia Union

Union bits, more news

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Newsy news links and such like.

“A sense of urgency”: Union news, USA-New Zealand, more

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Curtin acknowledges team feels "a sense of urgency" ahead of final two games of the season. U-17s wrap up regional Generation adidas Cup qualifiers. US hosts New Zealand tonight. More.

Union news and notes, more

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Highlights of Jim Curtin's comments to reporters on Wednesday and other Union news. This weekend's Union U-17's Generation adidas Cup East Regional qualifiers schedule. More.

Union’s training facility gets a name, more news

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Union training facility now the Power Training Complex. More morning news.

Union bits, local USOC qualification results, USOC final tonight, more

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News and such.

Off to Montreal and other Union news, Lehigh Valley doubleheader, more news

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Union face Montreal on the road on Saturday. USL/PDL doubleheader at Goodman Stadium on Sunday. More news.

Power rankings drop for Union, Team Cameron, more news

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News? Yes.

Carroll set to make 350th MLS appearance, second walls, more Union bits, more news

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Carroll set to make 350th league appearance on Saturday. B.J. Callaghan on that second wall. More power rankings. More news.

Union face Chicago today, other Union bits and league bobs, more

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Union bits and bobs ahead of today's Suncoast Invitational game against Chicago. More news.

New Union GK, preseason win over US U-17s, USWNT in Olympic qualifier tonight, more

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Goalkeeper Matt Jones joins Union on loan. Union win scrimmage against US U-17s, 5-0. USWNT's Olympic qualification campaign begins tonight against Costa Rica. More news.

Union bits, Cruz signs with Minnesota, USWNT union fires back, more

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Union scrimmage with John Hackworth-coached US U-17s today. Danny Cruz signs with Minnesota United. USWNT players union fires back at US Soccer. CONCACAF presidential candidates. More.

Union deals with Houston in the works? Timbers MLS champs, USWNT game cancelled over field conditions, more

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Are Cristian Maidana and Andrew Wenger on their way to Houston? TImbers win MLS Cup. USWNT friendly in Hawaii cancelled. More FIFA fun.

Recaps and reaction to Orlando draw, league results wrap, more news

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Recaps and reaction from the Union 's scoreless draw in Orlando. More news.

The Rest

US, Mexico, Canada in joint bid for 2026 World Cup

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New York (AFP) – The United States, Mexico and Canada announced a joint bid to stage the 2026 World Cup on Monday, aiming to become the first three-way co-hosts in the history of FIFA’s showpiece tournament.

The bid was announced at a press conference in New York attended by the head of CONCACAF, Victor Montagliani along with US Soccer Federation chief Sunil Gulati and Mexico counterpart Decio de Maria.

Davies deal details, power rankings, US hosts T&T, Geiger, more

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Twellman talks Davies deal. US looks to advance, finish top of their group when they host Trinidad and Tobago in tonight's World Cup qualifier. Honduras asked FIFA to replace Mark Geiger for tonight's qualifier against Mexico. More.

Some Soccer News for May 12, 2016

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It's Day 133 of 2016.


Kei Kamara is a Rev. And I bet he is not very happy about it!
That didn't take long. He blew up the Crew on Saturday and so they shipped him North in a matter of days. New England gives up salary cap money, a couple draft picks and 1 international roster spot, AKA a big pile of assets, to get Kamara.