By Paul Nicholson in Los Angeles
April 15 – Defending champions USA have been handed what looks like a comfortable group draw for the 2023 Concacaf Gold Cup, with the toughest challenge in the first stage likely to come from Jamaica and their contingent of English Premier League players.
April 15 – Using the backdrop of the 2023 Gold Cup Draw at the spectacular SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, Concacaf officially launched its ‘Bigger Game’ social impact strategy.
April 14 – New York Red Bulls forward Dante Vanzeir (pictured) has been suspended for six games and fined by Major League Soccer for using a racist remark during last Saturday’s match against the San Jose Earthquakes.
April 14 – With just two days to go to the start of the season the Canadian Premier League (CPL) has announced it has renewed its longstanding partnership with Volkswagen Canada through 2028.
April 12 – Six Premier League clubs will play nine matches against each other in a friendly series on the East Coast of the US this July, while four LaLiga clubs will do the same at venues in Mexico and the US on the West Coast.
April 12 – New York Red Bulls forward Dante Vanzeir (pictured) has taken a step back from playing for Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise New York Red Bulls “to avoid distractions” following his use of a racial slur in the match with San Jose Earthquakes.
April 10 – Concacaf has announced the 15 stadiums that will host matches in the 2023 Gold Cup in 14 US and Canadian metropolitan areas between June 16 and July 16.
April 6 – The Canadian Premier League (CPL) has unveiled Telus as the league’s Official Telecommunications, Digital Health and Home Security Partner in a five-year deal.
April 5 – The top tier National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in the US has awarded an expansion franchise to an investment group who will set up an as yet unnamed team in the Bay Area in Northern California.
March 31 – Concacaf has released detail of the draw and seedings for the Gold Cup 2023 groups and preliminary plays offs.
March 30 – Newcomers to the Concacaf Nations League finals Panama and Canada will kick off the semi-finals at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Thursday June 15.
March 30 – St. Louis City SC, whose debut in the MLS this season has seen them set debut records winning each of their first five games, has added car rental business Enterprise as a ‘Founding Partner’ sponsor in a wide-ranging multi-year agreement.
March 29 – Canada and Panama will complete the line-up for the four-team Concacaf Nations League finals in June, both teams winning their final group games against Honduras and Costa Rica to secure their places in the Las Vegas finals.
March 28 – Mexico and the USA are both through to the Concacaf Nations League finals to be played in Las Vegas in June, but both nations left it to the last match of the group games to qualify.