North American Host Cities for FIFA World Cup 2026 Revealed
The destinations for world football (soccer) fans for the summer of 2026 were determined on Thursday, as FIFA announced the host cities and stadiums for the World Cup. The event, which returns to North America for the first time since 1994, will be jointly hosted by the Canada, Mexico,... Read more
Soccer Champions Tour to Bring Real Madrid, Barcelona & Others to U.S.
Top clubs from around the globe are heading to the United States for the new Soccer Champions Tour, announced Friday by AEG. The tour will feature five clubs playing in five games in four major cities in the western half of the country in a nine-day span in late... Read more
UEFA Finals See Ticket Chaos After Fans Forced to Black Market
Accusations and blame are flying around Europe following a fiasco at the UEFA Champions League Final last weekend in Paris, which saw the start of the game delayed when thousands of fans were trapped in poorly managed queues by ticketing issues. The game itself was delayed at the start... Read more
Ticketmaster, AMB Sports Extend Atlanta Teams Deal
AMB Sports and Entertainment, which controls the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, MLS’s Atlanta United and Mercedes-Benz Stadium, has extended its existing deal that makes Ticketmaster the ticketing partner for the teams and all events at the Atlanta facility. “AMB Sports and Entertainment are known for pushing the envelope and pioneering... Read more
Chelsea FC Selling for $5.26 Billion to Group Led by Vivid Seats’ Boehly
The UK Government has approved the sale of Chelsea Football Club to a group led by Todd Boehly in a deal valued at more than $5 billion. The sale will put the English Premier League team into a portfolio of investments in sports and ticketing for Boehly, who also... Read more
Top flight soccer clubs featured in the U.S. matches
Nation’s soccer scene welcomes the biggest football clubs of Europe in mid-summer. Held in the state since 2015, and bringing together sports and entertainment, the Florida Cup expands to the FC Series this year, hosting numerous matches across the country. English Premier League’s two powerful opponents Arsenal and Chelsea... Read more
Liverpool Threatens Fans With Bans Over UEFA Finals Tickets
Liverpool FC has cancelled the tickets to the upcoming UEFA Champions League final of more than a dozen supporters and threatened them with the potential of a lifetime ban from the club over their having listed tickets to the game in Paris for resale. The move comes in the... Read more
UEFA Criticized Over Allocation of UEFA Champions League Finals Tickets
The UEFA Champions League final next week in Paris is a hot ticket – and a significantly talked about one, too. Supporters and club officials alike have raised questions of fairness in regards to the process through which tickets to the event have been distributed. The final, scheduled for... Read more
FIFA Says World Cup Final Ticket Requests Topped 3 Million
Demand is very high for games at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, according to FIFA. The finals saw 3 million requests for tickets, with high profile group-stage games also drawing huge numbers of requests in the most recent phase of ticketing for the event scheduled for the fall... Read more
After Rival Fan Fiasco, FC Barcelona Strips Ticket Transfer Rights
FC Barcelona reacted to the embarrassing sight of a stadium full of opposing fans by stripping ticket resale and transfer rights from its supporters for high-profile matches in the future. The team took the action after a reported 30,000 supporters of Eintracht Frankfurt made it to Camp Nou via... Read more