Odds looking favorable for U.S. World Cup bid

March 1, 2007
By Frank Dell'Apa
U.S. Soccer announced last week that it will bid for the 2018 World Cup. FIFA president Sepp Blatter gave the U.S. the green light Wednesday, confirming North America is in line to play host to the 2018 World Cup.





Blatter was talking in London, effectively warning the English to back off on their bid. But Blatter also was setting the stage for contingency plans. When Blatter speaks, you have to read between the lines. In this case, Blatter hinted at a possible ...

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