Stadiums

PSG set to leave Parc des Princes after 50 years of calling the stadium home

PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain look set to leave the Parc des Princes after the City confirmed the stadium was not for sale, club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said on Thursday.

"It's too easy to say now that the stadium is not for sale anymore. We know what we want, we wasted years to try and buy it. It's easier for us now, we know what we want. It's over for us. We want to move out of the Parc," Al-Khelaifi told reporters at a UEFA Congress.

PSG leaving Parc des Princes

Omaha ready to become latest downtown with a gorgeous soccer-specific stadium

Every major downtown area in the United States needs a good soccer stadium as a gathering place for footy fans in our opinion. A new $60 million Omaha soccer stadium will now provide Nebraska with one of its own.

USL 1 club Union Omaha only came into existence five years ago and began playing in 2020. In a few short years the Owls have achieved major landmarks and have revealed plans for a state-of-the-art 7,000-seater stadium.

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Oklahoma City set to build beautiful $71 million downtown soccer stadium

We here at The18 are suckers for a good downtown soccer stadium in the United States. Whether it’s MLS, NWSL or USL, a shiny stadium in the heart of a city hits the same.

Oklahoma City looks to be the latest major U.S. metro area ready to add the beautiful game in the downtown area.

Here are the U.S. cities that will host the 2024 Copa America

Next year's Copa America will be held across 14 U.S. cities, culminating with the final at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Monday. We take a look here at the 2024 Copa America cities across the United States.

The first semi-final will be at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey with the other at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, while quarter-final action will be in Arlington, Houston, Las Vegas and Glendale.

Expect to see players bundled up at the Women’s World Cup as the weather will be brisk

The 2023 Women’s World Cup kicks off next week and the hype continues to build. The Women’s World Cup weather will be one topic that fans back home might be discussing.

I was looking through some United States women’s national team content and was initially confused. Why were they all wearing jackets?

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Videos of Camp Nou’s demolition is enough to make any soccer fan feel a little sad

Barcelona’s Camp Nou, or Spotify Camp Nou as it’s now called, is going under renovations. Videos of the iconic stadium being torn down has left soccer fans including non-Barcelona supporters feeling down.

On Monday the cranes came out to begin destroying parts of the Camp Nou.

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Fans engulf the stadium in flames celebrating the worst game-winning penalty ever

A top-of-the-table clash between regional rivals Independiente Rivadavia and Deportivo Maipú in the Primera Nacional (Argentina's second tier) on Saturday night went viral for a number of reasons.

The must-see video is of Independiente supporters celebrating the approaching full-time whistle with an insane display of pyrotechnics. Incredibly, Deportivo Maipú almost scored an equalizer with the final kick of the match while all this was going on, but Independiente held on for a 2-1 win to supplant their rivals at the top of the Zone B table.

Come for the train, stay for the goals: Two USL Championship underdogs down MLS opposition in midweek US Open Cup fixtures

As the tail end of the nation’s oldest and most storied soccer tournament approaches, two second-division teams continue to linger. The Pittsburgh Riverhounds and Birmingham Legion both welcomed MLS opposition into their humble abodes for the US Open Cup Round of 16 and won more than just the hearts of those watching.

Luton's crumbling Kenilworth Road is one win from the Premier League

LUTON, England - Opinions of Luton Town's Kenilworth Road stadium run the gamut from charming and cosy to a ramshackle dump, but the club's former manager John Still believes it could be one of the team's most potent weapons if they reach the Premier League next season.

Luton Town need to beat Coventry City in Saturday's Championship Playoff Final at Wembley to earn promotion — and the biggest prize in the game.

AEK Athens fans celebrate Super League title with insane display of pyrotechnics

AEK Athens secured their first Super League Greece title since 2018 by beating Volos 4-0 on Sunday at OPAP Arena, and supporters celebrated beating Panathinaikos and Olympiacos to the crown by nearly burning their own stadium to the ground.

This is a scene you'd never get in MLS since "fireworks of any kind including, but not limited to, flares, smoke bombs, incendiary devices and pyrotechnics" are strictly prohibited. We're softer than Charmin over here. 

The Super League, however, clearly doesn't have a Fan Code of Conduct.      

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