DOING THEIR BIDDING (PART II): How U.S. lost the 1986 World Cup bid, but won the right to host the 1994 tournament

Werner Fricker, then USSF president, toasts the USA being awarded the rights to host the 1994 World Cup on July 4, 1988. (Michael Lewis Photo) Thirty-two years ago today, FIFA awarded the United States the 1994 World Cup. Here is the inside story and background on how the USA secured the bid. This story was … Continue reading DOING THEIR BIDDING (PART II): How U.S. lost the 1986 World Cup bid, but won the right to host the 1994 tournament