World Cup 2026
2026 World Cup expansion means more games for Seattle
There will now be about 40 more games to spread around.
Peter Tomozawa takes role leading Seattle’s World Cup committee
Tomozawa will remain a minority owner with Sounders but steps down as President of Business.
Successful World Cup bid belongs to entire Seattle soccer community
Our soccer culture likely pushed us across the finish line.
Seattle chosen as a World Cup 2026 host city
There will be a public celebration today from 5-8 PM at Pier 62.
Will the 2026 World Cup be played in Seattle?
Everything you need to know about Seattle’s bid ahead of the June 16 announcement.
2026 World Cup host cities will be revealed on June 16
Seattle is one of 22 cities still in the running.
Seattle’s World Cup bid press conference was short on details, long on confidence
There’s going to be grass, but we don’t know what that means exactly.
Everything you need to know about Seattle’s World Cup bid
SEA2026 formally welcomes FIFA on Oct. 31-Nov. 1.
FIFA will soon spend two days inspecting Seattle’s World Cup bid
Bid committee will tour facilities starting on Oct. 31.
FIFA will begin touring potential World Cup 2026 venues Sept. 15
Nine East Coast cities will be toured this month. Seattle will be toured in October or November.
Vancouver re-enters World Cup 2026 picture
Nothing is official yet, but if Vancouver ends up replacing Montreal in Canada’s bid that would seem to bode well for Seattle’s chances to host.
Permanent grass pitch unlikely but possible, Sounders president says
In KING5 interview, Peter Tomozawa expresses confidence that lack of grass won’t keep World Cup from coming to Seattle.
How I learned to stop worrying about artificial turf undermining Seattle’s World Cup bid
Temporary grass is suboptimal, but more than half the candidate cities will need to use it.
FIFA sets schedule for 2026 World Cup venue selection
Seattle is one of 17 U.S. cities still in the running to host games.
Seattle among potential World Cup host cities that ‘pick themselves’
NBC Sports columnist thinks we’ll be one of 10 U.S. host cities in 2026.
Seattle should be confident about becoming a World Cup host city
The benefits will surely be overblown, but we’ve positioned ourselves about as well as we can to win over FIFA.
Sounders, Seattle officials confident they’ll be among 2026 World Cup host cities
There are 23 cities still vying for 16 spots, but Seattle appears to be in good shape.
Seattle a strong candidate to host 2026 World Cup matches
Seattle is still only a finalist as 23 cities await the final cut of the United bid of the USA, Mexico and Canada.