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The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team (USMNT) lost to the Venezuelan national team on Sunday, 3-0, in the team's first-ever game in Cincinnati.

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The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team (USMNT) arrived in Cincinnati Thursday evening to begin training for its final tune-up match ahead of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The is the team's first-ever match in Cincinnati.

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The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team plays its first-ever match in Cincinnati on June 9. It's the team's final match ahead of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, a tournament featuring 16 teams from North and Central America and the Caribbean.

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A Cincinnati native is heading to France this summer to play in the Women's World Cup. Rose Lavelle is among the 23 women named to the roster for the June tournament.

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Updated: April 18

U.S. Soccer is confirming the men's national team will play in Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. June 9.

On the heals of successfully hosting the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, Cincinnati is being tapped a second time. According to the Venezuelan Football Federation, the U.S. men (USMNT) will play Venezuela June 9 in Cincinnati.

A sold-out crowd of more than 32,000 people cheered, chanted and sang as FC Cincinnati took the field at home for the first time in Major League Soccer Sunday night. The final score was 3-nil to the home team.

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FC Cincinnati lost to the Seattle Sounders FC in its first Major League Soccer match last Saturday.

FC Cincinnati Breaks Ground On West End Stadium

Dec 18, 2018
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The West End community and public were invited to what marked the beginning stages of plans to replace the Stargel Stadium at the rear of Taft IT High School with a new MLS stadium Tuesday.

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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber will join FC Cincinnati as the club breaks ground on its new stadium in the West End on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 4 p.m.

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Fans will finally get to see what FC Cincinnati will look like as the team heads to Major League Soccer next year. The soccer club unveils its new branding during an invitation-only event Monday at 6 p.m.

Dayton’s foreign-born population has grown dramatically in recent years. While the number of immigrants is smaller than that in some other cities around the United States, people from more than 100 different countries call Dayton home.

That international diversity was on display at a special recent soccer game. The Dayton World Soccer Games is designed to help the city’s immigrant and refugee newcomers feel at home. 

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FC Cincinnati on Tuesday released images of the first designs for the club's soon-to-be-built Major League Soccer stadium in the West End.

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FC Cincinnati is signing its first two Major League Soccer players as it prepares to enter to the top American league in 2019.

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FC Cincinnati has extended the contract of head coach Alan Koch through the 2020 season, a year after the team officially enters Major League Soccer. 

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FC Cincinnati is going with the local office of a worldwide company to draft its new branding as it prepares to enter Major League Soccer next year.

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FC Cincinnati will build a training facility in Milford, the club announced Tuesday. Pending local government approval, the team will construct a facility where the Expressway Park softball complex currently stands. 

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FC Cincinnati will face a second Spanish team in an international friendly match this summer. Espanyol of La Liga, Spain's top league, is coming to town July 28 at 7:30 p.m.

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Updated Wednesday, June 13, 11:50 a.m.

Editor's note: This story first appeared March 15, 2018 and has been updated given today's news that FIFA has selected the U.S., Canada and Mexico bid to host the World Cup in 2026. 

Cincinnati is a finalist to hold a World Cup match after a bid by the U.S., Canada and Mexico was chosen to host the 2026 World Cup.

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After months of political wrangling to get a stadium plan in place, Major League Soccer (MLS) is finally saying those sweet words fans have been waiting for: you're in.

The Columbus City Attorney's office has made another move in its attempt to keep Columbus Crew in the city. 

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