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M&T Bank Stadium, ‘walkability,’ local soccer fandom should all boost Baltimore’s World Cup odds, official says

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El Salvador fans pack the stands of M&T Bank Stadium. Image courtesy of Baltimore Ravens/Twitter.

It’s a great day for local fútbol fans. The United States, Canada and Mexico have been tapped as host countries for the 2026 World Cup, and Baltimore is on the short list of locales that could serve as host sites for the massive quadrennial soccer tournament.

Now that short list must be trimmed within the next couple years from 23 to 15 or 16 cities that get to play host to some world-class international soccer. If it’s any sign for now, Baltimore scored well compared to others, tying for third with a score of 4.2 out of 5, behind only Denver, Houston, Miami and San Francisco, per FIFA’s official Bid Evaluation Report.

Blast announce viewing party as team goes for ‘three-peat’

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The Baltimore Blast celebrate winning the 2017 championship. Image via Facebook.

On Sunday, the Baltimore Blast will take the turf in Monterrey, Mexico, to try and win the team’s third straight Ron Newman Cup Championship.

Baltimore Blast start their run at a three-peat tonight

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Credit: Brandon Weigel

The Baltimore Blast making the playoffs is about as dependable as the sun coming up each morning–the team has made the postseason for 11 straight seasons. But going for the third straight Major Arena Soccer League title is a rarer feat.

From Player to Coach: Joe Uddeme Leads Jr. Maccabi Soccer Team

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For three years, Joe Uddeme played soccer for the Baltimore Maccabi team, traveling to Detroit and Wayne, N.J. as well as participating in the 1992 Baltimore games.

Mercy High School Coach Doug Pryor Named State Coach of the Year for Maryland H.S. Girls Private/Parochial

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Featured L to R: Emily Crusse (senior), Doug Pryor, Ada Clare Tempert (junior), Mia Ramirez (senior). All three students are members of the varsity soccer team.

The Maryland Association of Coaches of Soccer (MACS) has named Mercy High School Varsity Head Soccer Coach, Doug Pryor, “State Coach of the Year for Maryland High School Girls” in the private/parochial category.

Baltimore Officials to Vote on Hosting 2026 FIFA World Cup

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The Uruguay-Costa Rica match at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Photo by Danilo Borges/Portal da Copa, via Wikimedia Commons.

Barring any hiccups tomorrow, city officials will officially make Baltimore a potential host city for the world’s biggest soccer tournament eight years away.

Baltimore Considered as a Host City for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

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A shot from Johannesburg, South Africa, during the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Photo by Steve Evans, via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore is among 32 cities being considered as hosts for the world’s biggest soccer tournament in 2026.

Baltimore Soccer Club Christos FC Surprises D.C. United in Loss

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Still via Streamable/U.S. Soccer

You wouldn’t know it from the box score, but local amateur soccer team Christos FC gave D.C. United a run for their money last night.

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