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A World Cup Soccer Game Could Maybe Be Played in Philadelphia a Decade From Now

Jan 12, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT

Exciting news for soccer fans trying to plan their schedule 10 years in advance: "Philadelphia has been chosen as one of 18 host cities included in the
U.S. bid to land soccer's World Cup tournament in 2018 or 2022,
officials announced today." Now you only have to wait eleven more months to find out if the U.S. wins one of those bids. [Inquirer]

In other footie news, the MLS SuperDraft takes place on Thursday and your very own Philadelphia Union have the first overall selection. Rumor has it Peter Nowak likes Oregon State's Danny Mwanga in the top spot. [ESPN, ESPN]