Uncategorized | 4:22 am | January 14, 2010 | By Yale Daily News

Surprise, surprise — New Haven won’t host FIFA World Cup

The USA Bid Committee announced the 18 cities that will form the United States’ bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2018 or 2022 — and New Haven was not one of them. The Yale Bowl was on the initial list of 58 cities put forth as potential candidates in April but was eliminated in the first round of cuts in June.

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  • ’12

    Darn. I really thought we had a shot.

    LOL

  • Gary

    No Chicago, nothing in the Bay Area, no New Orleans, no St Louis… strange selection