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Philadelphia Will Be a Host City for the 2026 World Cup

Soccer fan Darrell Redmond.
Tom MacDonald
Soccer fan Darrell Redmond.

The city of Philadelphia has won a bid to host games in the 2026 World Cup. WHYY's Tom MacDonald was at the official announcement party in LOVE Park.

(Original air-date: 6/24/22)

WHYY reporter Tom MacDonald is a lifelong Philadelphia-area resident who has worked in the region since the mid-1980s. Tom started in commercial radio covering the MOVE standoff with police for WFIL-AM. He was also City Hall Bureau Chief, covering government and politics for more than a decade, for WWDB-FM.