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USWNT Crushes Japan to Win Third Women’s World Cup

USWNT Crushes Japan to Win Third Women’s World Cup

Vancouver, BC– The U. S.  Women’s National Team (USWNT)  beat Japan 5-2 in a dominating performance that crowned them World Champions for the first time since 1999. The scoring came quickly and furiously. In only the 3rd minute of the game, Carli Lloyd buried a Megan Rapinoe corner kick with her foot to open up […]

USWNT Punch Ticket to Final with Win over Germany

USWNT Punch Ticket to Final with Win over Germany

Montreal, Quebec– Carli Lloyd converted a penalty kick in the 69th minute and Kelley O’Hara scored off a Lloyd assist in the 84th minute to propel the USWNT to a win and its second consecutive Women’s World Cup Final. The first half was a battle between the two heavyweight teams. Both sides missed their own […]

USWNT beat China on Lone Lloyd Goal

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USWNT beat China on Lone Lloyd Goal

The USWNT beat China 1-0 in the quarterfinals, with Carli Lloyd’s lone goal sending the team to its seventh consecutive World Cup semifinal. They are the only women’s soccer team to reach all seven Women’s World Cup semifinals. Finally, the Americans gave the kind of performance befitting a team ranked number 2 in the world. […]

USWNT Squeaks By Colombia 2-0

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USWNT Squeaks By Colombia 2-0

The USWNT beat Colombia 2-0, but that is about the best that can be said about the match. In the first half, a swarm of yellow Colombian jerseys surrounded the Americans every time they touched the ball. The team was unable to play its way out from under all of this pressure and did not […]

Women’s World Cup: USWNT Top Nigeria on Wambach Goal

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Women’s World Cup: USWNT Top Nigeria on Wambach Goal

Abby Wambach scored; the USWNT won. If that sounds familiar, it should. Wambach now has 183 international goals, and her lone goal tonight was enough to lift the USWNT to victory, securing the top finish in Group D. It was also her 12th Women’s World Cup goal as the USWNT hung on to win Group […]

Women’s World Cup: USA, Sweden Play to Scoreless Draw

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Women’s World Cup: USA, Sweden Play to Scoreless Draw

The U.S. Women’s National Team tied Sweden 0-0 in the second group game of the Women’s World Cup on Friday night. The Americans again came out shaky in the first half. The players looked totally out of sync at times and everything was slightly off. Touches were too heavy, passes were too short, throw-ins soared […]

Women’s World Cup: USWNT v. Sweden Preview

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Women’s World Cup: USWNT v. Sweden Preview

The U.S. Women’s National Team will face off against Sweden Friday night in its second game of Group D play, and the match has all the makings of a marquee game. In the 2011 World Cup, the USWNT lost 2-1 to Sweden in their second group game, but the history between the two teams does […]

USWNT beat Australia 3-1 in Women’s World Cup Opener

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USWNT beat Australia 3-1 in Women’s World Cup Opener

The first half wasn’t great and the second half wasn’t always pretty, but the USWNT pulled off a win against Australia to start their World Cup campaign on the right note in a 3-1 victory. Midfielder Megan Rapinoe opened the scoring in the 12th minute when her shot from outside the 18 deflected off a Australia’s […]

Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

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Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

The four year wait is over and the 2015 Women’s World Cup has officially begun. The United States Women’s National Team will look to win their first Women’s World Cup trophy in sixteen years after losing the 2011 final to Japan on penalty kicks. The team will open their 2015 World Cup run at 7:30 pm […]

Tony Gustavsson Named Assistant Coach for US Women’s National Team

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Tony Gustavsson Named Assistant Coach for US Women’s National Team

On Tuesday, May 27th, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named Tony Gustavsson as a full-time assistant coach starting with the matches against France in June. Gustavsson was a member of the coaching staff for fellow Sweden native Pia Sundhage’s staff for the 2012 Olympics, helping the USA to the gold medal in front […]

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