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ESPN’s Taylor Twellman on John Brooks’ goal and another defining US Soccer moment

At some point, the United States will stop playing heart-pounding, pulsating World Cup matches for a while.  That point in time hasn’t been reached yet, so we should all enjoy an unprecedented run of exciting games and finishes on the world’s biggest sporting stage while we still can.  John Brooks joined the likes of Abby Wambach and Landon Donovan with his 86th minute header...
Via Awful Announcing
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Reign FC Kim Little Named May NWSL Player of the Month

Not one, but two milestones were reached in the NWSL Wednesday. For the first time in the NWSL’s short history, a player has received back-to-back Player of the Month honors. No player before has ever received the award more than once nor has a player ever received the award in consecutive months. Seattle Reign FC midfielder Kim Little was named May’s Army National Guard Player...
Via Grandstand University
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

American women beat Russia 8-0 in friendly

Abby Wambach scored her record 165th international goal in the U.S. women football team's comprehensive 8-0 win over Russia in a friendly Thursday. The United States has beaten Russia by a 15-0 margin over two friendlies to extend its unbeaten streak to 42 games. With the United States up 2-0 on own goals in the 11th and 50th minutes, Amy Rodriguez took Heather O'Reilly...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WC hopes still lead through Wambach

Over the next year and a half, you're going to be hearing a lot about Abby Wambach's legs. As the United States women's national team gets ready for the 2015 Women's World Cup , an awful lot rests on them. Under head coach Tom Sermanni, the USA has made long strides in building depth and diversifying its portfolio of attacking options. Fellow forwards Alex Morgan...
Via Fox Soccer
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT faces unusual test vs. Russia

Russia is no longer the great unknown. The Cold War ended more than two decades ago, the Soviet Union has crumbled, and its core state is now happily hosting the world at the Winter Olympics. Russia's women's national soccer team, however, does remain a largely mysterious quantity to the American women, whom they take on in Boca Raton, Fla. ( live, Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET...
Via Fox Soccer
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Angerer wins Player of the Year award

Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has been voted the best women's football player in the world for 2013. Angerer, the current European player of the year, defeated United States forward Abby Wambach, last year's winner, and five-time champion Marta of Brazil. Angerer helped Germany win the European Championship last year. She will join U.S. team Portland Thorns in April...
Via Fox Soccer
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Germany keeper Angerer voted FIFA player of year

Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer has been voted the best women's football player in the world for 2013. Angerer, the current European player of the year, defeated United States forward Abby Wambach, last year's winner, and five-time champion Marta of Brazil. Angerer helped Germany win the European Championship last year. She will join U.S. team Portland Thorns in April...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Altidore, Wambach win top awards

Jozy Altidore and Abby Wambach were honored as the men's and women's players of the year by U.S. football. The men's Athlete of the Year honor is the first for Altidore. He becomes the 22nd player to earn the award since its inception in 1984. Altidore set a U.S. men's national team record by scoring a goal in five consecutive matches from June 2 to Aug. 14. His...
Via Fox Soccer
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

US women's football team beats Brazil 4-1

Sydney Leroux scored twice in the first half as the U.S. women's football team completed its sixth undefeated year with a 4-1 win over Brazil in an international friendly Sunday. Abby Wambach also scored in the first half and Erika Tymrak added the other goal for the United States. The Americans finished the year with 13 wins and three draws. Leroux opened the scoring in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Wambach making grand statements

2013 has been very good to Abby Wambach. She broke Mia Hamm's international career goal-scoring record. She is having a strong year for her country and her club team, Western New York, which won the NWSL Shield (regular-season leader) and reached the playoff final. She was the subject of a documentary. She got married just before a series of US friendlies that continues with...
Via Fox Soccer
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach on being lesbian: I never felt like I was in a closet

Abby Wambach was the subject of headlines when it was revealed that she married longtime girlfriend and current teammate Sarah Huffman in Hawaii earlier this month. Wambach and Huffman didn’t publicize their wedding, but they didn’t shy away from the attention once the story became news. In an interview with ESPNW, Wambach revealed that she […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

USA star Wambach on FIFA shortlist

FIFA has named women's world player of the year Abby Wambach as a candidate for the 2013 award. The United States forward is joined by teammate Alex Morgan on the 10-player list, which includes five-time winner Marta of Brazil. Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, who won the European award this year, is included with teammate Lena Goessling. Also nominated are: Christine Sinclair...
Via Fox Soccer
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach on 10-player list for FIFA award

FIFA has named women's world player of the year Abby Wambach as a candidate for the 2013 award. The United States forward is joined by teammate Alex Morgan on the 10-player list, which includes five-time winner Marta of Brazil. Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, who won the European award this year, is included with teammate Lena Goessling. Also nominated are: Christine Sinclair...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wambach: Marriage not about politics

For Abby Wambach, marrying her professional teammate and partner Sarah Huffman was purely a statement of love, not politics. Yet the star of the U.S. women's national soccer team understands that as soon as news broke of their Oct. 5 ceremony in Hawaii , she became perhaps the highest-profile athlete in the national debate over same-sex marriage and a role model for advocates...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Wambach marries partner Huffman

United States women's national team star Abby Wambach has married her longtime partner and teammate Sarah Huffman. The two married on Saturday on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. In a post Wednesday on Twitter, Wambach said, ''Sarah and I wanted to thank everyone for all the love and support. We couldn't be happier. What an amazing week it's been. (hash)honeymoon...
Via Fox Soccer
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

US soccer star Wambach marries longtime partner

U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has married her longtime partner and teammate Sarah Huffman. The two were married Saturday on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. In a post Wednesday on Twitter, Wambach said, ''Sarah and I wanted to thank everyone for all the love and support. We couldn't be happier. What an amazing week it's been. (hash)honeymoon'' TMZ first reported...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach marries girlfriend Sarah Huffman in Hawaii

US Women’s National Team star Abby Wambach married longtime girlfriend Sarah Huffman in a small wedding ceremony in Hawaii.
Via Gamedayr
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach and longtime girlfriend married in Hawaii

When Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux were burning up social media over the past week sharing photos from their time in Hawaii, they weren’t just on vacation. They were actually in the land of paradise for a wedding of one of their national team teammates. According to TMZ, USWNT star player Abby Wambach got married […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

USWNT to finish year vs. Brazil

The United States women's national team will finish the year with a game against archrival Brazil. The top-ranked Americans will play Brazil on Nov. 10 in Orlando, Fla. It's the first time the teams have met in the United States since July 2008, when the Americans won 1-0 in a tuneup game for the Beijing Olympics. The U.S. met Brazil again the next month in the gold-medal...
Via Fox Soccer
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

US women to play Brazil in Florida next month

The U.S. women's soccer team will finish the year with a game against archrival Brazil. The top-ranked Americans will play Brazil on Nov. 10 in Orlando, Fla. It's the first time the teams have met in the United States since July 2008, when the Americans won 1-0 in a tuneup game for the Beijing Olympics. The U.S. met Brazil again the next month in the gold-medal game, a 1...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Morgan, Wambach face questions

The NWSL semifinals will feature Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd as you've never seen them before. Unless you've been watching the Western New York Flash this summer. Wambach and Lloyd have been national teammates for eight years, through countless big games in the World Cup and the Olympics. But with the Flash, their roles aren't quite the same as they are on the national...
Via Fox Soccer
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Solo, Wambach highlight US roster

U.S. national team stars Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and Hope Solo are among 18 players chosen by coach Tom Sermanni to play Mexico on Sept. 3. Due to limited training time, Sermanni did not call up any European-based players with the exception of Yael Averbuch, who already will be on the East Coast to attend a wedding. Wambach set the career goals mark earlier this season, surpassing...
Via Fox Soccer
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

WNY Flash vs Boston Breakers of NWSL

  The WNY Flash closed out the regular season at home against the Boston Breakers, on Saturday August 17, in front of 6,316 fans.  The WNY Flash won the game 2-1.  Abby Wambach had an incredible goal scored off a header in the 28th minute assist from Brittany Taylor.  That ranked 6th in the top 10 plays on the ESPN flagship Sportscenter.  I have been so honored to be able to...
Via Football and Futbol
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach becomes soccer’s all-time leading scorer

Abby Wambach, a 33-year-old native of Rochester, New York became the all-time leading scorer in international soccer history on June 20. Wambach scored four times for the U.S. Women’s National Team in a 5-0 whitewash of South Korea at Harrison, New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena in front of 19,000 screaming fans. The four goals, which [...] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit...
Via Next Level Sports Network
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Barack Obama, Mia Hamm Congratulate Abby Wambach After She Became International Soccer’s All-Time Goals Leader

It’s no secret that Abby Wambach has admirers in high places. President Barack Obama used Twitter to congratulate Wambach after she etched her name into soccer’s record books. Wambach scored four first-half goals Thursday, powering the U.S. to a 5-0 win over South Korea. Her third goal was the 159th of her international career — a tally which makes her the all-time leading...
Via NESN.com
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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