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Eye injury sidelines Wambach for NWSL opener

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Two-time Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach has been ruled out from playing in the Western New York Flash's NWSL season-opener at Washington because of a fractured orbital bone below her left eye.
Via FOXSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

USWNT: win and the coach gets fired

On Sunday, the USWNT played an international friendly against China at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Colorado. As the number one ranked team in the world, they defeated China 2-0. The USWNT outshot China 15-0 in the first half, but only seven of the shots were on goal. Without the play of Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, the USMNT struggled to finish any chances they had. Lauren Holiday...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NWSL Countdown: Western New York Flash

With the start of the 2014 NWSL later this month, the Western New York Flash are still looking to put all the pieces of the puzzle together.  Last week, a few keys players were just getting  into Buffalo, NY for preseason training.  Abby Wambach arrived ready for practice on Tuesday March 25th, preceded only a few days by USWNT teammate Carli Lloyd, and followed shortly after...
Via The Soccer Desk
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Regis Know? - Soccer Edition

Abby Wambach and Dominic Monaghan play 'Does Regis Know?' with the Crowd Goes Wild team.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wambach talks Alex Morgan, Julian Green

USWNT striker Abby Wambach on passing the torch to Alex Morgan and Julian Green's decision to play for the US.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Wambach answers Twitter questions

USWNT striker Abby Wambach answers all your questions on Crowd Goes Wild.
Via FOXSports.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

USA draws 1-1 with Japan in First Match of the Algarve Cup

The U.S. Women’s National Team  drew 1-1 with Japan in the opening match of the Algarve Cup in windy Parchal, Portugal. The starting line-up didn’t include two notable USWNT veterans: Abby Wambach and Christie Rampone. Head Coach Tom Sermanni elected to play Sydney Leroux and Christen Press up top, which is only the third time the two have started together as strikers. The USA...
Via The Soccer Desk
March 05, 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

American Women unstoppable in 7-0 victory over Russia

In the first of two matchups in five days between the USA and Russia, American Coach Tom Sermanni’s side sought to continue their winning ways in 2014 as well as try out some new ideas for his side arising from the January camp in the Sunshine State. Having last met in 2002, the Russians were largely an unknown foe to the current US side. Even Abby Wambach, one of the most tenured...
Via The Soccer Desk
February 08, 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

Just Another Manic Monday: Ballon d’Or Announced, a Player Signing, and Four Trades

Rather than the usual Friday news dump, the NWSL decided to switch things up with a manic amount of news on Monday. There was one Ballon d’Or winner announced, one player signing, and four trades. Nadine Angerer won FIFA Women’s Player of the Year or Ballon d’Or. Angerer received 612 points, Abby Wambach received 539, and Marta received 493. Angerer led the German national...
Via The Soccer Desk
January 13, 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 Named Athletes of the Year

This past Wednesday, US Soccer announced its 2013 Athletes of the Year: Jozy Altidore and Abby Wambach.  Altidore receives the award for the very first time, becoming the 22nd male athlete to win the award.  Wambach, meanwhile, wins the award for a record breaking sixth time.  The veteran USWNT forward surpasses Mia Hamm, who held the record at five.  This also marks the third...
Via The Soccer Desk
December 01, 2013  |  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

US coach Sermanni to face former Australia team

Tom Sermanni needs hardly a second to start ticking off his greatest memories leading the Australia women's national soccer team. With Sermanni as coach, the Matildas qualified for the 2007 World Cup, won their first World Cup game that year to get to the knockout stage, and in 2010 won the Asian Women's Cup. ''That gave the team that extra belief that they could...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 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

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