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Abby Wambach’s Four Goals Lead U.S. Women’s Soccer To CONCACAF Crown

CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach has been concerned recently about overthinking headers. She seemed to have it all worked out on Sunday night when she scored four goals — three with her head — in a 6-0 victory over Costa Rica that gave the World Cup-bound U.S. national team their fifth CONCACAF Women’s Championship title. “Thankfully, today my teammates put me in positions where...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After Advancing to Women’s World Cup, USWNT Wins CONCACAF Championship

In what seemed like an letdown after already advancing to the Women’s World Cup in the semis, the US Women’s National Team put the cherry on top of their CONCACAF sundae by defeating Costa Rica 6-0 in Philadelphia Sunday to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. They cap off a tournament in which they didn’t allow a single goal and scored 21. Hope Solo got Best Goalkeeper...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

After Advancing to Women’s World Cup, USWNT Wins CONCACAF Championship

In what seemed like an letdown after already advancing to the Women’s World Cup in the semis, the US Women’s National Team put the cherry on top of their CONCACAF sundae by defeating Costa Rica 6-0 in Philadelphia Sunday to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. They cap off a tournament in which they didn’t allow a single goal and scored 21. Hope Solo got Best Goalkeeper...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wambach has 4 goals in 6-0 US win over Costa Rica

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Abby Wambach scored four goals and the World Cup-bound United States defeated Costa Rica 6-0 Sunday night for the team's fifth CONCACAF Women's Championship title. The U.S. women had already secured a trip to next year's World Cup in Canada with a victory over Mexico in the semifinals of the eight-team, four-city tournament. Wambach scored on a header...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT lifts CONCACAF Women's Championship with victory over Costa Rica

CHESTER, Pa. It didn’t take long to understand why no other team had engaged in a real soccer game against the United States women’s national team so far at this CONCACAF Women’s Championship, which doubled as a qualifying tournament for the 2015 Women’s World Cup. Within just a half, the Americans put four of their six goals past Costa Rica in their 6-0 win on Sunday, which...
Via Fox Sports
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT not overlooking importance of final vs. Costa Rica

PHILADELPHIA – The battles have been won and the objective was met. The United States women’s national team has qualified for next summer’s Women’s World Cup. Yet a game remains. A final at that, to decide the winner of this 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship (live, 5 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) even though the USA and Costa Rica both reached their objectives and qualified for...
Via Fox Sports
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT waste no time in adapting to Ellis' sophisticated scheme

CHESTER, Pa. -- The scene felt familiar. The United States women's national team taking a lap of honor as shrieking girls pushed to the front of the stands with their home-made signs and merchandise they'd like signed. The team hugged and huddled. And everything was well. Not so terribly long ago though, the senior women's program seemed at a crossroads. Head coach Tom...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday. The U.S. women will face Costa Rica, which earned its first World Cup appearance by defeating Trinidad and Tobago on penalty kicks after a 1...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT advance to Women's World Cup behind win over Mexico

CHESTER, Pa. -- The United States women's national team qualified for the 2015 Women's World Cup on Friday night by beating neighbors and rivals Mexico 3-0 in the semifinals of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament. The Americans became the second team to secure a berth out of CONCACAF after Costa Rica did so by beating Trinidad and Tobago on penalties earlier on Friday -- in...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT creep closer to World Cup ticket with smashing win vs. Haiti

WASHINGTON -- All the United States women's national team needs is one more win to secure its place at the 2015 Women's World Cup, following the 6-0 destruction of Haiti in their final group stage game in the qualifying tournament here on Monday night. With the win, the Americans took all nine points on offer and booked a place in Friday's semifinals in Philadelphia....
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play Monday night in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten - and unscored upon - in group play in the CONCACAF championship. Abby Wambach had two goals, and Carli Lloyd, Meghan Klingenberg, Christen Press and Morgan Brian also scored for the Americans...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT gets back on track with dominant victory over Guatemala

Bridgeview, Ill. – It was, yet again, harder than it probably needed to be, but the United States women's national team claimed all three points once more in CONCACAF's Women's World Cup qualifying by dispatching Guatemala 5-0 on Friday night. As such, they are all but guaranteed a spot in the knockout stages, where they would need to win just one of two games to...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

USA battle Guatemala, fatigue in upcoming World Cup qualifier

CHICAGO -- When the United States women's national team continues its campaign to qualify for the 2015 Women's World Cup on Friday, it will be taking on two different foes. Guatemala is one, of course. Fatigue is the other. When the Americans face off with their latest adversaries (live, FOX Sports 1, Friday, 9 p.m. ET), they will do so less than 48 hours after concluding...
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October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Grueling World Cup qualifying campaign comes thick and fast for Team USA

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's been over two years since the United States women's national soccer team won the 2012 Olympics. It's also been more than two years since they've played much meaningful soccer, instead slogging through a long string of friendlies and friendly tournaments and camps. On Wednesday, at long last, that changes when the Americans take on Trinidad...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT hopes to build momentum ahead of grueling qualifying schedule

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Just as soon as the United States women's national team had stepped off the field from an 8-0 trouncing of Mexico in a friendly on Saturday, players and staff spoke of wanting to dial their game up another notch. They face Mexico again here on Thursday (live, 7 p.m. ET), in the final tune-up before the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship next month, which...
Via Fox Sports
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lessons still fresh as USA prepare for World Cup qualifying vs. Mexico

SANDY, Utah -- Before the United States women's national team tackles their World Cup qualifiers in a month, and before they presumably head north to Canada next summer in hopes of ending an insufferable 16-year Women's World Cup drought, they have some demons to slay when they face Mexico this weekend (live, Saturday, 9:30 p.m. ET). It was four years ago, during another...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

US women score 3 in 2nd half, beat Switzerland 4-1

CARY, N.C. (AP) Megan Rapinoe scored just three minutes into the game, and the United States got three goals in the second half to beat Switzerland 4-1 Wednesday night. Carli Lloyd made a penalty kick early in the second half, Christen Press scored in the 77th minute and Abby Wambach got her 168th career score in the 87th. Ana-Maria Crnogorcevic scored on a penalty kick in the 70th...
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August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hope Solo denied record as USWNT smacks Switzerland in friendly

CARY, N.C. -- Hope Solo was denied the United States women's national team's all-time record for shutouts Wednesday night as she gave up a penalty goal in the USA's flattered 4-1 friendly win over Switzerland. Megan Rapinoe scored early on and Carli Lloyd won the game with a penalty in the second half. Christen Press also scored on a long volley and fellow USA star Abby...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT Names Roster For Midweek Friendly Against Switzerland

U.S. Women’s National Team head couch Jill Ellis has put together her 19-women roster for the August 20 friendly against Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. For all intensive purposes, it is a safe and predictable roster for Ellis, who narrowed her field from June’s roster against France, when she called up 26 players. U.S. Women’s National Team Roster...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Western New York Flash Samantha Kerr NWSL Player of the Week

Western New York Flash forward Samantha Kerr was named Week 9 NWSL Player of the Week Tuesday after playing a major role in WNY’s 5-0 rout of defending champions Portland Thorns FC. Saturday’s victory in Portland snapped WNY’s five-game winless streak. Kerr registered two goals and an assist to help lead the Flash to victory over Portland. She also played during the first...
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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

US Women’s Team Beats China 3-0

Just four days after the firing of head coach Tom Sermanni, the USWNT defeated China 3-0 last night in San Diego. This was interim head coach Jill Ellis’ first match in charge, and she reverted back to the 4-3-3 formation that made the women’s team so dominate. For those who do not know, the USWNT is ranked number one in the world based on FIFA rankings. They have also lifted...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lloyd scores 2 as US women beat China 3-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) Carli Lloyd scored two goals less than three minutes apart in the first half as the United States defeated China 3-0 Thursday night in a women's soccer friendly in the first game since Tom Sermanni was fired as coach of the Americans.
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT crushes Russia in friendly

The United States women's national soccer team needed a little help to get going, but two Russian own goals set them on a path to an 8-0 win on Thursday night, elaborating on the point made during Saturday's 7-0 win over Russia. Initially planned for Wednesday night, the game on the shiny artificial turn of Atlanta's Georgia Dome was rescheduled because of the inclement...
Via Fox Soccer
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT shines in rout against Russia

It had been some 11 ½ years since the US women's national team last faced Russia. And that rare unfamiliarity with an opponent brought on some angst among the Americans. But as it turned out, little had changed in all of those years. When they last met in Uniondale, NY on Sept. 29, 2002, the USA won 5-1. On Saturday in Boca Raton, Fla. the Russians offered up even less resistance...
Via Fox Soccer
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

US women to play Russia on Feb 8 in Florida

The U.S. women's soccer team will play an exhibition against Russia on Feb. 8 at Boca Raton, Fla. The game, announced Monday, will be the first match between the nations since a 5-1 U.S. win in September 2002. It will be the second match of the year for the Americans following a Jan. 31 meeting with Canada at Frisco, Texas. Twenty-eight players were selected for a training...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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