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USWNT's World Cup triumph four years in the making

​ In a way, I suppose Japan did go quietly into the night on Sunday. Though to their credit, they never truly quit. It’s news no longer, but the United States women’s national team took care of business in efficient fashion Sunday night, winning 5–2 against Japan to not only avenge their loss from four years ago but also become the first nation in women’s soccer to...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach gives wife Sarah Huffman hug, kiss after win (Video)

Abby Wambach got to add the final piece to complete her career with the USWNT with a 5-2 victory over Japan for her first World Cup. After winning the match, Wambach celebrated by draping herself in the American flag. She then went over to a special section of the stands along with many of her...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd gives captain’s armband to Abby Wambach

Carli Lloyd proved on Sunday that not only is she a stud on the soccer field, but she is also a class act. Late in the second half of the US’ game against Japan in the Women’s World Cup final, coach Jill Ellis decided to put Abby Wambach into the contest so she could be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

USWNT striker Wambach expecting thrilling final against Japan

EDMONTON, Alberta -- United States forward Abby Wambach is expecting a thrilling Women's World Cup final against reigning champions Japan (live on FOX, Sunday, 7p.m. ET) The game will be a rematch of the 2011 final when Japan prevailed in a penalty shoot-out after the USWNT had led twice during normal and extra time. Japan booked their place in Sunday's showpiece in Vancouver by...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach drops F-bomb in USWMT pep talk (Video)

Abby Wambach dropped an F-bomb while urging the U.S. Women's National Team to score a goal during a pep talk before the second half of their World Cup quarterfinal match against China. The motivation worked, as Carli Lloyd scored in the 52nd minute and the USWMT won the match 1-0. Hopefully someone will remind Wambach to think about the kids watching at home. If not, then at least...
Via Holdout Sports
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wambach, Rapinoe: Team USA victims of yellow-card injustice

  Abby Wambach and Megan Rapinoe have taken dim views of the refereeing in the United States’ win over Colombia on Monday night in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.   After Team USA’s 2-0 win over Colombia, Wambach and Rapinoe suggested in an interview with USA TODAY referee Stephanie Frappart might have issued yellow cards to Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday for soft...
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan scores her first goal in Women's World Cup

Alex Morgan is scoring goals again — and just in time for Team USA.   Morgan netted her first goal of this Women’s World Cup on Monday night when she sniped a shot past Colombia backup goalkeeper Stefany Castaño, who tried to cheat off the post in anticipation of a cross pass. .@alexmorgan13 nets the first goal of the game! 1-0 #USWNT leads! #USAvCOL
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Abby Wambach's game-winning goal vs. Nigeria

So this Abby Wambach is pretty good at soccer, huh? The most decorated international goal scorer in the history of women’s soccer carved another line into her already lengthy resume Tuesday when she buried the lone goal in Team USA’s 1-0 win over Nigeria.   This embed is invalid   " /> Wow. Is there any other way to describe that? The tally, which came...
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach Blames Artificial Turf For World Cup Scoring Woes

Abby Wambach says she would be celebrating goals scored, not lamenting missed chances, if the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada was being played on natural grass field, instead of artificial turf. In an interview with ESPN on Saturday, Wambach blamed artificial turf for the scoring chances she missed in the United States’ first two World Cup...
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida Football: Vernon Hargreaves Tweets Support For UF Alum, USWNT Star Abby Wambach

The United States Women’s National Team begins it’s World Cup quest tonight at 7:30 p.m., when they take on Australia in the opening game of pool play. The U.S. will be led by forward Abby Wambach, a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a Florida alum. Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves has tweeted a few times today about the Women’s World Cup, and he offered up support for...
Via College Spun
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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