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Grassroots soccer: The Birmingham Hammers

The state of Alabama is known for having some of the greatest teams, coaches, and players in the history of college football. But what if I was to tell you that this famous college football state is also known for its soccer? The state of Alabama has produced some of the best soccer players the world has ever seen. One of, if not the greatest women’s soccer player, Mia Hamm, is...
Via Total MLS
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The “New Face” Of Women’s Soccer Is Who?

Ed note: The post below is a syndicated post from Linkedin by Becky Carlson, the Head Coach of Quinnipiac Rugby. Carlson is the first female D-I NCAA Rugby Coach in the United States. Below she shares her views on Fox Soccer’s coverage of the USWNT. The USA Women’s National Soccer Team is taking on Nigeria tonight and here I sit, writing an article. As a dedicated fan and supporter...
Via Awful Announcing
June 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Women’s soccer stars lose World Cup turf war with FIFA

  A group of leading women’s soccer players have ended their quest for gender equality at the FIFA World Cup.   The Abby-Wambach-led group of stars which was seeking to compel FIFA to stage the 2015 Women’s World Cup on natural grass instead of artificial turf dropped its legal complaint against world soccer’s governing body Wednesday. The players accepted...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Mia Hamm Garciaparra: Play Women's World Cup on grass

Mia Hamm Garciaparra wants FIFA to let the stars of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup show their class on grass. Hamm, 42, weighed in on FIFA’s controversial decision to stage the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada on artificial turf fields Wednesday. The retired soccer legend told Sports Illustrated that the showcase tournament should be played on natural grass. “Am I surprised...
Via NESN.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Former USWNT Star Mia Hamm Named To AS Roma’s Board Of Directors

In an official announcement from AS Roma, former United States national team star Mia Hamm has been named to the Serie A club’s board of directors. Hamm, 42, is a two-time FIFA World Player of the Year and the first woman to be inducted into the World Football Hall of Fame. While playing for the USWNT, she helped lead the team to two World Cup titles and three Olympic medals....
Via World Soccer Talk
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mia Hamm and Sea Bass from Dumb and Dumber Named to Roma Board of Directors

Roma appointed a new Board of Directors today and out of all the names, two most likely stood out to the general public. One was Mia Hamm. One of the greatest female soccer players of all time and is someone who can provide a different perspective as a former soccer player compared to the business people who will be in the conference room with her. The other person many of us will...
Via Bloguin Best
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Roma nominate ex-USA star Mia Hamm to board of directors

ROME -- Retired women's soccer star Mia Hamm and Boston Bruins president Cam Neely were nominated to Italian club Roma's board of directors Monday. Roma is traded on the Milan stock exchange and the nominations were made at a club shareholder meeting. The 42-year-old Hamm helped the United States to two World Cup titles, including the inaugural edition in 1991 in China, and won the...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Mia Hamm nominated to Roma's board of directors

ROME (AP) Retired women's soccer star Mia Hamm has been nominated to Italian club Roma's board of directors. Roma is traded on the Milan stock exchange and the nomination was made at a club shareholder meeting Monday. The 42-year-old Hamm helped the United States to two World Cup titles, including the inaugural edition in 1991 in China, and won the women's FIFA world player of the...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamm heads USWNT's all-time squad

Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration. Midfielders Michelle Akers and Kristine Lilly were one vote shy of unanimous in balloting announced Thursday. Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, and defender Christie Rampone...
Via Fox Soccer
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamm, Fawcett, Akers head US women's Best XI

Forward Mia Hamm and defender Joy Fawcett were unanimous selections for the U.S. Soccer Federation's All-Time Women's National Team Best XI as part of the governing body's 100th anniversary celebration. Midfielders Michelle Akers and Kristine Lilly were one vote shy of unanimous in balloting announced Thursday. Forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan, and defender Christie Rampone...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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