May 27, 2015 SPORT BIGGER THAN ORGANIZATIONS
U.S. Women on FIFA scandal
For their part, members of the U.S. Women's National Team, who have waged their own futile battle with FIFA over the playing surfaces at the upcoming Women's World Cup in Canada, had little to say about Wednesday's indictments of key figures in international soccer.
May 17, 2015 DOUBLE BRACE
Leroux, Wambach lead USA over Mexico
Sydney Leroux celebrated her first start of 2015 with a pair of goals, and Abby Wambach came off the bench to notch the 40th multigoal game of her international career Sunday night as the U.S. women's national team built toward the coming Women's World Cup with an emphatic triumph over Mexico.
May 10, 2015 TWO MORE FOR ABBY
Wambach leads 3-0 USWNT win
SAN JOSE, Calif.---Abby Wambach scored two goals and Julie Johnson added another as the United States Women's National Team defeated Ireland 3-0 in front of 18,000 at Avaya Stadium Sunday.
April 14, 2015 THE BEST 23
Ellis mixes vets, youth on World Cup roster
With 55 days until the USA’s opening match of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the 23 players who will represent the United States on women’s soccer’s grandest stage.
March 4, 2015 HOPE-FUL RETURN
Lloyd scored the goals, but Solo saved the day
Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored two goals within a five-minute span in the second half and goalkeeper Hope Solo, in her first game of 2015, made a spectacular save as the United States rallied past Norway 2-1 in the Algarve Cup opener for both teams Wednesday.
February 15, 2015 HONORARY STARTERS
Wambach, O'Hara, Rampone at Daytona 500
The U.S. Women's National Team has been named the Honorary Starter of the 57th Annual Daytona 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series set to take place on Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. ET at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla.
February 11, 2015 PARTNERS
Christie Rampone and Kwik Goal
Kwik Goal announced Wednesday that U.S. women's national team captain Christie Rampone became the official American professional female soccer player representative for the brand.
January 21, 2015 NO HOPE
Solo suspended by U.S. Soccer
Trouble just seems to follow U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo around. Just days after a pending criminal case against her was dropped, Solo was suspended by U.S. Soccer for 30 days, following her husband's arrest on a DUI charge in California.
October 26, 2014 UNTESTED
U.S. dominates, but defense sees little action
CHESTER, Pa.---After posting four straight shutouts, U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo was awarded the Golden Glove of the COCNACAF Women's Championship emblematic of the tournament's top goalkeeper.
October 26, 2014 HEADS UP
Wambach nets four as U.S. routs Costa Rica 6-0
On Sunday afternoon, Abby Wambach served notice that she still is the most dangerous striker in the world. Wambach scored four goals, three with her head, to lead the US Women to a 6-0 romp over Costa Rica in the final of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship at PPL Park.
October 24, 2014 REST ASSURED
U.S. qualifies for World Cup with win over Mexico
The United States Women’s national team can rest easy. Behind a two-goal performance from Carli Lloyd, it has assured its spot in the 2015 Women’s World Cup with an easy 3-0 win over Mexico in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Semifinal at PPL Park Friday night.
October 20, 2014 MAKING IT COUNT
U.S. rolls past Haiti, knows importance of semifinal
WASHINGTON, DC---Abby Wambach has been through these rounds of qualifying before. As the veteran leader of the U.S. Women’s National Team, she understands the CONCACAF Tournament is part of the process to getting toward the World Cup, no matter how easy it may seem.
October 20, 2014 SEMIFINALISTS
US women romp past Haiti to win Group A
Abby Wambach scored two goals as the United States Women’s National Team cruised past Haiti 6-0 to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Monday night in front of a small crowd of 6,421 at R.F.K. Stadium.
October 17, 2014 MUCH IMPROVED
U.S. women, Guatemala pleased with outcome
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The U.S. Women’s National Team has come a long way in just a couple days. While the USA played well on Wednesday and earned a 1-0 win. Friday night’s game opened a few new doors for the women in a 5-0 victory over Guatemala.
October 17, 2014 GOAL EXPLOSION
U.S. women dominate in 5-0 win
The U.S. women didn’t waste any time Friday night finding the back of the net. And once they started scoring, they didn’t finish until they earned a 5-0 win over Guatemala at Toyota Park.
September 18, 2014 ANOTHER ROUT
USA women roll over Mexico, 4-0
The USA showed it means business in the upcoming Women’s World Cup qualifying. In its final tune-up prior to the competition, the United States capped a two-game sweep of Mexico with a 4-0 victory at Sahlen's Stadium Thursday night.
September 13, 2014 ROUT AT RIO TINTO
US Women roll over Mexico 8-0
SANDY, Utah— Alex Morgan scored two goals and assisted on three others and Abby Wambach also scored two goals as the U.S. Women’s National team rolled over Mexico 8-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday.
June 14, 2014 SOLO EFFORT
Clean sheet, Leroux goal lead US over France 1-0
TAMPA, Florida – Goalkeeper Hope Solo tied the U.S. Women’s National Team shutout record and Sydney Leroux scored her team-leading seventh goal of the year as the USA defeated France 1-0 in front of 9,799 fans at Raymond James Stadium Saturday night.
April 30, 2014 GETTING THE CALL
Northport's Long called into USWNT
Allie Long has been called up to the U.S. Women's National Team. The Portland Thorns FC midfielder Allie Long and defender Nikki Marshall were called in for the May 8 international friendly against the Canada Women’s National Team in Winnipeg, Canada.
April 7, 2014 NO SINGLE FACTOR
Multiple issues led to Sermanni firing
The decision to fire U.S. Women's National Team coach Tom Sermanni on Sunday was not the result of a single factor, nor was it in response to a player uprising, according to U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati, who spoke with reporters on Monday.
April 6, 2014 SUNDAY NIGHT SURPRISE
Sermanni fired as U.S. women's coach
Tom Sermanni was fired as coach of the U.S. Women's National Team. U.S. Soccer made the announcement late Sunday night, only hours after the Americans defeated China in an international friendly, 2-0, earlier in the day.
April 4, 2014 U.S. WOMEN VS. CHINA, TAKE TWO
National teams meet in Denver, San Diego
The U.S. Women's National Team will play its first domestic match since Feb. 12 when it takes on China PR on Sunday, April 6 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., and then travels to San Diego for the second leg of the two-game set on Thursday, April 10 at Qualcomm Stadium.
March 25, 2014 READY FOR CHINA
Sermanni names roster for April friendlies
CHICAGO - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has named 24 players to a training camp roster for the upcoming matches against China PR on April 6 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. and on April 10 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.