International Women - News
Ellis names U.S. WNT roster for matches in Europe against France, England
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 24 players for a 13-day trip to Europe that will feature matches against France on Feb. 8 in Lorient (12 p.m. ET on ESPN2) and against England on Feb. 13 in Milton Keynes (3 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).
U.S. Soccer to host second annual U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational
For the second consecutive year, U.S. Soccer will host a four-team Under-17 women’s international tournament at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California. This year’s event will run from Feb 11-15 as the USA will host Japan, Mexico and Canada in the 2015 U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational.
U.S. Women’s National Team to play 10-game schedule ahead of World Cup
The U.S. Women's National Team will play 10 matches in 2015 prior to the FIFA Women's World Cup, including four across the United States in April and May as the team completes its final preparations for the tournament.
Group of U.S. Senators urge FIFA to listen to women’s concerns over turf
Eight U.S. Senators have renewed their call for FIFA to work with players to reach an agreement on the playing surface at the 2015 Women's World Cup.
FIFA’s Tatjana Haenni adamant: 2015 Women’s World Cup will be played on artificial turf
The controversy surrounding the decision to play the FIFA Women’s World Cup on artificial turf in Canada this summer has been a source of contention before the start of the tournament, but today FIFA moved to quash any remaining doubts and reiterate that the competition will be played on turf and not on natural grass.
U.S. U-20 WNT opens 2015 with Florida camp, match vs. Bayern Munich
The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team will begin its 2015 programming with a training camp in Sanford, Florida, running from Jan. 24-31. Head coach Michelle French has called up 28 players: 18 college players and 10 currently still playing for youth clubs.
Ellis Names U.S. WNT Roster for January Training Camp at the U.S. Soccer NTC
U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 29 players for a 21-day training camp, running from Jan. 5-25 at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California, that will kick off the USA’s Women’s World Cup year.
Soccer Wire’s Top Storylines of 2014
Today we look back on the good, bad, ugly and unusual in the year in soccer with the top storylines found on SoccerWire.com in 2014.
U.S. WNT routs Argentina 7-0 in Tournament of Brasilia
The U.S. Women's National Team needed to win big to put itself in position to potentially advance to the final of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia, and its offense came through.
U.S. WNT edged by Brazil 3-2 in second match at International Tournament of Brasilia
Despite taking an early two-goal lead, the U.S. Women's National Team lost 3-2 to Marta and Brazil in the USA's second match of the 2014 International Tournament of Brasilia. Carli Lloyd and Megan Rapinoe scored early goals for the USA in an action packed game, but Brazilian ace Marta replied with a hat trick for the hosts.
International Women - Notes & Boasts
- 11/18/14 Lianne Sanderson will miss 2015 NWSL season to focus on England Nation...
- 11/10/14 U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association: ‘Women’s Wo...
- 11/07/14 Turfgate: Full text of Senators’ letter to FIFA’s Sepp Bla...
- 10/30/14 Jurgen Klinsmann, Abby Wambach named to shortlist for FIFA awards
- 10/28/14 Mia Hamm added to AS Roma Board of Directors
- 08/22/14 England qualifies for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
- 05/21/14 Thailand qualifies for 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
- 03/19/14 U.S. Women’s National Team game against China PR on April 6 to b...
- 02/05/14 Canada’s Women’s National Team to host Germany and Japan in Vancouver
- 02/04/14 Canada’s Women’s National Team back in Edmonton in October to face Wor...
- 02/04/14 U.S. Women’s National Team to face Canada on May 8 in Winnipeg
- 12/11/13 Voting begins in Best of U.S. Soccer: #100Years Edition
- 11/24/13 Brittany Basinger begins training with U.S. Under-20 women
- 11/11/13 Virginia native Lina Granados to play for U-20 Colombian Women’s...
- 10/25/13 FOX Soccer Plus to air all U.S. Women’s Under-17 games at CONCAC...