International Women - News
USWNT cruise again in CONCACAF qualifiers, this time 6-0 over Haiti in D.C.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Women’s National Team strolled to another one-sided victory in their final group-stage match of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship at RFK Stadium on Monday, defeating Haiti 6-0 to run their record at the tournament to 3-...
USWNT improve wide play, finishing as minnows Guatemala crushed in Chicago
After a disappointing 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago Wednesday in Kansas City, the U.S. Women's National Team were looking for a big victory over Guatemala in Chicago to demonstrate that the team is firing on all cylinders ahead of the 2015 World Cup.
USWNT commentary: Wambach’s no Xavi, Soca Princesses no pushovers for Ellis & Co.
Jill Ellis was not joking when she said she planned on Abby Wambach taking on the No. 10 role – and that decision proved an influential one on Wednesday night as the U.S. Women's National Team struggled to dispatch the first of several Cinderellas awaiting them in the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship.
USWNT stumble past brave Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 in WWC qualifying opener in KC
The U.S. Women's National Team failed to impress in their opening match of the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday, eking out a 1-0 victory against heavy underdogs Trinidad & Tobago to open Group A play at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas.
U.S. WNT starts road to World Cup, faces Trinidad & Tobago tonight in opener of CONCACAF Women&...
The U.S. Women's National Team will enter its sixth CONCACAF Women's World Cup qualifying tournament when it goes for one of three automatic berths at the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship, which runs Oct. 15-26 in four cities in the United States: Chicago, Kansas City, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.
Mexican Women’s National Team stagnates as funding, machismo limit program’s growth
After the U.S. Women’s National Team’s recent dominating wins over Mexico (the USWNT won last month’s twin friendlies by a combined score of 12-0), many were left asking: What happened to Mexico? For many, the most indelible memory of the Me...
Trinidad & Tobago WNT overcoming major hardship on WWC quest: ‘When our feet give out, we...
“For the love of the game” – That’s what most players will tell you when asked about why they play. Fair enough, but the resources that surround the exercise of that love vary greatly and can test just how strong that love is. While the U.S. Women&...
USWNT: Jillian Loyden calls for Hope Solo’s benching amid domestic violence case
The simmering controversy around U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo and her pending domestic violence case heated up to a boil again on Monday as Solo's former USWNT Jillian Loyden called for her benching in a USA Today editorial and an interview, published nearly simultaneously, with ESPNW.
TurfGate Reader: Women’s World Cup players take 2015 pitch fight to human rights tribunal
After many months of advocacy, entreaties and threats to FIFA drew little to no response, a group of the world's top women's soccer players ramped up their protest against the use of artificial-turf surfaces at the 2015 Women's World Cup this week, filing a complaint with the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
NWSL: Breaking down 2014 attendance numbers, part II – a chat with Mark Washo
Survival mode. Women’s professional soccer in the United States rarely seems to emerge from a constant survival mode setting. This mindset is understandable, considering no league has made it past three years of operations. Sarah Gehrke continues her analysis of the NWSL's attendance picture after year two by discussing what's worked for the Washington Spirit with Mark Washo, the club's CMO.
International Women - Notes & Boasts
- 08/22/14 England qualifies for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup
- 07/31/14 U.S. WNT to face Mexico on Sept. 18 in Rochester, New York, in final w...
- 07/16/14 Canada announces Women’s U-20 roster for World Cup 2014
- 06/07/14 Jaime Frias named assistant coach with U.S. U-20 National Team
- 06/02/14 Abby Wambach has sprained left LCL, listed as day-to-day
- 05/30/14 Canada Soccer takes steps to prevent match-fixing
- 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
- 11/26/13 U.S., Washington Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris to undergo minor knee...
- 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...