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All but one of the eight Golden Ball nominees will be playing in the Germany-England and USA-Japan matches on July 4th & 5th. Here's a look at who's in the running for the best player at this World Cup.
Later today, Germany and England will battle it out for third in the consolation match before the USA take on Japan in a re-match of the 2011 World Cup final. And for seven players, they will also have the chance to win a pretty impressive personal accolade: the much sought-after Golden Ball. In the past, players like Japan's Homare Sawa, Brazilian star Marta, German icon Birgit Prinz, China's Sun... Read the rest of the article »
Las de las Barras y las Estrellas enfrentan a las actuales monarcas mundiales con ánimo de revancha. Revisa toda la información sobre donde ver el partido entre Estados Unidos y Japón que coronará a un nuevo monarca en el fútbol femenil más adelante.
Después de 51 partidos, el Mundial Femenil Canadá 2015 llega a su fin con un encuentro entre dos equipos que se conocen como la palma de su mano. Por un lado, Estados Unidos, que logró acceder a la final tras eliminar a Alemania, y en el otro extremo Japón, un cuadro que buscará repetir la historia del año 2011, cuando derrotaron a las americanas que partían... Read the rest of the article »
Both Hope Solo and Nadine Angerer have previously won the tournament's top goalkeeping prize, whilst Ayumi Kaihori will be hoping to trump the two top keepers in the world at this World Cup.
As this summer's Women's World Cup approaches its final stages, it has been nothing short of an entertaining contest in Canada. There were plenty of surprises and controversy along the way, as well as some of the most heartbreaking moments seen in the beautiful game. Four teams now remain: the USWNT, Germany, England, and of course, reigning champions Japan. Die Nationalelf and the Three Lionesses... Read the rest of the article »
For the first time in eight years viewers will be able to enjoy the final match on Spanish-language network TV, with the extra excitement of watching the US compete for first place
Japan and England compete for the other finalist spot tonight at 6:30PM/5:30C/3:30P on NBC UNIVERSO, NBCDEPORTES.COM and the NBC Deportes EN VIVO EXTRA mobile app
With a resounding 2-0 victory over Germany last night, the United States clinched a spot in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ final match airing this Sunday, July 5 at 6:30PM/5:30C/3:30P on TELEMUNDO, NBCDeportes.com... Read the rest of the article »
Tom Hanks got a special invitation to be part of the roster of Jill Ellis for their game against Germany. The U.S. wants to make it to a second consecutive final
Germany is the last barrier between the United States Women's National team and a second consecutive World Cup final. The USWNT know they need all the support they can get to beat the number one team in the world and they have called up Tom Hanks to be the leader of the fan section.
It all started with a tweet sent out by the Hollywood star, widely known for his role as Forrest Gump in the movvie... Read the rest of the article »
Plus, star striker Alex Morgan feels confident of her team's chances, but warns the two-time champions to be wary of Tuesday's semi-final opponent Germany.
Two-time World Cup champions will clash with heavyweights Germany in the semi-finals of the 2015 edition, being held in Canada.
Ranked 2nd and 1st in the world respectively, the two powerhouses of women’s football will meet for the third time in this competition’s history, with USWNT boasting a better track record, winning twice, though losing the last affair in 2003.
Alex... Read the rest of the article »
As the two top sides in women's football meet, how does Hope Solo and the USWNT compare against Nadine Angerer and Germany?
After weeks of thrills, spills, surprises, and heartbreak, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup has finally arrived at a very exciting juncture. Out of the 24 teams - eight of them debutants - in this summer's tournament, only four remain, with the USA, Germany, England, and Japan all fighting it out for the chance to be crowned champion on July 5th.
Given the fact that just a quartet of teams are... Read the rest of the article »
United States has not received a goal in over 400 minutes. Germany's Celia Sasic is the tournament's leading scorer with six goals.
The final is in sight for both Germany and the United States of America in this Women’s World Cup. These are the two best teams in the world according to the FIFA Rankings.
The U.S. has been the favorite to win every match up until now. They have picked up four wins and one draw since the competition began. In the last game, they overcame not having Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, two... Read the rest of the article »
USA and Germany will clash at the Stade Olympique in the Women's World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, the 30th of June. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for USWNT vs Germany below.
The two heavyweights will clash in what is expected to be a scintillating clash. USA earned a hard fought victory in their quarter-final clash through a solitary goal from captain Carli Lloyd who scored in the 51st minute to give her side the victory.
However what awaits the USWNT now is a clash against the number one side in the world and even though it seems like a daunting task to get the... Read the rest of the article »
The World’s Top Two Women’s Soccer Teams To Meet In The Semifinals Of The FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™; Japan vs. England Semifinal Match on Wed., July 1 At 6:30 p.m. ET / 3:30 p.m. PT
NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, will air live the powerhouse semifinal match between the top two women’s soccer teams in the world: USA vs. Germany live on Tues., June 30 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. The winner will advance to the final game to compete for its third FIFA Women’s World Cup title against either Japan or England, which... Read the rest of the article »
The two most successful sides in women's football will clash in an exciting semi-final on Tuesday, with a spot in the final up for grabs. How do Germany and the USA stack up?
The top ranked side against the second best. Both battling for the chance to become the first ever team to win three World Cup titles, having won four out of the prior six tournaments. It all has the perfect ingredients for a final - the USWNT taking on bitter rivals Germany. Unfortunately, though, this game will not be taking place on July 5th, but rather at the semi-finals stage tomorrow, meaning... Read the rest of the article »
Match Airs Tonight, Fri., June 26 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT; Followed By England vs. Canada Tomorrow, Sat., June 27 at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT; Escena Deportiva Airs Tonight At 9:30 p.m. ET / 6:30 p.m. PT on NBC UNIVERSO
Tonight on NBC UNIVERSO, tensions will mount as the U.S. and China square-off in the quarterfinals of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ beginning at 7:00 p.m. ET / 4:00 p.m. PT. On Sat., June 27, England and Canada will battle in their quarterfinal match.
For the China vs. USA telecast this evening, the commentators providing the expert play-by-play and color commentary with... Read the rest of the article »
In the absence of key midfielders Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, can the USWNT find a way to deal with familiar opponent China?
They huffed, they puffed, but they finally got the job done. After successfully navigating through their tricky quartet - all without hitting full stride - the USWNT took on a hungry Colombia side determined to make their progression to the quarter-finals as difficult as possible. However, Jill Ellis's ladies finally made a breakthrough after veteran striker Abby Wambach's shock penalty miss through... Read the rest of the article »
They are the two players that have created the most chances for the team. Some players call Lauren Holiday the unsung hero in the team.
Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday were booked with yellow cards in their game against Colombia and will pay the price for a second booking in the tournament by watching the USWNT take on China from the stands. Based on the stats, their team could really suffer without two of their most experienced and creative players.
The two players have created the most chances for their team in the past four... Read the rest of the article »
The veteran striker has come in for criticism due to her lack of sharpness so far during this World Cup. Can she prove useful against a strongly defensive China this Friday?
With 183 goals so far, 35-year-old Abby Wambach can lay claim to being the USA's all-time top scorer - both for women's and men's football. However, in her fourth World Cup tournament since making her debut during the 2003 edition, things have not gone as well as the veteran striker would have liked.
Although the USWNT finished their tough group top of the pile and are now into the quarter-finals... Read the rest of the article »
A Disfrutar de Toda la Emoción de los Cuartos de Final de la Copa Mundial Femenina de Fútbol de la FIFA 2015™
NBC UNIVERSO, el canal de cable moderno dedicado a los deportes y entretenimiento para latinos, transmitirá el partido de cuartos de final de la Copa Mundial Femenina de la FIFA Canadá™ entre USA y China este viernes 26 de junio a las 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT. Este partido también se podrá disfrutar por NBCDeportes.com y el mobile app NBC Deportes en VIVO EXTRA.
Las... Read the rest of the article »
The striker used her social media accounts to promote their match against Colombia, while trying to lead the USWNT to another victory.
Perhaps one of the biggest stars in this year's Women's World Cup is Alex Morgan, and she sure has made an impact for the USWNT. The striker has been key to the team's performance, making them finish first in their group, and now, the team is getting ready to start the knockout stages against Colombia. With Brazil's shocking loss, the USWNT becomes an instant favorite to win the trophy, and Morgan... Read the rest of the article »
The US women team will go against Colombia at the Commonwealth Stadium on Monday, the 22nd of June. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for USWNT vs Colombia below.
After enduring a difficult test in the opening stage after being paired in a group termed as the "group of death", the USWNT will be full of confidence as they prepare to face Colombia in a Round of 16 clash.
Colombia however will be a tricky tie especially after their impressive performance in the group stages which saw them pick an impressive 2-0 victory over France. Colombia's... Read the rest of the article »
The American goalkeeper will need a great performance to stop the African side from scoring against her side in order to win Group D.
After one win and one draw, the USWNT wants to prove their dominance in the Women's World Cup should not be questioned, and one of their top players to prove that is Hope Solo. After their draw against Sweden, the American team needs a win against Nigeria to avoid any surprises, which would include losing Group D's first place.
With that in mind, Solo shared a picture via her Twitter feed, giving... Read the rest of the article »
This is football just as we like it: pace, sweat and goals galore marked Day 3 at the FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada featuring USWNT, Nigeria, Japan and Cameroon.
European contenders Sweden and African side Nigeria got things underway in spectacular fashion. The game commenced with an own goal from Oparanozie in favour of the Swedes. Shortly after, the Nigerians found themselves in bigger trouble as Fischer doubled the opponents' advantage.
However, quick fire goals from Okobi and rising star Oshoala suddenly put both teams on level terms. There was more... Read the rest of the article »