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Brazil has only defeated United States three times in 32 games. It will be the last match for Shannon Boxx as a member of the USWNT
The Victory Tour for the United States Women's National Team continues with a trip to Seattle for the start of a doubleheader with Brazil. Jill Ellis has called on 31 of her best players to face off with Marta and the rest of the Brazilan stars at Century Link Field, the loudest venue in U.S. professional sports.
United States has decided to switch the focus of the games from here on out.... Read the rest of the article »
Currently in the States with his national side, La Pulga signed a shirt and posed for a pic with the 33-year-old Houston Dash midfield ace.
With South American giants Argentina gearing up for a friendly with Bolivia on Friday, USWNT star Carli Lloyd got the unforgettable opportunity to meet idol Lionel Messi.
The entire Albiceleste crew, icluding the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero, and Angel Di Maria, were in the States, training at the Compass Stadium in Houston, home of MLS side Houston Dynamo.
La Pulga was pictured... Read the rest of the article »
Last Sunday, Jill Ellis' team won 8-0 in Pittsburgh. Five of the USWNT players were recently names to the FIFA Women's All-Star team.
The United States Women's National Team is not stepping off the gas pedal as they continue their victory tour against Costa Rica. Both sides met on Sunday in Pittsburgh and the USWNT crushed their opponents 8-0. With the rematch just a few days later, Costa Rica hopes they learned something from the game at Heinz Field.
On Sunday, the star of the game was Christen Press that with a hat-trick... Read the rest of the article »
Over 44,000 fans attended Heinz Field to see the women play. There are nine games remaining in this tour including a rematch against Costa Rica.
A record-setting crowd for a soccer game in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania witnessed the United States Women's National Team beat Costa Rica 8-0 in the beginning of a ten-game victory tour. The team managed by Jill Ellis had a field day against their CONCACAF rivals to continue celebrating their World Cup title over the summer.
44,028 people was what organizers said to be the attendance to the game... Read the rest of the article »
Her contract had expired a week ago. Ellis holds a 29-2-9 record as the head-coach of the USWNT.
One of the most important pieces in taking the United States to claim a third world title in women's soccer has agreed to renew her contract with the United States Women's National Team. Jill Ellis, the 48-year old coach decided she wants to continue with a project she took on as head coach in May 2014.
Ellis helped the team achieve something they had fallen short off just four years earlier... Read the rest of the article »
Watch what happened when the Women's World Cup winner and FIFA 16 cover girl met up with the Blaugrana superstar earlier this week.
USWNT star Alex Morgan met up with Barcelona superstar Andres Iniesta earlier this week, and the two shared a warm kiss together, on the cheek though (the 26-year-old beauty is happily married).
The two crossed paths in Pasadena, as the Blaugrana geared up to face MLS giants LA Galaxy in the 2015 International Champions Cup pre-season tournament.
#Repost @lagalaxy... Read the rest of the article »
ESPN3 will present the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup champion U.S. Women’s National Team’s Championship Parade live from New York City on Friday, July 10, beginning at 11 a.m. ET.
Coverage of the parade will include the route through the Canyon of Heroes and the ceremony at New York City Hall.
ESPN3 is available online at WatchESPN, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
The network is currently available to more than 99 million... Read the rest of the article »
Carli scored the fastest hat-trick in the history of a World Cup final. The United States looks for its sixth Gold Cup title and a ticket to the Confederations Cup.
The hype for soccer could not be at a higher point than where it is heading into the Gold Cup and in large part it is due to the historic third World Cup title that the USWNT achieved this past Sunday. Carli Lloyd scored the fastest-ever hat-trick in a World Cup final to lead her team to a 5-2 victory over Japan.
Lloyd's efforts helped the United States celebrate something they had not... Read the rest of the article »
Not even a men's game had this many viewers in a single network. The numbers are compared to World Series and NBA finals ratings
The United States Women's National Team made history by lifting their third World Cup trophy and the first one since 1999. It was a milestone in the history of women's soccer, but also the FOX Network had a reason to celebrate as there was a record number of viewers that tuned in for the final game of the Women's World Cup.
The viewership of this game in the United States broke even the record... Read the rest of the article »
The team had not won it since 1999 and had lost against Japan in the 2011 final. President Barack Obama was among the first to congratulate the team.
It may have a surreal feeling, but what happened this Sunday in Vancouver, Canada was actually real and now the United States Women's National Team won its third World Cup title. When the final whistle blew, thousands of Americans, including the President Barack Obama, congratulated the team for their historic accomplishment.
Obama is ready to receive the team at the White House
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Celia Sasic won the Golden Boot award since she played less minutes than Lloyd. Carli had three goals coming into the final.
It was a final to remember at B.C. Place in Vancouver, Canada as the USWNT took on Japan for a revenge of the 2011 World Cup final in Germany. Penalty kicks were not needed in this one as the US only needed 45 minutes to get a 4-1 lead that they would work with during the second half.
Carli Lloyd came into this game with three goals and scored another three before the 15-minute mark hit in this... Read the rest of the article »
Lloyd has scored six goals in the World Cup so far. It is the fastest hat-trick in World Cup history.
Japan and the USWNT came into the game thinking that it would be hard to get a goal against their opponent but that was not the case. The American captain, Carli Lloyd was on fire in the first 15 minutes of the game and scored three on Japan to help her team grab an early 4-0 lead.
The first one was scored before the third minute of the game. Just two minutes later, Lloyd scored another... Read the rest of the article »
Japan will have an opportunity to successfully defend their World Cup crown as they prepare to take on familiar foe USA in the final this Sunday. What are their chances?
In less than 12 hours, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup will come to an end at Vancouver's BC Place. As luck would have it, this final, the seventh since the tournament was established in 1991, will be a re-match of the 2011 edition as the USWNT prepares to take on Japan. This is also the third final meeting between these two sides over the past four years, who are ranked second and fourth in the... Read the rest of the article »
On Sunday, July 5th, the USWNT will have a chance to avenge their 2011 WWC Final loss as they take on Japan. Will they succeed this time?
After four weeks of thrills, spills, heartbreak, joy, and controversy, we have now finally arrived at the moment fans have been waiting for: the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup final. For the first time, the Women's World Cup featured 24 teams, meaning that viewers had the chance to see sides like Cameroon, Switzerland, the Netherlands, the Ivory Coast, Thailand, and Spain all have their debut on the world... Read the rest of the article »
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 »