Player of the Match: 2015 Women’s World Cup Final

In one of the most dominant displays that we’ve seen in a cup final, men or women, there are plenty of players that could have been named the Player of the Match. But after breaking history in an already historic match, Carli Lloyd took this game by the scruff of the neck. Her early hat […]

VIDEO: Carli Lloyd w/ Goalazo for 1st half Hattrick

Take a bow Carli Lloyd. The USWNT midfielder has scored a hattrick in 16 minutes and the final part of it was a beauty, a goalazo for the ages. Lloyd took one look at a Japanese goalkeeper out near the top of her box and decided this was a good idea: Yes, that scoreline now […]

VIDEO: Abby Wambach gives us final words before World Cup final

Abby Wambach and her 183 career international goals will say goodbye to the world game following Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final. She won’t start, but is likely to come off the bench. Wambach is also still the emotional leader of this team and the 35-year-old gave us one of the most poignant moments of this […]

USWNT Changes Worked, But More Finishing Needed Against Germany

Win and move on — it’s what the knockout stage is all about. Score one goal or 10, does it really matter? When you’re a two-time World Cup winning side and you wear the crest of the United States, the how almost matters as much as the result. So, color a lot of people unimpressed […]

Japan, Netherlands put on show to end women’s World Cup round of 16

Boring, unwatchable, “not worthy”, slow and on and on…we’ve all heard the criticism of the women’s soccer game. Some of it is frankly true, and some of it has been on display at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. None of it was on display late on Tuesday night as Japan and the Netherlands clashed […]

VIDEO: Netherlands player whiffs on open chance

Open chances against the reigning World Cup champions in the first few minutes of a knockout stage game? Dream come true, right? That dream turned in to a nightmare scenario for the Netherlands against Japan in the final round of 16 matchup in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. After putting pressure on the Japanese […]

2015 Women’s World Cup Recap: Round of 16 – Day 2

The second day of the round of 16 of the 2015 Women’s World Cup has now ended and the quarter-finals are starting to take shape as three games took place today and there was a major upset that is sure to shake the women’s footballing world and the host’s magical run continues. So let us […]

2015 Women’s World Cup Recap: Day 9

Four more teams had an opportunity to punch their tickets to the knockout stage of the expanded FIFA Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. With Group’s C and D in action there were a lot of intriguing storylines on the line. Could an African nation make it to the knockout stages of a Women’s World Cup […]

Abby Wambach Blames Turf For Lack Of U.S. Goals

USWNT forward Abby Wambach has said in an interview following a training session that she believes that if the Women’s World Cup were to be played on grass, the United States would have more goals scored. “In the previous game, I don’t lay out and commit to those headers and that’s why they glance off […]

2015 Women’s World Cup Recap: Day 7

Today in the Women’s World Cup, Groups E and F finished their second group stage games and we saw our first group winner, a last minute equalizer, and everything in between. 1) Biggest Winner — Brazil Not only did Brazil win their game against Spain, 1-0, but also thanks to results in the other group stage […]