Abby Wambach’s career ends with first USWNT loss at home in 11 years

This wasn’t quite the storybook ending for Abby Wambach’s career and I’m sure the USWNT will want to redo this game again. They lost to China in New Orleans 1-0 and lose their first game at home since 2004, a run of 104 games. Since it was Abby Wambach’s final game, the USWNT was focused […]

Abby Wambach’s legacy is much more than just being a soccer player

Yesterday, arguably the greatest US Soccer player ever, Abby Wambach announced her retirement and will play her final game on December 16. Looking back on her career, it became clear that she wasn’t just a soccer player. Yeah, she spent most of her life playing soccer and the title of “soccer player” is an accurate […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abby Wambach Calls Out Teammates In Recent Interview

Abby Wambach recently was interviewed by the New York Times about the upcoming World Cup next month and how she feels going into the tournament. In this interview, Wambach has controversially stated that her teammates are scared to play the ball in fear of creating turnovers that will lead to goals, and that is why the […]

Players end turf lawsuit against FIFA for Women’s World Cup

Today, top female players have dropped their lawsuit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association about artificial turf at the Women’s World Cup. The group, represented by notable players like Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, Heather O’Reilly and others, dropped the lawsuit after filing in August. The players made the claim that FIFA was discriminating against […]

After Advancing to Women’s World Cup, USWNT Wins CONCACAF Championship

In what seemed like an letdown after already advancing to the Women’s World Cup in the semis, the US Women’s National Team put the cherry on top of their CONCACAF sundae by defeating Costa Rica 6-0 in Philadelphia Sunday to win the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. They cap off a tournament in which they didn’t allow […]

Will the USWNT Win Tonight Against Guatemala?

After a rather inauspicious win against Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday, the United States has a chance to virtually advance to the knockout round tonight against Guatemala in Chicago. The United States and Haiti are tied with three points and Trinidad and Tobago and Guatemala have zero in Group A. In what was supposed to […]

What We Learned: USWNT 1-0 over Trinidad & Tobago

For fans of the men’s version of the United States national team, seeing an actual World Cup qualifying tournament with games nearly 48 hours apart had to seem strange. Yet, on Wednesday night that’s exactly what CONCACAF pulled off as 2015 World Cup qualifying got underway in Group A. The USWNT won 1-0 over Trinidad […]