Soccer Insider: U.S. women's national team


Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Gulati explains Sermanni firing

U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati outlines the decision to fire Tom Sermanni, coach of the top-ranked women’s team.

By Steven Goff  |  06:07 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/07/2014

Video: U.S. women 2, China 0

Watch Lauren Holiday score in the first half and Megan Rapinoe in the second during the U.S. squad’s friendly near Denver.

By Steven Goff  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 04/06/2014

U.S. women’s coach Sermanni fired

In a stunning development, the U.S. Soccer Federation fired Tom Sermanni, coach of the world’s top-ranked women’s team.

By Steven Goff  |  11:04 PM ET, 04/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014

Wednesday kickaround

Remembering Shawn Kuykendall. U.S. women’s national team. Washington Spirit. CONCACAF Champions League. U.S.-Mexico ticket sales.

By Steven Goff  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, u.s. women's national team, washington spirit

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 03/10/2014

U.S. women lose 2nd straight game

The Americans conceded the most goals in program history, falling to Denmark 5-3 at the Algarve Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  12:55 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 03/07/2014

U.S. unbeaten streak ends at 43

Sweden defeats the U.S. women’s national team, 1-0, at Algarve Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  10:54 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Videos: U.S. women draw, U.S. men lose

The U.S. women’s national team began the Algarve Cup with a 1-1 draw with Japan, while the men’s squad lost to Ukraine, 2-0, in a friendly.

By Steven Goff  |  12:45 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ukraine

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 02/25/2014

World Cup tune-ups in Washington, D.C. United at FedEx Field, U.S. national team updates

Turkey vs. Honduras at RFK. Spain vs. El Salvador and D.C. United vs. Columbus at FedEx Field. U.S. men’s and women’s national team updates.

By Steven Goff  |  07:32 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, spain, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ukraine

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Lilly, McBride, Bradley elected to National Soccer Hall of Fame

In their first year of eligibility, Kristine Lilly and Brian McBride were elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Coach Bob Bradley joins them.

By Steven Goff  |  03:37 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, ussf

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/14/2014

Video: U.S. women 8, Russia 0

The U.S. women’s national soccer team scored 7 times in the second half en route to another easy victory over Russia.

By Steven Goff  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 02/13/2014

U.S. national team(s) news and notes

While the U.S. women prepare to face Russia tonight in Atlanta, the men are close to learning opponents and venues for four friendlies.

By Steven Goff  |  12:44 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 02/10/2014

Video: U.S. women 7, Russia 0

Carli Lloyd and Christen Press scored two goals apiece as the U.S. women’s soccer team extended its home unbeaten streak to 79.

By Steven Goff  |  12:52 PM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 AM ET, 02/01/2014

U.S. soccer tax records, 2012-13

Salaries for Juergen Klinsmann, Bob Bradley, Pia Sundhage, the USSF CEO and three U.S. women’s national team players.

By Steven Goff  |  02:53 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:58 AM ET, 02/01/2014

Video: U.S. women 1, Canada 0

Sydney Leroux scored in the 78th minute to lead the U.S. women’s national soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Canada.

By Steven Goff  |  12:58 AM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 01/24/2014

U.S. national team(s) news and notes

Juergen Klinsmann named a 22-man roster ahead of the Feb. 1 friendly vs. South Korea, while Tom Sermanni chose 24 for three women’s matches.

By Steven Goff  |  05:29 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Who belongs in Soccer Hall of Fame?

Kristine Lilly and Brian McBride lead the list of 2014 candidates for the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

By Steven Goff  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Spirit takes Dunn with NWSL 1st pick

The Washington Spirit selects North Carolina star Crystal Dunn with the first pick in the National Women’s Soccer League draft.

By Steven Goff  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, u.s. women's national team, washington spirit

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Washington Spirit acquires Yael Averbuch

Yael Averbuch, a U.S. national soccer team midfielder, will join the Washington Spirit for the 2014 NWSL season.

By Steven Goff  |  05:29 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, u.s. women's national team, washington spirit

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 11/10/2013

U.S. women defeat Brazil, 4-1

The U.S. women’s national soccer team capped an undefeated 2013 schedule with a 4-1 victory over Brazil in Orlando.

By Steven Goff  |  05:55 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/05/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

The latest from the U.S. men’s and women’s national teams, including the women’s roster vs. Brazil this weekend in Orlando.

By Steven Goff  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 10/31/2013

Thursday kickaround

MLS playoffs. David Beckham’s Miami ambitions. Americans abroad. U.S. women’s national team. Navy soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  10:06 AM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, MLS, ncaa soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Thursday kickaround

MLS Supporters’ Shield and playoff races. CONCACAF Champions League. Americans abroad. U.S. women ticket sales. NCAA soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  10:09 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, MLS, ncaa soccer, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 10/21/2013

U.S. soccer enjoying 2013 success

As 2013 winds down, the U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams are enjoying one of their finest dual campaigns ever.

By Steven Goff  |  03:51 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:53 PM ET, 10/20/2013

U.S. women defeat Australia, 4-0

The U.S. women’s national soccer team remained unbeaten in 2013 with a 4-0 victory over Australia in San Antonio.

By Steven Goff  |  07:53 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013

U.S. national team coaches’ earnings

How much will Juergen Klinsmann earn in bonuses at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil?

By Steven Goff  |  08:17 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2014 World Cup, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013

U.S. women’s national team schedule

The U.S. women’s national soccer team added to its fall schedule by announcing friendlies against New Zealand in San Francisco and Columbus.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, women's world cup

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013

U.S. national team updates, Americans abroad

The U.S. men’s national team is waiting to finalize a friendly at Austria, while the women are set to face Australia in San Antonio. Plus, Americans abroad schedule and UEFA Champions League on TV.

By Steven Goff  |  11:29 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Women’s friendly: USA 7, Mexico 0

Sydney Leroux scored four goals in the first half as the U.S. women's national soccer team rolled to a 7-0 victory over Mexico at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  12:37 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013

Jozy Altidore cleared to resume workouts

Jozy Altidore will resume training with the U.S. national team after sitting out Sunderland's Premier League match over the weekend. While the men prepare for Friday's World Cup qualifier at Costa Rica, the women will host Mexico in a friendly tonight at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  10:03 AM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013

Monday kickaround

U.S. national team roster updates. Costa Rica roster. U.S. women in Washington. Maryland Terrapins and Georgetown Hoyas. Another MLS bicycle kick goal.

By Steven Goff  |  11:08 PM ET, 09/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  College soccer, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 08:30 PM ET, 08/26/2013

U.S. women's national team at RFK next week

The U.S. women's national team will appear at RFK Stadium next week for a friendly against Mexico. Ticket update, rosters, injuries, open training session .....

By Steven Goff  |  08:30 PM ET, 08/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  rfk stadium, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Video: Abby Wambach sets scoring record

Abby Wambach broke Mia Hamm's international soccer scoring record by netting four goals for the U.S. national team against South Korea.

By Steven Goff  |  11:08 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fifa, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 12:10 AM ET, 06/03/2013

Video from U.S. men's and women's victories

Video from the U.S. men's national soccer team's 4-3 victory over Germany and the U.S. women's national soccer team's 3-0 victory over Canada.

By Steven Goff  |  12:10 AM ET, 06/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 12:28 AM ET, 06/02/2013

Sunday kickaround

Matchday at RFK Stadium. Link to USA-Germany preview story. American women face Canada in Olympic rematch. Video of bicycle kick in women's soccer game. Video of terrible own goal by Chivas USA in MLS game.

By Steven Goff  |  12:28 AM ET, 06/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  germany, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/14/2013

Washington Spirit opens NWSL with 1-1 draw

The Washington Spirit made its National Women's Soccer League debut with a 1-1 draw against the Boston Breakers.

By Steven Goff  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 04/09/2013

U.S. women's team 3, Netherlands 1

The U.S. women's national soccer team extended its unbeaten streak to 31 matches with a 3-1 victory at the Netherlands.

By Steven Goff  |  03:32 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Tuesday kickaround

UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, Americans abroad, MLS, U.S. women's national team, Michael Bradley commercial and more.....

By Steven Goff  |  09:06 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, MLS, Roundup, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Women's friendly: USA 3, Germany 3

Abby Wambach scored her 155th career international goal, three shy of Mia Hamm's record, as the U.S. women's soccer team tied Germany, 3-3.

By Steven Goff  |  04:05 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  germany, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013

USSF drops the ball in failing to honor highly decorated women's team

The U.S. Soccer Federation will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a men's friendly against Germany this summer. No such events are planned around the women's team, which has been ranked No. 1 in the world for five straight years.

By Steven Goff  |  01:18 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, ussf, women's world cup

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013

U.S. national team news and notes

Juergen Klinsmann's comments and other USSF notes ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica on Friday night in Denver.

By Steven Goff  |  05:13 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  juergen klinsmann, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Thursday kickaround

Galaxy advances in CONCACAF Champions League. Brad Friedel and Spurs face Inter Milan in Europa League. USA wins Algarve Cup. USA men's friendly vs. Belgium. Americans abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  10:36 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, concacaf champions league, fifa, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, uefa champions league

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Soccer and Society: religion, music, TV

Soccer and Society: religion, music, TV

By Steven Goff  |  09:38 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Argentina, Brazil, Soccer and Society, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Wednesday kickaround

CONCACAF Champions League, UEFA Champions League, Algarve Cup, U.S. national team, World Cup qualifying, Americans abroad

By Steven Goff  |  09:20 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 07:19 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Tim Howard, Hope Solo sidelined with injuries

U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard will probably miss a month and Hope Solo is sidelined for three to four months.

By Steven Goff  |  07:19 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team, World Cup qualifying

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Hall of Fame voting goes to 2nd ballot

None of the former players eligible for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame received the two-thirds threshold, triggering a second ballot with five names.

By Steven Goff  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/11/2013

My Soccer Hall of Fame ballot

Joe-Max Moore, Cindy Parlow and Taylor Twellman are among the candidates for induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

By Steven Goff  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, u.s. women's national team

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 02/11/2013

Video: U.S. women 4, Scotland 1

Tom Sermanni earned a victory in his first match as the U.S. women's soccer head coach, a 4-1 decision against Scotland in Jacksonville.

By Steven Goff  |  11:16 AM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 07/01/2012

Video of Hope Solo’s incredible save for U.S. women’s national soccer team vs. Canada

Hope Solo made a remarkable save during the U.S. women’s soccer team’s 2-1 win over Canada.

By Steven Goff  |  11:02 AM ET, 07/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's national team, Hope Solo

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/29/2012

Weekend soccer TV & online video listings: European Championship, USA women’s friendly, MLS, NASL, USL, Brazil

Viewing options for the European Championship final between Spain and Italy, a U.S. women’s friendly and MLS.

By Steven Goff  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV listings, European Championship, MLS, U.S. women's national team

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 06/18/2012

Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan score 2 goals each in U.S. national team’s 4-1 win over Japan

Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan scored twice apiece as the U.S. women’s national team routed Japan, 4-1.

By Steven Goff  |  09:34 AM ET, 06/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's national team, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan, Olympics

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Becky Sauerbrunn of the U.S. national soccer team signs with D.C. United Women

Becky Sauerbrunn, a U.S. women’s national team defender, will play for the D.C. United Women this season.

By Steven Goff  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, W-League, U.S. women's national team

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 04/01/2012

Alex Morgan scores in U.S. women’s national soccer team’s 1-1 draw at Japan

Her equalizer in the 72nd minute earned the United States a 1-1 draw with Japan.

By Steven Goff  |  12:36 PM ET, 04/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's national team, women's soccer, Alex Morgan

Posted at 09:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Richie Williams, Steve Nicol, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS attendance, U.S women’s team, TV/online listings

Richie Williams, Steve Nicol, Dwayne De Rosario, MLS attendance, U.S. women’s team, TV/online listings

By Steven Goff  |  09:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  USSF, MLS, U.S. women's national team, TV listings

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 07/06/2011

FIFA Women’s World Cup: U.S. women lose to Sweden, quarterfinal schedule, USA poll

With the first round complete, the FIFA Women’s World Cup moves into the knockout stages. How will the United States fare? Vote in our reader poll.

By Steven Goff  |  04:36 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. women's national team, poll

Posted at 10:45 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Video: United States continues preparation for Women’s World Cup with 2-0 victory over Japan

Amy Rodriguez and Heather O’Reilly scored to lead the Americans to a 2-0 victory over Japan in a Women’s World Cup tuneup in Cary, N.C.

By Steven Goff  |  10:45 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. women's national team, Women's World Cup