Soccer Insider: Women's soccer


Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Spirit taking shape without Olympians

The Washington Spirit, one of eight clubs in the new National Women's Soccer League, was not allocated any of the 18 U.S. Olympians. However, the owner believes the club has a good core.

By Steven Goff  |  02:11 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, U.S. national team, washington spirit, women's soccer

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Krieger allocated to Washington women's team

Krieger allocated to Washington women's team

By Steven Goff  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NWSL, washington spirit, women's soccer

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Wambach, Messi are FIFA players of year

U.S. striker Abby Wambach and Argentine forward Lionel Messi won the Ballon d'Or awards as the FIFA players of the year.

By Steven Goff  |  02:48 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  fifa, lionel messi, U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, women's soccer

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Wednesday kickaround

Kevin Payne to Toronto FC, MLS awards, MLS Cup, NASL's new commissioner, U.S. women's friendly, Charlie Davies case, Americans abroad

By Steven Goff  |  09:48 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, NASL, Roundup, U.S. national team, women's soccer

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2012

New women's pro league planned

A new women's pro soccer league is scheduled to launch in 2013 with eight teams, including Washington.

By Steven Goff  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, women's soccer

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Tuesday kickaround: MLS matches, Timbers tifo, D.C. United, tweeting Euros, local women’s teams, Olympics

MLS matches, Timbers tifo, D.C. United, tweeting Euros, local women’s teams, Olympics

By Steven Goff  |  09:17 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, women's soccer

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 11:05 AM ET, 03/12/2012

Video: USA women qualify for Under-20 World Cup with three superb goals

Of the four goals scored by the U.S. under-20 women’s soccer team vs. Mexico, three were of high quality.

By Steven Goff  |  11:05 AM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's soccer, CONCACAF, Under-20 World Cup

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, officiating changes, Alex Morgan, FIFA rankings

D.C. United, MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, officiating changes, Alex Morgan, FIFA rankings

By Steven Goff  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. national team, women's soccer, FIFA rankings, CONCACAF

Posted at 11:34 PM ET, 02/11/2012

Video: Alex Morgan scores two late goals as U.S. women’s soccer team defeats New Zealand, 2-1

Alex Morgan scored two late goals as the U.S. women’s national soccer team defeated New Zealand, 2-1.

By Steven Goff  |  11:34 PM ET, 02/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's soccer, Alex Morgan, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 02/01/2012

U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame: Who belongs?

Claudio Reyna and Tony Meola highlight the list of candidates for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame this year.

By Steven Goff  |  10:55 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hall of Fame, U.S. national team, MLS, women's soccer

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 01/25/2012

U.S. women’s soccer team defeats Mexico, moves within one victory of Olympic berth

Carli Lloyd records a hat trick as the U.S. women’s soccer team defeats Mexico, 4-0, in its group finale.

By Steven Goff  |  08:58 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, women's soccer, Olympics

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Women’s soccer league terminates troubled Florida franchise

Women’s Professional Soccer has terminated its troubled Florida franchise, which featured Hope Solo and Abby Wambach.

By Steven Goff  |  11:14 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPS, women's soccer

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 08/28/2011

WPS final: Western New York Flash edges Philadelphia Independence on penalties

Western New York Flash outlasted the Philadelphia Independence in a penalty kick tiebreaker to win the WPS championship.

By Steven Goff  |  11:21 AM ET, 08/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPS, women's soccer

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Women’s pro soccer team owner Dan Borislow of MagicJack faces grievance from players’ union over e-mails, conduct

MagicJack owner Dan Borislow was the subject of a grievance filed by the WPS players union over e-mails sent to the players and other issues

By Steven Goff  |  04:14 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPS, MagicJack, women's soccer

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Women’s soccer: WPS attendance rises since World Cup, playoff format set, college preseason top 25 released

Heading into the playoffs, WPS is enjoying an attendance bump provided by the World Cup. Meantime, Soccer America has unveiled its college preseason top 25.

By Steven Goff  |  09:47 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WPS, women's soccer, Abby Wambach, Marta

Posted at 10:41 PM ET, 06/05/2011

Video: Lauren Cheney’s spectacular goal for the U.S. women’s national team

Lauren Cheney scored from long range in the waning moments as the U.S. women’s soccer team tuned up for the World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Mexico.

By Steven Goff  |  10:41 PM ET, 06/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  women's soccer

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2011

Tuesday kickaround: USA women’s soccer, D.C. United, Brad Friedel, Americans abroad, TV listings, Crystal Palace Baltimore

U.S. women’s national team, D.C. United, Brad Friedel, Americans abroad, TV listings, Crystal Palace Baltimore

By Steven Goff  |  09:42 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, women's soccer, Americans abroad

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 04/02/2011

England defeats USA in women’s soccer, 2-1, ending Americans’ 52-game unbeaten streak in friendlies

With the World Cup approaching, the Americans lose a friendly for the first time since 2004, a 2-1 result in London

By Steven Goff  |  05:03 PM ET, 04/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's soccer