Soccer Insider: women's world cup


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 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 01:47 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Sermanni to coach U.S. women’s national team

Tom Sermanni, who has guided the Australian women's national soccer team for eight years, was named head coach of the U.S. squad.

By Steven Goff  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. soccer, women's world cup

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 08/05/2011

U.S. national soccer teams: Klinsmann assistant coaches, Clint Dempsey, Josh Gatt, Clarence Goodson, Pia Sundhage, women’s schedule

Juergen Klinsmann’s assistants, Josh Gatt’s sweet goal, Clint Dempsey, Sacha Kljestan, Clarence Goodson, Jozy Altidore, USA women, Pia Sundhage

By Steven Goff  |  10:43 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Juergen Klinsmann, Americans abroad, Pia Sundhage, Women's World Cup

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Thursday kickaround: Bill Hamid, Juergen Klinsmann, Freddy Adu, Eddie Johnson, Hope Solo, MLS, CONCACAF, WPS, U.S. women’s tour

D.C. United’s Bill Hamid and re-emerging Freddy Adu are expected to be named by Juergen Klinsmann to the U.S. national team roster for next week’s friendly against Mexico.

By Steven Goff  |  08:28 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, D.C. United, MLS, Women's World Cup

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 07/23/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, Everton, Tim Howard, Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona, Manchester United, MLS, Women’s World Cup, WPS

Tim Howard isn’t expected to play for Everton against D.C. United tonight at RFK Stadium. Lionel Messi might come to Washington next week with Barcelona, but whether he plays remains unclear.

By Steven Goff  |  01:09 PM ET, 07/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Lionel Messi, Barcelona, Manchester Uniited, Tim Howard, Everton, D.C. United, Women's World Cup

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011

U.S. Women’s World Cup team re-enacts Brazil equalizer with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central’s ‘Daily Show’

With a twist, the U.S. Women’s World Cup team re-enacts the dramatic goal against Brazil on ‘The Daily Show With Jon Stewart’

By Steven Goff  |  09:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team, Jon Stewart

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, Tim Howard, Everton, Women’s World Cup, Claudio Reyna, TV listings

D.C. United, with new midfielder Austin da Luz on the roster, faces the last-place New England Revolution at RFK Stadium tonight.

By Steven Goff  |  10:05 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Women's World Cup, WPS

Posted at 08:52 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Women’s World Cup final recap

Sally Jenkins’ column, the scene in Japan, USA player ratings, USA-Japan video, Women's World Cup goals and honors, local video

By Steven Goff  |  08:52 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 07/17/2011

Women’s World Cup final: USA vs. Japan live blog

The United States faces Japan in the Women’s World Cup final today in Frankfurt. Follow along, contribute your thoughts and observations during the match.

By Steven Goff  |  02:13 PM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 07/17/2011

Women’s World Cup primer: United States vs. Japan in championship match

Everything you need to know before the United States plays Japan in the Women’s World Cup final is here.

By Steven Goff  |  12:59 PM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 07/17/2011

Women’s World Cup poll: USA vs. Japan

United States vs. Japan for the Women’s World Cup title Sunday in Frankfurt. Who is your pick to lift the trophy?

By Steven Goff  |  12:49 PM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team, poll

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 07/16/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, Christian Gomez, Chase Hilgenbrinck, Freddy Adu, Women’s World Cup, Americans abroad

D.C. United, MLS, Freddy Adu, Women’s World Cup, Americans abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  09:37 AM ET, 07/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, Women's World Cup

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 07/15/2011

U.S. Women’s World Cup Coach Pia Sundhage sings at her news conference

Pia Sundhage is “feelin’ groovy” about the USA’s chances in the Women’s World Cup championship match this weekend.

By Steven Goff  |  03:50 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 07/15/2011

Friday kickaround: Women’s World Cup, Jill Biden, Chelsea Clinton, Nelly the Elephant, Jozy Altidore, Jay DeMerit

Links to women’s soccer columns, White House World Cup delegation, Nelly the Elephant, Insider poll, Jozy Altidore to Netherlands, Jay DeMerit documentary

By Steven Goff  |  10:37 AM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: Women’s World Cup, Copa America, MLS, Friendlies, WPS, USL, Brazil, Youth

The Women’s World Cup final featuring the United States and Japan, and the Copa America quarterfinals highlight the 27 matches available on TV and online.

By Steven Goff  |  06:36 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, MLS, TV listings

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Thursday kickaround: Women’s World Cup, Manchester United, U.S. Open Cup, Charlie Davies, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins

U.S. Women’s World Cup team’s new identity, Manchester United’s U.S. tour, U.S. Open Cup’s final four, Charlie Davies’ status, D.C. United’s Hall of Tradition, Maryland’s departure

By Steven Goff  |  09:58 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Manchester United, MLS, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Women’s World Cup live blog: USA vs. France

The United States faces France at noon today in the Women’s World Cup semfinals in Germany. Follow our live blog for minute-by-minute match updates.

By Steven Goff  |  11:55 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 12:39 AM ET, 07/13/2011

Soccer TV listings: Women’s World Cup, Copa America, Manchester United, Liverpool

ESPN will show the Women’s World Cup semifinals, including the United States against France at noon. Manchester United begins its U.S. tour vs. the New England Revolution.

By Steven Goff  |  12:39 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, Manchester United, Liverpool, TV listings

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Monday kickaround: Women’s World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, Copa America, David Beckham, MLS all-stars

Women’s World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, Copa America, David Beckham, MLS all-stars.

By Steven Goff  |  11:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, MLS, David Beckham

Posted at 12:34 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Women’s World Cup: Semifinal schedule, USA-Brazil video and observations, Ali Krieger, Abby Wambach, FIFA

A look ahead to Wednesday’s semifinal schedule at the Women’s World Cup in Germany, a look back at the remarkable match between the USA and Brazil.

By Steven Goff  |  12:34 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 07/10/2011

Sunday kickaround: D.C. United victory, FIFA scandal, USA vs. Brazil in Women’s World Cup

In the Sunday kickaround, we look at D.C. United’s victory at New York, another twist in the FIFA bribe scandal and the Women’s World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  10:16 AM ET, 07/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, FIFA, Women's World Cup

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: Women’s World Cup, Copa America, U-17 World Cup, MLS, Brazil, WPS

Twenty-four matches are available on TV and online, including Women’s World Cup quarterfinals, Copa America, U-17 World Cup, MLS and WPS.

By Steven Goff  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, MLS, 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 10:44 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United, CONCACAF, 2014 World Cup, Women’s World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, live online chat

Dwayne De Rosario, D.C. United, World Cup qualifying, Women's World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, live online chat details.

By Steven Goff  |  10:44 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, 2014 World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, D.C. United

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Soccer on TV Wednesday: Women’s World Cup, Copa America, MLS

Needing a victory or draw to win its group, the United States faces Sweden in the Women’s World Cup in Germany. Meantime, Argentina tries to rebound from a disappointing Copa America opener.

By Steven Goff  |  12:24 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, MLS, TV listings

Posted at 09:28 PM ET, 07/03/2011

Women’s World Cup: the blatant handball that wasn’t during Australia victory over Equatorial Guinea

In Australia's victory Sunday in the Women’s World Cup, an Equatorial Guinea player got away with catching the ball and holding it for a moment.

By Steven Goff  |  09:28 PM ET, 07/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 07/02/2011

Women’s World Cup: USA 3, Colombia 0

The United States retained first place in Group C of the Women’s World Cup in Germany with a 3-0 victory over Colombia.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 07/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 07/02/2011

Saturday kickaround: D.C. United, Dwayne De Rosario, Philadelphia Union, Sonny Silooy, Women’s World Cup, Copa America

Dwayne De Rosario is expected to make his D.C. United debut tonight at RFK Stadium against the East-leading Philadelphia Union.

By Steven Goff  |  09:19 AM ET, 07/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Women's World Cup, Copa America

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 07/01/2011

Friday kickaround: Lionel Messi, Copa America, Women’s World Cup, Under-17 World Cup, D.C. United, D.C. United Women, Mia Hamm-Nomar Garciaparra, UVA Cavaliers

Lionel Messi and Argentina in Copa America, Women’s World Cup, USA out of U-17 World Cup, D.C. United, D.C. United Women, Mia Hamm-Nomar Garciaparra, University of Virginia

By Steven Goff  |  08:50 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Copa America, Women's World Cup, D.C. United

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 06/30/2011

Weekend soccer TV listings: Women’s World Cup, Copa America, U-17 World Cup, MLS

TV listings for the Women’s World Cup, Major League Soccer, the Under-17 World Cup and Copa America.

By Steven Goff  |  03:43 PM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, Copa America, MLS, TV listings

Posted at 07:41 PM ET, 06/28/2011

U.S. soccer team begins Women’s World Cup campaign with 2-0 victory over North Korea

Lauren Cheney and Rachel Buehler scored in the second half to lead the United States to a 2-0 victory over North Korea in the Women’s World Cup in Germany.

By Steven Goff  |  07:41 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup

Posted at 01:01 AM ET, 06/28/2011

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United, Dwayne De Rosario, Dax McCarty, U.S. Open Cup, MLS, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women’s World Cup

The Tuesday morning roundup includes D.C. United’s trades, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. Open and Women’s World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  01:01 AM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Women's World Cup

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 06/26/2011

Weekend soccer roundup: Mexico wins CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women’s World Cup begins, River Plate relegated, Under-17 World Cup, MLS, D.C. United, WPS

Mexico wins the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Germany hosts the Women’s World Cup, USA advances in U-17 World Cup, MLS and WPS march on.

By Steven Goff  |  08:15 PM ET, 06/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women's World Cup, MLS, D.C. United

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 06/21/2011

U.S. Women’s World Cup striker Abby Wambach stars in ESPN’s ‘This Is SportsCenter’ promo campaign

With the Women’s World Cup approaching, ESPN has unveiled a ‘This Is SportsCenter’ promo featuring U.S. striker Abby Wambach.

By Steven Goff  |  02:06 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, ESPN

Posted at 08:09 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Ali Krieger, Women’s World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team, RFK Stadium, Cuban defection, Stanley Cup, D.C. United, Georgetown Hoyas

Ali Krieger overcame a pulmonary emobolism to continue her soccer career and ultimately make the U.S. Women’s World Cup squad. Also: CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLS, D.C. United, Georgetown Hoyas.

By Steven Goff  |  08:09 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, CONCACAF Gold Cup, U.S. national team

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/06/2011

Monday kickaround: Hat trick for Chicharito, Jakovic returns to D.C. United, U.S. Gold Cup updates, Josh Gatt, USA women, Americans at Pachuca

Manchester United’s Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez scored three times for Mexico in the Gold Cup. Meantime, Canada has lost D.C. United’s Dejan Jakovic to injury.

By Steven Goff  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chicharito, Gold Cup, D.C. United, Women's World Cup

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Thursday kickaround: Mexico victory in Denver, DaMarcus Beasley at Pachuca, Grenada without Shalrie Joseph, Whitecaps under Tom Soehn, Ben Olsen reflections, U.S. Women’s World Cup roster change

Mexico tuned up for the Gold Cup with a 3-0 victory over New Zealand, a DaMarcus Beasley update, Grenada moves on without Shalrie Joseph, Vancouver draws at Chivas USA, Ben Olsen reflects on D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  09:01 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CONCACAF Gold Cup, Women's World Cup, MLS, D.C. United

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

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Nataly Arias, a former Maryland Terrapin, likely headed to Women’s World Cup ... for Colombia

Nataly Arias, who played soccer at O’Connell High School and the University of Maryland, is expected to be named to Colombia’s roster for the Women’s World Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  03:44 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland Terrapins, Women's World Cup

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 05/09/2011

U.S. Women’s World Cup roster named

Abby Wambach and Hope Solo were among 21 players named to the U.S. roster for the Women’s World Cup this summer in Germany.

By Steven Goff  |  10:52 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Women's World Cup, USSF