Category: International

All articles relating to international soccer, including World Cup.

NWSL Championship Weekend in Houston


The kickoff time for the NWSL’s historic fourth championship game has been set, and the field seats & President’s Club section are already sold out. It’s time to start making plans for NWSL championship weekend in Houston (if you haven’t started already) … and of course buying tickets. Below is a schedule of events for […]

Houston Dash Brazilians going for gold

Houston Dash's Brazliian midfielder Andressa is gunning for gold. Credit: Gia Quilap

Asked prior to heading out for Rio who will win the gold medal in Brazil, Houston Dash midfielder did not require a translator, “Oh yes, Brazil. No USA, no Australia, no Canada.” Nearly two weeks into the tournament, the Brazilian is looking prescient. Brazil went undefeated in a group that consisted of China, Sweden and […]

A Look At Women’s Olympic Top Scorers

Carli Lloyd celebrates her goal against T&T. Credit: Gia Quillap

Carli Lloyd celebrates scoring a goal against T&T in Olympic qualifying in February. Credit: Gia Quilap.   In the first two matchdays of women’s Olympic soccer, a total of 37 goals were scored by twenty-seven different players. Cristiane added to her Olympic-record goal total, and sbe and Brazilian teammate Marta joined Germany’s Birgit Prinz as […]

Houston Dash Olympians | Houston Soccer Podcast

Janine Beckie. Credit: Olympics

PODCAST: 08/06/2016 – This month’s podcast is an Olympic Houston Dash affair with Australia’s Lydia Williams and Canada’s Allysha Chapman, USWNT’s Morgan Brian, and Canada’s Janine Beckie. These interviews were conducted a month or so ago prior to the four players departing to join up with their respective national teams. These weren’t originally recorded as podcast […]

Download this handy Olympic WoSo schedule

Mallory Pugh, the youngest player on the USWNT Olympic team. Credit: James Wichert/Keeper Notes.

  Keeper Notes has created an interactive downloadable 8.5 x 11 schedule & standings chart showing all 2016 Olympic women’s soccer games by day of the tournament with kickoff times in Central Daylight Time (CDT). Enter the scores and the group standings will automatically update. KNOCKOUT ROUND NOTES: The women’s tourney features 12 teams, so […]

A Look Back: Solo’s Shutouts

Hope Solo before the USA-China friendly in Houston, December 2012. Credit: Ray Escamilla/Keeper Notes.

  With a 1-0 win over South Africa on July 9, Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper in the world to reach the milestone of 100 international shutouts. No other keeper is close to that total, as former USWNT keeper/WWC champion Briana Scurry retired with 72 shutouts, and current Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has 74 […]

UEFA Euro 2016 Final Thoughts


Seleção Portuguesa Campeões: The tournament once again proved how difficult it is to predict as my pre-tournament pick of Host Nation France made it to the final.  France managed to lose against a side few would have honestly thought of making it to one of the Semi-Finals. Portugal became the 10th different country to win […]

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