All articles relating to international soccer, including World Cup.

Happy 30th Birthday, USWNT!


August 18, 2015 It was 30 years ago today that the US women’s national team played their first international match. The team, hastily assembled after the Olympic Festival in Baton Rouge, played four matches in Jesolo, Italy, as part of an invitational tournament. The Americans lost their first game 0-1 to the hosts, but rebounded […]

Eye on Rio: Asia Women’s Olympic Qualifiers


Exactly one year from today, the women’s soccer tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics kicks off. Then men’s tournament kicks off the following day while the official opening ceremonies take place on August 5th. Twelve teams will participate in the women’s tournament; four have already qualified: Brazil (host), France, Germany and Colombia. A qualifying tournament […]

Eye on Rio: Kickoff One Year From Today


Monday, August 3, 2015 Just one year from today, the 2016 Olympic women’s soccer competition will kick off in Brazil, the first South American country to host the Summer Olympics. The men’s competition will begin the following day. Both tournaments kick off before the official Opening Ceremonies on August 5.     The Olympic women’s […]

Tigres advance to final of Copa Libertadores


The dream is still alive for Tigres UANL, as they will face the Argentinian team Club Atletico River Plate in the final of the Copa Libertadores after defeating Brazilian club Sport Club Internacional 4-3 (aggregate) in the semifinals. River Plate defeated Paraguayan team Club Guarani 3-1 (aggregate). River Plate will be no walk in the […]

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