Category: International

All articles relating to international soccer, including World Cup.

A(nother) Look Back at First USWNT Caps


For the first time in more than fifteen years, the majority of the USWNT roster features uncapped players and those with fewer than 20 caps. Several players might earn their first senior international appearance against Switzerland tonight or Sunday. Here’s a look back at some of the “first caps” for the other players on the […]

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 […]

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