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 […]
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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 […]
Jill Ellis has unveiled her list of eighteen players and four alternates for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. After taking twenty-four players into camp earlier this month. Ellis had six cuts to make, four of which will be alternates should a player get injured. Many of the names for the squad were obvious and […]
The Matildas squad for the Rio Olympics has been named this weekend in Sydney with the top side in Asia bringing a formidable group to the games, determined to medal. Should Australia manage a medal, it would be their best ever finish at an Olympic games, beating their fifth place finish in 2004 – the last time […]
One year ago today, the US women’s national team earned an unprecedented third Women’s World Cup title by defeating Japan 5-2 in Vancouver. Carli Lloyd netted the fastest World Cup final hat trick, helping the USWNT claim a 4-0 lead by the 17th minute and earning Golden Ball & Silver Boot honors in the […]
Overall: A great opportunity for North American Fans to get exposed to this intense tournament and also get to see some of their favorite Players and National Teams first hand. For an overall review take a look at the great piece that Kyle wrote here about the major storylines. This piece isn’t about the overall experience […]
On the field and off, the Copa America Centenario has been a massive success. In ten cities around the United States, over 1.4 million fans cheered their favorite teams and players towards the championship of the Americas. In the end, it was reigning champion Chile who defended their title in a rematch against Argentina. Certainly […]