A Look Back: CWOQ Semifinals

Costa Rica has reached the semifinals of every CWOQ. Tonight's semifinal will be the first for Las Ticas to play an opponent other than the USWNT. PHoto courtesy CONCACAF 2004 recap.

  CONCACAF first held Olympic qualifying for women’s soccer for Athens 2004, and since then the semifinal pairings in the last round of qualifying have always been the same – USWNT versus Costa Rica and Canada versus Mexico. But this year is different. For the first time, a Caribbean nation has reached the final four […]

Are the US ready?

Three matches.  Three victories.  It’s hard not to be a little impressed with how the US performed in its World Cup warm-up matches.  However, results are relatively meaningless in friendlies.  That being said, there were several issues the US needed to iron out in advance of the World Cup.  Let’s look back at the five […]

Post Game Thoughts: USMNT vs Azerbaijan

Photo: AP/Marcio Jose Sanchez

The result was meaningless, but there were some valuable lessons learned from Tuesday’s USMNT’s match against Azerbaijan. Brad Davis’ Magical Left Foot No surprise to anyone in Houston.  Davis’ performance was a very fitting retort to anyone that mentioned his name over the last week in their articles about Landon Donovan’s exclusion from the roster.  The […]

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