June 8, 2015 SOLID START
US opens World Cup with 3-1 win over Australia
WINNIPEG--Megan Rapinoe scored two goals and Christen Press added another as the United States defeated Australia 3-1 at Winnipeg Stadium Monday night. With the win, the U.S. takes the lead in Women's World Cup group D.
June 7, 2015 NOT A DISTRACTION
U.S. Team ignoring new report about Solo
Hope Solo's nearly year-old domestic violence case isn't going away, but the U.S. Women's National Team is not going to let that off-field issue become a distraction as the team heads into its opening game of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup against Australia on Monday night.
June 3, 2015 MIXED REVIEW
Akers thinks USWNT program is stagnant in areas
The current U.S. Women's National Team has tried to get out from under the shadow of its predecessors, especially those that won World Cups in 1991 and 1999, but a former great from that earlier generation of players thinks the U.S. program should embrace more of that past in order to achieve greatness in the future.
May 27, 2015 SPORT BIGGER THAN ORGANIZATIONS
U.S. Women on FIFA scandal
For their part, members of the U.S. Women's National Team, who have waged their own futile battle with FIFA over the playing surfaces at the upcoming Women's World Cup in Canada, had little to say about Wednesday's indictments of key figures in international soccer.
May 17, 2015 LEROUX STRIKES FOR U.S.
Scores two against Mexico, so does Wambach
CARSON, Calif. -- Sydney Leroux celebrated her first start of 2015 with a pair of goals, and Abby Wambach came off the bench to notch the 40th multigoal game of her international career Sunday night as the U.S. women's national team built toward the coming Women's World Cup with an emphatic triumph over Mexico.
May 10, 2015 TWO MORE FOR ABBY
Wambach leads 3-0 USWNT win
SAN JOSE, Calif.---Abby Wambach scored two goals and Julie Johnson added another as the United States Women's National Team defeated Ireland 3-0 in front of 18,000 at Avaya Stadium Sunday.
April 14, 2015 THE BEST 23
Ellis mixed vets, youth on World Cup roster
CHICAGO – With 55 days until the USA’s opening match of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the 23 players who will represent the United States on women’s soccer’s grandest stage.
March 4, 2015 HOPE-FUL RETURN
Lloyd scored the goals, but Solo saved the day
VILA REAL DE SAN ANTONIO, Portugal -- Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored two goals within a five-minute span in the second half and goalkeeper Hope Solo, in her first game of 2015, made a spectacular save as the United States rallied past Norway 2-1 in the Algarve Cup opener for both teams Wednesday.
February 13, 2015 ONE GOAL'S ENOUGH
U.S. women dominate England in 1-0 win
MILTON KEYNES, England - Striker Alex Morgan scored in the 25th minute and a dominating United States side ensured that score held for a 1-0 victory over England in a women's international match on Friday.
February 8, 2015 UNDERACHIEVERS
France beats USA women, 2-0
LORIENT, France - It's a good thing the kickoff of the Women's World Cup is four months away or the United States women would be in a whole lot of trouble.
January 21, 2015 NO HOPE
Solo suspended by U.S. Soccer
CHICAGO - Trouble just seems to follow U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo around. Just days after a pending criminal case against her was dropped, Solo was suspended by U.S. Soccer for 30 days, following her husband's arrest on a DUI charge in California.
October 26, 2014 UNTESTED
U.S. dominates, but defense sees little action
CHESTER, Pa.---After posting four straight shutouts, U.S. Women's National Team goalkeeper Hope Solo was awarded the Golden Glove of the COCNACAF Women's Championship emblematic of the tournament's top goalkeeper.
October 26, 2014 HEADS UP
Wambach nets four as U.S. routs Costa Rica 6-0
CHESTER, Penn.---On Sunday afternoon, Abby Wambach served notice that she still is the most dangerous striker in the world. Wambach scored four goals, three with her head, to lead the US Women to a 6-0 romp over Costa Rica in the final of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship at PPL Park.
October 24, 2014 REST ASSURED
U.S. qualifies for World Cup with win over Mexico
CHESTER, Penn.—The United States Women’s National team can rest easy. Behind a two-goal performance from Carli Lloyd, it has assured its spot in the 2015 Women’s World Cup with an easy 3-0 win over Mexico in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Semifinal at PPL Park Friday night.
October 20, 2014 SEMIFINALISTS
US Women romp past Haiti to win Group A
WASHINGTON, DC---Abby Wambach scored two goals as the United States Women’s National Team cruised past Haiti 6-0 to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship Monday night in front of a small crowd of 6,421 at R.F.K. Stadium.
October 17, 2014 MUCH IMPROVED
U.S. Women, Guatemala pleased with outcome
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The U.S. Women’s National Team has come a long way in just a couple days. While the USA played well on Wednesday and earned a convincing 1-0 win. Friday night’s game opened a few new doors for the women in a 5-0 victory over Guatemala.
October 17, 2014 GOAL EXPLOSION
U.S. Women dominate in 5-0 win
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The U.S. Women didn’t waste any time Friday night finding the back of the net. And once they started scoring, they didn’t finish until they earned a 5-0 win over Guatemala at Toyota Park.
September 13, 2014 ROUT AT RIO TINTO
US Women roll over Mexico 8-0
SANDY, Utah— Alex Morgan scored two goals and assisted on three others and Abby Wambach also scored two goals as the U.S. Women’s National team rolled over Mexico 8-0 at Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday.
August 20, 2014 SPREADING IT AROUND
Four score for USWNT in pk filled game
CARY, NC---The U.S. Women’s National team got goals from Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd, Christen Press and Abby Wambach in a 4-1 win over Switzerland played in front of a sell-out crowd of 9,992 at WakeMed Soccer Park Wednesday.
June 19, 2014 SHE’S BACK
Alex Morgan nets brace in U.S. draw with France
EAST HARTFORD, Conn --- Alex Morgan scored her first international goals in seven months as she helped the U.S. Women’s National Team overcome two deficits to earn a 2-2 draw against France in front of 14,695 fans at Rentschler Field.
April 7, 2014 NO SINGLE FACTOR
Multiple issues led to Sermanni firing
The decision to fire U.S. Women's National Team coach Tom Sermanni on Sunday was not the result of a single factor, nor was it in response to a player uprising, according to U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati, who spoke with reporters on Monday.
U.S. Soccer made the announcement late Sunday night, after the Americans defeated China in an international friendly, 2-0, earlier in the day.
April 6, 2014 ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH
Holiday, Rapinoe score in 2-0 USWNT win over China
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. - Lauren Holiday scored an unassisted goal in the first half and Megan Rapinoe followed with a second-half goal off a direct free kick as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated China PR 2-0 in front of 14,903 fans at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.
Aprtil 4, 2014 U.S. WOMEN VS. CHINA, TAKE TWO
National teams meet in Denver, San Diego
The U.S. Women's National Team will play its first domestic match since Feb. 12 when it takes on China PR on Sunday, April 6 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., and then travels to San Diego for the second leg of the two-game set on Thursday, April 10 at Qualcomm Stadium.
March 25, 2014 READY FOR CHINA
Sermanni names roster for April friendlies
CHICAGO - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has named 24 players to a training camp roster for the upcoming matches against China PR on April 6 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. and on April 10 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
March 10, 2014 0-FOR ALGARVE
2-game losing streak is women's first since 2001
ALBUFEIRA, Portugal – The U.S. Women’s National Team dropped its second straight decision, falling 5-3 to Denmark in its final Group B match of the Algarve Cup. Christen Press, Sydney Leroux and Megan Rapinoe each scored second-half goals to mount a comeback, but it was not enough as the USA suffered back-to-back losses for the first time since 2001.
February 20, 2014 RIVALRY RENEWED
U.S. WNT to face China in Denver
CHICAGO - One of the epic rivalries in women’s soccer will be re-kindled on April 6 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. when the U.S. Women’s National Team takes on China on April 6.
February 13, 2014 A ROMP IN THE DOME
U.S. WNT rolls over Russia again
ATLANTA - Amy Rodriguez, Abby Wambach, Megan Rapinoe, Lauren Holiday, Heather O'Reilly and Christen Press each tallied second-half goals, and the USA forced a pair of firs half own goals to rout Russia 8-0 at the Georgia Dome Thursday night,
February 8, 2014 ROUTING RUSSIA
Lloyd and Press score twice in 7-0 USWNT win
BOCA RATON, Fla.---Carli Lloyd had two goals and an assist, Christen Press had two second half goals and Heather O’Reilly added a goal and an assist to lead the US Women’s National Team to a 7-0 win over Russia in front of 8,857 fans at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton Saturday afternoon.
January 3, 2014 NATIONAL TEAM CALLING
Red Stars’ Press named to USWNT training camp
CHICAGO---U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has called up 28 players for a training camp running from Jan. 8-15 at U.S. Soccer's National Training Center in Carson, Calif. The squad includes Chicago Red Stars forward Christen Press who was allocated to the team on Friday.
November 21, 2013 OPENING WITH CANADA
US Women to start 2014 in Frisco
CHICAGO--- The U.S. Women's National Team will open its 2014 schedule with a match against Canada on Jan. 31, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, home to FC Dallas . The match will kick off at 8 p.m. CT and will be broadcast on FOX Sports 1.
October 30, 2013 LEAVING IT LATE
Kiwis tie U.S. Women 1-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio ---Sydney Leroux scored in the first half, but Hannah Wilkinson netted a late equalizer as the U.S. Women’s National Team and New Zealand played to a 1-1 draw in front of 15,139 fans at Columbus Crew Stadium.
October 27, 2013 KICKING THE KIWIS
U.S. Women roll past New Zealand 4-1
SAN FRANCISCO – Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Heather O'Reilly each scored as the United States Women’s National Team defeated New Zealand 4-1 in front of 16,315 fans in the first-ever women's sporting event at Candlestick Park.
October 20, 2013 TEXAS TROUNCING
US Women roll past Australia 4-0
SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The U.S. Women's National Team won its sixth straight game and stayed unbeaten this year with a 4-0 victory against Australia in front of 19,109 festive fans at the Alamodome.
October 8, 2013 HANGING UP THE WHISTLE
Referee Kari Seitz retires
CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer referee Kari Seitz, the most decorated and experienced international referee in U.S. Soccer history, has announced her retirement. Seitz retires as the only referee, man or woman, in the history of FIFA competitions to officiate in four World Cup tournaments.
October 8, 2013 FINISHING WITH BRAZIL
U.S. Women to face rival in Orlando
CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will finish its 2013 game schedule with a match against Brazil on Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The match will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT (3:30 pm ET) and will be broadcast on NBC.
September 20, 2013 KIWIS COMING
USWNT will face New Zealand twice
CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will get a good dose of teams from down under this fall. After announcing a game against Australia last week, U.S. Soccer has added a pair of games against New Zealand in San Francisco and Columbus.
September 3, 2013 HAT PLUS ONE
Leroux leads USWNT rout of Mexico
WASHINGTON, DC.---The United States Women’s National Team has always had a lopsided rivalry with Mexico. Tuesday’s friendly was no different, with Sydney Leroux scoring four goals in a 7-0 rout at R.F.K. Stadium.
August 22, 2013 FAMILIAR FACES
But NWSL brings some newcomers to USWNT roster
CHICAGO - The 18 player roster for the U.S. Women's National Team's upcoming game on September 3 against Mexico at R.F.K Stadium in Washington D.C., includes many familiar faces, but head coach Tom Sermanni has also added a couple of first timers to the list, based on performances in the National Women's Soccer League.
July 13, 2013 CAPITAL CONTEST
U.S. Women to face Mexico in D.C.
CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will face Mexico on September 3 at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C at 8pm. The international match will be the first for the USA following the conclusion of the National Women's Soccer League season, which will culminate with the championship game on Saturday, Aug. 31.
So, even after making some key saves and shutting out the Korea Republic during her 45-minute stint, Hope Solo did not walk away too impressed with herself after the United States' 4-1 win on Saturday.
The U.S. Women's National Team rebounded from a lackluster first half to strike three times after the break, two on similar finishes from Alex Morgan and a stoppage time goal from Sydney Leroux, en route to a 3-0 victory against Canada in front of a sold-out crowd of 22,453 fans on Sunday night.
May 22, 2013 TRAVEL PLANS
Sermanni selects USWNT roster for Canada trip
CHICAGO - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has named a 21-player roster that will travel to Canada in preparation for the USA's friendly match against the Maple Leafs on June 2 at Toronto's BMO Field. The match will kick off at 3:30 p.m. CT and will be broadcast live on ESPNews.
April 9, 2013 DUTCH TREAT
Christen Press brace leads USWNT
THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Christen Press scored two goals and Tobin Heath added another as the United States Women's National Team dominated the Netherlands 3-1 on Tuesday.
April 5, 2013 GOALS GALORE
U.S. WNT ties Germany 3-3
OFFENBACH, Germany - Abby Wambach moved a goal closer to Mia Hamm's all-time record and Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan also scored as the U.S. Women's National Team played to a 3-3 tie with Germany in front of 16,090. All six goals came in the second half.
Abby Wambach is only five goals away from tying Mia Hamm's career international goal-scoring record and six from surpassing it.
February 13, 2013 MUSIC CITY MASTERY
USWNT beats Scotland 3-1
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ----A diving header by Abby Wambach, her 153rd career goal, was the game winner as the Untied States defeated Scotland 3-1 in front of 14,224 fans at LP Field Wednesday night. It was the largest crowd ever to watch the U.S. Women in the state of Tennessee.
February 13, 2013 ALGARVE ARRANGEMENTS
Venues, times set for USWNT games
CHICAGO- The kickoff times and venues for the U.S. Women's National Team at the 2013 Algarve Cup have been confirmed, with the eight-time Algarve champions opening against Iceland on March 6 at Municipal Stadium in Albufeira.
February 9, 2013 DOUBLE PRESS-ED
Brace in first game leads USWNT to 4-1 win
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Christen Press made an immediate impact in her U.S. Women's National team debut, by becoming just the third player to score two goals in her first game, leading a 4-1 win over Scotland at EverBank Field.