The banner year for the USWNT continues as the World Cup run led to their three main stars: Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, and Abby Wambach being nominated for the highest individual honor a women’s soccer player can achieve. The following ten women soccer players are up for the title of FIFA Women’s World Player of …
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The U.S. Men’s National team has lost three of its first five games under Jurgen Klinsmann‘s reign as national team coach – scoring just 2 goals, and questions must now be raised about if he is the right coach for US soccer.
Until the 80th minute when Jaime Ayovi got in front of substitute Tim Ream to head in the game winning goal this match seemed destined for a draw. [...]
After just over five years as the manager of the United States men’s national soccer team, the United States soccer federation has announced that Bob Bradley has been fired and will no longer be the manager of the USMNT. Bradley took over the job from Bruce Arena in January of 2007 and lead the USA to …
The United States’ semi-final World Cup victory over France today was one of the biggest victories in U. history. And just like in the last round, it was the Abby Wambach and Goaltender Hope Solo show. The U.S. and A (as Borat would say) defeated France 3-1 on two late strikes, including a set piece …
We’re back. Hello everyone and welcome to today’s “The Stack” with me, Nathan Stacken. After taking a holiday off, it’s time we get right back into the swing of it, recapping some bigger stories from the weekend and what happened on Independence Day. So without further delay, let’s take a look at what made “The …
LeBron has made a decision. Was it the right one? Plus, the World Cup is OVER! Join Ben and Mark as they discuss the exciting finale between Netherlands and Spain and debate LeBron in South Beach. They’ll also keep you on top of things with All-Star Week and preview the British Open. Plus, Mark will …
For the second time in a row, the lowly African country of Ghana has knocked the United States out of the World Cup. On a day when Americans were hoping for celebration, given all the speculation about how clear their path could be to the semi-finals, they suffered their first defeat (and incidentally last as …
It was the 90th minute. The ball was at Jozy Altidore’s feet. Soon, it bounced off Altidore’s foot, grazed the grass, and found Clint Dempsey making a great run from the midfield. Dempsey struck it at the keeper’s chest, the ball was now at the foot of Landon Donovan, and found back of the net only seconds later.
This is how the U.S. pulled off the dramatic 1-0 victory over [...]