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Category: USA women’s football team

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USA rout Paraguay in second straight friendly behind Alex Morgan hat-trick

USWNT win 8-0 over Paraguay at TQL Stadium in CincinnatiMorgan (three goals), Macario (two), Lloyd (one) among scorersRose Lavelle thrilled her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes, Alex Morgan scored three goals and the …

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USA rout Paraguay in second straight friendly behind Alex Morgan hat-trick

USWNT win 8-0 over Paraguay at TQL Stadium in CincinnatiMorgan (three goals), Macario (two), Lloyd (one) among scorersRose Lavelle thrilled her hometown fans with a goal and three assists in the first 15 minutes, Alex Morgan scored three goals and the …

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Carli Lloyd scores five goals as USA women hammer eight past Paraguay

Lloyd launches farewell tour with first career five-goal gameUSWNT win in first match since Olympic bronze medal gameNo Carli Lloyd isn’t reconsidering her retirement – even after a five-goal game.Lloyd hit a career high for goals in the US national te…

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USWNT players’ union says US Soccer’s identical deals proposal is a ‘PR stunt’

USWNTPA decries federation’s single-CBA proposal on TwitterUSWNT filed gender-discrimination suit against USSF in 2019The United States Women’s National Team Players Association (USWNTPA) on Wednesday labelled the US Soccer Federation’s offer of identi…

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US Soccer offers identical contract proposals to women’s and men’s teams

Governing body also wants World Cup money equalizedEqual pay has been a long-term topic of discussionThe US Soccer Federation said it had offered identical contract proposals on Tuesday to the players’ associations for the men’s and women’s national te…

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The secret to Carli Lloyd’s brilliant career? Her magnificent fury

The USWNT star spent most of her playing days trying to prove herself against perceived adversaries. The results speak for themselvesAt 39 Carli Lloyd was, by some distance, the oldest player on the US women’s soccer team in the Tokyo Olympics. She was…

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USA Soccer great Carli Lloyd announces retirement

Striker has 312 caps, two World Cups and two Olympic goldsUSA Soccer says four fall friendlies will be Lloyd’s lastCarli Lloyd, one of the greatest women’s soccer players, has announced her retirement, US Soccer said on Monday. Related: Carli Lloyd fac…

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USA Soccer great Carli Lloyd announces retirement

Striker has 312 caps, two World Cups and two Olympic goldsUSA Soccer says four fall friendlies will be Lloyd’s lastCarli Lloyd, one of the greatest women’s soccer players, has announced her retirement, US Soccer said on Monday. Related: Carli Lloyd fac…

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Summer of Gold: how the 1996 Olympics inspired a generation of female athletes

The Atlanta Games saw a rush of medals for women on Team USA. A new podcast series is hoping to build on their legacyAlex Morgan was just seven years old when the 1996 Olympics took place in Atlanta. She watched Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy lead the …

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Summer of Gold: how the 1996 Olympics inspired a generation of female athletes

The Atlanta Games saw a rush of medals for women on Team USA. A new podcast series is hoping to build on their legacyAlex Morgan was just seven years old when the 1996 Olympics took place in Atlanta. She watched Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy lead the …

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‘Woke means you lose’: Donald Trump rails at USWNT after Olympic bronze

Loser of presidential election attacks team who won bronzeTrump falsely says players did not stand for anthemDonald Trump, who spent significant portions of his presidency criticizing athletes, has been strangely quiet during the Tokyo Olympics. But on…

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Rapinoe and Lloyd doubles grab bronze for US in thriller against Australia

Australia 3-4 USARapinoe scores direct from a corner to set USA on their wayTwo goals each from the veterans Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd gave the US Olympic bronze in a scintillating 4-3 defeat of Australia.There are few players you would expect to g…

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Australia v USA: Tokyo Olympics 2020 women’s football bronze medal match – live!

Updates from the game in Ibaraki Kashima StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @emmavkemp 9.25am BST 24 mins Australia are back in possession now and Foord is on the move towards the left byline. She sweeps the ball to the right in the nick of time, but …

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USA will give everything for bronze medal, vows Vlatko Andonovski

Team had come to Tokyo Olympics targeting goldAustralia ‘highly motivated’ as they build legacy for 2023Vlatko Andonovski said that his US team had “nothing to lose and a lot to win” despite falling short of their target of Olympic gold, as they prepar…

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USA coach Vlatko Andonovski fiddled but his players burned at the Olympics

The USWNT tried different combinations and tactics in Japan but this was a talented team strangely lacking in joy on the pitchUnited States triumphs at the 2015 and 2019 Women’s World Cups were defined by squads which peaked at exactly the right time. …

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USA confident going into women’s soccer semi-final against rivals Canada

USA have had tough route to the Olympics last fourRocky form of world champions gives Canada a ray of hopeVlatko Andonovski, the USA manager, said his side are “focused and confident” going into their Olympic women’s soccer semi-final on Monday with o…

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Naeher the hero as USWNT avoid Olympic shootout heartbreak against Netherlands

Olympic quarter-final: USA 2-2 Netherlands (US win 4-2 on pens)Americans had lost on penalties at same stage at 2016 GamesUSWNT will now face old rivals Canada in semi-finalMegan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United State…

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Naeher the hero as USWNT avoid Olympic shootout heartbreak against Netherlands

Olympic quarter-final: USA 2-2 Netherlands (US win 4-2 on pens)Americans had lost on penalties at same stage at 2016 GamesUSWNT will now face old rivals Canada in semi-finalMegan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United State…

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Netherlands v USA: Tokyo Olympics women’s football quarter-final – live!

USA face Netherlands in Women’s World Cup final rematchGames schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverageTweet Bryan at @BryanAGraham or email him 11.19am BST Here’s a look at today’s teams. USA coach Vlatko Andonovski makes five changes from the l…

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US ready to soar again in Netherlands quarter-final, insists Crystal Dunn

Team have ‘scratched surface of what we can do’ at OlympicsAndonovski says sacrifices must be made to execute his plansCrystal Dunn believes the US women’s national team have only “scratched the surface” of what they can achieve at the Tokyo Olympics b…