December 16, 2015 PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carli Lloyd takes US Soccer top honor
CHICAGO - Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday during FOX Sports 1's pre-game coverage of the USA's final Victory Tour match against China PR.
December 13, 2015 DUNN DEAL
Crystal Dunn nets game-winner for WNT against China
GLENDALE, Arizona - The US Women's National Team continued its post World Cup Victory Tour with a 2-0 win over China PR Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium in front of 19,066 fans, a record crowd to watch a WNT game in Arizona.
The all-time leading international goal scorer will play her final game on December 16 in New Orleans when the United States plays China at the Superdome.
October 25, 2015 CHANGING OF THE GUARD
USWNT downs Brazil as vets leave, newcomers make debuts
ORLANDO -Alex Morgan and Crystal Dunn scored first half goals, and newcomer Stephanie McCaffrey added one in the second half as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated Brazil 3-1 in front of 32,869 fans at the Citrus Bowl, the largest stand-alone crowd to watch the USA friendly in the state of Florida.
October 21, 2015 DATE IN THE DESERT
USWNT to face China in Glendale, Ariz
CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will face China PR on Dec. 13 in Glendale, Ariz., as the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champions will play their second-to-last match of the Victory Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium. Kickoff is 5 p.m. MT and the match will be shown on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.
October 16, 2015 SAN ANTONIO BOUND
U.S. women to play T&T at Alamodome Dec. 10
CHICAGO - The U.S. women's national team will play Trinidad & Tobago twice in December on its post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour, with the 2015 Women's World Cup champions stopping in San Antonio on Dec. 10 for a match at the Alamodome.
October 13, 2015 NEW ORLEANS BOUND
U.S. women vs. China on Dec. 16
CHICAGO - The final match of the 10-game post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour for the U.S. women's national eam will take place against China PR at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 1).
September 20, 2015 ANOTHER ROUT
U.S. Women blank Haiti 8-0
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The U.S. Women's National Team continues to walk through its Victory tour, handing Haiti a second straight rout, this time 8-0 in front of 35, 753 at Legion Field Sunday.
September 11, 2015 ROSTER SET
Crystal Dunn added to UWSNT for Haiti games
CHICAGO - The 2015 Women's World Cup champions will continue their Victory Tour with matches against Haiti on Sept. 17 in Detroit (7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Go) and Sept. 20 in Birmingham, Alabama (1:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2, WatchESPN).
August 25, 2015 CAREER CHANGE
Van Hollebeke (Buehler) heading to med school
Add defender Rachel Van Hollebeke to the list of veteran players retiring either from international soccer, or hanging them up all together. Van Hollebeke (nee Buelher), who is with the Portland Thorns of the NWSL, will leave soccer all together in order to start medical school this fall in her hometown at UC San Diego
August 19, 2015 GOALS GALORE
WNT romps past Costa Rica, 7-2
CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee -- Carli Lloyd and Heather O'Reilly led the way with two goals apiece as the US Women's National Team continue its post-World Cup Victory Tour with a 7-2 win over Costa Rica Wednesday in front of 20,535 at Finley Stadium, the largest for a stand-alone WNT friendly in the southeastern region of the United States.
On the day the United States national team was to be feted with a ticker-tape parade and given the keys to the city by New York City, the Americans ascended to the top spot in the FIFA women's soccer rankings.
July 6, 2015 SHATTERING THE MARK
Women's World Cup final most watched soccer game ever
The fact that America loves a winner can be reflected in the television audience for Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final, where, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat trick, the United States defeated Japan 5-2. The game set a record as the most-watched soccer match in U.S. history, according to Nielsen.
On a night in which the United States was not at full strength in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup, the Americans not only find a way to win, but dominate their foes and play their best game of the competition.
June 26, 2015 A TRIP TO THE SEMIS
Lloyd connects to advance United States
OTTAWA, Ontario – Midfielder Carli Lloyd celebrated her 200th international appearance in style, connecting in the 51st minute for the lone goal in a 1-0 United States quarterfinal win over China in the Women's World Cup before 24,141 spectators at Lansdowne Stadium Friday night.
June 12, 2015 INABILITY TO CONNECT
U.S. gets a 0-0 draw with Sweden
WINNIPEG, Manitoba--The United States kept its lead atop Group D at the Women's World Cup, but failed in a chance to advance to the knockout round, playing Sweden to a tough 0-0 draw at Winnipeg Stadium Friday night.
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 6, 2015 MEDIA FRENZY
Women's World Cup stoked by TV, social media, fantasy game
The kickoff Saturday of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada brings with it an unprecedented amount of media coverage. TV rights holder FOX Sports is spreading coverage, which will include every game, across several of its networks, highlighted by 16 games over the air. ESPN, which lost out to Fox for the rights still has significant coverage of the event, and for the first time, there is even a Women's World Cup fantasy game.
June 5, 2015 FROM THE WINGS
WWC hype vs women's soccer reality
Mia Hamm. Brandi Chastain. And the pony-tailed hooligans who came to watch them. At the time, the 1999 Women's World Cup was proclaimed by some – including media and political pundits – as a pivotal moment: the instance when not only women's soccer, but also women's team sports in general, had crossed the Rubicon and become commercially viable. Sixteen years – and three U.S. women's soccer leagues – later, there are those of us who still roll our eyes.
June 5, 2015 BIG BREAK
Rafina named to Brazilian WWC squad
HANOVER, Mass. – Brazil head coach Vadão named Boston Breakers midfielder Rafaela Travalao (Rafinha) to Brazil’s FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 roster as an injury replacement for defender Erika.
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.