Category Archives: 2011 Women’s World Cup

MLS West Notes: Whitecaps earn comeback win; another Rapid injury; and more

The Vancouver Whitecaps scored a pair of goals to rally to victory over FC Edmonton in Canadian Championship action on Wednesday. Read about that, and more in the MLS West Notes. Continue reading »

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USA gives up lead twice, loses to Japan in penalties in WWC final

  By FRANCO PANIZO The feel-good story that was the U.S. women's national team at the World Cup has come to a close, and it does so without the fairy-tale ending. The U.S. team lost in the World Cup final … Continue reading »

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USA vs. Japan: Match Day Commentary

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team will complete their World Cup run today, and will either provide the perfect finish to a dream tournament, or will fall just short in their quest for a third World Cup title when the … Continue reading »

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Women’s World Cup Final: Pre-Game Tailgate

The U.S. Women's National Team will look to win the third World Cup in the team's history today with a win against Japan in the 2011 World Cup Final in Frankfurt, Germany (2:45pm, ESPN). The U.S. women reached the final … Continue reading »

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Japan tops Sweden, will face USWNT in Women’s World Cup final

Japan's dream run in the Women's World Cup continues. After falling behind in the 10th minute, Japan scored three unanswered goals and defeated Sweden, 3-1, in Wednesday's semifinal to advance to the final against the United States. Josefine Oqvist put … Continue reading »

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USWNT headed back to World Cup final after semifinal victory over France

Abby Wambach's continued late-game heroics have the U.S. women's national team a win away from its third World Cup title. The veteran U.S. forward scored for the third conseuctive game, heading home a Lauren Cheney corner kick in the 79th … Continue reading »

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USWNT vs. France: Your Running Commentary

    The U.S. women's national team is a game away from reaching the final of the Women's World Cup for the first time since winning it all in 1999. After their breathtaking, come-from-behind victory over Brazil in the quarterfinals, … Continue reading »

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Behind the Crest: The Next Moment

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U.S. Soccer’s Studio 90: Ali Kreiger

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USA women rally to beat Brazil in penalties

  Photo by ISIPhotos.com Down a goal and a player well into extra time, the U.S. women's national team looked ready to see their 2011 World Cup end earlier than expected. That was before Abby Wambach stepped up and delivered … Continue reading »

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England, Germany eliminated as France, Japan advance to semis in WWC

By FRANCO PANIZO It seems all England national teams have something common: penalty kicks are their kryptonite. England's women's national team was bounced out of the World Cup after losing 4-3 on penalty kicks to France after a 1-1 draw … Continue reading »

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Quarterfinals set in Women’s World Cup

The FIFA Women's World Cup is down to its final eight teams. On the top half of the bracket, host Germany will face Group B runner-up Japan, and Sweden will face Australia, which surprised perennial power Norway to take the … Continue reading »

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