It’s Messi and Wambach plus Pia

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The celebration complete, here is the list of winners at the annual Ballon d’Or presentations: FIFA Ballon d’Or: LIONEL MESSI FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Award 2012: ABBY WAMBACH FIFA Puskas Award: MIROSLAV STOCH FIFA Coach of the Year: VICENTE DEL BOSQUE FIFA Women’s Coach of the Year: PIA SUNDHAGE FIFA / FIFPro […]

USA vs China Tonight – What A Year

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The U.S. Women’s National Team will end 2012 at #1 in the FIFA Women’s World Rankings. As Jack Bell of the NY Times Soccer blog notes – 2012 began with a string of five consecutive shutouts and could end the same way if the U.S. should blank China in the final game of the team’s […]

US Women Advance to Olympic Quarterfinals on Friday

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The U.S. Women’s National Team swept the group stage of the 2012 London Olympics with a 1-0 victory against Korea DPR on Tuesday. Abby Wambach scored a goal for a third straight Olympic match and the USA took first place in Group G with a convincing win in front of 29,522 at Old Trafford, home […]

US Women Win Algarve Cup

FARO, Portugal (March 3, 2010) – The U.S. Women’s National Team scored twice in the first half and once in the second to defeat Germany 3-2 in the championship game of the 2010 Algarve Cup. Carli Lloyd’s goal in the 18th minute was followed by a powerful header from Abby Wambach four minutes later, staking […]

US Women Olympic Update

I’ve been pretty good at ignoring the US Women’s National team since their melt down in the World Cup last year. But the games begin a week from Wednesday and there is plenty of news to share, some of it quite good. The final game against Brazil two weeks ago, when Abby Wambach went down […]