Posts tagged "National Women's Soccer League"

Chicago Red Stars: When A Golden Boot Is No Kick In the Pants

Chicago Red Stars: When A Golden Boot Is No Kick In the Pants
The Chicago Red Stars announced their end of season team awards today, with Lori Chalupny earning the Golden Boot and MVP awards and German international Sonja Fuss taking Defender of the Year. The awards were voted on by media, players, coaches and staff. Chalupny, one of the Red Stars team captains, led the way with... Read more »

US Soccer Celebrates Centennial With Free US vs. Honduras On Big New Screen, Soccer Stars

US Soccer Celebrates Centennial With Free US vs. Honduras On Big New Screen, Soccer Stars
Think about this: If  U.S. Soccer didn’t exist, neither would Abby Wambach. Landon Donovan. Carli Lloyd. Chris Rolfe. Mia Hamm. Julie Foudy.  David Beckham would still be a worldwide phenomenon (those abs, those legs!), but his presence in the US would have been limited to advertising and friendlies between countries. Soccer in the United States is... Read more »

Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans

Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans
The Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team  (1-4-2, 5pts) got their first win of the season last weekend, blazing past the league-leading Portland Thorns (6-2-1, 19pts) in a 2-0 defeat  in front of 12,446 Thorns fans at Jeld-Wen Field over the weekend. Zakiya Bywaters scored in the first half for Chicago, while Jackie Santacaterina added one in the... Read more »
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Is the 3rd Time The Charm for US Professional Women's Soccer???

Is the 3rd Time The Charm for US Professional Women's Soccer???
Will the third women’s professional soccer league finally be the charm in the United States? A coalition made up of officials from the US, Canadian and Mexican Federations surely hope so. The timing might just be right, following the US Women’s National Team’s gold medal-winning efforts in the 2012 Summer Olympics. And after the inroads... Read more »
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