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World Cup Draw: 24 teams, 24 dreams

World Cup Draw: 24 teams, 24 dreams

Dan Lauletta December 8, 2014 135

The World Cup Draw results are just two days old, and that leaves 180 more until the action kicks off in Edmonton on June 6, when Canada battles China.  The beautiful thing about World Cup

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PHOTOS: USWNT wins CONCACAF in style

PHOTOS: USWNT wins CONCACAF in style

The Equalizer Staff October 28, 2014 0

The United States women clinched their seventh CONCACAF title on Sunday, the same day that Mexico earned a World Cup berth and Costa Rica celebrated second place and a historic qualification from two days

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Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 188

PHILADELPHIA – Abby Wambach is the world’s all-time leading goal-scorer. She owns two Olympic gold medals and a FIFA World Player of the Year trophy. But as she is so often reminded, she’s never

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2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 10

PHILADELPHIA – There were a few tears shed on Friday at PPL Park. There had to be, after all. Costa Rica had just qualified for a Women’s World Cup for the first time ever.

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With World Cup qualification secured, USWNT looks to keep rolling in final against Costa Rica

With World Cup qualification secured, USWNT looks to keep rolling in final against Costa Rica

Jeff Kassouf October 25, 2014 13

PHILADELPHIA — With qualification to the 2015 Women’s World Cup officially secured, the United States women’s national team gets one last official competitive match before next year’s tournament: the CONCACAF Women’s Championship final on

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PK shootout hero Diaz: I felt like all of Costa Rica was behind me

PK shootout hero Diaz: I felt like all of Costa Rica was behind me

Jennifer Gordon October 25, 2014 4

PHILADELPHIA — Penalty kicks taken to decide the outcome of a match are one of the cruelest aspects of sports. Perhaps its never as cruel as when penalties determine who gets a World Cup

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PHOTOS: Costa Rica, USWNT clinch WC berths

PHOTOS: Costa Rica, USWNT clinch WC berths

The Equalizer Staff October 25, 2014 0

Costa Rica and the United States both clinched berths to the World Cup on Friday. You’ve read the recaps, now see what it looked like from field level for our photographer, Erica McCaulley

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Costa Rica advances to first-ever World Cup

Costa Rica advances to first-ever World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 24, 2014 4

PHILADELPHIA – Costa Rica qualified for a Women’s World Cup for the first time ever, beating Trinidad and Tobago in penalty kicks of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship semifinals at PPL Park on Friday. The

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Confident Costa Rica one win from first World Cup

Confident Costa Rica one win from first World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 24, 2014 1

PHILADELPHIA — Costa Rica has never qualified for a Women’s World Cup, but the Ticas are one win away from doing so in what has already been a historic tournament for the country. And

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WATCH: Venegas’ world-class bicycle kick

WATCH: Venegas’ world-class bicycle kick

Jeff Kassouf October 22, 2014 5

There have been a handful of world-class goals in the CONCACAF Women’s Championship, and three of them came on Tuesday night. Costa Rica cruised past Martinique, and the 6-1 victory was capped off by

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