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Tale of the tape: Familiar foes USA, Sweden

Tale of the tape: Familiar foes USA, Sweden

Jeff Kassouf June 12, 2015 7

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — The United States takes on Sweden in Friday’s marquee Women’s World Cup matchup and the subplots are abundant. Pia Sundhage’s comments have stolen the spotlight from the bigger picture that both

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Stakes high for much-hyped USA-Sweden

Stakes high for much-hyped USA-Sweden

Jeff Kassouf June 11, 2015 6

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – Is Friday’s USA-Sweden tangle a “special” match? “Yes and no,” U.S. forward Christen Press says. As noncommittal as the answer may be, it might be the most accurate one. Friday’s match

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Ellis not concerned with Sundhage’s comments

Ellis not concerned with Sundhage’s comments

Jeff Kassouf June 10, 2015 121

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The message is clear from United States women – and especially from their coach: They aren’t distracted. “For me, all I do is focus on my players and my team and

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Stock up, stock down: World Cup through Round 1

Stock up, stock down: World Cup through Round 1

Ray Curren June 10, 2015 33

We’ve now seen everyone once at the World Cup. We should be clear that one game does not a World Cup make, especially when 16 of the 24 teams will advance to the knockout

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USWNT notebook: Familiar Sweden up next

USWNT notebook: Familiar Sweden up next

Jeff Kassouf June 10, 2015 131

WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The United States women held a light training session in southern Winnipeg on Tuesday, the morning after defeating Australia, 3-1 in their 2015 Women’s World Cup opener. The 10 field players

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Three things learned: US finds a way vs. Australia

Three things learned: US finds a way vs. Australia

Jeff Kassouf June 8, 2015 20

Your browser does not support iframes. WINNIPEG, Manitoba – The United States opened its 2015 Women’s World Cup campaign on Monday with a 3-1 victory over Australia in Winnipeg, sending the U.S. atop Group

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Women’s World Cup — Day 3 Preview

Women’s World Cup — Day 3 Preview

Dan Lauletta June 8, 2015 148

For many in the United States, the 2015 Women’s World Cup begins Monday night when the United States women get their tournament started against Australia.  The holders are also in action as Japan begins

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World Cup notebook Day 1: On turf, Nigeria

World Cup notebook Day 1: On turf, Nigeria

Jeff Kassouf June 6, 2015 0

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Amid fickle, not-so-June-like weather in the middle of Canada, all four teams in Group D officially got commenced training in the city where they will play their first two group games.

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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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Five things to know: CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Five things to know: CONCACAF World Cup qualifying

Jeff Kassouf October 15, 2014 35

The CONCACAF Women’s Championship – which doubles as World Cup qualifying – starts Wednesday, with three automatic berths to Canada 2015 on the line. The fourth-place finisher will get one last shot at the

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