Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
FC Gold Pride takes aim at '09 mark
May 7th, 2010 12:52AM

TAGS:  wps


[WPS] FC Gold Pride won four games in all of the 2009 season. It can match that total in only its fifth match if it beats Chicago on Saturday. For a look at all the WPS weekend matchups ...

Saturday, May 8
Washington Freedom vs. Boston Breakers (7 pm ET-CSN Washington, CSN New England)
Frenchwoman Sonia Bompastor's move to midfield from the backline paid off with a goal and an assist in the Freedom's 3-1 win over Saint Louis last Saturday. • Abby Wambach already has six assists on the season for the Freedom, tying last year's high for the season.  • The Breakers have not won since beating the Freedom on the road on opening day.

Saint Louis Athletica vs. Philadelphia Independence (8 pm ET)
Philadelphia is the only undefeated team still left in WPS. • Lori Lindsey, who had one goal and three assists  for the Independence in the past two games, was named the WPS Player of the Month for April. • The Athletica has not won a game since opening day.

FC Gold Pride vs. Chicago Red Stars (10 pm ET)
With a a three-game winning streak, FC Gold Pride is just one win away from matching its win total for all of 2009. • Chicago is coming off its best game of the year with a 2-0 victory in Boston. • Forward Casey Nogueira leads all rookies with two goals.

Saturday, May 9
Atlanta Beat vs. Sky Blue FC (7 pm ET-Fox Soccer Channel)
Atlanta is the only team in WPS without a win. It has just one point in its first four games. • The Beat is averaging 0.5 goals per game, and Sky Blue FC is averaging 0.75 goals per game. Chicago (0.75 goals a game) is the only other team average less than a goal a game.

P TEAM W-L-T (+/-) 
9 FC Gold Pride 3-1-0 (+1)
8 Philadelphia 2-0-2 (+3)
6 Washington 2-2-0 (+1)
6 Sky Blue FC 2-2-0 (0)
5 St. Louis 1-1-2 (0)
5 Boston 1-1-2 (-1)
4 Chicago 1-2-1 (0)
1 Atlanta 0-3-1 (-4)

3 Aluko, Saint Louis
Sinclair, FC Gold Pride
Nogueira, Chicago
Sawa, Washington
Falk, Philadelphia
Kai, Sky Blue FC
Smith, Boston

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Watching the MLS playoffs has been tremendously exciting. The games in the first round with the ...
Klinsmann: Nagbe is a 'great fit' for national team    
One of the standouts in the MLS playoffs has been Darlington Nagbe, who has helped the ...
What They're Saying: Didier Drogba    
"It's a different challenge [in MLS]. People think it's easy to play there. Believe me, it's ...
What They're Saying: Stocksbridge Park Steels chairman Allen Bethel    
"I can't believe what I've been seeing on Saturday nights. He's always on his own. Why ...
MLS: Sporting KC continues talks with five free agents    
Sporting Kansas City re-signed 12 of the 13 players it had options on -- all but ...
MLS: Orlando City declines option on Hall    
Stemming from the roster moves announced Wednesday, Orlando City SC may not look radically different in ...
MLS: Revs re-sign Kobayashi, send three to Portugal    
New England announced Wednesday it has renewed the options on 14 players, signed midfielder Daigo Kobayashi ...
Sacramento wants to show it's ready to roll    
While efforts by David Beckham's group to find land for a soccer stadium in Miami appear ...
Johnson scores again in Champions League    
Fabian Johnson scored in his second straight game for Borussia Moenchengladbach in the UEFA Champions League ...
USA names 20 for U-20 Women's World Cup qualifying    
Eight collegians and 12 youth club players comprise Coach Michelle French's roster for the U-20 Women's ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives