Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
Wambach doesn't mind new role
USA Today, June 30th, 2011 2:13PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  women's national team, women's world cup

MOST COMMENTED

Abby Wambach is in a goal-scoring drought and doesn't mind it a bit.

"That means nothing to me," says Wambach, who has scored 118 goals in her international career but only one in nine games this year. "I'm not going to sit here and say I don't want to score. What I'm going to say is that I would prefer winning to scoring. I've been fortunate to score many goals in the World Cup, and we haven't won one. So I'll set up goals. If I have to watch my teammates score goals and we win the championship, I couldn't care less."

The 5-feet-11 forward, who has been battling tendinitis in her Achilles' heel, showed her value, though, in the U.S. opener. Her perfectly placed cross from the left wing to Lauren Cheney produced the first U.S. goal in its 2-0 win over North Korea.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Steven Gerrard: 'Every Person Slips'    
Steven Gerrard says the slip that arguably ended Liverpool's title hopes and England being knocked out ...
La Liga Champ Eying Chicharito    
Mexican striker Javier Hernandez, who started just six Premier League games for Manchester United last season ...
No Charges for Moyes Over Bar Incident    
Former Manchester United coach David Moyes is in the clear after he was investigated over an ...
West Ham Acquires Ecuador World Cup Striker    
West Ham has finalized a $20 million transfer of Ecuador striker Enner Valencia from Mexican club ...
Bayern Boss Not Allowed To Board Plane to USA    
Bayern Munich executive board chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, along with six youth players and three crew members ...
Thai Refs Must Swear Oath to Buddha     
Thailand's soccer federation bosses have made more than 100 referees swear an oath of honesty at ...
Scolari Gets a Job    
Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned as Brazil coach after its disastrous 2014 World Cup campaign, has ...
World Cup Runner-up Coach Steps Down    
Alejandro Sabella, who guided Argentina to the World Cup final in Brazil, has decided to quit ...
Ronaldinho on the Move    
Former World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has left Atletico Mineiro. The 34-year-old former Barcelona, AC ...
Beer Approved in the Big House    
Normally, alcohol sale and consumption is strictly forbidden inside the University of Michigan's stadium, but beer ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives