Playing the game of comparative results gives Colombia a real chance to beat the USA Monday night in the Women's World Cup round of … Read the whole story
"They belittle us. They think we're a team they're going to walk all over and it will be an easy game for them. We're going to beat them since they like to talk so much."
-- Colombia star Lady Andrade, predicting that Las Cafeteras will beat the United States in their round-of-16 match on Monday. (USA Today)
Brazil became the first seed to fall at the Women's World Cup when it lost to Australia, 1-0, on a late goal by Kyah … Read the whole story
"She should say she's going to win. Every athlete here is an elite athlete. At that level, you should have self-belief in what you can do. Does it derail us? Do we focus on it? No. I just want to
win the game."
-- U.S. coach Jill Ellis on comments by Colombian star Lady Andrade. (AP)
FC Dallas' Atiba Harris took time off from MLS to captain St. Kitts & Nevis in 2018 World Cup qualifying with mixed results. He … Read the whole story
"I have a lot of respect for the United States and I appreciate all the opportunities this country has given me and my family, but I'm a full-blooded Colombian. I feel Colombian in my blood. I love
the culture. It's where my family and heart is, and it's my first home."
-- Catalina Perez, who was born in Colombia and raised in Florida, where she plays for the University of Miami. Perez and Stefany Castano, who attended NAIA school Graceland University, are Colombia's two options in goal with star Sandra Sepulveda suspended for Monday's game against the USA. (Miami Herald)
Sporting Kansas City and Houston are both probably wishing they were back in the Eastern Conference. Vancouver keeper David Ousted accomplished a rare feat. … Read the whole story
The last time the USA won a Women's World Cup came in 1999 when Tony DiCicco served as head coach. DiCicco, who also guided … Read the whole story
In response to MLS suspending Seattle Sounders forward Clint Dempsey for only three games, the Professional Soccer Referees Association, which represents pro soccer referees … Read the whole story
In a perfect world, Clint Dempsey would not have been playing on Tuesday. Nor would have Obafemi Martins. The Seattle Sounders will play three … Read the whole story
Michelle Betos became the first goalkeeper to score a goal in NWSL history when she struck the tying goal in the final seconds of … Read the whole story
The controversy surrounding Clint Dempsey and his trashing of referee Daniel Radford's notebook is quite ridiculous. Ridiculous because there should be no controversy. We … Read the whole story
Sacramento Republic FC and the LA Galaxy II took over the lead in the USL's Western Conference from OKC Energy FC when Republic FC … Read the whole story
The U.S. women's national team has given us some wonderful examples of how one can't draw conclusions about a player's potential based on their … Read the whole story
The quarterfinals kick off at the Copa America with Chile-Uruguay on Wednesday. It will be followed by Bolivia-Peru, Argentina-Colombia and Brazil-Uruguay. One game will … Read the whole story
After a mesmerizing performance against Peru in Brazil's first game at the Copa Amrica, Fusion writer Nando Vila points out that Brazil captain Neymar … Read the whole story