Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • USA-Sweden Preview: 2016 Olympic match gives Sweden confidence, USA motivation

    No team has been consistently tougher for the USA in recent years than Sweden, which has a .500 record in their last 10 meetings. Read the whole story

  • Women's World Cup: U.S. blemishes in group stage

    China 3-3
    2007: North Korea 2-2
    2011: Sweden 1-2
    2015: Sweden 0-0
    Overall U.S. record: 19 wins, 1 loss, 3 ties.

  • Women's World Cup: Results/TV Schedule

    The USA will face the Netherlands in the final on Sunday. England and Sweden will play for third place in Nice on Saturday. Read the whole story

  • Watch: The Beautiful Game breaks out at tennis tourney in Germany

    After Benoit Paire dropped his racket during his match with Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, they switched (very impressively) to soccer tennis. Read the whole story

  • Evening Edition: What's in the news ...

    1. The defending champion North Carolina Courage will host the 2019 NWSL final on Oct. 27 at Sahlen's Stadium. It will be the fifth year in a row that the NWSL championship game will be at a predetermined site. The Courage will also host the Women's International Champions Cup in Cary Aug. 15-18 with the participation of Manchester City, Atletico Madrid and Atletico Madrid.

    2. Sky Blue FC traded U.S. international Savannah McCaskill to the Chicago Red Stars for their highest first- and second-round selections in 2020. McCaskill earned six caps early in her first pro season out of the University of South Carolina. She started 17 games for Sky Blue in 2018 but just three in 2019. Sky Blue is 1-23-8 in the last two seasons.

    3. Sophie Jones of Menlo (Calif.) School was named the 2018-19 Gatorade National Girls Soccer Player of the Year. She had 18 goals and 16 assists despite missing the final two games of the season to train with the U.S. U-20 women's national team. Jones, who played for the USA at the 2018 Under-17 World Cup, is headed to Duke University this fall.