The U.S. Women’s National team managed to survive the proverbial “Group of Death” and survive is absolutely the correct for how they performed in those three matches. The U.S. didn’t exactly look like the dominating team that came so close to taking the World Cup four years ago. Yes, the defense was much improved, allowing
The U.S. Women’s National team has amassed a grand total of four points and three goals. They were shut out in a poor offensive showing against Sweden and were lucky to get two goals against a stout Australian side. Despite the fact that they are in a good spot in the proverbial “Group of Death”
Given all of the pressure of being the United States in the World Cup and the location of this year’s tournament, it’s easy to understand why the U.S. Women’s national team showed so many jitters early in the Group D opener against Australia Monday. The nerves, both of the players and supports, were quelled for
Dear Sepp Blatter, Congratulations. You managed to tick off one the largest countries and one of the best investigative bodies in the world and now you and FIFA are going to pay for it. And you’re going to have zero sympathy from the people who support the game which you and your minions have destroyed.
Soccer is a great sport. From the gamesmanship tactics to the awesome goals that are scored, there’s a reason the sport is called “the beautiful game.” But last week, the ugly underside of the game made an unfortunate appearance. Last Thursday, South American power clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate went into half time tied 0-0