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With a trip to the 2019 Women’s World Cup on the line, the U.S. will kick off the start of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship today at 5:30 MT on FS2 against Mexico. The field will consist of eight countries battling for three automatic bids to the 2019 Women’s World...
NWSL
The NWSL announced Friday that Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan has been named the 2018 National Women’s Soccer League Most Valuable Player. The award was voted on by fans, media, club officials and players. Horan played in 22 of the Thorns 24 matches this season, registering 1,980 minutes while scoring...
RSL
As the season nears to a close with Real Salt Lake making a playoff push, it was reported Thursday that English center back Nedum Onuoha has signed a two-year deal with the club, according to MLSSoccer.com’s Sam Stejskal. The source reported that the deal is guaranteed through 2019 with the...
USA-Mexico-1-0
For the first time since 2015, the U.S. Men’s National Team defeated archrival Mexico, courtesy of a 71st minute goal at Nissan Stadium in front of a crowd of more than 40,000. After a 2-0 loss to Brazil on Friday, the U.S. rebounded nicely with a victory, despite being outplayed...
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Legendary U.S. men’s national team forward Clint Dempsey announced his retirement from soccer effective immediately. At the age of 35, Dempsey's announcement came via his MLS club team — the Seattle Sounders — earlier Wednesday morning. Dempsey is recognized as one of U.S. Soccer’s greatest contributors. During an international career that...
Knowing they needed a two-goal victory to claim the Tournament of Nations trophy on home soil, the U.S. delivered an entertaining performance Thursday night in Chicago and got the job done, winning their second tournament of 2018. Early on, the task looked difficult against Brazil, who used their speed on...
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The USWNT opened up the 2018 Tournament of Nations with a big victory and looks to take the tournament crown after a disappointing 2017 performance. In front of a sellout crowd in Kansas City on Thursday night, the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) opened up this year’s edition of...
USWNT
U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday the preliminary 25-player roster for the USWNT’s upcoming Tournament of Nations, with the roster being cut down to 23 before the opening match on July 26. The roster includes: Goalkeepers: Adrianna Franch, Ashlyn Harris, Alyssa Naeher Defenders: Abby Dahlkemper, Tierna Davidson, Jaelene Hinkle, Merritt Mathias, Becky Sauerbrunn, Casey...
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The drought is over. After winning the World Cup on its home soil in 1998, France erased 20 years of misery as Les Bleus won its second World Cup title after defeating Croatia in a thrilling 4-2 victory. France entered the tournament as a favorite, powered by its young stars such...
Just days after Portugal’s Round of 16 World Cup exit, rumors have surfaced that Cristiano Ronaldo could be leaving Real Madrid after four Champions League titles for Italian club Juventus. Jorge Mendes, Ronaldo’s agent said, “If he leaves it will be a new challenge for him. Should Cristiano leave Real...
Germany falls 2-0 to South Korea, defending champions out of the World Cup.
The streak continues. After winning the World Cup in 2014, Germany become the fourth European World Cup winner in a row to fail to get out of the group stage after falling 2-0 to South Korea on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1012004173410390016 The loss put the defending champions at the bottom of Group F. Days after...
Soccer: USMNT
The U.S. men's soccer team announced on Monday an upcoming group of friendlies in the upcoming Fall “Kickoff Series” with four Top-20 international opponents slated to challenge the young, up-and-coming USMNT. The series begins on Friday, Sept. 7 when the U.S. faces five-time World Cup winner Brazil and Neymar in East...
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It was announced Monday night that a pair of trades had been made in the NWSL between the Houston Dash, Chicago Red Stars and Utah Royals FC that will see the return of Christen Press to the NWSL. The first trade involved Houston trading the rights to Press to Chicago...
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It's the world's biggest sporting event, with the world's best players. The 2018 World Cup in Russia will brings soccer fans some of the biggest names in the game with 736 total players from 32 countries representing their nation. From Brazil to Australia and Iceland to Egypt, every team has at...
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The World Cup is the world's biggest sporting event! After waiting four years for this moment, the time has finally come. The world's biggest stars will face off against one another in an action-packed tournament featuring eight new superstadiums in Russia. With so many stars and new countries in the tournament, here are...
2018 World Cup
The 2018 FIFA World Cup begins tomorrow, when 32 countries begin their quest to win the biggest sporting event in the world. Can Cristiano Ronaldo lead Portugal to world glory after winning Euros 2016? Can Lionel Messi finally win a final of a major tournament? Can Spain recapture their 2010...
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After the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) defeated China on Thursday, both teams took the field again Tuesday night for a friendly rematch. Although the second match was much like the first, there were some improvements over game one. The U.S. dominated possession from the start but were not able...
Alex Morgan
After not playing since April, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) was back on the pitch Thursday night at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, winning a slow, flat game over China 1-0. Head coach Jill Ellis trotted out a somewhat experimental lineup, giving non-regulars McCall Zerboni, Tierna Davidson, and Savannah McCaskill...
RSL
It’s Thursday, just a day after Real Salt Lake’s 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo at Rio Tinto Stadium. The Dynamo came into the match unbeaten in May, taking 10 of a possible 12 points. RSL, just two games removed from a 4-1 loss on the road and sitting...
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For the second time in four days, the USWNT came away with a victory over CONCACAF rival Mexico, winning 6-2 in Houston. The game started off well for the U.S., when Megan Rapinoe found a streaking Mallory Pugh, who rounded the keeper and scored on an open net, giving the...
USA beats Mexico 4-1
In the first game of an April doubleheader with Mexico, the USWNT cruised to a 4-1 victory in Jacksonville. The U.S. came storming out of the gates, when in the sixth minute an Alex Morgan pass found Megan Rapinoe who slid the ball forward to Mallory Pugh for the goal,...
RSL's Nick Rimando
The other half of the legendary Real Salt Lake duo returns. Real Salt Lake announced Tuesday that the team had reached an agreement to bring back seven-time all-star goalkeeper Nick Rimando for a 12th season and more. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The signing had been...
USWNT vs Denmark
The U.S. women’s national team opened up the 2018 season in style Sunday night as they took down Denmark — the 2017 EURO runners-up — with a 5-1 victory in front of 17,526 fans at SDCCU Stadium. After a solid first few minutes for both sides, Denmark were the ones to...
2018 NWSL Draft
A pair of BYU women soccer players were selected in the second and third rounds of the 2018 National Women's Soccer League Draft on Thursday. With the historic first draft pick in franchise history, the Utah Royals FC selected BYU defender Taylor Isom, a Sandy native who attended Alta High...
RSL
After several weeks of rumors and waiting, Real Salt Lake fans can finally breathe a little easier. The captain Kyle Beckerman is returning to Sandy. On Tuesday, Real Salt Lake announced that the nine-time MLS All-Star and 11-year member of the Claret and Cobalt will return for his 12th...
Alex Morgan
Alex Morgan was named the 2017 CONCACAF Female Player of the Year on Sunday. The CONCACAF Awards are voted on by media members, national team coaches, captains, and fans. Morgan has now won the award for the second consecutive time and for the third time in her career. The 28-year-old striker had...
The United States women’s national team closed out 2017 season on a strong note, beating rival Canada 3-1 on Sunday in San Jose. After a 1-1 draw on Thursday north of the border, the U.S. made a few changes with its lineup with Christen Press replacing Lynn Williams and Taylor Smith...
With goals from five different players, the U.S. women’s national team routed South Korea, 6-0, Sunday in North Carolina. The U.S. came out in the same 4-3-3 formation as it did in its last outing last week against the Koreans, but made a few changes in the starting lineup by...
USWNT
Alex Morgan scored in her fourth straight game and Julie Ertz and Megan Rapinoe each had a goal to lead the U.S. women's national team to a 3-1 victory over South Korea Thursday night in New Orleans. Despite the early lead in possession for the U.S., the South Korean defense,...
North Carolina forward Ashley Hatch has been named the 2017 NWSL Rookie of the Year, announced Tuesday by the league. Hatch tied the league rookie record with seven goals, also adding an assist in her debut season. Her seven goals ranked second on the team and finished eighth overall in the...
NFL: Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers possibly out for season Aaron Rodgers, a two-time NFL Most Valuable Player, was injured in the Packers 23-10 loss to the Vikings, and will likely be out of the season. Rodgers was diagnosed with a broken collarbone after the game after a huge hit in the...
The top-seeded North Carolina Courage and the second-seeded Portland Thorns will go head-to-head Saturday in the National Women's Soccer League Championship final at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Florida. After surviving an exciting regular season and semifinals, both teams will play for all the marbles on Saturday (4:30 p.m. ET, Lifetime)....
Since opening in 2008, Rio Tinto Stadium — home of Real Salt Lake — has been one of the most difficult places to play in Major League Soccer. And one of England's top clubs found that out Monday night as Manchester United found itself down in the first half against RSL,...
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a soccer legend who led Germany to the World Cup title in 2014. Now the superstar is in United States after signing a contract with the Chicago Fire and was introduced this week. And let's just say, his press conference didn't get off to a great start. The...
And you thought blowing a 3-1 lead was bad. Barcelona completed one of the most improbable comebacks in soccer history in a 6-1 victory over Paris Saint-Germain to move on to the Champions League quarterfinals. After falling 4-0 in the first leg to PSG, Barcelona needed a miracle to move on...
Barcelona is one of the most dominant soccer clubs in the world, but after going down 4-0 in the first leg of the Champions League game to PSG, nobody really gave them much of a chance heading into the second leg on Wednesday. But don't tell that to Barcelona players...
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