Now is the time for U.S. coach Jill Ellis to play Morgan Brian, Carli Lloyd and Lauren Holiday together in a 4-2-3-1, writes Thomas Floyd.
Monday, June 29, 2015
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Defensive errors and lack of finish proved too much to overcome for John Herdman’s side, as England reaches the semifinals for the first time.
Though it is only their second meeting, New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls will have much to play for at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
The 22-year-old thrived in an unfamiliar role as the U.S. notched a 1-0 quarterfinal win over China.
Friday, June 26, 2015
The 32-year-old forward has made international headlines after being suspended and fined for ripping apart a referee's notebook during a U.S. Open Cup match last week.
John Herdman’s strange admission that Canada is the underdog versus England in Saturday’s quarterfinal could prove to be a motivational masterstroke, writes Simon Fudge.
The Germany midfielder had already announced his intention to leave Borussia Dortmund this summer but seems no closer to a move to a top European side.
Jose Pekerman has enjoyed success as Colombia coach, but he will never be forgiven in his homeland for his suspect substitutions as Argentina lost to Germany in 2006.
The Mexico manager was one of the world's most popular but now is feeling the pressure, writes Jon Arnold.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Playing without Megan Rapinoe and Lauren Holiday, the U.S. national team faces a tough Women's World Cup quarterfinal against China.
Coach Ricardo Gareca hasn't gotten the best from his European stars but several domestic-based players have risen to the occasion in Chile.
United is aware the defender is considering leaving Los Blancos, but has had its fingers burned in the past by big-name players angling for new contracts, says Paul Clennam.
The Spain captain is no longer wanted at Real Madrid but may have to wait until the end of the transfer window to determine his whereabouts next season.
The Americans have advanced to the quarterfinals without playing their best soccer, but they must be better if they want to win the World Cup crown, writes Thomas Floyd.
In a game that was a mental must-win for TFC, the big guns delivered in a big way against the club's biggest rival, writes Rudi Schuller.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Uruguay forward picked up two unnecessary yellow cards and his dismissal was a contributing factor in his nation's Copa America exit to Chile, writes Jon Arnold.
After four injury-plagued seasons the 23-year-old finds himself out of Arsene Wenger's starting XI and battling to re-establish himself as Manchester City watches on.
The Palmeiras playmaker was in international exile until a few short months ago and is now upstaging younger stars like Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal.
The Merseysiders have dithered over signings previously, missing out on the likes of Alexis Sanchez, but have finally acted decisively to land a key target ahead of other suitors.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It's been a poor summer for Mexican soccer, but a Gold Cup win would make things feel much better, writes Jon Arnold.