Sunday, May 3, 2015

Women's Soccer

Woulda, coulda, shoulda: Here's who didn't make the U.S. women's World Cup roster

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:46 PM
In the days before Jill Ellis announced the U.S. women’s national team roster for this summer’s World Cup, we kicked around names of players on the bubble to make the cut. We also pondered some current and former prospects who haven’t made it to the big stage with the senior squad... Read more

Carli Lloyd not taking her third World Cup for granted

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 4:10 PM
Carli Lloyd has played in two World Cups, two Olympics and 10 Algarve Cups. Her decade-long career with the U.S. national team has included 192 caps, 63 goals, 32 assists and countless memories on and off the field. But for as much change as there has been in women's soccer during that time, two things... Read more

National Women's Soccer League begins crucial third season

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 10:28 AM
Those of you who follow women's soccer closely may have seen the work of Lauren Green, editor of Nutmeg Incorporated. She recently joined the Inquirer's sports desk as a copy editor. Here's the first of what I hope will be many contributions here on Philly.com, especially with the Women's World Cup... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, USWNT, Ligue 1, CCL

Friday, April 3, 2015, 10:12 AM
D.C. United at Orlando City 7:00 p.m. Friday (UniMás) It hasn't taken Kaká long to settle in Orlando. The Brazilian superstar's goals and assists have electrified Major League Soccer's newest market and brought huge crowds to the Citrus Bowl. Expect the same this weekend as Orlando... Read more

2015 FIFA Women's World Cup schedule and draw

Monday, March 23, 2015, 9:13 AM
Whether you're planning to travel to Canada next summer or just interesteted in watching the Women's World Cup on TV, the countdown to kickoff is officially on. Here's the full group draw for the tournament - including the United States' place in the Group of Death: Group A: A1. Canada, A2. China... Read more

Games to Watch: Major League Soccer's 20th season kicks off in style

Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:20 AM
United States women vs. Switzerland 12:00 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1) On Wednesday, Carli Lloyd and the U.S. women had to come from behind to beat Norway, 2-1. Switzerland won't pose nearly as tough a challenge, but it sends enough of a message that the Americans struggled against a Norwegian team... Read more

Rob Stone and Alexi Lalas want to prove Fox's soccer critics wrong

Monday, March 2, 2015, 9:47 AM
NEW YORK - Whether you are a grizzled veteran of the American soccer scene or a newly-minted idealist, you are likely quite familiar with Rob Stone and Alexi Lalas. Both men have been part of the American soccer media landscape for almost the entire modern era of the sport in this country. When it... Read more

Games to Watch: EPL, Algarve Cup, CONCACAF Champions League

Friday, February 27, 2015, 8:18 AM
Sunderland at Manchester United 10:00 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) For all the rancor that has surrounded Louis van Gaal in his first season as Manchester United manager, the team is nonetheless in fourth place in the Premier League. Robin van Persie’s goals and Ángel Dí María’s... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, UEFA Champions League, Europa League

Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:00 AM
United States women at England 2:30 p.m. Friday (Fox Sports 1, Univision Deportes) Last weekend's shutout loss in France exposed some big flaws in the U.S. women's national team - most notably its inability to control possession despite a glittering array of attacking stars. With just a few months... Read more

Games to Watch: U.S. men and women, African Nations Cup final, Madrid and London derbies

Friday, February 6, 2015, 7:35 AM
Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur 7:45 a.m. Saturday (NBCSN) The North London Derby is always a big game, but this time it's really worth making the effort to get out of bed early. Arsenal and Tottenham are separated by just two points in the Premier League standings. If Spurs win, they could jump over... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald Philly.com
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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