World Cup Buzz Archives for January 2011

USA Soccer: Where to Find the Women’s World Cup Final On TV

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The Women's World Cup Final between the United States of America and Japan will be shown live on ESPN and ESPN3.com beginning at 2pm ET on Sunday, July 17.

The stage is set for what promises to be an extremely exciting match-up between two teams that are playing the best soccer on the world's stage right now.

US Women’s Goalkeeper Hope Solo Stars In Pitch Wars, A New Hope

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Artist Gary Finkler has been so inspired by US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo's heroics in front of goal for Team USA that he created this fun cartoon featuring Hope Solo (dressed as Han Solo) battling off the evil force of FIFA (i.e. Darth Vader).

You can see more of Gary's cartoons on his website at http://7thinningsketch.

Japan Wins World Cup Final: Video Highlights

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Japan are World Cup champions. The Japan women's soccer team won the World Cup Final on Sunday after defeating USA on penalty kicks in a closely fought game played in Frankfurt, Germany.

The United States women's national team created most of the chances but had to wait until the 67th minute when half-time substitute Alex Morgan slotted the ball into the back of the net against the advancing goalkeeper (see video below).

Copa America Final Preview: Uruguay vs Paraguay (Video)

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Video: Copa America's unforeseen final

The stage is set for the 2011 Copa America Final between Paraguay and Uruguay (2:55pm ET, Univision and YouTube).

Watch the above video for a preview of the final including injury news for both teams.

Who do you think is going to win today and why?

2011 Copa America Final: Uruguay 3-0 Paraguay: Video Highlights

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Uruguay are the 2011 Copa America champions after defeating Paraguay 3-0 in convincing fashion thanks to goals by Luis Suarez and two by Diego Forlan.

Watch the goals of the game in the above video so you can finally see Diego Forlan score in this tournament.

Poll: Who Will Replace Bob Bradley As US Coach?

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2011 Copa America Final: Uruguay 3–0 Paraguay: Video Highlights

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Uruguay are the 2011 Copa America champions after defeating Paraguay 3-0 in convincing fashion thanks to goals by Luis Suarez and two by Diego Forlan.

Watch the goals of the game in the above video so you can finally see Diego Forlan score in this tournament.

Congratulations to Uruguay on a well-deserved win.

Copa America Final Preview: Uruguay vs Paraguay (Video)

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Video: Copa America's unforeseen final

The stage is set for the 2011 Copa America Final between Paraguay and Uruguay (2:55pm ET, Univision and YouTube).

Watch the above video for a preview of the final including injury news for both teams.

Who do you think is going to win today and why?

Japan Wins World Cup Final: Video Highlights

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Japan are World Cup champions. The Japan women's soccer team won the World Cup Final on Sunday after defeating USA on penalty kicks in a closely fought game played in Frankfurt, Germany.

The United States women's national team created most of the chances but had to wait until the 67th minute when half-time substitute Alex Morgan slotted the ball into the back of the net against the advancing goalkeeper (see video below).

US Women’s Goalkeeper Hope Solo Stars In Pitch Wars, A New Hope

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Artist Gary Finkler has been so inspired by US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo's heroics in front of goal for Team USA, that he created this fun cartoon featuring Hope Solo (dressed as Han Solo) battling off the evil force of FIFA (i.e. Darth Vader).

You can see more of Gary's cartoons on his website at http://7thinningsketch.

USA Soccer: Where to Find the Women’s World Cup Final On TV

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The Women's World Cup Final between the United States of America and Japan will be shown live on ESPN and ESPN3.com beginning at 2pm ET on Sunday, July 17.

The stage is set for what promises to be an extremely exciting match-up between two teams that are playing the best soccer on the world's stage right now.

WWC QF Day #1: Direct To The Door

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Karina Maruyama, #18 in blue, from AICFoto.com(Note: This is crossposted from our sister-site, MLSTalk.com).

July 9, 2011: One of the most memorable days in Women's World Cup history.

If there was anything that could upstage the brilliant cat-and-mouse match won by France over England, it was a determined Japanese squad that deposed the host nation Germany with a stunning extra time goal.

8 Ways ESPN Excels in its Coverage of the Women’s World Cup

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Brandi Chastain and Ian Darke

ESPN has shown a remarkable commitment to properly covering the Women's World Cup this year. While previous World Cups were well covered by the ESPN family of networks, this summer's event has demonstrated an enhanced understanding of the audience that watches this competition and the type of coverage that would be appealing to those viewers.

Set Pieces and Headers Making the Difference at the Women’s World Cup

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After seven days of play in the 2011 Women's World Cup there is one obvious trend: Set pieces and headers result in goals. Including Saturday's four goals, 13 of the tournament total of 29 goals have resulted from a dead ball or a header. That statistic is an astounding 45%.

Anyone well informed in the game of soccer knows that set pieces are dangerous.

US Women’s National Team Wonder Goal Against Colombia by Heather O’Reilly

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Heather O'Reilly scored a wonderful goal for the United States women's national team in the 2011 World Cup to put the US team 1-0 in the lead.

Watch the above video to see how O'Reilly picked her spot and rocketed in an incredible shot into the corner of the goal.

The United States won the game 3-0 against Colombia and now have advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2011 Women's World Cup.

Argentina v Bolivia Video: Aguero’s Amazing Volley & Bolivia’s Cheeky Backheel

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The opening match of the 2011 Copa America wasn't the spectacle we were hoping for. On a cold night in La Plata, with the pitch not in perfect condition, Argentina battled Bolivia to a 1-1 draw. But perhaps the most interesting aspect of the opening match were the goals that were scored.

Copa America TV Schedule: Where to Find it in the USA

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The 2011 Copa America tournament begins on July 1, 2011. For viewers in the United States, every game will be televised live on television and the Internet. Please note that all games will be also be shown live on YouTube's Copa America channel. Games will also be shown live via UnivisionDeportes.

Canada 0–4 France: Women’s World Cup Tactical Review

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Matchday #2 for Group A at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup began with a match between two teams aspiring to advance out of the most difficult draw in the tournament. Canada needed at least a draw from this match after a 2-1 loss to Germany. Instead, France dominated Big Red in a 4-0 triumph, and ensured their berth in the quarterfinals, coupled with Germany's subsequent victory.