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With 2015 Women's World Cup qualifying beginning next year, U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni is continuing his policy of squad rotation with the addition of a few new faces into the team that will face Brazil in a friendly match on Sunday.
Definitivamente la selección norteamericanaha adquirido mayor número de seguidores a raíz de sus destacadas participaciones en el Mundial de Alemania 2011, en donde consiguieron el subcampeonato y en los pasados Juegos Olímpicos de Londres en donde ganaronla medalla de oro ydieron demasiadas emociones en sus partidos de semifinal y final.
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Alex Morgan broke out of her "slump" (come on... she took a knock and other, younger starlets were getting a roll out) banging home a pair of goals to lead the United States women's national team 2-0 over Germany and the Algarve Cup title.
It was the USWNT's ninth Algarve Cup win and the first trophy under new head coach Tom Sermanni.
Thorns preseason camp kicked off its second week on Monday, with nary a national team member in sight. Mexican allocated player Marlene Sandoval is expected to begin training on Tuesday, with Canadians Christine Sinclair and Karina LeBlanc in on Thursday. No sign of Alex Morgan (who, according to her Twitter feed, is in New York City) or Rachel Buehler.
United States Women's National Team star Alex Morgan showed she was much more than just an world-class athlete in this year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Posing in nothing more than a body painted bikini, the 23 year old standout took the limelight in the annual swimsuit edition.
The women's national team provided the icing on the cake for the United States' soccer Centennial celebration beating Canada 3-0 in Toronto.
The first half wouldn't see any goals from a resolute Canadian defense, but all of that good work was undone as Alex Morgan scored twice in about two minutes midway through the second half and Sydney Leroux tallied a goal in stoppage time.
Via Ussoccer.com:The U.S. Women's National Team won the Algarve Cup for the ninth time after Alex Morgan's two goals earned a 2-0 victory against Germanyin Faro, Portugal. The U.S. forward scored twice in the first half and head coach Tom Sermanni's team put in a comprehensive performance to defeat the second-ranked team in the world.
SOMERVILLE, Mass. The Boston Breakers fell to the Portland Thorns, 2-1, at Dilboy Stadium on Sunday evening in front of 2,978 fans, their second biggest all-time crowd as an NWSL team.
Many of those fans came to see Alex Morgan lead the Thorns and were rewarded, as she notched a goal and an assist to help beat the Breakers, who opened up the scoring in the 13th minute via Lianne Sanderson.
PORTLAND, Or. (May 19, 2013) -- The Washington Spirit ended their first west coast road trip Sunday afternoon falling 2-0 to league-leaders Portland Thorns FC in front of 12,474 fans at JELD-WEN Field in downtown Portland.
Goals by the dynamic tandem of Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan came in the final five minutes of each half respectively after the teams played end-to-end action for the duration.
Sólo quedaba un partido de la Jornada 5 de la NWSL por jugarse este domingo. Nuevamente Chicago Red Stars recibiría en casa al equipo de Portland Thorns y éstas nuevamente las vencerían con el mismo resultadode dos goles a cero tal y como sucedió en la fecha 3.
Desde el inicio del partido Portland dominóy desarrolló su ataque, el golque abriríael marcador cayóen el minuto 3 cuando Alex Morgan cruzó el campo por la banda izquierda sin que ninguna defensa lograra alcanzarla venciendo a la guardameta canadiense Erin McLeod.
Este sábado en la Jornada 11 de la NWSL, Sky Blue FC recibó a Portland Thorns FC. Los líderes de la tabla de puntos se enfrentaban nuevamente, después depoco mas de un mes cuando Sky Bluederrotó por un gol a cero a Portland Thorns en su estadio. En esta ocasión el resultado fue un empate a cero.
Al parecer jugar en casa fue de gran ayuda para el equipo Portland Thorns que este domingo consiguió su primera victoria en la Temporada al vencer 2 goles a 1 a Seattle Reign. El equipo Portland se convirtió desde un principio en uno de los favoritos al contar en su Roster convarias jugadoras destacadas entre ellas:Christine Sinclair, Alex Morgan, Tobin Heath, Rachel Buehler, y la guardameta canadiense Karina LeBlanc.
Christine Sinclair got a goal by penalty kick, but not much else happened aside from that. Disappointingly, aside from a few plays, Alex Morgan seemed completely quiet all game. Despite that, however, there were certainly some positives for the Portland Thorns' first ever NWSL game.
The Portland Thorns FC are kicking off their season tomorrow. Months of planning, preparation and, most importantly, questions will come to a head when they take on FC Kansas City in the NWSL's inaugural match. A week after that will be the Thorns home opener for the 2013 season. It's exciting, to say the least.
United States Women's National Team star Alex Morgan showed she was much more than just a world-class athlete in last year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. Posing in nothing more than a body painted bikini, the free-scoring striker took the limelight in the annual swimsuit edition.
Alex Morgan and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney have teamed up to help promote a new mobile application called Fivestar Training. Described as "an organized series of workouts created by a small group of soccer trainers and athletes," the app looks to help players improve their ability by watching some of the game's biggest stars run through training sequences.
Todos recordamos seguramente la semifinal olímpica de Londres 2012 entre las selecciones de Estados Unidos y Canadá; en los últimos minutos Alex Morgan hace el gol del triunfo cuando el partido se encontraba empatado a 3 goles y consigueel pasea la final. Desde ese día se antojaba un partido de revancha, y el domingo 2 de junio se programó para llevarse a cabo.
Grant Wahl linked to a great article at Sports Illustrated byGwendolyn Oxenham that looks into some of the history of pickup soccer in America and how many top level players found their way to pickup games to help improve their skills. It also highlights the differences in how men and women encounter pickup matches.
Practice started off with sprints, followed by the dreaded beep test, which, if you've never seen it in person, looks positively grueling. A quick drill set up against practice dummies (4-2-1) lead into a 10-v-10 scrimmage.
Alex Morgan and Christine Sinclair: For the first time since preseason training began, the sounds of clicking cameras and dragging tripods intermingled with the chirps and shouts that emanated from the players on the pitch.