four nations tournament
A hat-trick from Alex Morgan propelled the USWNT to a 4–0 win over Sweden to claim third place
at the 2012 Algarve Cup on Wednesday.
But the thoughts of many US Soccer fans—and the team—surely lingered on the 1–0 loss to
Japan on Monday in the first meeting of the two countries since the US lost to Japan in the 2011
Women's World Cup final.
Photos: Nicolae Stoian
In 2010, we embarked on a new journey. Our league debut was nationally televised. Our home
opener drew nearly 35,000 fans. Then, while we waited for the opening of our new stadium we began
an extended string of away games that demonstrated what can only be described as the season-long
woeful state of our away form.
Champions, again.The United States Women's Nation Team took full honors at the Four Nations
Tournament with a 2-0 defeat of the hosts in Chongquing, China. The USWNT suffered an early set up,
losing 2-1 to Sweden, but then successive wins against Canada and China sealed the tournament win.
It was their seventh title in eight trips to the tournament.
The Associated Press
Tuesday, January 25, 2011; 7:57 AM
BEIJING -- The top-ranked United States beat China 2-0 Tuesday in the final game of the Four
Nations Tournament, a warmup for the Women's World Cup this summer in Germany.
The United States also won the tournament title, because it won by the bigger margin in Tuesday's
Union preseason training begins today at YSC Sports. The training sessions are open to the
public, 11am through 1pm.
Rumors persist that Colombian striker Jorge Perlaza is a target for the Union but a contract
dispute between Perlaza and his club Deportes Tolima is reportedly creating problems.
Some of the work that PSP photographer Nicolae Stoian did with Photographers for Hope at the
2010 Homeless World Cup is on display at UEFA's House of European Football in Nyon. You can view
photos from the show on UEFA's website.
Jack McInerney talks about his motivation during his recent USMNT U-20 call up and the chemistry
he has with Amobi Okugo: "Everywhere we go, we're right there with each other," McInerney said.
Missed chances, blown calls, a late goal. US to host 2016 Copa America. More news.
Photo: Nicolae Stoian
With some time to recover from yesterday's SuperDraft excitement, we can now look at some of the
A good place to start is our very own draft review. In addition to, well, reviews, the piece
includes links to each players stats as well as video of them in action.
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) today unveiled beer brand Carling as the sponsor of the
inaugural Carling Nations Cup which will see the Republic of Ireland take on Northern Ireland,
Scotland and Wales at the new state of the art Aviva Stadium early next year.