Tonight’s starters: 4-4-2: 1-Solo; 11-Krieger, 19-Johnston, 4-Sauerbrunn, 22-Klingenberg; 15-Rapinoe, 12-Holiday, 10-Lloyd, 17-Heath; 13-Morgan, 20-Wambach (capt.) Subs: 2-Leroux, 3-Rampone, 5-O’Hara, 6-Engen, 7-Boxx, 8-Rodriguez, 9-O’Reilly, 14-Brian, 16-Chalupny, 18-Harris, 21-Naeher, 23-Press After the defeat of Nigeria, the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) … Continue reading USA Advances to the Quarterfinals after defeating Colombia 2-0
Relevent Sports, a division of RSE Ventures – a multi-national sports and entertainment venture firm with a focus on new technologies – today announced that Portuguese champions S.L. Benfica will compete in the 2015 International Champions Cup North America Presented by Guinness Beer in place of FC Porto. FC Porto has communicated its inability to complete their full schedule in the 2015 International Champions Cup and has therefore been replaced. Benfica, who wrapped up the Portuguese league title with their victory this past Sunday, will be the sixth current first division domestic league champion participating in this summer’s the International … Continue reading 2015 International Champions Cup
Yesterday, July 1st, marked the end of the World Cup ride for USA, but the beginning of something even better. It was just 24hrs prior to that when Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed posted via Twitter that the city would host a World Cup Watch Party at Piedmont Park in the Greystone facility. It was great to see so many people gather to support our boys while in Brazil. So many people wore flags in the form of capes, scarves (as shown above), head wraps, and displayed tons of accessories such as purses, earrings, and more. A great day for … Continue reading Mayor Kasim Reed Hosts World Cup Watch Party
The time is almost here ladies and gentlemen! The time where for one whole month, the entire world runs one 1 time-zone. That is because we are 24hrs. away from a worldwide party known as the World Cup! 😀 Now a lot of you who are not into soccer or the World Cup need to know why it’s so important. I know its hard to believe (especially in the Southeast region of the US) but, there’s a big gigantic world that exists outside of the USA, and there’s a sport more popular than SEC Football (lol). Every 4 years the … Continue reading It’s World Cup Time!
Here we are again, bringing you Part 2 of our 3-part series counting down the days until the USA starts their World Cup adventure. In each part we bring traveling tips to those who are hitting the road to follow our red, white, and blue as they head off to face Germany, Ghana, and Portugal in what’s been labeled “the group of death.” But on the happier side of things 😉 Americans are slowly starting to move past the Landon Donovan snub (the face of USA soccer didn’t make the 23-man squad going to Brazil) as we’ve won both of … Continue reading Countdown to the Cup, Part 2: Manaus
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced that Atlanta has been awarded an expansion team that will begin play in 2017. The new team will be owned by Arthur Blank, owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, and will play at the new world-class stadium soon to be built in downtown Atlanta. “We are thrilled to welcome Atlanta to Major League Soccer as our 22nd team,” Commissioner Garber said. “Atlanta is one of the largest and most diverse markets in North America and has a rich tradition in sports and culture. And with Arthur Blank joining our ownership group, we are … Continue reading ATL Lands the 22nd MLS Soccer Club
Last year’s Gold Cup shed light on the number of fútbol fans in Atlanta. Now the ATL once again gets to host an even BIGGER match as 2 World Cup-qualifiers in Mexico and Nigeria face off in a friendly at … Continue reading A taste of the World Cup in Atlanta: Mexico takes on Nigeria