USWNT in transition Assessing World Cup, Olympic cycles in terms of rebuilding team chemistry, tactics

When the U.S. women’s national team won its bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics last month, Vlatko Andonovski was ready to start working on the team’s next chapter right away. Within a week of returning to the United States, Andonovski texted every player on the roster and scheduled one-on-one phone calls to debrief about how … Read more

Australian striker Sam Kerr set to play her 100th Matildas match against Ireland

Twelve years and 48 goals after making her international debut as a raw, prodigiously talented 15-year-old, Matildas superstar skipper Sam Kerr will notch up her 100th cap when Australia returns to action against the Republic of Ireland. Key points: Sam Kerr will go down in history as the 10th Matildas player to reach the 100-cap milestone … Read more

New England Revolution and the Chicago Fire square off

New England Revolution (17-4-5) vs. Chicago Fire (6-14-5) Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Chicago -105, New England -110BOTTOM LINE: The Chicago Fire square off against the New England Revolution. The Fire went 5-10-8 overall and 5-4-3 at home a season ago. Chicago averaged 1.4 goals on 4.1 shots on goal per game … Read more

South Korean clubs to meet in Asian Champions League QFs

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Defending champion Ulsan Hyundai was drawn Friday to face South Korean league rival Jeonbuk in the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League. Ulsan will be attempting to extend its 16-match winning streak in the competition. Last year, Ulsan won its second Asian Champions League title by defeating Iranian club Persepolis 2′”1 … Read more

New Jersey Native Carli Lloyd Breaks Records, ‘Literally Can’t Stop Scoring’ In USWNT Game Against Paraguay – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It may be Carli Lloyd’s final season with the U.S. Women’s National Team, but that’s not stopping the Delran, New Jersey native from absolutely crushing personal and team records. The team shut out Paraguay 9-0. Lloyd is responsible for five of those goals. READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Detectives Searching For Man They … Read more

Rubin, Rusnák help RSL spoil Chofis’ hat trick for ‘Quakes

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Rubio Rubín scored two goals, Albert Rusnák added a goal and two assists and Real Salt Lake beat San Jose 4-3 on Wednesday night, spoiling a hat trick by the Earthquakes’ Javier ‘Chofis’ López. Justin Meram tied it at 3 for Real Salt Lake (9-9-6) in the 71st minute, and Rubín … Read more

Robert Kraft Willing To Shift Gillette Stadium Back To Natural Grass For World Cup – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — One muddy day in Foxboro in 2006 led to a massive change for the Patriots organization, with the team switching from a natural grass playing field to an artificial surface in a matter of weeks. Despite some tweaks and changes to that artificial turf, the organization never looked back. That, however, could … Read more

U.S. Soccer offers men’s, women’s teams identical contract proposals

The U.S. Soccer Federation announced on Tuesday that it has offered the respective players’ unions for the U.S. women’s national team and the U.S. men’s side identical proposals for a new collective bargaining agreement. In a statement, the USSF said that this was done with the goal of aligning the men’s and women’s senior national … Read more