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Gallery: U.S. WNT Continues Olympic Prep in Frisco

With only three days to go, the preparations continue for the U.S. WNT ahead of its first group stage match at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. women will take on Costa Rica on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium, home of MLS's FC Dallas.The game can be watched live on NBC Live Extra (cable subscription required.)

U.S. WNT Makes Super Bowl 50 Predictions

With the festivities for Super Bowl 50 well underway in the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.S. WNT are in football-crazed Texas preparing for Olympic Qualifying and the players weighed in on their choices to lift the trophy in Santa Clara. No surprise who the Denver contingent chose, while the New Englanders abstained, but it seems as if the World Cup champions (who know a thing or two about lifting trophies) are picking the Panthers to triumph on Sunday.

WNT Olympic Qualifying Matches to be Broadcast on NBCSN and Streamed Online

CHICAGO (Feb. 5, 2016) – The 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship kicks off on Feb. 10 in Frisco and Houston, Texas, and all 15 matches of the tournament will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra, with four also airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). A cable subscription is required to access NBC Live Extra online. The U.S. Women’s National Team opens Group A play

Horan's Home

She left for Europe as a teenager and a trailblazer, but now U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder (yes, midfielder) Lindsey Horan, still just 21 years old but with three seasons of high level professional soccer on her resume, is back home and ready to make a run at the 2016 Olympics. In 2012, Lindsey Horan made history when she became the first American female player to bypass college and

The Women's Soccer Dynasty of Anson Dorrance

Twenty-one NCAA Championship titles. Eight-time National Coach of the Year. Nine-time ACC Coach of the Year. The first U.S. coach to win a World Cup title in 1991. It’s no wonder Anson Dorrance has been bestowed U.S. Soccer’s highest honor, the Werner Fricker Builder Award, after successfully developing women’s soccer at the collegiate level and pioneering the sport on the natio

U.S. Soccer Names Anson Dorrance 2016 Werner Fricker Builder Award Winner

CHICAGO (Jan. 29, 2016) – Former U.S. Women’s National Team head coach and current University of North Carolina head women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance has been named the 2016 winner of the prestigious Werner Fricker Builder Award. As U.S. Soccer’s highest honor, the Werner Fricker Builder Award is given to an individual or group of individuals who have dedicated at least

Ellis Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying

Three days removed from a 5-0 victory against the Republic of Ireland after the completion of January Camp, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has selected 20 players for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship to be held from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. “This was an exceptionally challenging roster to select,” said Ellis. &ldqu

Gallery: U.S. WNT 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Roster

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named the 20 players who will represent the USA at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship running from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. The USA opens the tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 10 against Costa Rica (7:30 p.m. CT). After opening Group A play against the Ticas, the USA continues first round action against Mexic

Highlights: WNT Kicks Off 2016 in Fine Form vs. Ireland in San Diego

The #USWNT opened 2016 with a 5-0 win over Ireland in San Diego.

Gallery: USWNT Opens 2016 With 5-0 Win Against Ireland

The U.S. WNT kicked off its 2016 campaign with a dominant 5-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland in front of record-crowd of 23, 309 in San Diego on Jan. 23. Carli Lloyd led the way with a hat trick, while Alex Morgan assisted in two scores and added one of her own in her 100th cap celebration. Newcomer Mallory Pugh, the 17-year old U-20 WNT captain, made her debut coming in for Morgan in the se

Gallery: U.S. WNT Continues Olympic Prep in Frisco

With only three days to go, the preparations continue for the U.S. WNT ahead of its first group stage match at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship in Frisco, Texas. The U.S. women will take on Costa Rica on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. CT at Toyota Stadium, home of MLS's FC Dallas.The game can be watched live on NBC Live Extra (cable subscription required.)

Horan's Home

She left for Europe as a teenager and a trailblazer, but now U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder (yes, midfielder) Lindsey Horan, still just 21 years old but with three seasons of high level professional soccer on her resume, is back home and ready to make a run at the 2016 Olympics. In 2012, Lindsey Horan made history when she became the first American female player to bypass college and

The Women's Soccer Dynasty of Anson Dorrance

Twenty-one NCAA Championship titles. Eight-time National Coach of the Year. Nine-time ACC Coach of the Year. The first U.S. coach to win a World Cup title in 1991. It’s no wonder Anson Dorrance has been bestowed U.S. Soccer’s highest honor, the Werner Fricker Builder Award, after successfully developing women’s soccer at the collegiate level and pioneering the sport on the natio

Ellis Names 20-Player Roster for 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying

Three days removed from a 5-0 victory against the Republic of Ireland after the completion of January Camp, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has selected 20 players for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship to be held from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. “This was an exceptionally challenging roster to select,” said Ellis. &ldqu

Gallery: U.S. WNT 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Roster

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named the 20 players who will represent the USA at the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship running from Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas. The USA opens the tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 10 against Costa Rica (7:30 p.m. CT). After opening Group A play against the Ticas, the USA continues first round action against Mexic

Gallery: USWNT Opens 2016 With 5-0 Win Against Ireland

The U.S. WNT kicked off its 2016 campaign with a dominant 5-0 victory over the Republic of Ireland in front of record-crowd of 23, 309 in San Diego on Jan. 23. Carli Lloyd led the way with a hat trick, while Alex Morgan assisted in two scores and added one of her own in her 100th cap celebration. Newcomer Mallory Pugh, the 17-year old U-20 WNT captain, made her debut coming in for Morgan in the se

Gallery: U.S. WNT Train Ahead Republic of Ireland Match

The U.S. Women's National Team train at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, Calif. ahead of their first match of 2016 against the Republic of Ireland. Game takes place on Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Calif. (2 p.m. PT, FS1).

Gallery: Game, Set, Match with the USWNT

To kickoff its third week of January Camp in Carson, Calif., the USWNT put its soccer tennis skills to the test during a Monday afternoon training session. As with anything the World Champs tend to do, things got competitive quickly.

Honor the Past, Create the Future

The amazing and historic 2015 for the U.S. Women’s National Team is in the past now, filed away as thousands of photographs, video clips and goose-bump inducing memories. The confetti has been swept away, the Victory Tour is over, and long-time stars have retired. But it’s an ending and a beginning, and no one knows that more than U.S. head coach Jill Ellis. When asked during a press

Gallery: Carli Lloyd's Career Year

Carli Lloyd, co-captain of the U.S. Women's National Team, has been named the 2015 FIFA Women's World Player of the Year! Here's a look back on Lloyd's spectacular year in photos.

WNT Olympic Qualifying Matches to be Broadcast on NBCSN and Streamed Online

CHICAGO (Feb. 5, 2016) – The 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship kicks off on Feb. 10 in Frisco and Houston, Texas, and all 15 matches of the tournament will be streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra, with four also airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN). A cable subscription is required to access NBC Live Extra online. The U.S. Women’s National Team opens Group A play

U.S. Soccer Names Anson Dorrance 2016 Werner Fricker Builder Award Winner

CHICAGO (Jan. 29, 2016) – Former U.S. Women’s National Team head coach and current University of North Carolina head women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance has been named the 2016 winner of the prestigious Werner Fricker Builder Award. As U.S. Soccer’s highest honor, the Werner Fricker Builder Award is given to an individual or group of individuals who have dedicated at least

U.S. WNT Opens 2016 with 5-0 Win Against Republic of Ireland in Front of Record Crowd in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 23, 2016) – The U.S. Women’s National Team opened its 2016 campaign with a dominant 5-0 shutout against the Republic of Ireland at Qualcomm Stadium in front of 23,309 fans, a record crowd to watch a WNT game in San Diego. It was all USA from the beginning as midfielder Carli Lloyd scored three goals in 28 minutes with her first coming in the sixth, and was assisted tw

U.S. Soccer to Host Girls Fantasy Camp in Nashville During SheBelieves Cup

CHICAGO (Jan. 12, 2016) – U.S. Soccer will host a “Girls Fantasy Camp” around the U.S. Women’s National Team match versus France on March 6 in Nashville, Tennessee during the SheBelieves Cup. The camp is a special fundraiser to support upcoming development initiatives and will help continue to grow the beautiful game in the United States. The SheBelieves Cup Girls Fantasy C

U.S. Soccer to Host SheBelieves Cup Featuring USA, England, France and Germany

CHICAGO (Jan. 12, 2016) – U.S. Soccer will host an elite, four-team international tournament featuring four of the top five ranked women’s national teams in the world as England, France and Germany join the USA for the SheBelieves Cup to be held from March 3-9 at three venues in the southeastern United States. The SheBelieves Cup underlines U.S. Soccer’s continued commitment to investing in the g

Ballon d'Or Quote Sheet: Lloyd, Ellis React to Winning World Wide Recognition for Amazing 2015

CARLI LLOYD – 2015 FIFA  WOMEN’S WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR Thoughts on the night overall: Carli Lloyd: "It's been an emotional few days in Zurich. It's been very busy, but it's been an amazing, something I'll cherish forever. To be in a room full of amazing men's and women's soccer players is truly incredible. Obviously, I couldn't have been here without my teammates, the coaching

Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis Honored as FIFA Women's World Player and Coach of the Year

CHICAGO (Jan. 11, 2016) – Carli Lloyd, the co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team, has been named the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year, and Jill Ellis, who led the USA to the 2015 Women’s World Cup title, has been named the 2015 World Coach of the Year for Women’s Soccer. Lloyd and Ellis received the awards today at the 2016 FIFA Ballon d’Or gal

Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn Named New Captains of U.S. WNT

CHICAGO (Jan. 9, 2016) - Midfielder Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn, two of the top performers at the 2015 Women’s World Cup, have been named by U.S. head coach Jill Ellis as the new captains of the U.S. Women’s National Team. The duo becomes the 13th and 14th players officially named captain of the U.S. WNT over the 31 years of the program, although many others have worn the

Tickets on Sale Jan. 8 for Individual Doubleheaders for 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying in Texas

CHICAGO (Jan. 8, 2015) – Tickets for each of the eight doubleheaders in the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, as well as tickets for the Feb. 21 title game, go on sale Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. CT. Tickets for each individual event date go on sale to the public through ussoccer.com. For the three doubleheader dates in Frisco, Texas, on Feb. 10, 13 and 15, tickets are also

Ellis Names 26 for Training Camp Roster as U.S WNT Opens 2016

CHICAGO (Dec. 31, 2015) – U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 26 players for the first training camp of 2016, which will lead into the first match of the year against the Republic of Ireland on January 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego (2 p.m. PT, FS1). The U.S. team will begin training at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California, on Jan.

U.S. WNT Makes Super Bowl 50 Predictions

With the festivities for Super Bowl 50 well underway in the San Francisco Bay Area, the U.S. WNT are in football-crazed Texas preparing for Olympic Qualifying and the players weighed in on their choices to lift the trophy in Santa Clara. No surprise who the Denver contingent chose, while the New Englanders abstained, but it seems as if the World Cup champions (who know a thing or two about lifting trophies) are picking the Panthers to triumph on Sunday.

Highlights: WNT Kicks Off 2016 in Fine Form vs. Ireland in San Diego

The #USWNT opened 2016 with a 5-0 win over Ireland in San Diego.

GOAL: Mallory Pugh Heads in Her First Goal in Her First WNT Cap

In her first cap for the U.S. Women's National Team, 17 year old Mallory Pugh scores a header goal.

Alex Morgan: 100 Caps with the U.S. Women's National Team

As Alex Morgan earns her historic 100th cap on Jan. 23, 2016, against the Republic of Ireland in San Diego, we honor the achievement with a look back on some of her many highlights.

Coffee with Captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn

New U.S. WNT captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn took some time out from a busy January camp to relax by the beautiful Pacific Ocean and talk about leading a U.S. team featuring an exciting mix of young and veteran players towards new goals in 2016.

A Special Night for Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis: The 2015 Ballon D’Or in Zurich

Here’s a look back at January 11, 2016, as U.S. head coach Jill Ellis (FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Soccer) and U.S. midfielder Carli Lloyd (FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year) where honored with FIFA’s top prize at the annual gala awards in Switzerland.

Inspired and Inspiring: Hope Solo at the One Young World Summit

In November, U.S. WNT goalkeeper Hope Solo traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to participate in a very special event, the One Young World Summit, where some of the brightest young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organizations are joined by world leaders, acting as the One Young World Counsellors, to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces. Kofi Annan, the former Secretary-General of the United Nations, musician and activist Sir Bob Geldof, astronaut and Humanitarian Ron Garan and Nobel Peace prize nominee father Mussie Zerai were among those who attended.

Doing What Carli Does

Midfielder Samantha Mewis and forward Stephanie McCaffrey are just two young players from Boston trying to stick on the incredibly competitive U.S. Women’s National Team. Coming into the 2016 January Camp, they figured they needed every edge they could get, and what better way to find success than to mimic the work habits of Women’s World Cup Golden Ball Winner, U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year and FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd. Perhaps they took it a bit too far.

Emily Sonnett Goes No. 1 in 2016 NWSL Draft

While in January training camp with the U.S. WNT in Los Angeles, Emily Sonnett was taken #1 in the 2016 NWSL Draft by the Portland Thorns. The first defender to top the draft in NWSL history, Sonnett sat down to talk about the honor of being selected #1 and starting her professional career in the Rose City.

Crystal Dunn Ready for Big Year for the WNT

After she was the last player released from the 2015 Women’s World Cup roster, Crystal Dunn took some time to get over the disappointment, but then launched herself into her NWSL season that saw her win the league scoring title and the league MVP award for the Washington Spirit. Bolstered by that stellar club season, she’s back with the WNT, playing a more attacking role and looking to make a big impact in 2016.
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