There is a focus for the Women of the 2015 US National Team. To Win. Never before have so many factors contributed to a picture-perfect storybook backdrop for the USWNT to bring home a much-needed World Cup trophy. All eyes are on the ladies! And we are delighted to have a dedicated team of female journalists and contributors to cover the beautiful game. We’ll be sharing game highlights, interview footage, player profiles and stories from their counterparts too! Stay tuned.
“It’s bigger than the organization. This is passion. This is life. This is our sport.” — Head Coach Jill Ellis was asked to comment on the breaking FIFA corruption story, and she reminded everyone to keep things in perspective. Corruption shouldn’t overtake the dedication and hard work of players who have been working non-stop to play their beautiful game.
Reminder: Women play it smart. The turf lawsuit was not heading anywhere therefore, Abby Wambach and the rest of the women chose to drop the lawsuit to focus on getting their job done as best as they could. There’s a lesson here. Pick your battles wisely and then show that you can overcome the obstacles. No one says it better than Abby though.
“We’re at a point now, where if we win this thing, this could be huge.” – Carli Lloyd.