• USWNT ripped for over-the-top celebrations

    13 days ago - By New York Post

    The U.S. women's soccer team did not make many friends after beginning its World Cup title defense with a tournament-record 13-0 blowout over Thailand in Group F on Tuesday in Reims, France. Alex Morgan scored five goals in a dominating win for the Americans. The lopsided score didn't draw the brunt of the criticism, it...
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  • How Twitter reacted to USWNT win

    How Twitter reacted to USWNT win

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Social media exploded around the nation as the U.S. Women's National Team recorded an historic victory at the 2019 Women's World Cup. Everyone from athletes, celebrities, USWNT fans and teams all got in the act, commenting on the 13-0 win. Here's a look at some of the best comments on Twitter after the game.
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  • USA thrash 13 past Thailand ahead of France return to action

    USA thrash 13 past Thailand ahead of France return to action

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    The United States began their trophy defence in scintillating style with 13-0 Women's World Cup thrashing of Thailand in a ruthless demonstration of strength to potential quarter-final opponents and hosts France, who return to action on Wednesday against Norway. Three-time champions USA scored 10 goals in the second half in Reims on Tuesday as they eclipsed Germany's 11-0 win over Argentina in 2007 and shattered their own previous tournament best of 7-0. Alex Morgan starred with five goals, Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis netted twice each and Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and...
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  • Soccer! France is slowly warming up to the Women's World Cup

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    And welcome to the latest edition of the L.A. Times soccer newsletter. I'm Kevin Baxter, the Times' soccer writer. We start today in Reims, France, about 85 miles northeast of Paris, where the U.S. team will open defense of its Women's World Cup title Tuesday against Thailand. First the travelogue. The population of Reims is relatively small - at 185,000, it has fewer inhabitants than Glendale - but as the unofficial capital of the Champagne wine-producing region it has an outsized global clout, with two dozen Champagne houses based within the city. And, no, I haven't tried any yet. Well...
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  • England-born Darikwa eager to represent fatherland at Afcon

    England-born Darikwa eager to represent fatherland at Afcon

    13 days ago - By ESPN

    Nottingham Forest right back Tendayi Darikwa's long-held dream to represent Zimbabwe at the Africa Cup of Nations will come true this month, and he is hopeful of helping the team run deep into the tournament.
    Nottingham-born Darikwa, who spent much of his club career at Chesterfield and Burnley before joining Forest in 2017, has a Zimbabwean father, Timothy, and a years-long ambition to wear the national team jersey.
    "It has been something I wanted to do for many years. I had the opportunity a few...
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  • When are Premier League 2019/20 fixtures released? When do Man United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal kick off the new season?

    13 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    The Champions League final was not two weeks ago, there's been the Nations League, the Women's World Cup and other international matches, but we're already desperate for the return of the Premier League.
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  • USWNT thrash Thailand in World Cup opener

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Alex Morgan finished with five goals, and immediately moves into the lead for the Golden Boot. Morgan was joined on the scoresheet by five other teammates. Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis each scored a brace, while Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh, and Carli Lloyd each scored one goal.
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  • USWNT Can Still 'Refine and Polish' After 13-0 Thailand Rout, Says Jill Ellis

    13 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The United States Women's National Team opened their FIFA Women's World Cup title defence with a record-breaking 13-0 win over Thailand on Tuesday, but coach Jill Ellis still expects her side to improve...
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  • U.S. sets multiple World Cup records with 13-goal outburst

    13 days ago - By TheScore

    The United States put on a record-breaking show in Reims. A hapless Thailand was unable to provide any resistance against the reigning World Cup champion Tuesday, as the Americans opened their tournament by smashing multiple records in a 13-0 thrashing. Here are some of the most startling numbers from the contest: 3 - The U.S. became the first team in tournament history to have three different players score at least two goals in the same match, with Alex Morgan , Rose Lavelle , and Samantha Mewis each getting on the board multiple times. 5 - Morgan became the second player in Women's World...
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  • Morgan scores 5, USWNT crushes Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener

    13 days ago - By TheScore

    The reigning World Cup champion showed no mercy Tuesday. The United States kicked off its title defense by hammering Thailand in Reims, getting five goals from star striker Alex Morgan en route to a 13-0 win. The result sets the record for the most lopsided win in Women's World Cup history, surpassing Germany's 11-0 victory over Argentina in 2007. As expected, the contest was one-way traffic right from the opening whistle. Morgan, Rose Lavelle , and Lindsey Horan all found the net in the opening half at the Stade Auguste-Delaune. Were it not for some desperate defending in the waning...
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  • Women's World Cup: How social media reacted to USA victory over Thailand

    13 days ago - By BBC

    The USA's crushing 13-0 win sent our live text and social media into meltdown - with some very differing opinions.
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  • Australia vs. Brazil: Odds, Live Stream, TV Info for Women's World Cup 2019

    13 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Australia will look to get their 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup campaign back on track when they meet Brazil in Group C at Montpellier's Stade de la Mosson on Thursday...
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  • U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Just Scored the Most Goals Ever in a Women's World Cup Match

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    In their first group stage match on Tuesday, Team USA soared to a 13-0 win over Thailand, breaking the record for the largest margin of victory ever in a Women's World Cup match. Alex Morgan - one of TIME's 100 most influential people in the world in 2019 - scored five of the 13 goals to tie the U.S. team record for most goals in a game. Meanwhile, Rose Lavelle and Sam Mewis added two goals apiece while Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also all put one on the board.
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  • USA Women's National Team smash World Cup record after 13-0 Thailand thrashing

    13 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    The United States Women's National Team made history with an incredible 13-0 win over Thailand in the Women's World Cup last night.
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