The Women’s World Cup ticker-tape parade is over, but the celebrations continue.
UFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women’s soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes — especially girls.
The team will be honored with a parade in lower Manhattan up the stretch of Broadway from the Battery to City Hall known as the “Canyon of Heroes” on Friday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary says the administration is looking into logistics and talking to the team and other partners about the idea.
New Jersey native and World Cup champion Carli Lloyd says she thinks she will return to defend the United States’ title in four years.
Carli Lloyd has become a household name. But she’s no newcomer to Team USA or the international stage.
For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd’s Wikipedia page listed her position as “President of the United States.”
Carli Lloyd came up big again. Three times. And with it came the Americans’ elusive third Women’s World Cup title.
The soccer sensation who got her start at Rutgers University, helped secure the win against Germany with a penalty goal and an assist with only five minutes left in the game.
“We didn’t come here just to make the final. We came here to win it,'” said Lloyd, a Jersey native who starred at Rutgers, after beating Germany in the semis of the Women’s World Cup.
Soccer coaches say being able to watch elite female soccer players from their home state has made a difference to the girls they teach and thousands of others across the state.
With five days to prepare and two opponents that should cause minimal resistance on the path to the semifinals, the USWNT has adequate time and a strong need to change the structure of its system.
In its Women’s World Cup opener, the U.S. team was fortunate to string together three or four passes.
Call them whatever you like, but the U.S. Women’s Olympic soccer team backed-up their perceived boastfulness by living up to expectations.
The United States women’s soccer team won the Olympic gold medal Thursday, avenging one of its most painful defeats with a 2-1 victory over Japan.