U-20 Women’s World Cup

Video: USWNT Captain Christie Rampone Speaks with U.S. U-20 Captain Julie Johnston

December 3, 2012
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This is a very cool video from U.S. Soccer of USWNT captain Christie Rampone speaking with U.S. U-20 captain Julie Johnston. The two U.S. women’s team’s captains had the chance to talk while the full national team was preparing for its Saturday night game against the Republic of Ireland in Phoenix. Julie Johnston was...

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3 Thoughts on the NCAA Women’s College Cup Semifinals

December 1, 2012
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On Friday night, the NCAA College Cup kicked off with Florida State facing Penn State in the first national semifinal, followed by Stanford taking on the University of North Carolina in the second semifinal. Both games were absolute thrillers. In the first game, with Florida State down 1-0 late in the second half, FSU...

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4 Thoughts from the U.S.’ U-20 World Cup Victory

September 9, 2012
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On Friday, the U-20 USWNT won the U-20 World Cup being held in Japan with a dramatic 1-0 victory over rival Germany. The win became the third U-20 World Cup championship for the United States, adding to its victories in 2002 and 2008. Here are four thoughts from the U.S.’ win. Look for Julie...

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U-20 Women’s World Cup: USYNT v. Nigeria Semi-Final Preview

September 2, 2012
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On Friday, the U-20 United States Woman’s Youth National Team defeated North Korea 2-1 in extra time to advance to the semifinals of the U-20 World Cup. They will now face Nigeria on September 4th at 3 a.m. ET with the game being broadcast on ESPNU and ESPN3. Here are five thoughts heading into...

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U-20 World Cup: United States Women’s National Team Quarterfinal Preview

August 28, 2012
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In the last game of group play early on Monday morning, the United States Under-20 women’s national team was beaten badly by a much stronger German team 3-0. Despite the loss and a 1-1-1 record in group play, the U.S. still qualified for the quarterfinals on goal differential. They will now face an impressive...

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