Gold Cup

Mia Hamm delivers the golden goal in the 2002 Gold Cup final

This day in football history On 9 November 2002, the United States women claimed their second consecutive Gold Cup with a golden goal from Mia Hamm in extra time against Canada. The final was a matchup of the tournament’s two juggernauts, with both sides winning all of their earlier matches and conceding only a single goal …

A Golden Volley from the Gold Cup’s Leading Man

Last week’s top soccer moments By Dan Stelly | Photo via Bleacher Report Thibaut Courtois made absolutely no mistake with his game-clinching penalty against Salvatore Siriglu and Paris Saint-Germain. [Source: Streamable] Mexico’s path to the Gold Cup final may have been rife with controversy, but El Tri got it right in the final against Jamaica. Andrés …

Referee accidentally blasts Mexico players with disappearing spray

The referee in the Gold Cup final accidentally started Mexico’s title celebration a little early when he shot disappearing spray at them (surprisingly, this did not make them disappear). This happened in the first half, after Mexico weathered an early surge from Jamaica and scored their first goal in a 3–1 win to claim their …

The Night CONCACAF’S Lights Went Out in Georgia

One Wild Wednesday Night Gave Us the Full Spectrum of CONCACAF’s Offerings. By Sam Patterson [T]his was the Biblically-inspired lede a Jamaican newspaper employed while previewing the Reggae Boyz Gold Cup semifinal against the United States: “David, the future king of Israel, used a simple contraption of a sling to bring down a notorious Philistine …

Mexico reach Gold Cup semifinal with convenient late penalty

Have a look for yourself: Controversial penalty awarded to Mexico in extra time. #GoldCup2015 http://t.co/CoIIdlCPS4 — FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 20, 2015 For 120 minutes, Mexico did everything except finish their many chances to score against Costa Rica in the Gold Cup quarterfinals. But then the troll god of CONCACAF — a cruel deity with a perverse …