USWNT

How Hope Solo Gets Her Groove Back

Matt Pyzdrowski, goalkeeper for Helsingborgs IF, explains how goalkeepers move on from bad games Photograph by Jasmin Shah US Women’s Soccer vs South Africa at Soldier Field on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. Photo by Jasmin Shah We all saw Hope Solo’s performance (need I say HOWLER) against Colombia the other night. It was a rare off-game for …

Make it a Double

By Dan Stelly Photo via Kicker Marius Müller produced an astounding double save — with a little help from the post — as Kaiserslautern topped Paderborn 4–0. [Source: Streamable] These days, a Barcelona rout isn’t complete without a ridiculous trick from Neymar. His rainbow flick put the exclamation point on a 6–1 smashing of Celta Vigo. [Source: Streamable] Northampton’s …

Scenes from the Parade

Scenes from the U.S. women’s national team’s parade through Manhattan Photographs by Luke Malanga Luke Malanga is a regular contributor to Howler. Follow him on Instagram.

About the USWNT Parade

Is it possible for the US women’s national team’s World Cup victory parade to have multiple floats without detracting from their achievement? By George Quraishi | Photo by Jasmin Shah [T]oday, the U.S. women’s national team will parade through New York City’s Canyon of Heroes in celebration of their recent World Cup win. As a …

Carli Lloyd is a National Treasure

Last week’s top soccer moments By Dan Stelly | Photo via Ann-Marie Sorvin What more can you say about American midfielder Carli Lloyd? Her first-half hat trick — including this stunner from midfield — led the USA to its first World Cup triumph since 1999. [Source: Streamable] Freddy Adu sighting! The well-traveled American scored a fine free kick for KuFu …

It’s the final countdown!

Five matches you don’t want to miss By David Rudin | Image via Cecil W Stoughton *All times listed are for Eastern Standard Time. Friday, July 3 USA vs. Guatemala7:00pm / FS1 The USMNT has experienced recent friendly success, but this is their only official tune-up match before the CONCACAF Gold Cup kicks off next Tuesday. Michael Bradley …

Grasping for Hope

Why we still struggle to place Hope Solo in the proper context Illustration by Alvar Sirlin Hope Solo is having a fantastic World Cup thus far. She saved the US Women’s National Team from a threatening Australian attack, helped keep the defense organized against Sweden, held Nigeria at bay, and kept a clean sheet against Colombia. She …