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Archives: Women’s World Cup

FOX Sports names Rob Stone as presenter of Women’s World Cup coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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First, let me congratulate Rob Stone who has been named the primetime presenter for this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be televised by FOX Sports. Second, sometimes you can’t make this stuff up, but did David Neal, executive … Continue reading

Watch FOX Sports’ latest Women’s World Cup commercial [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports has premiered its latest promotional video ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Just like FOX’s first Women’s World Cup commercial, the new video focuses its attention on the US Women’s National Team (are they the only side participating in … Continue reading

FOX Sports Debuts First 2015 Women’s World Cup Ad [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports has released its first video to promote the 2015 Women’s World Cup, and it’s typical FOX. Twenty four teams from around the world will compete in the tournament hosted in Canada this summer, but after watching FOX’s video … Continue reading

Assault Charges Against U.S Women’s Goalkeeper Hope Solo Dropped

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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Charges against United States women’s goalkeeper Hope Solo were dropped on Tuesday afternoon. Solo, 33, was facing two counts of fourth degree assault after a June incident in which she allegedly attacked her nephew and half sister while intoxicated at a … Continue reading

Jeff Plush Announced as the Women’s Soccer League Commissioner

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The National Women’s Soccer League announced the hiring of Jeff Plush as the league’s new commissioner Tuesday afternoon. The hiring comes three month after the league’s inaugural commissioner Cheryl Baily, announced she would step down once her replacement was found. … Continue reading

FOX Sports Announce Coverage For The 2015 Women’s World Cup

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The 2015 Women’s World Cup will feature many firsts. The first time a senior tournament will be played on turf, the first time an expanded field of 24 teams will play in Canada and the first time in 11 years … Continue reading

USWNT Drawn in The 2015 Women’s World Cup ‘Group of Death’

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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Even with an expanded field for the 2015 Women’s World Cup, the U.S. Women’s National Team still managed to find themselves in the Group of Death. The Americans eagerly watched to learn which teams will be featured in their group … Continue reading

Cameron Joins NBCSN, McBride Leaving FOX, ESPN Renews Twellman Contract & FOX Announces WWC Draw Details

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s been a busy week in the world of soccer broadcasting in the United States with several important announcements that will impact the viewing experience Stateside. Geoff Cameron Joins NBCSN U.S. Men’s National Team and Stoke City defender Geoff Cameron … Continue reading

Women’s World Cup Players Submit Lawsuit Over Turf Issues

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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It wasn’t an empty threat. And it certainly wasn’t a joke. 40 of the top international world players have made good on a threat to take legal action against FIFA for its use of artificial turf in next year’s Women’s … Continue reading

New NWSL Schedule Changes To Accommodate Women’s World Cup

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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The National Women’s Soccer League has made significant changes to its 2015 schedule in order to accommodate the Women’s World Cup next summer The league announced the new schedule will feature 20 games and a two-week break for the group … Continue reading

Why FOX’s TV Coverage of the Women’s World Cup May Be Doomed

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Confidence in FOX Sports’ expected level of coverage for the 2015 Women’s World Cup and men’s World Cup 2018/2022 is already at a low. I won’t rehash the reasons why (although there is extensive coverage of it on World Soccer … Continue reading

USWNT Names Roster For Midweek Friendly Against Switzerland

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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U.S. Women’s National Team head couch Jill Ellis has put together her 19-women roster for the August 20 friendly against Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. It is a safe and predictable roster for Ellis, who narrowed … Continue reading

Hope Solo Court Trial Set For November, Won’t Interfere With World Cup Qualifying

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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A November date has been set for the trial of U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo, who is accused of assaulting her half-sister and 17-year-old nephew. Solo appeared in Kirkland, Washington court Monday following two counts of fourth degree domestic violence in … Continue reading

Top Female Soccer Players Express Outrage That Women’s World Cup Will Be Played On Artificial Grass

Posted on by Jacquelyn Brazzale
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More than 40 international women’s players have stepped forward and are threatening to take legal action against FIFA and its decision to allow the 2015 Women’s World Cup to be held exclusively on artificial turf in Canada. What started as … Continue reading

What Will FOX Sports’ World Cup Coverage Look Like?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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On Sunday night, ESPN wrapped up its World Cup coverage — it’s eighth World Cup since 1982 — with a beautiful closing montage before presenter Mike Tirico said that ESPN was handing off future World Cup coverage to a network … Continue reading

FIFA Unveils Official Poster for 2015 Women’s World Cup [PHOTO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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FIFA today unveiled the official poster for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The poster is “designed to reflect the diversity of Canada’s multicultural society and capture the essence of the great Canadian outdoors.” FIFA Marketing Director Thierry Weil said: … Continue reading

Support the United States Women’s Team in the 2011 World Cup

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Now that the US men’s national team’s hopes for winning the 2011 Gold Cup are dashed, our attention changes to focus on the US women’s national team who will play their first match of the tournament on Tuesday against Korea … Continue reading

Question for American World Cup Viewers

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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I’m curious. If you’re an American fan and you’re following the World Cup, what team are you supporting now that the US is out of the tournament? Are you watching the matches just for the enjoyment of it, or do … Continue reading