Tag Archives: Julie Johnston

2015 WWC: Three Stars for the Red White and Blue: United States 5 – 2 Japan

7 Jul

megan-rapinoe-ftr-070515_b10e7dahqqfv13p6wmlnxdj0xI’m going to apologize from the get-go but this post is going to be a serious lovefest. I’m beyond thrilled that the World Cup trophy has come back to the States after a sixteen-year drought. And what a final! After a disheartening conversation with some guys about how women’s soccer was boring, Carli Lloyd’s fifteen-minute response was music to my ears. If this is boring, I’ll take it! Continue reading

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2015 WWC: It’s Award Time!

3 Jul

2660467_full-lndFIFA recently announced the shortlists for the three (3) major Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 award categories. These lists were created the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Why am I telling you this? It was the TSG which determined Messi was the best player and Neurer the best goalkeeper at last year’s World Cup. Uh huh. Still rolling my eyes hard about those selections. Continue reading

2015 WWC – Group D: DE-FENSE Sweden- 0 0 – United States

18 Jun

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First things first, I seriously apologize for the delay as I had some serious family things to take care of. But perhaps the delay will make this a better post, as I was SERIOUSLY unhappy by this match. I’m still not happy with the result but I can see that there are some good things to report – namely Julie Johnston and Becky Sauerbrunn and Kristine Lilly – oops Megan Klingenberg. Continue reading

One Nation. One Team. 23 Stories. (Part VI)

6 Jun

USWNT 2015In the final part of the series, we hear the stories of Alyssa Naeher, Julie Johnston and Ashlyn Harris along seeing with some outtakes and behind the scenes action. Continue reading