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2015 WWC Group E Update

9 Jun

Group E
Two debuts and a handful of historic goals in Group E action in Montreal today! Spain and Costa Rica played to a 1-1 draw. Spain’s Vicky Losada opened the scoring in the 13th minute with a slick spin-and-shoot goal, but she and her teammates hardly had time to celebrate. Costa Rica’s Raquel Rodriguez grabbed the equalizer immediately. She would also receive player of the match honors. Penn State, where she plays her college soccer, celebrated on Instagram: Continue reading

2015 Women’s World Cup: Group E Contenders

7 Jun

052115-soccer-Group-E-split-pi-mp.vadapt.955.high.0I was a bit stumped on how to characterize this group for a long time. Then it hit me. This is the group ‘punching at their own weight’. None of these teams have much diversity in terms of having game-changing options B through Z if needed. They stick wholeheartedly to their winning formulas because, well, they win. Here’s the problem though. For this WWC, Spain, Costa Rica, Korea, and especially Brazil are going to need to punch above their weight. They’re going to have to figure out how to kick the shit out of an option B when option A is not going to happen. And there is a good probability that, at some point, it isn’t. Continue reading

Getting Ready For The Copa Del Rey, Even MORE Tennis, USWNT vs. Korea, Update on Spain vs. Ireland And More

13 May

Why is the last day in the office before vacation always a nightmare of epic proportions?! I’ve been racing around for days trying to get things settled before I leave tomorrow afternoon, but I feel like I’ll be up until midnight easily sorting things out. Haven’t even packed yet. Anyhow, Here’s a quick and dirty catch up post.

The team did their first training to prepare for the Copa Del Rey final on Friday. Sami was back to training intensely, Pipa was inside while Sese, Mesut & Marcelo continued with their recovery. Continue reading