Category Archives: Women’s soccer

Park the drones: practice what you preach in training

1 “There’s really no great secret. From time to time I bring friends along to watch us train. We invite them here and they think they are going to discover some great secrets and what they see is four cones, … Continue reading

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UBC women’s soccer coaching job: a huge opportunity for right person

I’ll be honest. If I didn’t have the job that I have now, which I truly enjoy, I’d be interested in the UBC Women’s Head Coach job. Who wouldn’t? Any coach with a desire to step in and define a … Continue reading

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Women’s soccer – what happens if Hope Powell is fired?

My memory of England’s women’s team in the Olympics was when Canada jumped out to an early 2-0 lead and England, at home, had no response. Hope Powell, as the game wore on, seemed quietly frustrated but made, to my … Continue reading

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So who makes Herdman’s “Sweet 16” list?

The list has probably been submitted by John Herdman already but word does not seem to have leaked out. Still, soon everybody will know the 16 players that Herdmann has selected that will be automatically given roster spots and CSA-paid … Continue reading

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These women, these players, these Olympians

I did not think they had a chance. I openly questioned the selection of some players, lamented the lack of opportunities for younger players to compete for spots and thought John Herdman’s openly stated goal of a podium finish reeked … Continue reading

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This is not a good goal

Just had a moan about this on Twitter so I thought I’d quickly add some detail and context. The US Women’s National Team played Sweden today and in several places, including the New York Times I found myself reading how … Continue reading

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