Is Christen Press the Secret Weapon for the U.S.?

christen press, uswnt

Chicago Red Star and budding U.S. player Christen Press is playing at an extremely high level. In her first year playing in the NWSL, Press made 12 appearances while scoring six goals. Her productivity has carried over to this season nicely, scoring four goals in two matches. At the national level, Press has quietly scored […]

Sauerbrunn and Chalupny Named to 2015 World Cup Roster


U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named a 23-player roster that will represent the United States in the upcoming Women’s World Cup being held in Canada. With 55 days until the USA’s opening match of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the […]

USMNT Face Mexico Wednesday

Matt Besler, USMNT

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has selected a 22-player roster for the 64th edition of the USA-Mexico rivalry, presented by AT&T, on Wednesday, April 15 at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. CT and the game will be broadcast live on FOX Sports 1, UniMas and […]

Keller and Schmid Elected to Soccer Hall of Fame

US Soccer HOF 2015 class

Former U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper and four-time FIFA World Cup veteran Kasey Keller has been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Joining Keller in the Class of 2015 are former U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team and Major League Soccer head coach Sigi Schmid on the Builder Ballot, and the late Glenn “Mooch” […]

My American Outlaw Adventure

Jacqui Porter and her twin Ashley Porter with Lindsey Horan at MO Rush tailgate

Saturday morning I thought I knew what it was like to cheer for the U.S. Women’s National Team…then I became an American Outlaw for the day. As I’m heading to Busch Stadium for the match vs. New Zealand, I stopped by the best donut shop in all of the land, Strange Donuts. The looks I […]

Lori Chalupny Named Player of the Match for #USAvNZL

Lori Chalupny

Lori’s goal in front of her hometown crowd propelled her to the post-game press conference with Player of the Match recognition Saturday. I’ve included her press conference remarks as well as a video of the goal. We’ll be back this week with more as we edit and process our photos and thoughts. Plus the American […]

Bourn’s of Belleville Cheering For New Zealand Ferns

New Zealand Ferns training in advance of USWNT Match April 4th

Thursday evening, in between rain bursts, a group of a dozen young girls waited patiently to meet the Ferns, the National women’s soccer team of New Zealand (the men are the All-Whites). Member’s of the O’Fallon Kixx, the girls learned about the Fern’s as early as they did the US Women’s National team. That’s because […]

Dave Lange: Lori and Becky With Their Club Coach Mike Gauvain

Lori Chalupny, Becky Sauerbrunn and Mike Gauvain at Busch Stadiu, 3 April 2013

This story is contributed by Dave Lange, author of Soccer Made in St. Louis. Dave’s video interview with the three subjects will be included in the American Outlaws documentary being produced by Pounds Media during the USWNT visit this weekend. The trailer for the documentary can be seen here. On a cold weekend morning last […]

Trailer for our USWNT and American Outlaw Video


As promised this morning Our Ode to the Female Game here is the trailer for a short documentary that Pounds Media is creating to document this fantastic weekend of soccer. Withe the USWNT vs New Zealand game as the anchor, Jered and Jordan Schneider have two camera teams digging deep into what drives the American […]

Homecoming for Sauerbrunn and Chalupny


Fresh off a week of training in California, the U.S. Women’s National team’s next stop is in St. Louis to face New Zealand April 4th. The 25 players named to the roster are the same who were in Portugal for the Algarve Cup. St. Louis natives Becky Sauerbrunn and Lori Chalupny look to earn a […]