Thursday Night Soccer in Kansas City

https://twitter.com/TheNCCourage/status/895645104546951168   The Courage hit the road tonight as they play a mid-week replacement for the game that was postponed in Kansas City due to inclement weather. The postponement came at a fortuitous time for the Courage, as their starting lineup for the previous game against FCKC back in July was a bit wonky, with… Continue reading Thursday Night Soccer in Kansas City

The Courage Sign Two New International Players

The inaugural season for the North Carolina Courage has been amazing so far. There were a lot of people who thought that the move would upset the delicate balance that had allowed the Western New York Flash to win the NWSL Championship in 2016, and even more pundits simply thought that the success had been… Continue reading The Courage Sign Two New International Players

Without a Delay, the Courage Beat the Reign Again

On Saturday night the Courage once again beat the Reign at Sahlen's Stadium with no hazardous weather to deter the crowd. All four of the players from the USWNT started for the Courage, despite just playing on Thursday in California, in stark contrast to Megan Rapinoe and Rumi Utsugi of the Reign, neither of whom… Continue reading Without a Delay, the Courage Beat the Reign Again

The Courage Return Home With Two New Faces

The Courage will play tonight against the Seattle Reign at WakeMed Soccer Park at 7:30 tonight, their second game against the team in a month. Last time the Courage defense was able to completely shut down the Reign attack on a rainy night in a brilliant 2-0 victory. This time could feature a different line… Continue reading The Courage Return Home With Two New Faces

2017 Women’s Euro: Upsets Abound as the Semis Approach

picture by Mark 92 at Dutch Wikipedia Tomorrow, August 3rd, the semifinals of the European Championship - more commonly referred to as the Euro - four European powerhouses will face off, with 2nd-ranked Germany facing off against 3rd-ranked France while 5th-ranked England battles the home side in the Netherlands...at least that was what the headline… Continue reading 2017 Women’s Euro: Upsets Abound as the Semis Approach

The Tournament of Nations and a Great Year for the USWNT

Friendlies Before the Olympics   The early ouster from the 2016 Olympics in Rio was a shock for all of the new fans of the USWNT. How could a team, fresh off the ultimate victory in all of sports - winning the World Cup - be defeated in the quarterfinals of a less prestigious tournament… Continue reading The Tournament of Nations and a Great Year for the USWNT