Tag Archives: Italy

USWNT in Do or Die Match in Chicago Today

The US women’s national soccer team faces off against Italy today in Chicago It’s their second match with Italy … and total goals will determine who goes to Germany to play in the women’s World Cup. A win or a … Continue reading

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Quick Sunday Update

Lovely poem from Grace Paley this morning on The Writer’s Almanac daily e-mail.  Titled “In the Bus” … a visit from a long ago child bringing an invitation … out of the blue, on a bus in Western Mass … … Continue reading

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So, Woodstove Management …

Yep, that’s definitely a skill I need to practice a bit more, judging from the 80+ degrees I managed to have the place at by bedtime.  (And yes, JBD … if we manage a trek up here in the cold … Continue reading

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Some Soccer Stuff

The news out of the WPS is a mixed bag these days – a very mixed bag. It sounds like the Washington Freedom have secured funding for 2011, and the season will go on. However, FC Gold Pride are now … Continue reading

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And Crap Again

I see they are calling for Pia’s head over on BigSoccer … as the USWNT teeters on the brink of NOT QUALIFYING for the WWC.  This is strange new territory for the USWNT … after they were upset by Mexico … Continue reading

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Former VP Dick Cheney hospitalized for tests

I will refrain from saying ‘most everything that I am thinking, because it is a lovely morning and the air is soft and the day is new.  And who can know the fibrillating vagaries of another’s heart?  All I can … Continue reading

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March Rolls Along

I just sent out my initial March Madness e-mail … as the excitement builds.  We had some blog readers participate last year … so be sure to be in touch if you’re interested again and I haven’t contacted you! 😉 … Continue reading

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While You're Waiting for the USWNT Olympic Roster … some of you, that is!

Waiting for the USWNT roster to go up?  Well, while you wait, here’s some video to check out.  Looks like it’s the USWNT-vs Canada, as well as part of the Italy game.  First up – the second half of the … Continue reading

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USWNT to Peace Queen Cup Final!

On the strength of two goals by Abby Wambach, the USWNT defeated Italy 2-0 in what sounded (on MatchTracker) like a good effort by the US women. They will face Canada in the final. Kick-off is on June 21 at … Continue reading

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Monday Odds and Ends

The USWNT plays Norway today at the Algarve, and the game kicks off at 11AM ET.  Check it out on the USSF site (on Matchtracker) at gametime, and read the preview here, if you want some background. Here’s an interview from Fair Game with … Continue reading

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