Tag Archives: Portugal

Tuesday Catch Up

I read through the post-match quotes re. yesterday’s USWNT win over Norway at the Algarve – and continue to just love Pia’s detailed and forthright comments … for example: (On the ebb and flow of the match)  You can imagine … Continue reading

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Spyware Chronicles, Algarve, etc.

Late Tuesday night, in a bit of a cold-induced daze, I downloaded what looked like a cool Bracket Tool for March Madness.  BAD idea!  Next thing I knew I was getting pop-up after pop-up warning me of spyware on my computer.  … Continue reading

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Saturday Soccer Stuff

Sorry to be slow about the Algarve updates … but following is a collection of tidbits I’ve gleaned here and there.  In Alvor, Portugal,  the USWNT defeated a very feisty squad from Italy by a score of 2-0.  Lindsay Tarpley … Continue reading

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The Algarve – Round Two

This morning at 8:45 ET the USWNT faces Italy in their second game at the Algarve.  I realized, in reading up on this event, that I hadn’t really provided a basic overview of this competition … so here you go! … Continue reading

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Algarve Recap-Day One

It took all day for US Soccer to get a match report posted.  (Me, too – but I’ve been working at my day job – don’t know what their excuse is!)  Anyway – here’s the quote sheet from US Soccer, … Continue reading

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Whazzup This Icy, Windy Wednesday!

Well, first off, as the record voting on the Democratic side continued, Hillary took Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island … while VT went to Obama.  Bowing to reality (admittedly an odd concession for someone who doesn’t believe in evolution, but that’s … Continue reading

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Super Duper Tuesday

Just how many super Tuesday’s can there be in a year?  Anyone see Hillary on The Daily Show? I did not … but here’s an article about the entertainment quotient.  The show will be repeated tonight at 8PM.  Meanwhile the … Continue reading

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Algarve News!

Hey folks – it’s time to start gearing up for the Algarve Cup, which kicks off in Portugal soon!  For those of you who don’t follow women’s soccer much – here’s a chance to hop on the bandwagon and get familiar … Continue reading

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The Finding Stone, Wisconsin, and Some USWNT Soccer News

I’ve been thinking this morning about a book called The Finding Stone that was given to me many years ago at a workshop.  It’s been out of print for quite a while, and I lament that fact periodically.  Written by … Continue reading

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Pia in SI & Soccernet … and a Smidgeon of February Camp News … and a New Assistant!

Here’s a great article about Pia from Sports Illustrated that someone just posted on BigSoccer.  (Thanks!)  And here’s another from ESPN’s Soccernet.  What a breath of fresh air … psychologically, tactically.  Hallelujah!  (No wonder Sweden put her on a stamp!) And … Continue reading

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