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Encyclopedia > United States women's national soccer team
United States
Nickname
Association United States Soccer Federation
Coach Greg Ryan
Most caps Kristine Lilly (340)
Top scorer Mia Hamm (158)
FIFA rank 2
Team colours Team colours Team colours
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Home kit
Team colours Team colours Team colours
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Away kit
First International
Italy 1–0 USA
(Jesolo, Italy; 18 August 1985)
Largest win
USA 12–0 Mexico
(Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 18 April 1991)
USA 12–0 Martinique
(Port-au-Prince, Haiti; 20 April 1991)
Worst defeat
USA 0–4 Brazil
(Hangzhou, China; 27 September 2007)
World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1991)
Best result Winners, 1991, 1999
Olympic Games
Appearances 3 (First in 1996)
Best result Winners, 1996, 2004
CONCACAF Women's Gold Cup
Appearances 3 (First in 2000)
Best result Winners, 2000, 2002, 2006
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Olympic medal record
Women's Football
Gold 1996 Atlanta Team
Silver 2000 Sydney Team
Gold 2004 Athens Team

The United States Women's National Soccer Team is operated by the United States Soccer Federation. The team has won two Women's World Cups (1991 and 1999); two Olympic Women's Tournaments (1996 and 2004) and five Algarve Cups (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2007). The United States U-19 women's national soccer team also won the inaugural FIFA U-19 Women's World Championship in 2002. Image File history File links US_Soccer_logo. ... The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) (trademarked as U.S. Soccer Federation) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. ... A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ... Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... 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The 2000 Summer Olympics or the Millennium Games/Games of the New Millennium, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad, were the Summer Olympic Games held in 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... The football (soccer) tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on August 11, (two days before the opening ceremony), and ended on August 28. ... The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) (trademarked as U.S. Soccer Federation) is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup is recognized as the most important International competition in womens football and is played amongst womens national football teams of the member states of FIFA, the sports global governing body. ... 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The team played its first match on August 19, 1985, coached by Mike Ryan (not related to 2005-2007 coach Greg Ryan). In March 2004, two of its stars, Mia Hamm (who retired later that year after a post-Olympic team tour of the USA) and Michelle Akers (who had already retired), were the only two women named to the FIFA 100, a list of the 125 greatest living footballers chosen by Pelé as part of FIFA's centenary observances. is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... The ceremony for the lighting of the flame is arranged as a pagan pageant, with priestesses dancing. ... Michelle Akers (born February 1, 1966 in Santa Clara, California) was a leading American soccer player and played on the historic 1999 Womens World Cup victory by the U.S.. She is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame. ... Pelé The FIFA 100 is a list of the world-renowned Brazilian striker Pelés choice of the greatest living footballers. Unveiled on March 4, 2004 at a gala ceremony in London, the FIFA 100 marked part of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the F... Pele redirects here. ... This article is about an international football organization. ...


Among its many other honors, the team was selected the US Olympic Committee's Team of the Year in 1997 and 1999. Sports Illustrated magazine chose the entire team as its 1999 Sportspeople of the Year. The first issue of Sports Illustrated, August 16, 1954, showing Milwaukee Braves star Eddie Mathews at bat in Milwaukee County Stadium. ... Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsman of the Year award to the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement. ...

Contents

Competition record

World Cup

The FIFA Womens World Cup is recognized as the most important International competition in womens football and is played amongst womens national football teams of the member states of FIFA, the sports global governing body. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 1991 was held in the China and won by the United States womens national football team. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 1995 was held in the Sweden and won by Norway womens national football team. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 1999 was held in the United States and won by the host team. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2003 was held in the United States and won by Germany. ... The FIFA Womens World Cup 2007 will be held in China from September 10-30 2007. ...

Olympics

Women's Olympic teams have no age restrictions. Football (soccer) has been included in every Summer Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932 as a mens competition sport. ... Final results for the Football competition at the 1996 Summer Olympics held in Birmingham, Alabama; Washington, D.C; Orlando, Florida; Miami, Florida; and Athens, Georgia. ... The football tournament at the 2000 Summer Olympics was the 20th official Olympic Games football tournament. ... The football (soccer) tournament at the 2004 Summer Olympics started on August 11, (two days before the opening ceremony), and ended on August 28. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ...


CONCACAF Championship

  • 1991 - Champions
  • 1993 - Champions
  • 1994 - Champions
  • 1998 - Did not enter

The CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup, the CONCACAF championship competition, takes place every other year. ... The 1991 CONCACAFs Womens Championship, despite being an unofficial competition, determined the CONCACAFs single qualifier for the FIFA Womens World Cup 1991 — the winner the United States. ... The 1994 CONCACAFs Womens Championship determined the CONCACAFs two qualifiers for the FIFA Womens World Cup 1995 — the winner the United States and the runner-up Canada. ... The 1998 CONCACAFs Womens Championship determined CONCACAFs qualifiers for the FIFA Womens World Cup 1999, with Canada winning. ...

CONCACAF Gold Cup

  • 2000 - Champions
  • 2002 - Champions
  • 2006 - Champions

The CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup, the CONCACAF championship competition, takes place every other year. ... The 2000 CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup was the first staging of the CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup, which replaced the CONCACAFs Womens Championship. ... The 2002 CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup was the second staging of the CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup. ... The 2006 CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup was the third edition of the CONCACAF Womens Gold Cup, and also acted as a qualifier tournament for the 2007 FIFA Womens World Cup and the 2008 Olympics. ...

Pan American Games

A mens football (soccer) tournament is held at every Pan American Games since the first edition of the multi-sports event in 1951, a womens tournament was only added in 1999. ... The thirteenth edition of the Mens Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Winnipeg, Canada from July 23 to August 7, 1999. ... The fourteenth edition of the football (soccer) at the Pan American Games was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from August 2 to August 15, 2003. ... The football tournaments at the 15th Pan American Games will be held in Rio de Janeiro in July 2007. ...

Algarve Cup

  • 1994 2nd Place
  • 1995 4th Place
  • 1996 Did not enter
  • 1997 3rd Place
  • 1998 3rd Place
  • 1999 2nd Place
  • 2000 Champions
  • 2001 6th Place
  • 2002 5th Place
  • 2003 Champions
  • 2004 Champions
  • 2005 Champions
  • 2006 2nd Place
  • 2007 Champions

The Algarve Cup is a global invitational tournament for national teams in womens football (soccer), held annually in the Algarve region of Portugal since 1994. ... The 1994 Algarve Cup of association football took place between 16 March and 20 March. ... The 1995 Algarve Cup of association football took place between 14 March and 19 March. ...

Four Nations Tournament

  • 1998 Champions
  • 2002 3rd Place
  • 2003 Champions
  • 2004 Champions
  • 2006 Champions
  • 2007 Champions

The Four Nations Tournament invitational womens football tournament is hosted by China every year since 2002. ...

U.S. Cup

  • 1995 Champions
  • 1996 Champions
  • 1997 Champions
  • 1998 Champions
  • 1999 Champions

The U.S. Cup (also known as USA Cup and United States Cup) was a soccer cup held annually in the United States. ...

2007 World Cup Squad

No. Pos. Player DoB/Age Caps Goals Club
1 GK Briana Scurry September 7, 1971 (1971-09-07) (age 36) 167 0 Flag of the United States Massachusetts
2 DF Marian Dalmy November 25, 1984 (1984-11-25) (age 22) 5 0 Flag of the United States Santa Clara
3 DF Christie Rampone June 24, 1975 (1975-06-24) (age 32) 176 4 Flag of the United States Monmouth
4 DF Cat Whitehill February 10, 1982 (1982-02-10) (age 25) 123 11 Flag of the United States New Jersey Wildcats
5 FW Lindsay Tarpley September 22, 1983 (1983-09-22) (age 24) 79 15 Flag of the United States UNC
6 FW Natasha Kai May 22, 1983 (1983-05-22) (age 24) 35 8 Flag of the United States Hawaii
7 MF Shannon Boxx June 29, 1977 (1977-06-29) (age 30) 77 15 Flag of the United States Notre Dame
8 DF Tina Ellertson May 20, 1982 (1982-05-20) (age 25) 30 0 Flag of the United States Washington
9 FW Heather O'Reilly January 2, 1985 (1985-01-02) (age 22) 72 15 Flag of the United States New Jersey Wildcats
10 MF Aly Wagner August 10, 1980 (1980-08-10) (age 27) 117 21 Flag of the United States Santa Clara
11 MF Carli Lloyd July 16, 1982 (1982-07-16) (age 25) 44 10 Flag of the United States Rutgers
12 MF Leslie Osborne May 27, 1983 (1983-05-27) (age 24) 52 2 Flag of the United States Santa Clara
13 MF Kristine Lilly (captain) July 22, 1971 (1971-07-22) (age 36) 340 129 Flag of the United States UNC
14 DF Stephanie Lopez April 3, 1986 (1986-04-03) (age 21) 30 0 Flag of the United States University of Portland
15 DF Kate Markgraf August 23, 1976 (1976-08-23) (age 31) 168 0 Flag of the United States Notre Dame
16 MF Angela Hucles July 5, 1978 (1978-07-05) (age 29) 70 5 Flag of the United States Virginia
17 MF Lori Chalupny January 1, 1984 (1984-01-01) (age 23) 53 6 Flag of the United States River Cities Futbol Club
18 GK Hope Solo July 30, 1981 (1981-07-30) (age 26) 52 0 Flag of the United States Washington
19 MF Marci Jobson December 4, 1975 (1975-12-04) (age 31) 16 0 Flag of the United States SMU
20 FW Abby Wambach June 2, 1980 (1980-06-02) (age 27) 105 86 Flag of the United States Florida
21 GK Nicole Barnhart October 10, 1981 (1981-10-10) (age 26) 4 0 Flag of the United States Stanford
Source: http://www.ussoccer.com/articles/viewArticle.jsp_1605653.html

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Most Capped Players

The WNT boasts all five players in the history of the game to have earned 200 caps (international appearances). In descending order of number of caps, they are: A cap is an appearance for a select team, such as a school, county or international team in sports. ...

Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... is the 18th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Four Nations Tournament invitational is hosted by China every year. ... is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Julie Maurine Foudy (born January 23, 1971 in San Diego, California) was a midfielder for the United States womens national soccer team from 1987 through 2004. ... Joy Lynn Fawcett (born February 8, 1968) is an American professional soccer player. ... Tiffeny Carleen Milbrett (born October 23, 1972) is a womens soccer player who was born in Portland, Oregon. ...

Notable Former Players

Michelle Akers (born February 1, 1966 in Santa Clara, California) was a leading American soccer player and played on the historic 1999 Womens World Cup victory by the U.S.. She is a member of the National Soccer Hall of Fame. ... Brandi Denise Chastain (born July 21, 1968) is a former soccer player, who was on the U.S. womens national soccer team from 1991 to 2004 and the San Jose CyberRays of the WUSA (2001-2003). ... Joy Lynn Fawcett (born February 8, 1968) is an American professional soccer player. ... Julie Maurine Foudy (born January 23, 1971 in San Diego, California) was a midfielder for the United States womens national soccer team from 1987 through 2004. ... April Heinrichs (born February 27, 1964 in Denver, Colorado) was among the first players on the United States womens national soccer team, and was captain of the United States team which won the first ever FIFA Womens World Cup in 1991. ... Shannon MacMillan is an American professional soccer player. ... Carla Werden Overbeck (born May 9, 1968, Pasadena, California) is an American soccer player and longtime member and captain of the United States womens national soccer team. ... Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ...

Coaching history

  • 1985: Mike Ryan W–L–T 0–3–1, Pct. .125
  • 1986–1994: Anson Dorrance W–L–T 66–22–5, Pct. .737
  • 1994–1999: Tony DiCicco W–L–T 103–8–8, Pct. .899
  • 2000: Lauren Gregg (for AU tournament only) W–L–T 2–0–1, Pct. .833
  • 2000–2004: April Heinrichs W–L–T 87–17–20, Pct. .782
  • 2005-Present: Greg Ryan W–L–T 45–1–9

There are at least four prominent people with the name Michael Ryan: Michael Ryan, the mass murderer in the Hungerford Massacre Michael Ryan, a Judge of the Federal Court of Australia Michael E. Ryan, former Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force Michael Ryan, a comic book artist... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Tony DiCicco (born August 5, 1948, Wethersfield, Connecticut) is an American soccer player, coach, and commentator. ... April Heinrichs (born February 27, 1964 in Denver, Colorado) was among the first players on the United States womens national soccer team, and was captain of the United States team which won the first ever FIFA Womens World Cup in 1991. ... Greg Ryan (born January 21, 1957) is the current head coach of the United States womens national soccer team (US WNT). ...

See also

‹ The template below (Expand) is being considered for deletion. ... While womens football (soccer) is not as high profile as mens football, with the possible exception of the United States, there are many countries around the world which do organise football for women on a national and club level. ... This article is concerned with Association football (soccer). ... WPSL re-directs here; an alternate meaning is WPSL (AM) The Womens Premier Soccer League (WPSL) is a national amateur womens soccer league. ... The W-League is the first modern womens soccer league in the United States pyramid. ... The Womens United Soccer Association (WUSA) was the worlds first womens soccer league in which all the players were paid professionals. ...

External links

  • US WNT official website
  • W-league Team Directory
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Inaugural Champions
World Champions
1991 (First title)
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1995 Norway  Flag of Norway
Preceded by
1995 Norway  Flag of Norway
World Champions
1999 (Second title)
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2003 Germany  Flag of Germany

 
 

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