Archive for the 'Soccer in America' Category

September 14th, 2014

Highlights :: U.S. WNT 8 and Mexico 0 at Rio Tinto Stadium

US WMNT 8 - 0 Mexico : Scoring Summary USA – Own Goal (Alina Garciamendez) 12th minute, Abby Wambach (Alex Morgan) 23, Alex Morgan 36', Abby Wambach (Alex Morgan) 41', Alex Morgan (Christen Press) 56', Whitney Engen (Christen Press) 58', Sydney Leroux (Lauren Holiday) 71', Heather O’Reilly (Alex Morgan) 75' Alex Morgan scored two goals ...
September 13th, 2014

Caroline Putz :: “One Cap, One Touch, One Goal” – Know Our History

On July 7, 2000, a U.S. Women’s National Team featuring numerous young players (but also current U.S. captain Christie Rampone and current U-20 U.S. WNT head coach Michelle French) defeated Italy, 4-1, in Central Islip, New York. In the 87th minute, Bountiful, Utah native Carolyn Putz entered the match to earn her first cap and less than four ...
September 13th, 2014

Big Time High School Recruit DRAKE DAVIS Chooses Soccer over Football

There is a story making the rounds right now, about a young man, a high schooler who is reeeeally good at football, but decided to play soccer instead. His name is Drake Davis, he is 6' 2" and over 200 lbs. He plays wide receiver and is about to be the praise receiver in my eyes. Recently, he made a decision, to put the football thing on pause and ...
September 12th, 2014

Summer’s End

Summer is officially over. With the passing of Labor day, we officially have summer in our rear view mirrors. It might not feel anything like that in this blistering heat here in LA, but it's officially over. This wasn't just any summer. This was the summer that hosted the best World Cup I can remember. The summer that saw the US team get out of the ...
September 9th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

Somewhere in Los Angeles, new Bumpy Pitch shirts are being manufactured, screen printed and packed. We keep just about everything made in not only the US, but in Los Angeles. We have been questioned about pricing over the years, and a big part of the pricing is derived by domestic manufacturing. It's more expensive. That's just the way that it is. But ...
September 7th, 2014

U.S. WNT getting Ready in Utah Ahead of Mexico Friendlies and WC Qualifying

The U.S. Women’s National Team has begun its first training camp since the end of the NWSL season as 28 players prepare for two September matches against Mexico as well as the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship in October US WNT is playing Mexico at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah next week on September 13 and then a quick turnaround to ...
September 5th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

I remember when it was more likely for the US National Team to be treated as the away team at the majority of their games played here in the US. And although it is becoming more and rare for that to happen, there will always be countless fans from other countries that will ensure that their nation is as supported as much as possible when they play the ...
September 4th, 2014

Soccer in America – A Photographic Journey

Miniature soccer goals in backyards was a staple of my youth. We would spend hours playing one v one or two v two whenever possible. Goals like this dot backyards around the US and help inspire generations of kids to pursue the sport every day. Shouts to the next generation practicing in their backyard every day with goals just like this. Los ...