Abby Wambach recently was interviewed by the New York Times about the upcoming World Cup next month and how she feels going into the tournament.
In this interview, Wambach has controversially stated that her teammates are scared to play the ball in fear of creating turnovers that will lead to goals, and that is why the team relies on her to score when the pressure is high.
If Abby Wambach had it her way, she would be playing on real grass in the upcoming Women’s World Cup.
Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. has launched a campaign that advocates for natural grass over artificial turf, and they have the two-time gold medalist on their side.
Wambach is backing the “Keep It Real” campaign, which was instigated by FIFA’s decision to hold next month’s...
Abby Wambach teamed up with Scott's Miracle Gro for a new "Keep It Real" campaign aimed at FIFA and its decision for artificial turf.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) Sydney Leroux and Abby Wambach each scored twice and the United States beat Mexico 5-1 on Sunday night in the second send-off match for the team in advance of the Women's World Cup next month in Canada.
Wambach, who came in as a substitute to start the second half, scored on a penalty kick in the 58th minute and added a header in the 72nd minute to bring her...
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12 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Judy Wambach got a special Mother's Day gift.
She was in the stands Sunday to see daughter Abby score twice in the U.S. national team's 3-0 victory over Ireland in an exhibition match in preparation for the Women's World Cup.
''It's such a special day being Mother's Day and I saw her turn around after her second goal and point up to me,'' Judy Wambach said...
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19 days ago
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Abby Wambach scored twice and the U.S. defeated Ireland 3-0 on Sunday in an exhibition game in preparation for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Defender Julie Johnston, who has made just 10 international appearances, added a goal to extend her scoring streak to three consecutive games.
It was the Americans’ fifth consecutive shutout, and goalie Hope Solo...
SAN JOSE, Calif -- There was plenty of pleasure and pain in the U.S. women's national team 3-0 win over the Republic of Ireland. There was also blood from Abby Wambach, the 34-year-old U.S. veteran striker whose nose spewed in the wake of a second-half collision with Ireland goalkeeper Niahm Reid-Burke.
Not that it kept Wambach out of action long. After making the "A-OK" signal from...
The obvious is not lost on Abby Wambach: She's getting older.
The prolific goal-scorer for the U.S. women's national team will turn 35 just before the World Cup opens in June. Wambach has often said she considers this her last chance to raise the coveted trophy.
A 14-year national team career may be taking its toll on Wambach physically, but she still has the skills and the savvy...
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April 14, 2015
Abby Wambach is sidelining her day job for a shot at lifetime glory.
Wambach announced Wednesday that she will sit out the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League season in order to prepare for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Wambach, 34, broke the news of her impending absence from club soccer on website of the Western New York Flash with whom she has played...
A group of leading women’s soccer players have ended their quest for gender equality at the FIFA World Cup.
The Abby-Wambach-led group of stars which was seeking to compel FIFA to stage the 2015 Women’s World Cup on natural grass instead of artificial turf dropped its legal complaint against world soccer’s governing body Wednesday. The players accepted...