ASN Morning Read: One Last Ride for Wambach
The United States women's national team talisman earns one final go around with the American squad; a deserving figure wins Major League Soccer's coach of the year award; Zardes brings presents.
BY Noah Davis Posted
November 25, 2015
November 25, 2015
- "Abby Wambach has made a U.S. women's national team roster for the last time in her career, headlining the 28-player squad that Jill Ellis will coach for the final four games of the USA's World Cup victory tour. Wambach, who announced her retirement last month, will lead the U.S. in games against Trinidad & Tobago in Honolulu and San Antonio and against China in Glendale, Arizona, and New Orleans on Dec. 6, 10, 13 and 16, respectively. She'll conclude her super career at the Superdome, looking to add to her world-record of 184 international goals in the USA's final matches of the year."
- “It’s not a secret that FC Dallas has created more with its academy,” Pareja said. “At this point we have to continue that process. As a manager you have to create that environment and atmosphere for them to grow and be consistent with the idea we have here. My philosophy is to create a place where they can grow daily and I can see their commitment to get better and better.”
- "Jesse Marsch's impressive first year at the helm of the New York Red Bulls has reached an off-field apex: Marsch has been voted the 2015 MLS Coach of the Year, Major League Soccer announced on Tuesday. Marsch won the award after a strong season that saw the Red Bulls win their second Supporters' Shield in three years."
- Here's a strange video of Gyasi Zardes surprising a seven year old on the Ellen show:
- This has nothing to do with American soccer but it's great so read it.