Women’s World Cup
The KYW Philly Soccer Show this week sits down with the WPS coach of the year, Paul Riley.
Women’s soccer leads the way this week on the KYW Philly Soccer Show.
The Independence finished the regular season in second place in the six-team league, getting a boost from forward Amy Rodriguez, who spent most of the summer playing in Germany at the Women’s World Cup.
In this week’s edition, KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Adam Cann tackle some of the big soccer topics on the local and national scene.
The Women’s World Cup final was a back and forth affair, but the U.S. team couldn’t keep it together to take the win.
Japan has won the Women’s World Cup, stunning the United States 3-1 in a penalty shootout Sunday night after coming from behind twice in a 2-2 tie.
The United States is in the World Cup final for the first time since it last won the title in 1999, and once again Abby Wambach came up big for these Americans, scoring in a 3-1 victory over France.
This week, Philadelphia Union midfielder Brian Carroll talks with co-hosts Greg Orlandini and Eli Pearlman-Storch.
The USA is moving on to the semifinals after eliminating Brazil at the Women’s World Cup in Dresden, Germany. And one soccer enthusiast says it’s games like this that are making soccer more popular in America.
The KYW Philly Socccer Show talks this week with Steven Goff of the Washington Post.