USA and France strap in for blockbuster clash of World Cup favorites

The blockbuster quarter-final between the United States and France on Friday night in Paris is shaping up to be the marquee match of this Womens World Cup In front of a room full of reporters on Wednesday, Tobin Heath sat there and waited for the next question. I am French, so I have just one question, the woman asked. Can you just try to let us win, please? Heath giggled and simply said, No and then she giggled some more. …

Scotland performance against Japan at World Cup leaves Hope Solo unimpressed

(CNN)As Scotland slipped to a second Women’s World Cup defeat at France 2019, former US star Hope Solo delivered a typically no holds barred assessment of their performance against Japan on Friday. READ: Australia stuns Brazil READ: Sam Kerr — The prodigy who became Australia’s million dollar player Many former players who move into television can find the transition difficult, especially in critiquing individual and team peformances. Not so Solo, who as well as criticizing Scotland’s first-half tactics, felt central …