Wednesday Kicks: U.S. Women Capture Algarve Cup & More

The U.S. Women’s National Team lifted the Algarve Cup after winning 2-1 over Denmark in Portugal today with Abby Wambach scoring the game winner.

CONCACAF has released the rosters for Mexico and the three other Group B teams in Olympic qualifying that open play tonight at Home Depot Center.

In other women’s soccer news, the new Pacific Palisades-based W-League franchise Pali Blues signed a trio of Australian national team players.

The Galaxy announced an 18-game Fox Sports broadcast schedule meaning every Galaxy game this season will be televised.

Finally, sign ups open today for the seventh annual MLS Fantasy Challenge.

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South Bay-based Los Angeles News Group soccer columnist and blogger Nick Green writes at the 100 Percent Soccer blog at www.insidesocal.com/soccer and craft beer at the Beer Goggles blog at www.insidesocal.com/beer. Cheers!
  • dan

    Nick… any comments on the rumor that Beckhan wants to leave the Galaxy? Or Lalas being on the hot seat?

    Thanks for all the info! Keep up the good work.

    Nick replies: The rumor Beckham wants to leave the Galaxy I believe came from a English press report that quoted Posh as saying she eventually wants to return to live in England. Not now, but one day.

    As for Lalas being on the hot seat, I’d say so after two years without making the playoffs, but I’ve heard nothing specific.

    And while we’re gossiping, aother reader e-mailed me the other day about an alleged rift between GM Lalas and Coach Ruud Gullit. Sounds a little early for that, but who knows? Gullit is known for feuding with coaches and other players throughout his career.