Not much to read here, just a short collection of highlights videos for notable friendlies played during the October international window.
Videos include France-Iceland, Poland-Brazil, Japan-Canada, and both USA-Korea Republic matches. Continue reading “October 2019 International Window – Notable Friendlies Highlights”
4-Oct-2019: This post has been updated with additional USWNT injury details.
This Sunday, Jill Ellis will helm what should be her last match as the head coach of the United States Women’s National Team, when the USWNT plays 20th-ranked Korea Republic at Soldier Field in Chicago. Prior to that, on Thursday, the USA will first host Korea Republic in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Both matches will be televised live, with Fox Sports 1 airing the Thursday match, while ESPN will have the Sunday matinee match:
DETAILS: International Friendlies vs. Korea Republic
When: Thursday, October 3rd @ 8:00 PM EDT
Where: Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
TV Channel: Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
TV Window: 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM EDT (includes half-hour of pregame coverage)
When: Sunday, October 6th @ 2:00 PM EDT
Where: Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
TV Channel: ESPN
TV Window: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EDT
Continue reading “USWNT on TV: October 2019 Friendlies vs. Korea Republic”
Update (2-Oct-2019): Forward Yeo Minji is a late scratch, as she did not travel with the team, per U.S. Soccer.
Earlier this week, the Korean Football Association announced a 24-player roster for the upcoming friendlies against the United States Women’s National Team, which will be played on Thursday, October 3rd, and Sunday, October 6th. These two friendlies are expected to be the final USWNT matches helmed by Jill Ellis, who will be stepping down as head coach following those matches.
The times and TV details for those matches are as follows:
In October, the United States Women’s National Team will play the Korea Republic in two matches. Korea will be led by an interim head coach, Hwang In-Sun, as the previous head coach, Choi In-cheul, resigned less than two weeks after being hired by the Korean Football Association, following allegations of physical abuse against players.
Continue reading “Opponent Watch: Korea Republic Will Have An Interim Head Coach, Previous Coach Resigned After Investigation Into Abuse Allegations”