USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

USA tops Group A after unconvincing win against Haiti

Despite seven changes to the starting lineup from Klinsmann, the hosts produced another lackluster performance just squeaking through this game with a narrow 1-0 victory courtesy of another Dempsey goal in the 47th minute. That said, thee USA will go through to the knockout rounds at the top of Group A after Panama were held to another draw against Honduras. If they are to have a chance of winning the tournament and directly qualifying for…

Read More

Mexico crush Cuba in Gold Cup opener

Mexico crush Cuba in Gold Cup opener

Mexico got their Gold Cup campaign off to a great start last night with a 6-0 win over Cuba, with Oribe Peralta scoring a hat-trick ending a seven-game winless streak for El Tri. Mexico’s first chance came in just the second minute when fullback Miguel Layun, who dominated the game on the left wing, had a good chance but he wasted it with a shot straight at Cuba’s goalkeeper Disovelis Guerra. El Tri were on…

Read More

Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Dempsey helps USA to opening win

Clint Dempsey was on target twice last night as the USA defeated Honduras in their opening game of the 2015 Gold Cup – something of a redemption for the Sounders’ midfielder who lost the captaincy to Michael Bradley as a result of his epic actions towards the referee in the Open Cup loss to the Timbers. Facing the US it was expected that Honduras might have played a very defensive game, packing the midfield and…

Read More

USA wins the World Cup

USA wins the World Cup

Carli Lloyd’s first-half hat-trick, together with another goal from Lauren Holiday effectively ended this game after just 16 minutes and helped the USA win their first Women’s World Cup in 16 years and sealing their third win in the Finals. The 53,341 strong crowd in Vancouver were strongly on the US’s side and they were delighted when within three minutes their team was in the lead. A Rapinoe corner was driven in low from the…

Read More

Chile win The Copa América!

Chile win The Copa América!

Chile won their first Copa América in their history after a putting in determined performance during the game before drubbing Argentina 4-1 in the penalty shoot out, Arsenal’s Alexis Sánchez scoring the winner. Chile started the game brightly taking the game wide and pressing forward repeatedly. Despite this Argentina had the best chances in the early going with both Aguero and Di Maria having opportunities to open the scoring in the first half. After Di…

Read More

We’ll be showing all the the Rugby World Cup live!

We’ll be showing all the the Rugby World Cup live!

[smartcountdown deadline=”2015-09-18 15:00:00″ ][title_before_down]The Rugby World Cup kicks off in…[/title_before_down][/smartcountdown] We’re counting down to the start of the Rugby World Cup this September and wanted to let you all know that we’ll be showing all the games live on a Big Screen here at Nevada Smiths together with all the available Tests in the lead up as teams prepare for this year’s tournament in England (and Wales). We’ll also be bringing you exclusive content and…

Read More