USWNT Results: 1985-1989

1985-19891990-19941995-19992000-20042005-20092010-20142015-2019
2020-2024

Key:
Date: Versus Score [Halftime]
Location, Stadium (Attendance)
Matchtype

Scorer(s): Player time

Team Lineup (Substitutions) — if known

Referee: — if known

Cards: [Y=Yellow, R=Red] — if known

Opponent’s details provided where known

1985

August 18, 1985: USA 0-1 Italy
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament

Scorers: n/a

USA: Kim Wyant, Ann Orrison, Denise Bender (Linda Gancitano), Stacey Enos, Lori Henry, Denise Boyer, Laurie Bylin, Sharon McMurtry, Cindy Gordon, Tuca Healy, Kathy Ridgewell
Head Coach: Mike Ryan

ITA: n/a

August 21, 1985: USA 2-2 Denmark
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament

Scorers: Michelle Akers, Emily Pickering — Lone Smidt Nielsen 7′, 76′

USA: Kim Wyant (Tara Buckley), Ann Orrison, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Denise Bender, Denise Boyer, Laurie Bylin, Emily Pickering, Cindy Gordon, Sharon McMurtry, Michelle Akers
Head Coach: Mike Ryan

DEN: Marianne Riis, Annie Gam-Pedersen, Jette Hansen (c), Mette Munk Nielsen, Helle Hjorth, Helle Rotbøll, Linda Brogård, Lone Smidt Nielsen, Lotte Bagge, Mette Odgaard, Karen Leth Hansen
Head Coach: Birger Peitersen

August 23, 1985: USA 1-3 England
Caorle, Italy; Stadio Comunale Giovanni Chiggiato
Mundialito Tournament

Scorers: Michelle Akers — n/a

USA: Kim Wyant (Ruth Harker), Ann Orrison, Denise Bender, Stacey Enos, Lori Henry, Laurie Bylin, Emily Pickering (Sharon McMurtry), Tuca Healy, Denise Boyer, Cindy Gordon, Michelle Akers
Head Coach: Mike Ryan

ENG: n/a

August 24, 1985: USA 0-1 Denmark
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament Third Place Game

Scorers: Lone Smidt Nielsen 11′

USA: Kim Wyant (Ruth Harker), Denise Bender, Linda Gancitano, Stacey Enos, Tara Buckley, Lori Henry, Ann Orrison (Laurie Bylin), Sharon McMurtry, Denise Boyer, Pam Baughman (Tuca Healy), Cindy Gordon
Head Coach: Mike Ryan

DEN: Gitte Hansen, Annette Mogensen, Glennie Nielsen, Jette Hansen (c), Mette Munk Nielsen, Helle Pedersen, Kirsten Fabrin, Lone Smidt Nielsen, Lotte Bagge, Mette Odgaard, Karen Leth Hansen
Head Coach: Birger Peitersen

1986

July 7, 1986: USA 2-0 Canada
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center
International Friendly

Scorers: Marcia McDermott, Joan Dunlap

USA: Kim Wyant, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Sharon Remer (Marcia McDermott), April Heinrichs, Joan Dunlap (Pam Cornell), Lisa Gmitter (Cindy Gordon)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CAN: n/a

July 9, 1986: USA 1-2 Canada
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center
International Friendly

Scorers: Lisa Gmitter — n/a

USA: Kim Wyant, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Sharon Remer (Marcia McDermott), Pam Cornell (April Heinrichs), Michelle Akers (Cindy Gordon), Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CAN: n/a

July 9, 1986: USA 3-0 Canada
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center
International Friendly

Scorers: April Heinrichs (2), Pam Cornell

USA: n/a

CAN: n/a

July 20, 1986: USA 2-1 China
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament Group B

Scorers: April Heinrichs, Marcia McDermott — n/a

USA: Janine Szpara, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Michelle Akers, April Heinrichs (Marcia McDermott), Lisa Gmitter, Joan Dunlap
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CHN: n/a

July 22, 1986: USA 2-1 Brazil
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament Group B

Scorers: Emily Pickering, April Heinrichs — n/a

USA: Janine Szpara, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Marcia McDermott, Michelle Akers, April Heinrichs, Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

BRA: n/a

July 25, 1986: USA 3-1 Japan
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament Semifinal

Scorers: April Heinrichs, Marcia McDermott (2) — n/a

USA: Janine Szpara, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Michelle Akers, April Heinrichs (Marcia McDermott), Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

JPN: n/a

July 26, 1986: USA 0-1 Italy
Jesolo, Italy; Stadio Comunale Armando Picchi
Mundialito Tournament Final

Scorer: n/a

USA: Janine Szpara, Betsy Drambour, Lori Henry, Stacey Enos, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Marcia McDermott, Michelle Akers, April Heinrichs, Joan Dunlap
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

ITA: n/a

1987

July 5, 1987: USA 3-0 Norway
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center (200)
International Friendly

Scorers: Shannon Higgins, April Heinrichs (2)

USA: Amy Allmann, Tracey Bates, Lori Henry, Megan McCarthy, Debbie Belkin, Emily Pickering, Michelle Akers, Shannon Higgins, April Heinrichs, Carin Jennings, Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

NOR: Hege Ludvigsen, Trude Haugland, Liv Strædet, Trine Dyveke Tviberg, Mariann Mortensen Kvistnes, Ellen-Cathrine Scheel Aalbu, Birthe Hegstad, Heidi Støre (c), Trude Margaret Stendal, Gunn Lisbeth Nyborg, Kari Nielsen

July 7, 1987: USA 4-2 Canada
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center
North America Cup

Scorers: Denise Boyer-Murdoch, Carin Jennings, April Heinrichs (2) — Cant, Caron

USA: Janine Szpara, Debbie Belkin, Lori Henry (Kathy Ridgewell, Betsy Drambour), Megan McCarthy, Tracey Bates (Patty Irizarry), Shannon Higgins (Denise Boyer-Murdoch), Emily Pickering, Chris Tomek, Carin Jennings, Michelle Akers, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CAN: n/a

July 9, 1987: USA 1-2 Sweden
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center
North America Cup

Scorers: April Heinrichs — Andersson (2)

USA: Amy Allmann, Debbie Belkin, Megan McCarthy, Lori Henry, Cindy Gordon, Michelle Akers, Emily Pickering (Shannon Higgins), Chris Tomek (Tracey Bates), Lisa Gmitter, April Heinrichs, Carin Jennings (Denise Boyer-Murdoch)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

SWE: Elisabeth Leidinge, Anette Börjesson, Anette Niklasson, Anette Hansson, Helena Carlsson, Karin Åhman (Helene Björk), Anna Svenjeby, Pia Sundhage, Eva Andersson, Eleonor Hultin, Gunilla Axén (Lena Videkull)

July 11, 1987: USA 0-1 Norway
Blaine, MN; National Sports Center (300)
North America Cup Third Place Game

Scorer: Tone Haugen

USA: Janine Szpara (Amy Allmann), Debbie Belkin, Cindy Gordon, Lori Henry, Megan McCarthy, Emily Pickering (Shannon Higgins), Chris Tomek (Tracey Bates), Michelle Akers, Kathy Ridgewell (Lisa Gmitter), Denise Boyer-Murdoch, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

NOR: Janne Andreassen, Tone Irene Opseth, Liv Strædet, Bjørg Storhaug, Mariann Mortensen Kvistnes, Toril Hoch-Nielsen, Heidi Støre (c), Ellen-Cathrine Scheel Aalbu, Gunn Lisbeth Nyborg, Kari Nielsen

August 3, 1987: USA 2-0 China
Tianjin, China
International Friendly

Scorer: Carin Jennings (2)

USA: Amy Allmann, Tracey Bates, Joy Biefeld, Debbie Belkin, Linda Hamilton, Lori Henry, Carin Jennings, Shannon Higgins, Mia Hamm (Megan McCarthy), Kristine Lilly, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CHN: n/a

August 13, 1987: USA 1-1 China
Shenyang, China
International Friendly

Scorer: Kristine Lilly — n/a

USA: Amy Allmann, Tracey Bates, Joy Biefeld, Debbie Belkin, Linda Hamilton, Lori Henry, Carin Jennings, Shannon Higgins, Kristine Lilly (Megan McCarthy), Mia Hamm, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CHN: n/a

December 12, 1987: USA 1-0 Japan
Taipei, Taiwan
Women’s World Invitation Tournament (Chunghua Cup) Group 2

Scorer: Lori Henry

USA: Amy Allmann, Megan McCarthy, Lori Henry, Cindy Gordon, Kristine Lilly, Michelle Akers, Shannon Higgins, Joy Biefeld, Carin Jennings, Wendy Gebauer (Kristine Hamm), April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

JPN: Masae Suzuki, Kazuko Hironaka, Midori Honda, Mayumi Kaji, Akemi Noda, Chiaki Yamada, Michiko Matsuda, Takako Tezuka, Futaba Kioka, Etsuko Handa, Kaori Nagamine
Head Coach: Ryohei Suzuki

December 15, 1987: USA 0-1 New Zealand
Taipei, Taiwan
Women’s World Invitation Tournament (Chunghua Cup)

Scorer: n/a

USA: Amy Allmann, Megan McCarthy, Lori Henry, Cindy Gordon, Kristine Lilly, Tracey Bates, Chris Tomek, Joy Biefeld, April Heinrichs, Wendy Gebauer (Carin Jennings), Mia Hamm (Michelle Akers)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

NZL: n/a

December 16, 1987: USA 6-0 Australia
Taipei, Taiwan
Women’s World Invitation Tournament (Chunghua Cup)

Scorers: Lori Henry, Michelle Akers, Joy Biefeld, April Heinrichs (2), Lisa Gmitter

USA: Kim Wyant, Lori Henry, Debbie Belkin, Linda Hamilton, Michelle Akers, Shannon Higgins, Joy Biefeld (Wendy Gebauer), Kristine Lilly, Carin Jennings, April Heinrichs (Mia Hamm), Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

AUS: n/a

December 19, 1987: USA 4-0 Canada
Tapiei, Taiwan
Women’s World Invitation Tournament (Chunghua Cup)

Scorers: Michelle Akers (2), Lisa Gmitter, Wendy Gebauer

USA: Amy Allmann, Megan McCarthy, Cindy Gordon, Lori Henry, Kristine Lilly, Michelle Akers (Chris Tomek), Joy Biefeld, Shannon Higgins, Lisa Gmitter, Carin Jennings (Wendy Gebauer), Mia Hamm
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CAN: n/a

December 20, 1987: USA 1-2 Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan
Women’s World Invitation Tournament (Chunghua Cup)

Scorers: Joy Biefeld — n/a

USA: Amy Allmann, Megan McCarthy (Shannon Higgins), Cindy Gordon, Lori Henry, Debbie Belkin, Kristine Lilly, Joy Biefeld, Michelle Akers, April Henrichs, Carin Jennings (Mia Hamm), Lisa Gmitter
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

TPE: n/a

1988

June 1, 1988: USA 5-2 Japan
Pun-Yu, China
Women’s FIFA Invitational Tournament Group C

Scorers: Lori Henry, Tracey Bates, Carin Jennings (3) — n/a

USA: Amy Allmann, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Debbie Belkin, Joy Biefeld, Shannon Higgins, Tracey Bates, Mia Hamm (Brandi Chastain), Michelle Akers-Stahl, Carin Jennings, Kristine Lilly (Wendy Gebauer)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

JPN: n/a

June 3, 1988: USA 1-1 Sweden
Pun-Yu, China (15,000)
Women’s FIFA Invitational Tournament Group C

Scorer: Debbie Belkin — Anneli Andelén

USA: Amy Allmann, Lori Henry, Megan McCarthy, Linda Hamilton, Tracey Bates (Brandi Chastain, Wendy Gebauer), Shannon Higgins, Debbie Belkin, Mia Hamm, Michelle Akers-Stahl, Carin Jennings, Kristine Lilly
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

SWE: Elisabeth Leidinge, Anette Hansson, Eva Zeikfalvy, Ingrid Johansson, Camilla Neptune (c) (Anneli Gustafsson), Pärnilla Larsson, Lena Videkull, Anneli Andelén (Marie Karlsson), Anette Winnow, Helene Björk, Pia Sundhage

June 5, 1988: USA 0-0 Czechoslovakia
Pun-Yu, China
Women’s FIFA Invitational Tournament Group C

Scorers: none

USA: Amy Allmann, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Joy Biefeld, Shannon Higgins, Megan McCarthy, Tracey Bates, Debbie Belkin, Mia Hamm, Wendy Gebauer (Carla Werden), Kristine Lilly
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

CZE: n/a

June 8, 1988: USA 0-1 Norway
Pun-Yu, China (500)
Women’s FIFA Invitational Tournament Quarterfinal

Scorer: n/a

USA: Amy Allmann, Lori Henry, Megan McCarthy (Marcia McDermott), Linda Hamilton, Debbie Belkin, Tracey Bates, Shannon Higgins, Joy Biefeld, Kristine Lilly, Carin Jennings, Mia Hamm
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

NOR: Hege Ludvigsen, Cathrine Elisabeth Zaborowski, Liv Strædet, Bjørg Storhaug, Gunn Lisbeth Nyborg, Toril Hoch-Nielsen, Tone Haugen, Heidi Støre (c), Birthe Hegstad, Ellen-Cathrine Scheel Aalbu, Linda Flan Medalen

July 22, 1988: USA 2-1 West Germany
Rimini, Italy
Mundialito Tournament Group A

Scorers: Carin Jennings 45′, 47′ — Sissy Raith 46′

USA: Amy Allmann, Carla Werden, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Kristine Lilly, Shannon Higgins, Debbie Belkin, Joy Biefeld, Mia Hamm (Megan McCarthy), Carin Jennings, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

FRG: Manuela Lutke, Angelika Fehrmann, Frauke Kuhlmann, Petra Landers, Sissy Raith, Christel Klinzmann (Cornelia Trauschke 41’), Petra Damm, Britta Unsleber, Silvia Neid (Thekla Krause 41’), Martina Voss, Heidi Mohr
Head Coach: Gero Bisanz

July 24, 1988: USA 1-2 Italy
Rimini, Italy
Mundialito Tournament Group A

Scorer: Joy Biefeld

USA: Amy Allmann, Megan McCarthy, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Kristine Lilly, Shannon Higgins, Debbie Belkin, Joy Biefeld, Mia Hamm, Carin Jennings, April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

ITA: n/a

July 27, 1988: USA 0-2 England
Rimini, Italy
Mundialito Tournament Semifinal

Scorers: none

USA: Amy Allmann (Kim Maslin-Kammerdeiner), Carla Werden, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Tracey Bates (Kristine Lilly), Debbie Belkin, Shannon Higgins, Joy Biefeld, Carin Jennings, Wendy Gebauer (Mia Hamm), April Heinrichs
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

ENG: n/a

July 29, 1988: USA 1-0 France
Rimini, Italy
Mundialito Tournament Third Place Match

Scorer: Wendy Gebauer

USA: Kim Maslin-Kammerdeiner, Megan McCarthy, Linda Hamilton, Sandi Gordon (Joy Biefeld), Patty Irazarry, Shannon Higgins, Tracey Bates, Julie Foudy, Wendy Gebauer (Carin Jennings), Kristine Lilly, Mia Hamm (April Heinrichs)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

FRA: n/a

1989

June 21, 1989: USA 0-0 Poland
Sardinia, Italy, La Magdalena (4500)
Sardinia Cup

Scorers: none

USA: Mary Harvey, Carla Werden, Joy Biefeld, Lori Henry, Linda Hamilton, Julie Foudy, Shannon Higgins, Tracey Bates, April Heinrichs, Carin Jennings, Wendy Gebauer (Mia Hamm, 41′)
Head Coach: Anson Dorrance

POL: Teresa Puk (Lidia Wypych, 41′), Marta Otrebska, Zofia Wojtas (c), Malgorzata Karpinska, Urszula Lapacz, Dorota Siupka, Luiza Pendyk, Maria Makowska (Mariola Kacprzak, 77′), Marzena Jamrozy, Malgorzata Gospodarczyk (Grazyna Palus, 53′), Irena Mikolajczyk
Head Coach: Jozef Kopec

Referee: Antonio Napoletano (ITA)

Prepared and maintained by Ed Farnsworth

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