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Retired Canadian Women’s National Team striker Christine Latham joins FOX Sports as a studio and game analyst for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

Retired Canadian Women’s National Team striker Christine Latham joins FOX Sports as a studio and game analyst for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup™. Most recently, she contributed to the network’s coverage calling games at the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifying Tournament.


In over a decade-long playing career, Latham began playing at age 15 when she started training with the under 18 Canadian National Team.

Latham played for the Canadian National Women’s Team for more than a decade from 1995-2006. Her international debut for the senior team came in May 2000 against South Korea. During her time with the squad, she amassed 15 goals in 49 games, including a 2003 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ appearance. Throughout the six games, Latham scored a team-high three goals against the likes of Argentina and Japan, reaching the semifinals. Canada placed fourth in the tournament and is still the country’s best showing at a World Cup.

Latham played professionally in the inaugural Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA) with the San Diego Spirit. She was named the WUSA Rookie of the Year in her first season. She also was a member of the Boston Breakers team in the Women’s Professional League (WPS) in 2009. She was coached by Tony DiCicco, FOX Sports game analyst and best known as head coach of the USWNT that won the legendary 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup™.


Upon graduation from high school, Latham was recruited to play at the University of Nebraska from 1999-2002. She was named a three-time NCSAA All- American and received numerous conference and national awards including a Hermann Trophy Award finalist in 2001 and 2002. Her record as the all-time leading scorer in the history of the Nebraska Women’s Soccer Program still stands with 69 goals and 29 assists during her four-year career. Latham completed her undergraduate studies with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Sociology and a Masters of Science Degree in Leadership Education.

Latham grew up in Calgary, Alberta with her two brothers, David and Evan. She began playing soccer at the age of four, coached by her mom, Beth. Later, her father, Brian, would coach her Calgary Celtics Team to win Bronze, Silver and Gold medals at the Canadian National Championships. Latham is currently engaged to Huskee Football standout Pierre Allen and they have a two-year-old daughter, Layla.

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Maybe we should change this to the media thread. 


I was not a big fan of Kara Lang but after watching yesterday thought she was much improved.  I still prefer Clare Rustad.


And it seems like a hundred years ago that Latham was caught up in that whole Hooper fiasco.  She was the Tanc of her day and I thought it would have been a great move to convert her to a back but that whole schlamozzle killed that idea.  I'm trying to remember the story... didn't she want to come back and the POTB (and some players) didn't want her back?  I can't remember.

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