U.S. and England renew friendships

September 20, 2007
By Associated Press
TIANJIN, China -- American Cat Whitehill spotted her English friend Rachel Unitt in the hotel lobby and jumped off the sofa to give her a bear hug.

"I just sent you a text," Whitehill said. "I've just been talking about you. ... Are you going to practice? So let's hang out later. What room are you in?"

Whitehill's a key defender for the United States, which faces England on Saturday in a Women's World Cup quarterfinal in Tianjin, an industrial city of 10 million overshadowed ...

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