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Canada midfielder Matheson has torn ACL

Canada midfielder Matheson has torn ACL

Jeff Kassouf October 29, 2014 35

Canada midfielder Diana Matheson has a torn ACL, the Canadian Soccer Association announced on Wednesday, putting Matheson’s World Cup hopes in question. Canada hosts the 2015 World Cup, which begins on June 6. Matheson

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Cyprus Cup to feature up to seven WC teams

Cyprus Cup to feature up to seven WC teams

Jeff Kassouf October 28, 2014 14

The 2015 Cyprus Cup is set and up to seven of the 12 teams participating next March will also be headed to the World Cup in Canada in June. The 12 teams headed to

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Lawyers: FIFA threatens retaliation against players fighting artificial turf

Lawyers: FIFA threatens retaliation against players fighting artificial turf

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2014 104

Lawyers representing a group of women’s soccer players fighting artificial turf at the 2015 World Cup on Monday added a retaliation claim against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association, claiming “unlawful reprisal threats” toward

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Lloyd shines brightest at World Cup qualifying

Lloyd shines brightest at World Cup qualifying

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2014 40

PHILADELPHIA – Playing about 35 minutes from her hometown, Carli Lloyd capped off a worldly CONCACAF Women’s Championship on Sunday with a pair of trophies: the team trophy for the United States’ triumph and

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Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 25

PHILADELPHIA – There was a candid moment on Sunday evening at PPL Park on the banks of the Delaware River, just before the United States women’s national team lifted their trophy for winning the

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Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 187

PHILADELPHIA – Abby Wambach is the world’s all-time leading goal-scorer. She owns two Olympic gold medals and a FIFA World Player of the Year trophy. But as she is so often reminded, she’s never

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Corral lifts Mexico into World Cup with extra-time win over Trinidad and Tobago

Corral lifts Mexico into World Cup with extra-time win over Trinidad and Tobago

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 4

PHILADELPHIA – Charlyn Corral’s first goal in extra time brought about a subdued celebration. There was a self-awareness to it, that nothing has been a given of late for Mexico. Her second goal, however,

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2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

2014: Costa Rican soccer’s coming-out party

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 10

PHILADELPHIA – There were a few tears shed on Friday at PPL Park. There had to be, after all. Costa Rica had just qualified for a Women’s World Cup for the first time ever.

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With World Cup qualification secured, USWNT looks to keep rolling in final against Costa Rica

With World Cup qualification secured, USWNT looks to keep rolling in final against Costa Rica

Jeff Kassouf October 25, 2014 13

PHILADELPHIA — With qualification to the 2015 Women’s World Cup officially secured, the United States women’s national team gets one last official competitive match before next year’s tournament: the CONCACAF Women’s Championship final on

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