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FIFA rankings and the eye test: An alternative look

FIFA rankings and the eye test: An alternative look

Jeff Kassouf December 19, 2014 67

Germany overtook the United States as the new No. 1 in the FIFA women’s world rankings on Friday, ending the USA’s reign as No. 1 after almost seven years. That Germany overtook the Americans

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Germany ousts USWNT from top spot in FIFA rankings

Germany ousts USWNT from top spot in FIFA rankings

Jeff Kassouf December 19, 2014 119

Germany is the new No. 1 in women’s world soccer, according to FIFA’s official rankings, ousting the United States from the top spot for the first time in almost seven years. The Americans have

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2015 Algarve Cup to feature imbalanced groups

2015 Algarve Cup to feature imbalanced groups

Jeff Kassouf December 18, 2014 102

The three groups for the annual Algarve Cup in Portugal are set for the 2015 edition in March, and the United States has landed in a decidedly easier group than the other two. The

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Marta signs new three-year deal with Rosengård

Marta signs new three-year deal with Rosengård

Jeff Kassouf December 18, 2014 16

Five-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta re-signed with Damallsvenskan club FC Rosengård on a three-year contract, keeping her in Sweden until 2018. Marta joined the club in the summer following the collapse

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T&T says WCQ playoff generated $250K in profit

T&T says WCQ playoff generated $250K in profit

Jeff Kassouf December 18, 2014 7

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association says the Dec. 2 Women’s World Cup qualifying intercontinental playoff it hosted generated over $250,000 in profit. Trinidad and Tobago failed to qualify for the 2015 World Cup,

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Weather postpones Brasilia tournament matches

Weather postpones Brasilia tournament matches

Jeff Kassouf December 17, 2014 61

The United States women’s national team will not play Argentina on Wednesday as previously planned due to inclement weather. U.S. Soccer made the announcement on Twitter, stating that the match would not be played

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Thorns tease meeting about custom Nike kits

Thorns tease meeting about custom Nike kits

Jeff Kassouf December 13, 2014 117

There is potentially good news for at least Portland Thorns fans: custom kits could be on the horizon. The Thorns tweeted on Friday that they had talks with Nike about jerseys for the 2015

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MAC Hermann finalists: Brian, Brynjarsdottir, Mewis

MAC Hermann finalists: Brian, Brynjarsdottir, Mewis

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2014 63

Reigning winner and Virginia midfielder Morgan Brian, Florida State midfielder Dagny Brynjarsdottir and UCLA midfielder Sam Mewis are the finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy, given each year to college soccer’s best player. The

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Bayern Munich to train in Florida, play UF, US U-20s

Bayern Munich to train in Florida, play UF, US U-20s

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2014 9

FC Bayern Munich women will train in Florida in January and play friendly matches against the University of Florida on Jan. 24 and against the U-20 U.S. women’s national team on Jan. 27, Bayern

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