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Solo’s ability to play despite charges under scrutiny

Solo’s ability to play despite charges under scrutiny

Jeff Kassouf September 23, 2014 16

With domestic violence now at the forefront of the American media, attention is back on U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, who is due in court on Nov. 4 for two charges of

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US Soccer stands by decision to let Solo play

US Soccer stands by decision to let Solo play

Associated Press September 22, 2014 31

U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges. Solo is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault

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Picking the team: Who will be Ellis’ 20 for WCQ?

Picking the team: Who will be Ellis’ 20 for WCQ?

Jeff Kassouf September 19, 2014 314

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The friendlies and training camps are over, and now U.S. coach Jill Ellis has to pick a team to lead into World Cup qualifying in October. Eight players will be cut

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After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 277

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jill Ellis did as she said she would and tested out new players in the United States’ lineup on Thursday, and the result against Mexico was the same: a comfortable 4-0

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Angerer: Americans lack quality, Morgan ‘fragile’

Angerer: Americans lack quality, Morgan ‘fragile’

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 114

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Germany hasn’t played the United States in a major international women’s soccer competition since 2004. Let that sink in: It’s been 10 years since the last meeting, when the United States

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USWNT still making tweaks ahead of Mexico rematch

USWNT still making tweaks ahead of Mexico rematch

Jeff Kassouf September 17, 2014 37

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Improving upon a performance that yields an 8-0 victory is hardly easy. Avoiding complacency against the same opponent six days later is equally challenging. And getting mentally and physically prepared for

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Solo sets shutout mark in 8-0 U.S. thumping of Mexico

Solo sets shutout mark in 8-0 U.S. thumping of Mexico

Dan Lauletta September 13, 2014 424

The United States blitzed Mexico, 8-0 in Sandy, Utah on Saturday to affirm regional dominance ahead of next month’s World Cup qualifying tournament where Mexico stands as their stiffest competition.  A large majority of

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USWNT set for two matches against Mexico

USWNT set for two matches against Mexico

The Equalizer Staff September 13, 2014 35

The United States women’s national team hosts Mexico on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, for the first of two meetings in less than a week. The matches are the final two

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USWNT draws Guatemala, T&T, Haiti for qualifying

USWNT draws Guatemala, T&T, Haiti for qualifying

Jeff Kassouf September 5, 2014 19

The U.S. women will take on Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago and Haiti next month in 2015 Women’s World Cup qualifying. CONCACAF held the draw for its women’s championship in Miami on Friday, with the

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Naeher’s stellar NWSL season provides shot with US

Naeher’s stellar NWSL season provides shot with US

Jennifer Gordon September 4, 2014 17

A perpetually changing backline and second-to-last-place finish isn’t the recipe for league-wide honors, but that’s exactly what happened with Alyssa Naeher. Last week the Boston Breakers goalkeeper nabbed Goalkeeper of the Year honors in

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