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FIFA unveils Women’s World Player of Year shortlist

FIFA unveils Women’s World Player of Year shortlist

Jeff Kassouf October 24, 2014 171

FIFA unveiled the shortlists for Women’s World Player of the Year and Coach of the Year on Friday, and as usual there are some big names and interesting omissions. The 10 finalists for FIFA

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PHOTOS: USWNT cruises past Haiti in WCQ

PHOTOS: USWNT cruises past Haiti in WCQ

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 0

The United States was far from perfect in Monday’s 6-0 win over Haiti, but there was finally some confidence and dominance to the team’s play, characteristics that lacked in the opening two matches. Highlights

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U.S. routs Haiti, now one game from World Cup

U.S. routs Haiti, now one game from World Cup

Dan Lauletta October 20, 2014 536

It was rarely pretty, but the United States has won Group A of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship.  The U.S. beat Haiti 6-0 Monday night at RFK Stadium and now sit on the cusp of

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USWNT opens World Cup qualifying with scrappy win over Trinidad & Tobago

USWNT opens World Cup qualifying with scrappy win over Trinidad & Tobago

The Equalizer Staff October 15, 2014 401

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The United States hardly looked like its dominant self on Wednesday, but Abby Wambach’s 54th minute goal was enough to lift the No. 1 team in the world past Trinidad

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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 rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

USWNT rolls past Switzerland in first-ever meeting

The Equalizer Staff August 20, 2014 229

CARY, N.C. — The United States women’s national team defeated Switzerland, 4-1 on Wednesday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C., extending the Americans’ home unbeaten streak to 85 games. Megan Rapinoe, Carli Lloyd,

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USWNT set for first-ever match vs. Switzerland

USWNT set for first-ever match vs. Switzerland

Jennifer Gordon August 20, 2014 70

CARY, N.C. — The U.S. women’s national team finds itself in unusual territory heading into the match against Switzerland. While the Americans have played a considerable number of games in the team’s 29-year history,

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Players retain legal counsel in fight against artificial turf at 2015 Women’s World Cup

Players retain legal counsel in fight against artificial turf at 2015 Women’s World Cup

Jeff Kassouf August 5, 2014 326

A group of top international soccer players has retained legal counsel in the fight to have the playing surfaces of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup changed from artificial turf to natural grass. Headlined

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Wambach scores brace as Flash keep slim playoff hopes alive with win over Breakers

Wambach scores brace as Flash keep slim playoff hopes alive with win over Breakers

Jeff Kassouf August 3, 2014 23

Abby Wambach scored her first two goals since May 25 and the Western New York Flash kept slim playoff hopes alive with a 4-3 win over the Boston Breakers on Sunday at Harvard Stadium.

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