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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 400

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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Flash now playing for pride after another loss

Flash now playing for pride after another loss

Jeff Kassouf July 31, 2014 12

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — A week ago Western New York Flash coach Aaran Lines said his team was out of the NWSL playoff race after losing to the last-place Boston Breakers. The comments seemed to

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Lines concedes Flash’s playoff hopes over after loss

Lines concedes Flash’s playoff hopes over after loss

Jeff Kassouf July 26, 2014 11

The struggles of Western New York Flash’s inconsistent and underwhelming season continued on Friday with a 4-2 loss to the last-place Boston Breakers. And after the match, Flash coach Aaran Lines, who has guided

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Wambach to start non-contract drills, could return to Flash in two weeks

Wambach to start non-contract drills, could return to Flash in two weeks

Megan Manzari July 12, 2014 52

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — After spraining her LCL in her left knee on May 31st during a match against the Houston Dash, Abby Wambach announced Saturday that she is back with the Western New York

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