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2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2015 40

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Abby Wambach knows the date by heart: July 17, 2011. It’s the day that she came closest to but ultimately fell short of the one thing for which she most

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Laura Bassett breaks silence on own goal

Laura Bassett breaks silence on own goal

Dan Lauletta July 3, 2015 16

England defender Laura Bassett has broken her silence two days after her own goal in stoppage time brought a heartbreaking ending to the country’s World Cup semifinal against Japan. “If I’m being honest I

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Rampone, others met with Ellis at midway point

Rampone, others met with Ellis at midway point

Dan Lauletta July 3, 2015 514

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The World Cup is a funny thing. It goes by in a flash yet it seems to last forever. Thirty days. Lives change. Legacies are made. Teams make adjustments. And

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NWSL:  Flash, Reign draw; FCKC breaks out

NWSL: Flash, Reign draw; FCKC breaks out

The Equalizer Staff July 3, 2015 28

The WNY Flash looked to turn the tides on the Seattle Reign on Friday night at Sahlen’s Stadium after being defeated 5-1 during their first meeting this season. Though the Flash outshot the Reign

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Players’ union FIFPro opens door to women’s players

Players’ union FIFPro opens door to women’s players

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2015 23

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – The world’s soccer players’ union announced on Friday a new initiative to include women’s players for membership. FIFPro announced the opportunity for women’s players to gain direct membership to the

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Aluko supports sister, women’s players’ initiatives

Aluko supports sister, women’s players’ initiatives

Harjeet Johal July 3, 2015 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Aluko family is well represented in the football world. Eniola Aluko is a star striker for Chelsea Ladies and a mainstay on the England national team. Her younger brother,

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Mexico coach Cuellar says he’ll leave, won’t say when

Mexico coach Cuellar says he’ll leave, won’t say when

The Equalizer Staff July 3, 2015 27

Mexico coach Leonardo Cuellar says he will leave his job at some point, but he would not give any exact time frame. Cuellar also identified former Mexico player Monica Vergara as a possible successor.

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