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Narrow Rochester field brings criticism for NWSL

Narrow Rochester field brings criticism for NWSL

Jeff Kassouf July 9, 2016 140

Soccer games at baseball stadiums are never ideal, but they’ve been done many times before. Heck, one of Major League Soccer’s marquee franchises, NYCFC, is playing at the hallowed ground (well, technically that’s the

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Groom’s brace hands Thorns first loss of season

Groom’s brace hands Thorns first loss of season

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 43

Portland Thorns FC is unbeaten no more following a 2-1 home loss on Saturday to two-time defending NWSL champion FC Kansas City. Shea Groom scored once in each half — both time with her

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Erceg’s brace lifts Flash past Reign on shrunken field

Erceg’s brace lifts Flash past Reign on shrunken field

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 13

Despite all the talk about the inappropriately sized playing field, there was an actual soccer match to be played in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday. And the Western New York Flash defeated Seattle Reign FC,

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Spirit dominance of Red Stars continues in 2-0 win

Spirit dominance of Red Stars continues in 2-0 win

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 10

The Spirit dominance of the Red Stars continues with a 2-0 victory on Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. After losing twice to the Red Stars in 2013 the Spirit improved their all-time mark

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Taylor Lytle blast sends Dash to 6th straight 1-0 loss

Taylor Lytle blast sends Dash to 6th straight 1-0 loss

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 21

Taylor Lytle’s 54th minute blast carried the evening for Sky Blue FC in a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash, the sixth straight loss by that score for Randy Waldrum’s side. No one closed

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Dunn’s goal lifts USWNT past valiant South Africa

Dunn’s goal lifts USWNT past valiant South Africa

The Equalizer Staff July 9, 2016 438

Crystal Dunn’s lone goal proved to be the difference on Saturday at Soldier Field in Chicago as the United States women’s national team defeated South Africa in its penultimate match before the Rio 2016

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