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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Megan Rapinoe takes a knee

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Megan Rapinoe takes a knee

John D Halloran December 31, 2016 39

When the Seattle Reign traveled to Chicago in early September to take on the Red Stars, no one would have expected the main story to be one that occurred before the contest even kicked

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Sydney FC takes over W-League top spot after derby win

Sydney FC takes over W-League top spot after derby win

Tim Grainey December 30, 2016 46

Sydney FC captured top stop in the Westfield W-League standings with a 2-1 derby win at Western Sydney Wanderers on December 30. Sydney FC now has 18 points, with one more game played then

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XI WoSo Moment of 2016: USWNT makes earliest exit in world tournament

XI WoSo Moment of 2016: USWNT makes earliest exit in world tournament

Allison Lee December 30, 2016 130

After the United States women’s national team’s stunning run to become the 2015 World Cup champions, many fans around the world thought the USWNT was poised to be the first team to win a

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

Jeff Kassouf December 29, 2016 19

There is nothing simple about Hope Solo’s legacy. She is one of the United States women’s national team’s best players in history, and she is also its most infamous – the latter title not

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The Lowdown: Oral history of Founders Cup I (Part 2)

The Lowdown: Oral history of Founders Cup I (Part 2)

Dan Lauletta December 29, 2016 3

On August 25, 2001 the Atlanta Beat and Bay Area CyberRays squared off in the first ever final played in a women’s professional soccer league in the United States. The match was played outside

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USWNTPA changes counsel as CBA negotiations continue

USWNTPA changes counsel as CBA negotiations continue

The Equalizer Staff December 28, 2016 154

Rich Nichols will no longer serve as counsel for the U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association, players announced on Wednesday. Terms of the current CBA will expire at the end of Dec. 31, 2016.

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Hope Solo discusses equal pay fight in GOOD Magazine

Hope Solo discusses equal pay fight in GOOD Magazine

The Equalizer Staff December 28, 2016 68

Hope Solo’s suspension from the United States national team has her on the sidelines as the team’s collective bargaining agreement with U.S. Soccer approaches a Saturday expiration. Being on the outside looking in at

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Thorns, Flash Deliver Memorable Semifinal

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Thorns, Flash Deliver Memorable Semifinal

Chelsey Bush December 28, 2016 4

The 2016 NWSL playoffs started in fine fashion on a slightly rainy night in Maryland as the Washington Spirit faced off against the Chicago Red Stars. With two yellow cards, a late equalizer, a

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Sam Kerr leads Perth Glory over Melbourne City, to top of table

Sam Kerr leads Perth Glory over Melbourne City, to top of table

Tim Grainey December 27, 2016 25

On Tuesday, December 27, Perth Glory came from behind in the final 18 minutes to defeat Melbourne City on the road 3-2, behind two late goals from Sam Kerr (77th and 84th minute). Perth’s

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Love wins after Pulse shooting

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Love wins after Pulse shooting

KP Palmer December 27, 2016 13

There are many reasons we love soccer: the perfect first touch to settle the ball, the absurd athleticism that taps a shot over the cross-bar, the trade off of a goal celebration for a

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