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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Germany grabs elusive Olympic gold

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Germany grabs elusive Olympic gold

Kieran Theivam December 26, 2016 55

When Germany overcame Sweden in the Rio Olympics Gold Medal Match, it was as much a victory for departing Head Coach, Silvia Neid, as it was for the nation and its fans. You could

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

Allison Lee December 22, 2016 61

In January U.S. Soccer announced that the U.S. women’s national team would be hosting the inaugural SheBelieves Cup, an international tournament named after the #SheBelieves campaign created by members of the 2015 World Cup-winning

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Solo to AP: Fight for quality more important than return to USWNT

Solo to AP: Fight for quality more important than return to USWNT

The Equalizer Staff December 22, 2016 195

In an extensive interview with Anne M Peterson of the Associated Press, Hope Solo said she hopes to play for the U.S. national team again but that the fight for equality for its players

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: The Fiasco at Frontier

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: The Fiasco at Frontier

Dan Lauletta December 22, 2016 6

On July 9 the Western New York Flash, having been chased out of their regular home base for a night, took the show to Frontier Field. Normally the home of the Rochester Red Wings

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French federation releases tentative SheBelieves Cup schedule

French federation releases tentative SheBelieves Cup schedule

Kieran Theivam December 22, 2016 41

The second edition of the SheBelieves Cup is almost certainly going to take place on the East Coast after tentative details were released by the French Football Federation. The competition, which will once again

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Dash sign South Africa captain Janine Van Wyk

Dash sign South Africa captain Janine Van Wyk

The Equalizer Staff December 21, 2016 24

The wait for the Houston Dash to unveil their new central defender is over after the club announced the signing of Janine Van Wyk on Wednesday. The 29-year old is the captain of South

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: College Soccer

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: College Soccer

Jennifer Gordon December 21, 2016 11

Two words quickly spring to mind when attempting to sum up the 2016 college soccer season: unfamiliar and unpredictable. From the U-20 Women’s World Cup taking a couple dozen of the top U.S. players

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Lauletta: What Alex Morgan to Lyon means

Lauletta: What Alex Morgan to Lyon means

Dan Lauletta December 20, 2016 522

The seeds were sown for Alex Morgan to play for Lyon as early as March when club chairman Jean-Michel Aulas suggested that U.S. national team players would join his side in 2017. Morgan’s name

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NWSL adds Amanda Duffy to league office

NWSL adds Amanda Duffy to league office

The Equalizer Staff December 20, 2016 5

Amanda Duffy has joined the NWSL league office. USL side, Louisville FC, put out a release announcing Duffy’s replacement and noting that she will be the managing director of operations for the league. She

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

The Equalizer Staff December 20, 2016 5

One of the most exciting series of moments in 2016 happened leading up to the NWSL Championship and ended with the pair of U.S. national team games against Switzerland later in October. We are

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