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Henry hoping SheBelieves can be launching point for France

Henry hoping SheBelieves can be launching point for France

Harjeet Johal February 28, 2017 11

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The SheBelieves Cup is about to get going Wednesday with France vs England in the opening match at Talen Energy Stadium, in Chester, Pennsylvania. U.S. Soccer fans will recognize a familiar

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Tuesday Roundup: Tibetan club team denied U.S. Visas

Tuesday Roundup: Tibetan club team denied U.S. Visas

The Equalizer Staff February 28, 2017 12

Also in today’s roundup, Australia Algarve woes, FCKC re-signs Yael Averbuch, Homare Sawa becomes a mom plus Orlando Pride news and a World Cup champion retired Fifteen players, estimated to be in the 18-20

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Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Dan Lauletta February 28, 2017 17

Diana Matheson has a re-torn the ACL in her left knee, the Seattle Reign announced on Tuesday. The recently acquired midfielder will miss the entire 2017 NWSL season. Matheson previously tore the same ACL

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The Lowdown: Is Joanna Lohman the most interesting player in NWSL?

The Lowdown: Is Joanna Lohman the most interesting player in NWSL?

Dan Lauletta February 28, 2017 17

On July 19, 1999 the U.S. national team accepted president Bill Clinton’s invitation to the White House to celebrate their World Cup championship. Their win nine days earlier and the World Cup that preceded

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Monday Roundup: England announces pair of April friendlies

Monday Roundup: England announces pair of April friendlies

The Equalizer Staff February 27, 2017 84

Also in this roundup, FCKC draft pick Toni Payne signs with AFC Ajax, the U.S. U-20 WNT release roster for La Manga tournament and the U.S. U-18s end England series with scoreless draw The

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Breakers sign top overall pick Rose Lavelle

Breakers sign top overall pick Rose Lavelle

The Equalizer Staff February 27, 2017 74

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of No. 1 overall pick Rose Lavelle on Monday. The 21-year old is currently training with the U.S. national team and could receive her first senior cap at

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Girls DA launch means crossroads for many players

Girls DA launch means crossroads for many players

Jennifer Beekman February 27, 2017 111

High school sports have long played an integral role within American communities, bringing people together and teaching adolescents valuable life lessons along the way. Student-athletes take great pride in collaborating with their teammates—and friends—to

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Ellis explains SheBelieves Cup roster changes

Ellis explains SheBelieves Cup roster changes

Allison Lee February 24, 2017 460

On Friday afternoon, Jill Ellis released the United States women’s national team’s updated 23-player roster for the SheBelieves Cup. Originally Ellis called 25 players into the USWNT, which kicked off on February 20 in

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Friday Roundup: U.S. U-23 roster announced for La Manga series

Friday Roundup: U.S. U-23 roster announced for La Manga series

The Equalizer Staff February 24, 2017 38

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, FRENCH AND SNOW ASSUME NEW POSITIONS WITHIN U.S. SOCCER, BECKY EDWARDS COMES OUT OF RETIREMENT TO SIGN WITH KRISTIANSTAD DFF, FOX SPORTS AUSTRALIA TO BROADCAST ALL OF AUSTRALIA’S ALGARVE CUP

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Houston Dash sign defender Claire Falknor

Houston Dash sign defender Claire Falknor

Allison Lee February 24, 2017 16

The Houston Dash announced on Friday that they have signed American defender Claire Falknor for the upcoming 2017 season, pending receipt of her International Transfer Certificate. Falknor, 23, comes to Houston via Germany, where

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