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Necib, Schelin leaving Lyon; president targets Morgan

Necib, Schelin leaving Lyon; president targets Morgan

Jeff Kassouf May 26, 2016 128

Thursday’s UEFA Women’s Champions League final could be bittersweet no matter what for Lyon. The 10-time defending French champions confirmed this week that forward Lotta Schelin and midfielder Louisa Necib will leave the club

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Rampone withdraws from USWNT training camp

Rampone withdraws from USWNT training camp

Jeff Kassouf May 24, 2016 306

Christie Rampone has withdrawn from United States women’s national team training camp, citing a lack of current fitness and health for the international level. “I really appreciate Jill inviting me in, but at this

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Henry: Weekly competition is appeal of NWSL

Henry: Weekly competition is appeal of NWSL

Jeff Kassouf May 23, 2016 122

Amandine Henry says she cannot wait to play with Portland Thorns FC in the National Women’s Soccer League, a league she says is much more competitive than the one in France. Henry played nine

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Cuellar’s reign as Mexico coach ends after 18 years

Cuellar’s reign as Mexico coach ends after 18 years

Jeff Kassouf April 5, 2016 26

Leonardo Cuellar stepped down as coach of Mexico’s women’s national team on Tuesday, bringing to an end an 18-year tenure which included three appearances at the World Cup and one at the Olympics. Cuellar’s

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Five USWNT players file wage discrimination claim

Five USWNT players file wage discrimination claim

Jeff Kassouf March 31, 2016 738

Five of the most prominent United States women’s national team players have filed a claim with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission accusing U.S. Soccer of wage discrimination in the latest act of a labor

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WNY Flash appoint Paul Riley as new head coach

WNY Flash appoint Paul Riley as new head coach

Jeff Kassouf February 19, 2016 14

Paul Riley is the new coach of the Western New York Flash, continuing the offseason trend of inter-NWSL coaching movement. The news was first reported by Rochester Democrat and Chronicle’s Jeff DiVeronica. The club

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How does Sauerbrunn keep getting snubbed?

How does Sauerbrunn keep getting snubbed?

Jeff Kassouf February 19, 2016 78

Another day, another snub for Becky Sauerbrunn. It’s baffling how Sauerbrunn, arguably the best defender in the world and linchpin to the United States team which won the 2015 Women’s World Cup, was left

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USWNT lead way with four on first Women’s World XI

USWNT lead way with four on first Women’s World XI

Jeff Kassouf February 18, 2016 178

FIFPro announced the first-ever Women’s World XI on Thursday, a world all-star team selected by players from across the globe. Four players from the United States team which won the 2015 Women’s World Cup title

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Costa Rica to semis; Mexico misses for first time

Costa Rica to semis; Mexico misses for first time

Jeff Kassouf February 15, 2016 58

WATCH: Raquel Rodriguez earns PK, finishes for 2nd goal of game to put Costa Rica up 2-0 v. Mexico https://t.co/nLEZW3tyAg — NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) February 16, 2016 Raquel Rodriguez scored twice on Monday

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