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Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2016 677

Veterans Julie Johnston, Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan return to the United States women’s national team for a pair of friendlies in November against Romania. U.S. coach Jill Ellis named her

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Rapinoe stands, locks arms with teammates for anthem

Rapinoe stands, locks arms with teammates for anthem

Jeff Kassouf September 11, 2016 30

Seattle Reign FC’s entire starting XI locked arms during the signing of the U.S. national anthem prior to the team’s NWSL home match against the Washington Spirit on Sunday at Memorial Stadium in Seattle.

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Rapinoe kneels during national anthem in ‘nod to Kaepernick’

Rapinoe kneels during national anthem in ‘nod to Kaepernick’

Jeff Kassouf September 4, 2016 279

Megan Rapinoe knelt during the playing of the United States national anthem on Sunday to join Colin Kaepernick in his stance for justice. Rapinoe’s action was “a nod to Kaepernick,” John Halloran reports. The

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Three more NWSL clubs join Girls’ Dev. Academy

Three more NWSL clubs join Girls’ Dev. Academy

Jeff Kassouf August 22, 2016 1

FC Kansas City, the Houston Dash and the Western New York Flash are among the 22 clubs added to the U.S. Soccer Girls’ Development Academy. The total number of clubs for the Girls’ Development

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Report: Pugh defers UCLA enrollment to 2017

Report: Pugh defers UCLA enrollment to 2017

Jeff Kassouf July 16, 2016 42

As it turns out, Mallory Pugh won’t be playing for UCLA in 2016. Pugh’s parents, Karen and Horace, told the Denver Post that the 18-year-old United States national team star deferred her enrollment at

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Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Rapinoe confirmed as part of USWNT’s Rio Olympic roster

Jeff Kassouf July 12, 2016 509

Megan Rapinoe is headed to the Rio 2016 Olympics next month after tearing her right ACL in December. The news, long expected, was confirmed on Tuesday when United States women’s national team coach Jill

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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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City Football Group could bring NWSL team to New York

City Football Group could bring NWSL team to New York

Jeff Kassouf June 9, 2016 141

New York City FC could “potentially” start a women’s professional soccer team, according to the chairman of City Football Group, which owns NYCFC. Khaldoon Al Mubarak said in an interview with Manchester City FC TV

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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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