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Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2014 300

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati says the federation has “three or four” candidates for the vacant women’s national team coaching position and he hopes a decision will be made by mid-May. “I’m pretty sure

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Long penalty earns Portland late point at Sky Blue

Long penalty earns Portland late point at Sky Blue

Jeff Kassouf April 19, 2014 103

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — A late Allie Long penalty kick was enough to salvage a 1-1 draw for Portland Thorns FC against Sky Blue FC on Saturday at Yurcak Field. Long finished the spot kick

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NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 48

Opening weekend 2014 of the National Women’s Soccer League highlighted just how many changes took place in the offseason. It was a weekend of firsts — naturally, to some extent, with it being Week

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Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 267

Football Federation Australia announced on Thursday that Hesterine de Reus has been fired as coach of the women’s national team and Sydney FC coach Alen Stajcic will take over on an interim basis. Stajcic

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Riley: Van Hollebeke out at least 3-4 weeks

Riley: Van Hollebeke out at least 3-4 weeks

Jeff Kassouf April 16, 2014 24

Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley says defender Rachel Van Hollebeke will miss at least 3-4 weeks due to a sprained left ankle. Van Hollebeke sprained her ankle just three minutes into the U.S.

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Applications to host 2019 WWC in, but mysterious

Applications to host 2019 WWC in, but mysterious

Jeff Kassouf April 15, 2014 38

Tuesday was the deadline for countries to submit their intent to bid for the 2019 Women’s World Cup, and it’s unclear exactly which countries submitted applications to FIFA. South Korea confirmed its intent to

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Morgan, anxious to return to field, discusses Ellis, Riley, Gustavsson as possible USWNT coaches

Morgan, anxious to return to field, discusses Ellis, Riley, Gustavsson as possible USWNT coaches

Jeff Kassouf April 14, 2014 193

Alex Morgan hasn’t played a competitive match since Nov. 10, when she came off the bench for a few minutes at the end of the U.S. women’s 4-1 win over Brazil. What was thought

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Solo backs Ellis for full-time US women’s job

Solo backs Ellis for full-time US women’s job

Jeff Kassouf April 13, 2014 124

Lost in the fallout of Tom Sermanni’s firing, the confusion over why it happened and the start of the new NWSL season was the first definitive stance from a U.S. women’s player on a

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Wambach out of Flash opener with fractured orbital bone below left eye

Wambach out of Flash opener with fractured orbital bone below left eye

Jeff Kassouf April 13, 2014 38

Abby Wambach will miss the Western New York Flash’s season-opener vs. the Washington Spirit on Sunday due to a fractured orbital bone below her left eye. She suffered the injury in Thursday’s 3-0 USA

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