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Week 10 preview:  Last call for USWNT players

Week 10 preview: Last call for USWNT players

Dan Lauletta June 24, 2016 34

This weekend is the final opportunity for NWSL fans to see their favorite United States national team players until after the Olympic break. Find who who is playing where and what the key matchups

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(Mid) Week 10 preview:  Amandine Henry to start?

(Mid) Week 10 preview: Amandine Henry to start?

Dan Lauletta June 22, 2016 58

For the first time this season, there is midweek action in NWSL and it will start with a bang. The Thorns will be trying to get half way to the finish line without a

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The Lowdown: ‘It’s over!’ Huerta breaks the Press hex

The Lowdown: ‘It’s over!’ Huerta breaks the Press hex

Dan Lauletta June 21, 2016 128

Rory Dames was addressing his team ahead of Saturday’s match against the Breakers when he turned his attention toward Sofia Huerta. The Red Stars head coach looked at his second-year forward and told her

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Week 9 Preview:  Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Week 9 Preview: Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Dan Lauletta June 17, 2016 89

The Spirit have sold out the SoccerPlex and are planning a tribute to the victims of last week’s night club shooting in Orlando before taking on the Pride for the first time ever. Once

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The Lowdown:  Vlatko Andonovski on FCKC transition

The Lowdown: Vlatko Andonovski on FCKC transition

Dan Lauletta June 15, 2016 53

Just about every time FC Kansas City has been and will be mentioned this season it comes with the addendum that they are two-time defending champions. And defending champions they are, if you look at

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Week 8 Preview:  Thorns, Red Stars to clash in Windy City

Week 8 Preview: Thorns, Red Stars to clash in Windy City

Dan Lauletta June 10, 2016 39

After a week without the U.S. internationals that included a rain out and a dark week for the FIFA window, NWSL is back in full swing for Week 8 with all 10 teams back

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The Lowdown:  Taking stock of NWSL at the FIFA break

The Lowdown: Taking stock of NWSL at the FIFA break

Dan Lauletta June 8, 2016 229

There was no NWSL over the weekend. The league went dark for the FIFA window that saw the United States play Japan twice in friendlies, Canada tangle with Brazil two times, and several other

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Five thoughts on Rampone’s decision to walk away

Five thoughts on Rampone’s decision to walk away

Dan Lauletta June 2, 2016 63

Last week, Christie Rampone sent shockwaves through the women’s soccer community when she pulled herself out of national team camp saying she was not fit for international soccer. The announcement did not include the

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The Lowdown:  When coaches take the honest approach

The Lowdown: When coaches take the honest approach

Dan Lauletta June 1, 2016 58

In 2001 I spoke to Ian Sawyers, then head coach of the Bay Area CyberRays about his club’s WUSA semifinal match against the New York Power. I inquired about the possibility of the match

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