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Gordon: Three things from Friday’s College Cup semis

Gordon: Three things from Friday’s College Cup semis

Jennifer Gordon December 3, 2016 7

SAN JOSE, CA. — Here are three things we learned from Friday’s College Cup semifinals. Depth Key Factor for Both Semifinal Winners When evaluating why USC and West Virginia won their respective semifinal matches,

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Transfers help catapult USC to College Cup

Transfers help catapult USC to College Cup

Jennifer Gordon December 2, 2016 2

SAN JOSE, CA. — On national signing day, a lot of the young women formalizing their college commitments dream about winning a national title with their respective schools. For six members of the University

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Fishlock’s brace lifts unbeaten City in Melbourne derby

Fishlock’s brace lifts unbeaten City in Melbourne derby

Tim Grainey November 28, 2016 7

Melbourne City won the first edition of the Melbourne derby this season on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Melbourne Victory as Jess Fishlock scored twice. Sydney FC won at home over Adelaide 2-0 to remain tied with

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The Lowdown: XI things to be thankful for, NWSL style

The Lowdown: XI things to be thankful for, NWSL style

Dan Lauletta November 22, 2016 28

The Lowdown is back! And with Thursday being Thanksgiving it’s time for the list of XI things to be thankful for in NWSL. I did this last year and some of the items are

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W-League Week 2: Melbourne City stays unbeaten

W-League Week 2: Melbourne City stays unbeaten

Tim Grainey November 15, 2016 12

Melbourne City maintained its 100 percent record in the 2016/17 season with a 2-1 win over Canberra United in the capital city side’s home opener on Saturday, in front of a crowd of 2,595.

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What we learned from USWNT final match of 2016

What we learned from USWNT final match of 2016

Chelsey Bush November 14, 2016 378

The USWNT wrapped up 2016 with a 5-0 win over Romania on Sunday night to maintain their (technically) unbeaten year. It wasn’t the prettiest of games, nor the most exciting, but in the end,

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Defensive experiments still a work in progress for USWNT

Defensive experiments still a work in progress for USWNT

Chelsey Bush November 11, 2016 88

In its penultimate game of the year, the United States women’s national team defeated Romania, 8-1 in the first-ever meeting between the two teams. With coach Jill Ellis using these lopsided games (Romania is

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Americans abroad: 2016-17 Westfield W-League preview

Americans abroad: 2016-17 Westfield W-League preview

Tim Grainey November 3, 2016 28

Australia’s Westfield W-League begins its ninth season this weekend, with the same nine teams as last season. As in the NWSL, the top four teams make the playoffs, with the two semifinal winners advancing

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Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Dan Lauletta October 20, 2016 210

Preparation for the 2019 World Cup is officially underway. Jill Ellis called 11 uncapped players into camp ahead of friendlies against Switzerland, five of whom saw the field in Wednesday’s 4-0 victory at Rio

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New-look USWNT set for pair of games vs. Swiss

New-look USWNT set for pair of games vs. Swiss

The Equalizer Staff October 18, 2016 103

The United States women’s national team truly enters the beginning of a new era on Wednesday against Switzerland (9 p.m. ET, ESPN2). U.S. head coach Jill Ellis called up 11 uncapped players for this

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