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Players end legal battle against artificial turf at WC

Players end legal battle against artificial turf at WC

Jeff Kassouf January 21, 2015 38

The fight against artificial turf at the 2015 Women’s World Cup is officially over. Players have ended their legal challenge against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association, The Equalizer can confirm. A group of international

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FIFA hopeful wants co-men’s, women’s World Cups

FIFA hopeful wants co-men’s, women’s World Cups

Jeff Kassouf January 20, 2015 74

FIFA presidential hopeful David Ginola says he wants the men’s and women’s World Cups to run back-to-back in the same country as a way to create “one global spectacular.” This is seriously an idea being brought

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Report: Vancouver’s BC Place to get new turf in May

Report: Vancouver’s BC Place to get new turf in May

Jeff Kassouf January 18, 2015 53

BC Place in Vancouver, the site of the 2015 Women’s World Cup final, will reportedly get new artificial turf in May, according to the Province in Vancouver. The World Cup final will be played

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Canada avoids Netherlands, NZ at Cyprus Cup

Canada avoids Netherlands, NZ at Cyprus Cup

Jeff Kassouf January 18, 2015 9

Canada coach John Herdman got his wish, avoiding World Cup group opponents New Zealand and the Netherlands in group play at the Cyprus Cup in March. Canada will play in Group B alongside Scotland,

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FIFA official: Women’s World Cup on turf, case closed

FIFA official: Women’s World Cup on turf, case closed

Jeff Kassouf January 16, 2015 35

PHILADELPHIA — FIFA Director of Women’s Competitions Tatjana Haenni says the 2015 Women’s World Cup will be played on turf. Haenni acknowledged the ongoing legal case brought against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association

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Canada tops Mexico, Sweden rallies past Norway

Canada tops Mexico, Sweden rallies past Norway

The Equalizer Staff January 13, 2015 19

Canada defeated Mexico 2-1 on Tuesday at the Four Nations Tournament in China behind goals from Adriana Leon and Christine Sinclair. Canada is unbeaten at the the tournament after a 2-1 win over South Korea

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Costa Rica tabs assistant Valverde as new coach

Costa Rica tabs assistant Valverde as new coach

The Equalizer Staff January 13, 2015 8

Left with no coach just five months before the World Cup after Carlos Avedissian jetted for Puerto Rico, Costa Rica decided to hire from within and promote Amelia Valverde to coach. Valverde will guide

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Dagný Brynjarsdóttir set for Bayern Munich deal

Dagný Brynjarsdóttir set for Bayern Munich deal

The Equalizer Staff January 12, 2015 30

Dagný Brynjarsdóttir looks set to sign with Bayern Munich according to an Icelandic report. The news is consistent with what U.S. sources say as well. Bayern Munich had no comment when reached on Monday.

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Keßler named FIFA Women’s World Player of Year

Keßler named FIFA Women’s World Player of Year

Jeff Kassouf January 12, 2015 200

Nadine Keßler won the 2014 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award on Monday in Zurich. She beat Brazil’s Marta and the United States’ Abby Wambach to win the award for the first

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Kassouf: My vote for FIFA Women’s Player of Year

Kassouf: My vote for FIFA Women’s Player of Year

Jeff Kassouf January 12, 2015 50

Stop the presses! The FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award was handed out with little controversy on Monday as Germany and VfL Wolfsburg midfielder Nadine Keßler beat Marta and Abby Wambach to

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