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US Soccer reveals Player of the Year nominees

US Soccer reveals Player of the Year nominees

The Equalizer Staff December 5, 2016 339

FIFA World Player of the Year finalist Carli Lloyd was among five nominees named Monday by U.S. Soccer for the Female Player of the Year award. Lloyd has already won the award twice including

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Alex Morgan in France, could ink deal with Lyon

Alex Morgan in France, could ink deal with Lyon

Dan Lauletta December 3, 2016 338

Multiple media reports have placed Alex Morgan in Lyon, France this week admid speculation she could soon sign to play for the French power. French news outlet PiedsCarres was the first to report that

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USA off podium at U-20s; North Korea win

USA off podium at U-20s; North Korea win

The Equalizer Staff December 3, 2016 63

Mami Ueno connected in the 87th minute to secure third place at the U-20 World Cup for Japan and knock the United States off the podium, 1-0. Combined with the U-17 side being knocked

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Lloyd, Ellis named finalists for FIFA year end awards

Lloyd, Ellis named finalists for FIFA year end awards

The Equalizer Staff December 2, 2016 101

Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis remain in contention to repeat as The Best FIFA Women’s Player and Coach respectively after the sport’s global governing body announced the three finalists for each on Friday. Lloyd

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USWNT to discuss labor fight on 60 Minutes

USWNT to discuss labor fight on 60 Minutes

Dan Lauletta November 18, 2016 630

Four members of the United States national team sat down with Nora O’Donnell for an interview that will air as a segment on 60 Minutes this Sunday on CBS. Excerpted quotes from Carli Lloyd,

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Leroux returns to training weeks after giving birth

Leroux returns to training weeks after giving birth

The Equalizer Staff November 15, 2016 62

Sydney Leroux is back to training just weeks after giving birth to her first child. Leroux gave birth in early September to a baby boy, Cassius Cruz Dwyer. Leroux is married to Sporting KC

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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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USWNT beats Romania to finish 2016 unbeaten*

USWNT beats Romania to finish 2016 unbeaten*

The Equalizer Staff November 13, 2016 363

The United States women’s national team closed out its 2016 calendar year without a loss following a 5-0 victory over Romania on Sunday at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. That statement comes with

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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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Lyon remain dogged in pursuit of Alex Morgan

Lyon remain dogged in pursuit of Alex Morgan

Kieran Theivam November 10, 2016 119

Lyon owner Jean-Michel Aulas sparked rumors of a United States national team player heading to France next season once again Wednesday night after declaring on French television: “I can assure you that there will

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