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U.S. wins Algarve Cup, Canada victorious in Cyprus Cup final

U.S. wins Algarve Cup, Canada victorious in Cyprus Cup final

Jeff Kassouf March 9, 2011 0

The United States won the Algarve Cup on Wednesday, defeating Iceland 4-2 in the final in Faro, Portugal.  Earlier in the day, Canada defeated the Netherlands 2-1 in extra time to win the Cyprus

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Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup close group play

Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup close group play

Jeff Kassouf March 7, 2011 0

Monday was the final day of group play in both the Algarve Cup and the Cyprus Cup.  CONCACAF is well represented in Wednesday’s finals, with the United States facing Iceland in the Algarve Cup

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Tarpley's long recovery beginning to pay off

Tarpley's long recovery beginning to pay off

Jeff Kassouf March 4, 2011 0

On Friday, the United States defeated Norway 2-0 in the Algarve Cup to secure a spot in Wednesday’s final with a game still remaining in group play.  Lindsay Tarpley scored the game-winning goal in

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Friday's Algarve Cup and Cyprus Cup results

Friday's Algarve Cup and Cyprus Cup results

Jeff Kassouf March 4, 2011 0

Friday was day two for Algarve Cup and Cyprus Cup group play. Iceland continues to surprise in the Algarve Cup. After defeating Sweden 2-1 on Wednesday, Iceland topped China by the same score on

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Wednesday Wrap: Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup and more

Wednesday Wrap: Algarve Cup, Cyprus Cup and more

Jeff Kassouf March 2, 2011 0

Both the Algarve Cup and the Cyprus Cup kicked off on Wednesday and both featured surprising results.  In Portugal, Iceland defeated Sweden, which is expected to be a contender at the 2011 Women’s World

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U.S. defeats Japan 2-1 in Algarve Cup opener

U.S. defeats Japan 2-1 in Algarve Cup opener

Jeff Kassouf March 2, 2011 0

The U.S. Women’s National Team opened the Algarve Cup on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over Japan. Two early goals were the difference for the U.S., which out-shot Japan 14-6. Amy Rodriguez opened the

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U.S. women view Algarve Cup as building block

U.S. women view Algarve Cup as building block

Jeff Kassouf March 1, 2011 2

The Algarve Cup kicks off in Portugal on Wednesday with 12 teams in the annual major women’s spring competition.  Four of those teams are headed to the Women’s World Cup in Germany this summer. 

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Updated: Hope Solo talks shoulder rehab

Updated: Hope Solo talks shoulder rehab

Jeff Kassouf February 27, 2011 2

U.S. Soccer has released a video with Hope Solo talking about her shoulder rehab.  On Sept. 22, Solo underwent major shoulder surgery. She reveals in the video below that “my shoulder probably would have

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Shock draw between Arsenal, Leyton Orient highlights intimate stadium

Shock draw between Arsenal, Leyton Orient highlights intimate stadium

Jeff Kassouf February 20, 2011 0

Football League One side Leyton Orient shockingly drew 1-1 with Arsenal on Sunday in the FA Cup fifth round thanks to Jonathan Tehoue’s game-tying goal for Orient in the 88th minute.  It is another

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Wambach talks youth clinic, USWNT, WPS

Wambach talks youth clinic, USWNT, WPS

Jeff Kassouf February 19, 2011 1

On Monday, Abby Wambach stopped by the CNY Family Sports Centre in Syracuse, NY to host a free youth soccer clinic.  The clinic was sponsored by MVP Health Care, which has put on the

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