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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Megan Rapinoe takes a knee

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Megan Rapinoe takes a knee

John D Halloran December 31, 2016 39

When the Seattle Reign traveled to Chicago in early September to take on the Red Stars, no one would have expected the main story to be one that occurred before the contest even kicked

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XI WoSo Moment of 2016: USWNT makes earliest exit in world tournament

XI WoSo Moment of 2016: USWNT makes earliest exit in world tournament

Allison Lee December 30, 2016 130

After the United States women’s national team’s stunning run to become the 2015 World Cup champions, many fans around the world thought the USWNT was poised to be the first team to win a

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Solo makes history, then gets fired

Jeff Kassouf December 29, 2016 19

There is nothing simple about Hope Solo’s legacy. She is one of the United States women’s national team’s best players in history, and she is also its most infamous – the latter title not

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Thorns, Flash Deliver Memorable Semifinal

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Thorns, Flash Deliver Memorable Semifinal

Chelsey Bush December 28, 2016 4

The 2016 NWSL playoffs started in fine fashion on a slightly rainy night in Maryland as the Washington Spirit faced off against the Chicago Red Stars. With two yellow cards, a late equalizer, a

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Love wins after Pulse shooting

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Love wins after Pulse shooting

KP Palmer December 27, 2016 13

There are many reasons we love soccer: the perfect first touch to settle the ball, the absurd athleticism that taps a shot over the cross-bar, the trade off of a goal celebration for a

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Germany grabs elusive Olympic gold

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Germany grabs elusive Olympic gold

Kieran Theivam December 26, 2016 55

When Germany overcame Sweden in the Rio Olympics Gold Medal Match, it was as much a victory for departing Head Coach, Silvia Neid, as it was for the nation and its fans. You could

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

Allison Lee December 22, 2016 61

In January U.S. Soccer announced that the U.S. women’s national team would be hosting the inaugural SheBelieves Cup, an international tournament named after the #SheBelieves campaign created by members of the 2015 World Cup-winning

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: The Fiasco at Frontier

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: The Fiasco at Frontier

Dan Lauletta December 22, 2016 6

On July 9 the Western New York Flash, having been chased out of their regular home base for a night, took the show to Frontier Field. Normally the home of the Rochester Red Wings

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: College Soccer

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: College Soccer

Jennifer Gordon December 21, 2016 11

Two words quickly spring to mind when attempting to sum up the 2016 college soccer season: unfamiliar and unpredictable. From the U-20 Women’s World Cup taking a couple dozen of the top U.S. players

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

The Equalizer Staff December 20, 2016 5

One of the most exciting series of moments in 2016 happened leading up to the NWSL Championship and ended with the pair of U.S. national team games against Switzerland later in October. We are

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