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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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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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Wambach, players propose WC final, semis on grass

Wambach, players propose WC final, semis on grass

Jeff Kassouf January 12, 2015 59

Abby Wambach on Monday presented FIFA with a compromise regarding artificial turf at the 2015 Women’s World Cup, asking for the semifinals, third-place match and final to be played on natural grass. All earlier matches

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US POY: Holiday, Leroux, Lloyd, Press, Wambach?

US POY: Holiday, Leroux, Lloyd, Press, Wambach?

The Equalizer Staff December 3, 2014 97

The winner will be announced during Saturday’s broadcast of the World Cup draw on Fox Sports

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Valcke to meet with players, coaches at WC draw

Valcke to meet with players, coaches at WC draw

Jeff Kassouf December 1, 2014 10

Secretary general of FIFA Jerome Valcke will speak with players and coaches at Saturday’s World Cup draw in Ottawa, Canada, regarding the controversial use of turf at next year’s tournament in Canada. Such a

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Keßler, Marta, Wambach FIFA Player of Year finalists

Keßler, Marta, Wambach FIFA Player of Year finalists

Jeff Kassouf December 1, 2014 121

Nadine Keßler, Marta and Abby Wambach are finalists for the 2014 FIFA Women’s Player of the Year. The winner will be revealed on Jan. 12 at the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich. The

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PHOTOS: USWNT wins CONCACAF in style

PHOTOS: USWNT wins CONCACAF in style

The Equalizer Staff October 28, 2014 0

The United States women clinched their seventh CONCACAF title on Sunday, the same day that Mexico earned a World Cup berth and Costa Rica celebrated second place and a historic qualification from two days

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Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Life after CONCACAF: Major tests still await USWNT on road to World Cup

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 27

PHILADELPHIA – There was a candid moment on Sunday evening at PPL Park on the banks of the Delaware River, just before the United States women’s national team lifted their trophy for winning the

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Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Wambach lifts USWNT to 7th CONCACAF crown

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2014 188

PHILADELPHIA – Abby Wambach is the world’s all-time leading goal-scorer. She owns two Olympic gold medals and a FIFA World Player of the Year trophy. But as she is so often reminded, she’s never

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