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2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

2011 World Cup still burns in Wambach’s memory

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2015 39

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Abby Wambach knows the date by heart: July 17, 2011. It’s the day that she came closest to but ultimately fell short of the one thing for which she most

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US, Japan meet in third successive major final

US, Japan meet in third successive major final

Jeff Kassouf July 1, 2015 227

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Japan and the United States will meet for the third straight time in a major women’s soccer championship final on Sunday to decide the winner of the 2015 FIFA Women’s

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Wambach gets warning, not ban, for ref criticism

Wambach gets warning, not ban, for ref criticism

Jeff Kassouf June 25, 2015 65

OTTAWA, Ontario — As it turns out, saying sorry can make a World Cup of a difference. United States forward Abby Wambach has been issued a warning by FIFA’s disciplinary committee for criticizing officiating,

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Wambach ready for full match if needed, Ellis says

Wambach ready for full match if needed, Ellis says

Jeff Kassouf June 25, 2015 79

OTTAWA – U.S. coach Jill Ellis says striker Abby Wambach is fit to start on Friday in the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal match against China. “I think she’d be ready to go for 90

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Abby Wambach apologizes for criticizing referee

Abby Wambach apologizes for criticizing referee

Jeff Kassouf June 23, 2015 57

OTTAWA, Ontario – Abby Wambach apologized on Tuesday for comments she made about referee Stephanie Frappart following the United States’ 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday in the Round of 16 at the Women’s

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US into quarters, but yet to reach full potential

US into quarters, but yet to reach full potential

Jeff Kassouf June 23, 2015 69

EDMONTON, Alberta – The exposition has been extensive. For the past six months, United States players said that they were looking to peak in June. There was the 3-2 loss to Brazil in December,

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US edges 10-player Colombia, advances to QFs

US edges 10-player Colombia, advances to QFs

Jeff Kassouf June 22, 2015 343

EDMONTON, Alberta – Catalina Perez said last week that facing the mighty United States was “a game I played in my head a thousand times,” but the 20-year-old never could have imagined her World

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US staying loose despite pressure of K.O. stage

US staying loose despite pressure of K.O. stage

Jeff Kassouf June 18, 2015 43

EDMONTON, Alberta – They are here, and that is what really matters. The United States national team held its first training session in Edmonton on Thursday ahead of Monday’s match against Colombia in the

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High stakes, high pressure: Wambach still delivers

High stakes, high pressure: Wambach still delivers

Jeff Kassouf June 17, 2015 64

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Turning back the clock paid dividends for the U.S. women’s national team on Tuesday. Abby Wambach scored the game’s only goal to lift the United States past Nigeria, 1-0. The victory ensured the

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Three things learned: US women defeat Nigeria

Three things learned: US women defeat Nigeria

Jeff Kassouf June 17, 2015 30

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Abby Wambach’s goal on Tuesday lifted the United States to a 1-0 win over Nigeria at BC Place, sending the U.S. through to the knockout stage as the first-place team

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