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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 16

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 337

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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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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Press’ hat trick lifts USWNT to 8-1 win over Romania

Press’ hat trick lifts USWNT to 8-1 win over Romania

The Equalizer Staff November 10, 2016 533

Christen Press scored a first-half hat trick as the United States women’s national team defeated Romania, 8-1 on Saturday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. Press opened the scoring in the 8th minute

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Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Veterans return to USWNT; Edmonds gets first call-up

Jeff Kassouf October 27, 2016 677

Veterans Julie Johnston, Meghan Klingenberg, Ali Krieger, Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan return to the United States women’s national team for a pair of friendlies in November against Romania. U.S. coach Jill Ellis named her

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Draw with Pride eliminates Sky Blue FC

Draw with Pride eliminates Sky Blue FC

The Equalizer Staff September 7, 2016 9

Sky Blue FC and Orlando Pride both ended losing streaks with a 1-1 draw but the result combined with the Flash earning a point in Boston extinguished Sky Blue’s playoff chances. The upstart New

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Ohai takes goal scoring lead; Dash beat Pride

Ohai takes goal scoring lead; Dash beat Pride

The Equalizer Staff September 3, 2016 383

Kealia Ohai shot into the lead in the golden boot race with her second brace of the week to lead the Houston Dash to a 4-2 victory over the Orlando Pride on Saturday night.

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USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

USWNT-Sweden Preview: In current form, shouldn’t be contest

Ray Curren August 11, 2016 388

The mere name Sweden brings with it a type of respect in women’s soccer that other quarterfinal opponents like China (even with the 1999 World Cup final) don’t quite have at the moment. Sweden

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USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

USWNT Things Learned: Defense key to recent American dominance

Ray Curren August 7, 2016 67

Someday France is going to beat the United States at a major tournament. But Saturday was not that day. If they meet again this summer it will be in the gold medal match, which

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Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Day 2 Olympic preview: How much does USWNT-France clash matter?

Ray Curren August 6, 2016 344

The Opening Ceremonies of Rio 2016 finished up Friday night and by Saturday afternoon, we’ll have a pretty good idea who is headed to the knockout stage of the women’s soccer competition. Barring something

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