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U.S. slams Colombia on chilly night in Hartford

U.S. slams Colombia on chilly night in Hartford

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2016 948

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — The United States scored four quick goals in the first half on the way to routing Colombia, 7-0 on an unseasonably cold night at Pratt & Whitney Stadium. Allie Long

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WATCH:  Allie Long connects on first international goal

WATCH: Allie Long connects on first international goal

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2016 20

Allie Long got the start for the United States on Wednesday against Colombia for her fifth international cap. She scored her first international goal on a header thanks to a cross from her new

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Ellis names U.S. squad for Colombia matches

Ellis names U.S. squad for Colombia matches

The Equalizer Staff March 22, 2016 526

United States coach Jill Ellis has called in 23 players ahead of two friendly matches next month against Colombia. She will dress 18 for each match. New faces include Allie Long, who has not

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The Lowdown: 12 NWSL players Ellis should call up

The Lowdown: 12 NWSL players Ellis should call up

Dan Lauletta November 11, 2015 377

Last month, United States women’s national team head coach Jill Ellis appeased many national team fans by calling a cadre of inexperienced players in for a two-game victory tour stretch against Brazil.  Three of

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Long’s brace lifts Thorns past Red Stars in Portland

Long’s brace lifts Thorns past Red Stars in Portland

Jeff Kassouf August 9, 2015 461

Allie Long scored twice on Sunday at Providence Park to lift Portland Thorns FC to a huge, 2-1 victory over the Chicago Red Stars. Long scored once in each half — giving her nine

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Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 18

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Christine Sinclair had a goal and an assist to lift the Thorns over the Flash, 2-0 on Wednesday night at Sahlen’s Stadium. The result also lifted the Thorns over the Flash

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The Lowdown: The anatomy of a goalkeeper’s goal

The Lowdown: The anatomy of a goalkeeper’s goal

Dan Lauletta June 24, 2015 52

Ever since Michelle Betos can remember, she has wanted to be a goalkeeper. It has never been in her soccer fantasies to score a goal. And if you think her diving header to score

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Long, Shim lead another rally as Thorns draw Spirit

Long, Shim lead another rally as Thorns draw Spirit

The Equalizer Staff May 9, 2015 61

For the second straight game, Portland Thorns FC fought back from an early two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw. Mana Shim led the comeback with a goal and an assist for the Thorns

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Long lifts Thorns past Flash, to second straight win

Long lifts Thorns past Flash, to second straight win

The Equalizer Staff April 18, 2015 47

Allie Long’s third goal of the season held up as the game-winner for Portland Thorns FC against the Western New York Flash on Saturday in front of 13,148 fans at Providence Park in Portland.

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Riley lauds Thorns’ midfield after dominant victory

Riley lauds Thorns’ midfield after dominant victory

Jeff Kassouf April 12, 2015 15

Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley sang praises of his midfielders following his team’s 4-1 season-opening victory over the Boston Breakers on Saturday. All four Portland goals were scored by midfielders — of which

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