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Williams tears ACL, Flash lose second GK of season

Williams tears ACL, Flash lose second GK of season

Jeff Kassouf July 15, 2014 10

Western New York Flash goalkeeper Lydia Williams is out for the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and meniscal tear in her left knee, the team’s second lost goalkeeper of the season

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Japan top Australia to win Asian Cup; Costa Rica, Guatemala advance in World Cup qualifying

Japan top Australia to win Asian Cup; Costa Rica, Guatemala advance in World Cup qualifying

The Equalizer Staff May 25, 2014 6

Japan defeated Australia 1-0 on Sunday in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, to win the 2014 AFC Women’s Asian Cup title. Azusa Iwashimizu scored the game’s only goal off a corner kick in the 28th

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Australia, ’11 champs Japan qualify for World Cup

Australia, ’11 champs Japan qualify for World Cup

Jeff Kassouf May 18, 2014 16

Australia and defending champions Japan have qualified for the 2015 Women’s World Cup with victories on Sunday at the Asian Cup. Australia defeated valiant hosts Vietnam 2-0, while Japan thrashed Jordan 7-0 to book

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Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 267

Football Federation Australia announced on Thursday that Hesterine de Reus has been fired as coach of the women’s national team and Sydney FC coach Alen Stajcic will take over on an interim basis. Stajcic

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Canada, France prevail on Cyprus Cup Day 2

Canada, France prevail on Cyprus Cup Day 2

The Equalizer Staff March 7, 2014 4

Canada improved to 2-0 at the 2014 Cyprus Cup on Friday, defeating Italy 3-1 behind goals from Diana Matheson, Adriana Leon and Kaylyn Kyle. Matheson opened the scoring in the 34th minute and Leon

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Kyah Simon out a year with torn right ACL

Kyah Simon out a year with torn right ACL

Jeff Kassouf October 22, 2013 7

Australia forward Kyah Simon is out a for a year after tearing her right ACL in Sunday’s 4-0 loss to the United States. Simon stepped on the field in the 76th minute and lasted

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Good shape, momentary lapses for young US defense in win over Australia

Good shape, momentary lapses for young US defense in win over Australia

Jeff Kassouf October 21, 2013 42

Lisa De Vanna thrice worked her way into a one-on-one position against U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo in the opening half hour on Sunday. Solo did what she usually does — made big saves —

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Sunday a chance to continue building, Sermanni says

Sunday a chance to continue building, Sermanni says

Jeff Kassouf October 19, 2013 39

Sunday brings another friendly for the United States women’s national team, the first of four in three weeks. June 2015 – when the World Cup begins – is over 18 months away, far enough

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The Lowdown: Australian rules (NWSL) football

The Lowdown: Australian rules (NWSL) football

Dan Lauletta May 7, 2013 3

There was an intriguing battle last Wednesday at Sahlen’s Stadium that took place within the confines of the Western New York Flash’s 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC. It wasn’t just that Samantha Kerr

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