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With so many options, finding the right women’s cleat requires work

With so many options, finding the right women’s cleat requires work

Jess Fainberg September 15, 2011 1

Five years from now, women’s specific soccer cleats could be a thing of the past. Let’s face it: Cleats have come a long way since the days of the original Puma Kings, the Nike

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DiCicco: Time for new stage of life

DiCicco: Time for new stage of life

Jeff Kassouf September 13, 2011 3

Often lost in the grind of professional sports is family, a far more important part of life. Even the fiercest of competitors have to make concessions to demanding professional lives. Tony DiCicco is no

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North Korea, South Africa book tickets to 2012 Olympics

North Korea, South Africa book tickets to 2012 Olympics

Jeff Kassouf September 12, 2011 2

North Korea qualified for the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday with a 5-0 victory over Thailand. DPR Korea joins world champion Japan as the two Olympic qualifiers out of the Asian Football Confederation. Needing

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Opinion: WPS Best XI

Opinion: WPS Best XI

Jeff Kassouf September 6, 2011 17

With no all-star game for the first time in WPS history, a Best XI team for the 2011 season is the next best equivalent. WPS released its Best XI squad as voted on by

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In WPS, change is the operative word

In WPS, change is the operative word

Jeff Kassouf September 2, 2011 7

Just six months before WPS kicked-off its inaugural season, FC Gold Pride replaced the Dallas as the league’s seventh team. The Bay Area team abruptly entered the league one year earlier than expected to

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Beat looking for forwards to complement Chalupny in 2012

Beat looking for forwards to complement Chalupny in 2012

Jeff Kassouf September 2, 2011 3

Atlanta Beat midfielder Lori Chalupny last played for the United States women’s national team on Oct. 29, 2009 in a 1-0 victory over Germany in Augsburg. She hasn’t donned the red, white and blue

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Canada hires Herdman as new coach

Canada hires Herdman as new coach

Jeff Kassouf September 2, 2011 0

The Canadian Soccer Association announced on Thursday that John Herdman will be the next head coach of the women’s national team. Herdman previously coached the New Zealand women’s national team to the 2007 and

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Eileraas resigns from WPS post

Eileraas resigns from WPS post

Jeff Kassouf August 31, 2011 0

WPS CEO Anne-Marie Eileraas is stepping down from her position as of Sept. 18. The league plans on hiring a new CEO sometime in September. The move comes after a season of highs (record

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WNY Flash tops Philly in penalties to take WPS crown

WNY Flash tops Philly in penalties to take WPS crown

Jeff Kassouf August 31, 2011 0

Christine Sinclair did not need convincing to join the Western New York Flash. On Saturday, one of the first players to commit to the 2011 WPS expansion team scored the most critical goal of

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Kai, Rodriguez lift Philly to second-straight final

Kai, Rodriguez lift Philly to second-straight final

Jeff Kassouf August 21, 2011 7

Tasha Kai and Amy Rodriguez both scored in the second half of Saturday’s WPS Super Semifinal at PPL Park to give the Philadelphia Independence a 2-0 victory over magicJack. Philadelphia now advances to Satuday’s

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