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Thursday roundup: US Soccer names Hickey as Director of Girls’ Development Academy

Thursday roundup: US Soccer names Hickey as Director of Girls’ Development Academy

The Equalizer Staff February 16, 2017 13

Also in today’s roundup, the Pride re-sign four players, Dagny Brynjarsdottir named to Iceland’s Algarve roster, FIFA dismisses Tatjana Haenni and Liverpool Ladies re-sign Murray U.S. Soccer announced its hiring of Miriam Hickey as the

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Carli Lloyd repeats as FIFA World Player of the Year

Carli Lloyd repeats as FIFA World Player of the Year

The Equalizer Staff January 9, 2017 368

United States and Houston Dash midfielder Carli Lloyd was named the 2016 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year on Monday at the Best FIFA Football Awards Gala in Zurich, Switzerland. Lloyd wins this

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FIFA appoints first female secretary general

FIFA appoints first female secretary general

The Equalizer Staff May 13, 2016 56

Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura of Senegal is FIFA’s new secretary general, the first woman to hold the position. She was appointed to the position by the FIFA Council on Friday. Samoura succeeds former secretary

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Infantino new FIFA president; reforms passed

Infantino new FIFA president; reforms passed

The Equalizer Staff February 26, 2016 16

Gianni Infantino is the new president of FIFA after his surprise election to the post on Friday in Zurich, Switzerland. The 45-year-old Italian lawyer takes over office until 2019, becoming president following the ban

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Sepp Blatter, others, issued 90 day suspensions

Sepp Blatter, others, issued 90 day suspensions

The Equalizer Staff October 8, 2015 15

FIFA’s ethics committee has suspended president Sepp Blatter for 90 days. Also suspended were vice-president Michel Platini and secretary general Jerome Valcke. Former FIFA vice-president Chung Moon-joon was banned for six years. Platini is

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