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Ellis talks Heath, Press, Williams, Sullivan and more

Ellis talks Heath, Press, Williams, Sullivan and more

John D Halloran October 27, 2016 205

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. — The United States women’s national team defeated 15th-ranked Switzerland 5-1 on Sunday in the second of two friendly wins against the European side in the past week. The victory in Minneapolis

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Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Dan Lauletta October 20, 2016 210

Preparation for the 2019 World Cup is officially underway. Jill Ellis called 11 uncapped players into camp ahead of friendlies against Switzerland, five of whom saw the field in Wednesday’s 4-0 victory at Rio

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Ellis discusses Solo, Engen, new USWNT call-ups

Ellis discusses Solo, Engen, new USWNT call-ups

The Equalizer Staff October 14, 2016 232

U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis spoke with media at halftime of Sunday’s NWSL Championship, which the Western New York Flash won in a penalty kick-shootout over the Washington Spirit. Ellis spoke about

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Bush: Examining Jill Ellis’s 11 fresh USWNT call-ups

Bush: Examining Jill Ellis’s 11 fresh USWNT call-ups

Chelsey Bush October 8, 2016 127

Following up on her comments since Rio regarding her future plans for the national team, Jill Ellis called up a 24-person roster for the team’s upcoming fixtures against Switzerland. Included in this group were

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Engen told she is not in USWNT future plans

Engen told she is not in USWNT future plans

Dan Lauletta October 2, 2016 329

In a Sunday afternoon Twitter post, Whitney Engen announced that she has been told by U.S. coach Jill Ellis that she is not in the team’s plans going forward. A letter to our fans:

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Ellis: Solo’s ban result of ‘sum’ of off-field distractions

Ellis: Solo’s ban result of ‘sum’ of off-field distractions

The Equalizer Staff September 6, 2016 195

U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis spoke publicly for the first time on the suspension of goalkeeper Hope Solo, saying Solo’s continued misdoings forced U.S. Soccer to take action. “Over time, there’s been off-the-field

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USWNT: Three questions after Olympic disappointment

USWNT: Three questions after Olympic disappointment

Jennifer Gordon August 15, 2016 381

Now a full weekend has gone by since the United States’ shocking exit from the Olympics in the quarterfinals against Sweden. In truth, the loss shouldn’t be so shocking as the cracks in the

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Five reasons the Olympics are over for USWNT

Five reasons the Olympics are over for USWNT

Dan Lauletta August 13, 2016 575

The United States women’s national team failed to make the semifinals of a major tournament for the first time ever – in 13 tries – on Friday, losing to Sweden, 4-3 on penalty kicks

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USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

USWNT Things Learned: Lots of mistakes, but hard to win them all

Ray Curren August 12, 2016 635

History may have a knack of repeating itself, even if the permutations may not end up being exact replicas of each other in the end. Friday’s Olympic quarterfinal wasn’t the first time the U.S.

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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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