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Thursday Roundup: Julie Johnston to marry Zach Ertz, will use married name

Thursday Roundup: Julie Johnston to marry Zach Ertz, will use married name

The Equalizer Staff March 23, 2017 23

Also in today’s roundup, Brazil and Denmark name NWSL players to April friendly rosters The player affectionately known as JJ will be sporting new initials in 2017. When Julie Johnston returns to the Chicago

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Ellis names USWNT for matches against Russia

Ellis names USWNT for matches against Russia

Dan Lauletta March 23, 2017 312

United States coach Jill Ellis has named 24 women to go to camp ahead of April 6 (Frisco) and 9 (Houston) friendlies against Russia. Nineteen of the 24 players were part of the SheBelieves

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Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Dan Lauletta March 4, 2017 498

HARRISON, N.J. — The 2017 SheBelieves Cup is now two matches old with a third still to be played on Tuesday in Washington D.C. For the United States it has been an interesting two

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Lauletta: Thoughts from the end of the Red Stars season

Lauletta: Thoughts from the end of the Red Stars season

Dan Lauletta October 1, 2016 78

As the minutes ticked away, Friday night’s NWSL semifinal between the Spirit and Red Stars was turning into the sort of match that did not deserve a loser. It was not the crispest soccer

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NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

NWSL Semifinal: Spirit, Red Stars looking for first final

Chelsey Bush September 30, 2016 5

2016 NWSL Semifinal Chicago Red Stars (9-5-6) at Washington Spirit (12-5-3) Maryland SoccerPlex, 8pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: tied, 1-1-0 All-Time Series: Spirit lead, 6-3-1 For the second year in a row, Washington’s semifinal

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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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USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

USWNT things learned: Mostly status quo through Game 1

Ray Curren August 3, 2016 342

We’ve gotten to the point where we have to “nitpick” to find serious faults with the U.S. women’s soccer team. They are large favorites to win their fourth consecutive gold medal in Brazil, having

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Henry assists as unbeaten Thorns beat Chicago, go top

Henry assists as unbeaten Thorns beat Chicago, go top

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2016 332

Amandine Henry registered an assist in her first NWSL start to help Portland Thorns FC reach the midway point of the season undefeated with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Red Stars. Henry, in

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USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

Ray Curren June 6, 2016 891

It will be 59 days between the U.S. national team’s 2-0 win over Japan Sunday and its Olympic opener in Belo Horizonte, Brazil against New Zealand. That seems like a decent amount of time,

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Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

Morgan, Johnston lift U.S. past Japan in rematch

The Equalizer Staff June 5, 2016 507

Lightning didn’t strike twice on Sunday for the U.S. women’s national team after a bizarre 3-3 draw with Japan on Thursday, but once was enough to halt the rematch in the 76th minute. Julie

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