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Abby Erceg retires from international competition

Abby Erceg retires from international competition

Allison Lee February 20, 2017 9

On Monday Abby Erceg announced her retirement from international soccer in a statement on her social media accounts. Although she did not go into specifics, the defender cited unfavorable circumstances within New Zealand Football

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Friday Roundup: DiDi Haracic earns pro contract with Spirit

Friday Roundup: DiDi Haracic earns pro contract with Spirit

The Equalizer Staff February 10, 2017 12

Also in today’s roundup, China lands two African stars, Reign set preseason schedule, New Zealand names Cyprus Cup roster and more The Washington Spirit have signed longtime reserve goalkeeper DiDi Haracic to a professional

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Breakers add Rosie White

Breakers add Rosie White

The Equalizer Staff November 9, 2016 63

The Breakers announced their second significant international signing of the off season on Wednesday, New Zealand striker Rosie White. The arrival of White in Boston will reunite her with head coach Matt Beard for

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France ousts New Zealand, sets date with Canada

France ousts New Zealand, sets date with Canada

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 3

Louisa Cadamuro (nee Necib) scored twice after Eugenie Le Sommer came off the bench to spark France to a 3-0 victory over New Zealand that officially booked a place in the quarterfinals and a

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Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Olympic Day 3 Preview: Will Rapinoe play?

Jennifer Gordon August 9, 2016 494

One last round of games remain before four teams pack their bags and depart Brazil empty-handed. Here’s a quick look at today’s games and some of the storylines to follow. Group E In Group

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Every possible Olympic quarterfinal scenario

Every possible Olympic quarterfinal scenario

Dan Lauletta August 9, 2016 14

Tuesday will mark the end of the line for four of the 12 Olympic teams while the other eight will be placed into the quarterfinal bracket where they will be two wins away from

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Erceg gets red overturned, will play vs France

Erceg gets red overturned, will play vs France

The Equalizer Staff August 8, 2016 5

New Zealand’s Abby Erceg will be available for the Football Ferns group finale against France on Tuesday after the FIFA Disciplinary Committee overturned a straight red card shown to the captain late in Saturday’s

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New Zealand holds off Colombia; Erceg sees red

New Zealand holds off Colombia; Erceg sees red

The Equalizer Staff August 6, 2016 6

Amber Hearn’s goal in the 31st minute held up to lift New Zealand to a 1-0 win over Colombia on Saturday at the Belo Horizonte, but the loss of captain Abby Erceg could prove

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A look back at the Olympic openers

A look back at the Olympic openers

Jennifer Gordon August 4, 2016 29

Match Day 1 of the Olympic soccer tournament is in the books. Here is a quick look back. Group E Before kickoff yesterday, perhaps the biggest question in Group E was how hosts Brazil

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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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