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Draw sends China through, crushes New Zealand

Draw sends China through, crushes New Zealand

Dan Lauletta June 15, 2015 41

New Zealand’s first two goals of the World Cup were not enough to secure the victory they needed in a crushing 2-2 draw against China in Winnipeg.  The result puts China into the Round

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Women’s World Cup — Day 10 Preview

Women’s World Cup — Day 10 Preview

Dan Lauletta June 15, 2015 31

The final group matches of the 2015 Women’s World Cup will span the next three days beginning with Group A and B matches on Monday.  For this round of matches, the groups have split

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Canada’s sights set on finishing atop Group A

Canada’s sights set on finishing atop Group A

Harjeet Johal June 15, 2015 3

MONTREAL — Canada and the Netherlands will close out Group A competition on Monday night at Olympic Stadium as both teams are in need of some desperate goal scoring and 3 points. The pressure is squarely on

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Advancement scenarios for final group matches

Advancement scenarios for final group matches

Dan Lauletta June 14, 2015 25

Two matches down and one to go in group play at the 2015 Women’s World Cup and there is still so much we don’t know about how the knockout brackets will look.  The only

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Three things learned: Canada draws New Zealand

Three things learned: Canada draws New Zealand

Harjeet Johal June 12, 2015 0

EDMONTON, Alberta — Canada played New Zealand to an underwhelming, scoreless draw on Thursday at Commonwealth Stadium. Here are three things we learned: Canada can’t score in open play, off a set piece, via

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Canada comes up empty, draws New Zealand

Canada comes up empty, draws New Zealand

Harjeet Johal June 11, 2015 34

EDMONTON, Alberta – Canada and New Zealand played a fast-paced match but ended in a 0-0 draw on a slick surface at Commonwealth Stadium on Thursday. The match had to be halted four minutes

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Women’s World Cup — what we learned on Day 6

Women’s World Cup — what we learned on Day 6

The Equalizer Staff June 11, 2015 15

When I began coaching girls soccer more than a decade ago, one of the first books I grabbed on the subject was “Even Pellerud on Coaching and Leadership in Women’s Soccer”. Pellerud had coached

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Women’s World Cup — Day 6 Preview

Women’s World Cup — Day 6 Preview

Dan Lauletta June 11, 2015 10

Following a day off Wednesday the World Cup resumes with four games on Thursday.  It is round two of three for the group stage and several teams enter the day with a chance to

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Herdman on New Zealand: ‘We’re a better team’

Herdman on New Zealand: ‘We’re a better team’

Harjeet Johal June 10, 2015 20

EDMONTON, Alberta – Canada coach John Herdman may as well have taken out advertising space in the local newspaper to provide his next opponent some bulletin board material. Herdman didn’t pull any punches when

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Stock up, stock down: World Cup through Round 1

Stock up, stock down: World Cup through Round 1

Ray Curren June 10, 2015 33

We’ve now seen everyone once at the World Cup. We should be clear that one game does not a World Cup make, especially when 16 of the 24 teams will advance to the knockout

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