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Friday Roundup: US Soccer names U-20, U-17 head coaches

Friday Roundup: US Soccer names U-20, U-17 head coaches

The Equalizer Staff April 7, 2017 36

Also in today’s roundup the Dash finish preseason on a high note, the Courage add three to their coaching staff, and Lisa De VAnna signs with an Australian semipro team U.S. Soccer has made

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USWNT to play in Sweden, Norway

USWNT to play in Sweden, Norway

The Equalizer Staff April 7, 2017 18

U.S. Soccer officially announced matches away to Sweden and Norway in June, part of head coach Jill Ellis’s desire to play tougher opponents in 2017. Norway had previously announced the match in Sandefjord, which

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Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2017 37

Also in today’s roundup, Ireland WNT and FAI reach agreement, Canada defeat Sweden in friendly, Pride waives Sarah Hagen, Breakers announce new layout for Jordan Field and Courage launches Development Academy. The Portland Thorns

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Wednesday Roundup: HAO debuts for Arsenal in first preseason match

Wednesday Roundup: HAO debuts for Arsenal in first preseason match

The Equalizer Staff February 1, 2017 32

Also in today’s roundup, Julie Foudy set to launch new leadership series with espnW, Amy Rodriguez is dedicated to a strong NWSL return and Sofia Jakobsson is sidelined for 2017 with an ACL tear

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Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Lauletta: Takeaways from the Rio 2016 Olympics

Dan Lauletta August 19, 2016 1,205

Germany’s 2-1 victory over Sweden on Friday at the Maracana put an end to the 2016 Olympic tournament and sent global women’s soccer into a 34-month down period before the World Cup in France

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Germany tops Sweden to win first Olympic gold medal

Germany tops Sweden to win first Olympic gold medal

The Equalizer Staff August 19, 2016 192

Dzsenifer Marozsan played a role in each of her team’s goals as Germany defeated Sweden, 2-1 on Friday at the Maracana Stadium to win the gold medal in the Rio 2016 Olympics women’s soccer

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Germany looking to send Neid out on high note

Germany looking to send Neid out on high note

Kieran Theivam August 19, 2016 7

At around 7 p.m. EDT on Friday evening, Silvia Neid will be leaving the field as Germany head coach for the last time, with a proverbial medal around her neck (coaches do not receive

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Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Gold Medal preview: Germany, Sweden to battle it out

Jennifer Gordon August 19, 2016 9

THE MATCHUP:  Germany and, much to many soccer fans chagrin, Sweden, will face off  Friday in the gold medal match at the legendary Maracana Stadium in Rio. For the first time in Olympic history

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Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

Rapinoe ‘really disappointed’ by Solo’s ‘cowards’ comment

The Equalizer Staff August 18, 2016 185

A week after Hope Solo called Sweden “cowards” for its style of play, Megan Rapinoe, says she was “really disappointed” with the reaction that failed to “graciously” handle United States’ Olympic exit. Solo drew international headlines

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Theivam: Like them or not, Sweden must be respected

Theivam: Like them or not, Sweden must be respected

Kieran Theivam August 18, 2016 78

Cast your mind back to the end of the group stage at this Olympic women’s football tournament. Sweden, the pantomime villain at this year’s games, tiptoed into the knockout stages after unconvincing performances against

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