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USWNT beat China on Lone Lloyd Goal

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USWNT beat China on Lone Lloyd Goal

The USWNT beat China 1-0 in the quarterfinals, with Carli Lloyd’s lone goal sending the team to its seventh consecutive World Cup semifinal. They are the only women’s soccer team to reach all seven Women’s World Cup semifinals. Finally, the Americans gave the kind of performance befitting a team ranked number 2 in the world. […]

USWNT Squeaks By Colombia 2-0

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USWNT Squeaks By Colombia 2-0

The USWNT beat Colombia 2-0, but that is about the best that can be said about the match. In the first half, a swarm of yellow Colombian jerseys surrounded the Americans every time they touched the ball. The team was unable to play its way out from under all of this pressure and did not […]

Women’s World Cup: USWNT Top Nigeria on Wambach Goal

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Women’s World Cup: USWNT Top Nigeria on Wambach Goal

Abby Wambach scored; the USWNT won. If that sounds familiar, it should. Wambach now has 183 international goals, and her lone goal tonight was enough to lift the USWNT to victory, securing the top finish in Group D. It was also her 12th Women’s World Cup goal as the USWNT hung on to win Group […]

Women’s World Cup: USWNT v. Sweden Preview

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Women’s World Cup: USWNT v. Sweden Preview

The U.S. Women’s National Team will face off against Sweden Friday night in its second game of Group D play, and the match has all the makings of a marquee game. In the 2011 World Cup, the USWNT lost 2-1 to Sweden in their second group game, but the history between the two teams does […]

USWNT beat Australia 3-1 in Women’s World Cup Opener

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USWNT beat Australia 3-1 in Women’s World Cup Opener

The first half wasn’t great and the second half wasn’t always pretty, but the USWNT pulled off a win against Australia to start their World Cup campaign on the right note in a 3-1 victory. Midfielder Megan Rapinoe opened the scoring in the 12th minute when her shot from outside the 18 deflected off a Australia’s […]

Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

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Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

The four year wait is over and the 2015 Women’s World Cup has officially begun. The United States Women’s National Team will look to win their first Women’s World Cup trophy in sixteen years after losing the 2011 final to Japan on penalty kicks. The team will open their 2015 World Cup run at 7:30 pm […]

Jill Ellis Named US Women’s National Team Head Coach

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Jill Ellis Named US Women’s National Team Head Coach

On Friday Jill Ellis was named the new Head Coach of the US Women’s National Team. Ellis had been the interim coach of the USWNT since Tom Sermanni was fired in early April. This was the second time Ellis had been named interim coach of the team. The first time was in late 2012 with the departure of Pia Sundhage […]