Monthly Archives: September 2011

USWNT: Pia Sundhage’s Lineup Creates Familiar Problems

September 23, 2011
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Bringing four fresh faces into the lineup, Pia Sundhage’s USWNT cruised to a fairly comfortable 3-0 final scoreline. While the backline once again stole the show, looking solid once again, the front four in the new look 4-2-3-1 took over 60 minutes to break down the Canadian defense and struggled to get into a...

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USWNT: Pia Sundhage’s Lineup Creates Disjointed Effort

September 18, 2011
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My latest article at www.bleacherreport.com http://bleacherreport.com/articles/854372-us-womens-national-team-pia-sundhages-lineup-creates-disjointed-effort John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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USWNT: The Best 11 American Women Players of All-Time

September 17, 2011
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My article: The Best 11 American Women Players of All-Time at bleacherreport.com John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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USMNT: Frustrating Game against Belgium Leaves U.S. with More Questions than Answers

September 7, 2011
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Deploying a 4-3-3 again, the Jurgen Klinsmann led U.S. national team once again controlled play early, looked solid in possession, and lost. Similar to the Costa Rica game played late last week, the United States looked good for the 1st 30 minutes as they knocked the ball around, found space and worked out of...

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USMNT: Four Thoughts from U.S.-Costa Rica

September 3, 2011
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Timothy Chandler was the worst player on the field for the United States. Having shown well in last year’s March friendlies and convincing many Americans he would be the eventual replacement for grizzled veteran Steve Cherundolo, Chandler was a combination of disasters last night. He repeatedly showed slow decision making, had poor service from...

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