Monthly Archives: January 2012

USWNT Set to Face Mexico in Olympic Qualifier

January 23, 2012
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With a 13-0 destruction of Guatemala on Sunday evening, the United States ran its goal differential to +27 for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament following its 14-0 scoreline over the outmatched Dominican Republic. The match against Mexico is a rematch of the 2010 Gold Cup semifinals in which Mexico won an unexpected 2-1 victory...

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USMNT: Positives/Negatives in Victory over Venezuela

January 22, 2012
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After battling to a scoreless draw through 96 minutes of play, the U.S. finally broke through in the 97th minute as Ricardo Clark headed home and the U.S. earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Venezuela Saturday night. While many American fans may have struggled to find the game, as it was only televised on...

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USWNT steamrolls Dominican Republic in Olympic qualifying opener

January 21, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team opened up Olympic qualifying with a dominant performance defeating the Dominican Republic for a 14-0 final which was split between two 7-0 halves. Simply outmatched, the Dominican Republic defense was continually barraged by a series of hard, quick runs in behind, slick give-an-go’s, tight possession play and repeated...

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Robbie Findley – Miss of the Year

January 18, 2012
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Hard to believe he started 3 out of 4 of our 2010 World Cup games. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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USMNT: Exciting week for Americans Abroad

January 14, 2012
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Numerous Americans were in action this week, both in mid-week fixtures and at the weekend. In addition to the action on the field, several Americans finalized their transfer plans abroad and US Soccer looks set to provide American soccer fans with some tantalizing spring friendlies. Donovan gets the assist in Everton’s 1-1 tie with...

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