Monthly Archives: July 2012

USWNT: 3 Thoughts from Win over North Korea

July 31, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated North Korea 1-0 on Tuesday, rounding out group play undefeated. In the process of winning the game, the USWNT put on a thoroughly dominating display, despite the low score, controlling possession for the overwhelming majority of the game. Here are three thoughts on the win. The U.S....

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8 Reasons You Gotta Love Hope Solo

July 30, 2012
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There is little doubt that one of the major reasons the United States Women’s National Team is on track to continue its run towards an unprecedented fourth Olympic Gold medal is the strength of its netminder, Hope Solo. While Solo’s career has certainly had its fair share of controversies, here are eight reasons you’ve...

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USWNT Tops Colombia 3-0 to Guarantee Advancement to Olympic Quarterfinals

July 29, 2012
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On Saturday morning, the USWNT took another step towards its goal of Olympic Gold, soundly beating Colombia in the second game of group stage play and guaranteeing itself a berth in the Olympic quarterfinals. Here are five thoughts from the game. Tobin Heath has surpassed Heather O’Reilly Shortly before the World Cup began, in...

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USWNT Shows Resilience in Win over France

July 25, 2012
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In a tough opening match for both teams, the United States Women’s National Team was able to grind out a hard-fought 4-2 victory over a tenacious French team to open up Olympic play. The win puts the USWNT at the top of Group G and in a strong position to win their group with...

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USA Women’s Olympic Soccer Team Preview: 5 Key Battles to Watch Against France

July 24, 2012
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On Wednesday morning at noon ET, the United States Women’s National Team will face France in both teams’ opening game of the 2012 London Olympics football tournament. Ranked number six in the world, the French are no pushovers, and the USWNT will have little time to settle into the tournament before putting forth an...

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