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4 thoughts from the USWNT series against China and the Fan Celebration Tour

December 15, 2012
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4 thoughts from the USWNT series against China and the Fan Celebration Tour

The USWNT finished off their ten-game Fan Celebration Tour on Saturday night with a 4-1 victory over China, finishing the tour with a final record of 8-0-2. The U.S. opened the scoring on an Abby Wambach header from a sick flick from Alex Morgan in the 18th minute. Then, in the 36th minute, Megan...

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Video: USWNT’s goals from 4-0 win over China

December 12, 2012
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Here’s video of the USWNT’s goals from their 4-0 destruction of China on Wednesday night. The first goal was a nice whipped-in ball from Heather O’Reilly and nice headed finish by Abby Wambach. The second goal was a great headed effort from Carli Lloyd on a corner kick taken by Megan Rapinoe. The third...

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Can Amy Rodriguez Become the Next Great Outside Back for the USWNT?

August 11, 2012
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In the aftermath of the USWNT’s dramatic 2-1 victory over Japan in the Olympic gold medal match, one of the storylines that hasn’t gotten much attention is the rapid fall-off of Amy Rodriguez’s playing time with the USWNT. In the 2011 World Cup, Rodriguez started five of six games. In the 2012 Olympics, Rodriguez...

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USWNT Defeats Canada; Alex Morgan Injures Knee

July 1, 2012
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The United States Women’s National Team defeated Canada 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in the team’s Olympic send-off match held at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The result follows a great string of victories for the USWNT following recent victories over Sweden and Japan. Here are eight thoughts from the game. Pia Sundhage Announced...

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USWNT defeats Mexico; makes Olympic qualification much easier

January 25, 2012
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With four changes to its starting lineup, the United States Women’s National Team continued to show its depth Tuesday night, cruising to a 4-0 scoreline over CONCACAF rival Mexico. The victory over Mexico, which helped the U.S. win their group, sets up an all-important semifinal against Costa Rica on Friday night with Olympic qualification...

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