Posts Tagged ‘ carli lloyd ’

CanWNT Bitterness Still Lingers

September 15, 2012
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I can’t believe this is still going on. Watch the video. The comments about the USWNT stop at the 2:10 mark. My thoughts are below. From what I can tell, this is from Wednesday’s edition of Canada’s TSN network show “Off the Record” with Michael Landsberg. The Canadian Women’s National Team members on the...

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USWNT: Positives to Take Towards World Cup 2015

August 10, 2012
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On Thursday, the USWNT defeated Japan 2-1 in a thrilling match to re-establish itself as the world’s pre-eminent soccer team. Following the celebrations will come a three-year lull before the next major international competition, the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, which will be held in Canada. Here are three positives the USWNT can take...

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USWNT Wins the Gold Medal: Why Carli Lloyd Is the Woman of the Match

August 9, 2012
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In a game filled from start to finish with thrills, the USWNT outlasted Japan at Wembley Stadium 2-1 Thursday to claim Olympic Gold. While many of the USWNT players had outstanding games, including a lights out effort by goalkeeper Hope Solo, Carli Lloyd’s effort deserves special recognition. Prior to the tournament, Lloyd lost her...

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Video: Melissa Tancredi – Head Stamp on Carli Lloyd

August 7, 2012
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I don’t know how I missed this in real time, but I went back and watched it on my DVR as well and it was definitely intentional. It also should have definitely been a red card. This happened in the 55th minute when the game was still 1-1. If it was spotted, she’s off....

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Grading Every USWNT Player’s Olympic Tournament So Far

August 7, 2012
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Coming off a thrilling 4-3 victory over Canada in the Olympic semifinals, the United States Women’s National Team now turns its focus to the gold medal match against Japan, which will be a rematch of last summer’s World Cup. So far in the tournament, the USWNT is a perfect 5-0. Here is how the...

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