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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 Captain Christie Rampone Speaks with U.S. U-20 Captain Julie Johnston

December 3, 2012
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This is a very cool video from U.S. Soccer of USWNT captain Christie Rampone speaking with U.S. U-20 captain Julie Johnston. The two U.S. women’s team’s captains had the chance to talk while the full national team was preparing for its Saturday night game against the Republic of Ireland in Phoenix. Julie Johnston was...

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4 Belated Thoughts from USWNT v. Australia

September 23, 2012
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On Wednesday night, the United States Women’s National Team rounded out the Pia Sundhage era with a convincing 6-2 win over Australia. Here are four belated thoughts from the victory. Alex Morgan continues to amaze As good as Morgan is, and as much as she has impressed over the past year with the USWNT,...

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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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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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