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Breaking Down Tom Sermanni’s 1st USWNT Roster

January 22, 2013
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New USWNT head coach Tom Sermanni named his first U.S. roster today as U.S. Soccer released 29 names that will be included in Sermanni’s first national team camp. The team will take on Sermanni’s native Scotland in two friendlies next month, the first on February 9 in Jacksonville, Florida, the second on February 13...

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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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A Tactical Analysis of UNC’s 3-4-3 and the 2012 NCAA Women’s College Cup

December 6, 2012
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A Tactical Analysis of UNC’s 3-4-3 and the 2012 NCAA Women’s College Cup

You really have to hand it to the University of North Carolina’s coach Anson Dorrance. In the 32 years that the NCAA has held a national championship tournament, North Carolina has come away with the title an amazing 21 times. Dorrance has done it primarily with tactics that are so retro that they’ve actually...

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3 Thoughts on the NCAA Women’s College Cup Semifinals

December 1, 2012
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On Friday night, the NCAA College Cup kicked off with Florida State facing Penn State in the first national semifinal, followed by Stanford taking on the University of North Carolina in the second semifinal. Both games were absolute thrillers. In the first game, with Florida State down 1-0 late in the second half, FSU...

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4 Thoughts from the U.S.’ U-20 World Cup Victory

September 9, 2012
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On Friday, the U-20 USWNT won the U-20 World Cup being held in Japan with a dramatic 1-0 victory over rival Germany. The win became the third U-20 World Cup championship for the United States, adding to its victories in 2002 and 2008. Here are four thoughts from the U.S.’ win. Look for Julie...

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