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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 Crushes Costa Rica in First Match of Fan Celebration Tour

September 1, 2012
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In a game which the USWNT dominated from start to finish, the U.S. started its fan celebration tour in style, thoroughly defeating Costa Rica 8-0. Here are three thoughts from the match. The U.S. played some gorgeous soccer One of the best parts of the afternoon was not necessarily that the U.S. won, or...

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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: 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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