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USWNT v. Mexico: 3 Thoughts from the U.S.’ Win

September 3, 2013
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The United States women’s national team continued its 12-game unbeaten streak under head coach Tom Sermanni in 2013, beating Mexico 7-0 on Tuesday night. Here are three thoughts from the win. The U.S. has a serious dilemma (in a good way) at forward With Alex Morgan sidelined with an MCL sprain suffered during the...

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Women’s Soccer Still Fighting for Equality

June 7, 2013
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Two stories over this past week have highlighted a disturbing fact—despite the progress of women’s soccer over the past two decades, it is still not afforded the respect that men’s soccer receives. The first story involves the controversy related to Sydney Leroux’s goal celebration in last Sunday’s United States women’s national team game against...

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How Great Was Sydney Leroux’s Goal Celebration Today?

June 2, 2013
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I guess as a USMNT fan I should have some sympathy for the Canadian fans who want to boo Sydney Leroux. After all, Leroux was born and grew up in Canada, but chose to represent the U.S. internationally. USMNT fans, myself included, have never really forgiven Giuseppe Rossi for essentially doing the same thing...

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Video: USWNT Downs Denmark 4-1 in Preparation Scrimmage for the Algarve Cup

March 5, 2013
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Here are the highlights from the USWNT’s scrimmage against Denmark on Sunday. The U.S. won 4-1. USWNT goals were scored by Alex Morgan (2), Carli Lloyd and Sydney Leroux. The U.S. opens play in the Algarve Cup tomorrow vs. Iceland. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow @AmerTouchline

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USWNT and Abby Wambach Defeat Scotland: 5 Thoughts from the Win

February 14, 2013
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The USWNT defeated Scotland 3-1 on Wednesday evening in Nashville to keep their record under new head coach Tom Sermanni perfect. Abby Wambach fittingly scored the game-winning goal in her 200th cap. Here are five thoughts from the win. Whitney Engen played well in her first USWNT start In her first start with the...

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