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About Peter Nolan

Peter Nolan is a staff writer for the GotSoccer Magazine, covering MLS and other US leagues, He's GotSoccer's chief National Team Correspondent.

U.S. MNT Face Jamaica as U17 World Cup Journey Begins
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The CONCACAF U17 Championship got underway Friday in Panama with Group A taking the spotlight. Host nation Panama topped Honduras 4-2 following the tournament curtain raiser that saw Curacao defeat Haiti by a 1-0 scoreline. It was Group B’s turn … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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In another busy week of MLS action the Tim Howard incident goes straight to the top of this week’s MLS Big – 5. 1) Howard Banned U.S. MNT legend Tim Howard lost his cool during and after Colorado’s 3-1 loss … Continue reading

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Teen Sensation Mallory Pugh Turns Pro
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Without ever having played an official game at UCLA U.S. WNT star Mallory Pugh has decided to turn pro with Sport’s Illustrated’s Grant Wahl reporting that Pugh has signed with agent Richard Motzkin and will be meeting soon with Adidas … Continue reading

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NWSL Roundup
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Five years on and still standing, NWSL entered that fifth season this weekend armed with a new national game of the week on Lifetime, a streaming deal with go90 and a relocated champion as the Western New York Flash has … Continue reading

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Drogba Breaking New Ground as Player Owner of Phoenix USL Club
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Former Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba has broken new ground with his new position as a player and part owner Phoenix Rising FC of the second division U.S.L. Drogba hasn’t played since the end of the 2016 MLS … Continue reading

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U.S. Soccer Joins With Mexico and Canada in 2026 World Cup Bid
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New York, New York – “We have the full support of the United States government in this project, the President of the United States is fully supportive and encouraged us to have this joint bid. He is especially pleased that … Continue reading

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U.S. Top Russia as Crystal Dunn Scores Twice
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It will be some time yet before the stench of the last place finish by the U.S. WNT at the SheBelieves Cup is erased, still the team’s Get Well Tour continued through Texas today as the Americans easily dispatched a … Continue reading

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Marta Signs With Orlando!
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Hot on the heels of what is being hailed as an NWSL friendly Collective Bargaining Agreement between U.S. Soccer and the USWNT Players Association the league got another bit of good news today when Brazilian legend Marta signed a two-year … Continue reading

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Lavelle Sparks U.S. WNT to Victory Over Russia
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It was the Rose Lavelle Show Thursday night as the U.S. WNT romped past Russia 4-0 in front of a sellout crowd of 15,191 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The 21-year-old Boston Breakers rookie shows up on the scoresheet … Continue reading

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Bitter Battle Ends as U.S.Soccer and U.S. WNT Players Make a Deal
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The long and often bitter battle between U.S. Soccer and the U.S. WNT Players Association has finally been settled with the two sides announcing a new five-year Collective Bargaining Agreement in a statement released today. The acrimony between the parties … Continue reading

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St. Louis Votes No on MLS
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The citizens the City of St. Louis said no to Proposition 2 yesterday likely ending the city’s chance of joining Major League Soccer. Proposition 1 passed, raising $60 million but voters rejected Prop 2, which would have set aside most … Continue reading

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Jill Ellis Names Roster for Russia Friendlies
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For the first time in almost two years, the U.S. WNT will not hold the number one FIFA World Ranking when it steps onto the field to face Russia Thursday night at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. An alarmingly poor … Continue reading

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MLS – Big 5
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In a week dominated by the international break, and with the U.S. MNT picking up four points to revive its World Cup Qualification campaign there was still plenty of fodder for our latest MLS Big 5. 1) Worse than World … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT Back on World Cup Track After Ugly Draw in Panama
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It was rough, it was ugly, the Americans coughed up a lead, but in the end Tuesday’s 1-1 away draw against Panama meant that the U.S. MNT picked up four points from the first two World Cup Qualifiers of the … Continue reading

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