Monthly Archives: January 2016

Birnbaum’s Late Heroics Leads U.S. to Victory
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DC United center back Steve Birnbaum was the hero with a 90th-minute header to give the U.S. MNT a 3-2 win over Iceland allowing the Americans to open the year on a positive note at the StubHub Center in Carson, … Continue reading

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U.S. MNT Kick off 2016 Sunday Against Iceland
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After the brutal disappointments of 2015, the U.S. MNT will be looking to start off on a positive note when it faces Iceland Sunday afternoon in its first match of the new year. The game comes at the end of … Continue reading

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Ellis Names 20 Player Roster for Olympic Qualifiers
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Jill Ellis and U.S. Soccer today released the 20 player roster that will represent the U.S. at the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship next month Frisco and Houston, Texas. The roster is a mix of newcomers and experience with … Continue reading

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Leroux to Miss Olympics
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Sydney Leroux and her husband Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer announced today that the U.S. WNT striker is pregnant and will miss not only the upcoming Rio Olympics but the 2016 NWSL season as well. Leroux has been struggling … Continue reading

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Morris Declines Werder Bremen to Stay Home in Seattle
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It is done, after days of intrigue Jordan Morris has put pen to paper and signed what is said to be the largest Homegrown Player contract yet, spurning a contract offer from Bundesliga club Werder Bremen to sign with the … Continue reading

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“Invincible” Vieira Introduced as New York City FC Coach
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Bronx, N.Y. – “I’m quite a really positive person and I’m really ambitious,” Patrick Vieira said when asked why he felt he would succeed in his new role as coach of the New York City Football Club despite his unfamiliarity … Continue reading

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Former U.S WNT Coach Sermanni Happy to be Back
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Baltimore, Md. – Tom Sermanni was all smiles as he posed for the obligatory “scarf pictures” with Sam Whiteman, the Orlando Pride’s first ever college draft choice Friday morning in Baltimore. The diminutive Scot joked that he enjoyed standing beside … Continue reading

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Trades Dominate NWSL Draft
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The fourth edition of the National Women’s Soccer League draft came to Maryland today and signs of progress were readily apparent even before the 2016 NWSL Draft kicked off this morning at the Baltimore Convention Center. In stark contrast to … Continue reading

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MLS SuperDraft is A Wild Trade Filled Spectacle in Baltimore
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With many questioning the need for its continued existence the MLS SuperDraft put on a show today with a surprise and trade filled first round that began right from the start when Chicago selected Wake Forest midfielder Jack Harrison. On … Continue reading

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Portland Pick Twice to Kick Off Friday’s NWSL Draft
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He has the whole word in his hands, Portland Thorns coach Mark Parsons that is. Well, not precisely the world, just the National Women’s Soccer League Draft. With control of the top two selections in the 2016 Draft, all eyes … Continue reading

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Yaro Expected to go 1st in MLS SuperDraft
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MLS is legal this year, and as the league turns 21 it takes its first major step as an adult Friday afternoon in Baltimore when it holds its annual SuperDraft. Despite the use of the titular adjective the player allocation … Continue reading

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Carli Lloyd Named FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year
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The magnificence of Carli Lloyd’s performance at the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada was simply too much for her competitors Celia Sasic and Aya Miyama to overcome and so Lloyd was named the FIFA Women’s World Player of the … Continue reading

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Klinsmann Calls in Young Group
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With his gaze set firmly, if not exclusively on Olympic Qualification, U.S. MNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann has invited 23 players to the team’s annual January camp in Carson, California. 11 of the 23 players called in by the U.S. coach … Continue reading

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U.S. WNT Camp Kicks Off In Prep For Olympic Qualifiers
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On Tuesday afternoon 26 players gathered at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California as the United States Women’s National Soccer Team turned its focus from celebrating its 2015 World Cup title to defending the Gold Medal the … Continue reading

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