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Morgan at the double as USA women thrash New Zealand

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Chicago (AFP) – Alex Morgan scored twice as the United States thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a women’s international football friendly on Tuesday.

US star Morgan came on as a second-half substitute to take her international goals tally to 77 as the 2015 Women’s World Cup champions swept aside their Kiwi opponents at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium.

Morgan at the double as USA women thrash New Zealand

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Chicago (AFP) – Alex Morgan scored twice as the United States thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a women’s international football friendly on Tuesday.

US star Morgan came on as a second-half substitute to take her international goals tally to 77 as the 2015 Women’s World Cup champions swept aside their Kiwi opponents at Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium.

PSG look to dethrone Lyon in women’s Champions League final

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Two days before Real Madrid and Juventus clash in the Champions League final, the women’s showpiece will be played in Cardiff on Thursday with holders Lyon taking on French rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

The match, to be played at the Cardiff City Stadium, across the Welsh capital from the Principality Stadium where the men will lock horns, will feature a host of leading female players led by US superstar Alex Morgan.

PSG look to dethrone Lyon in women’s Champions League final

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Two days before Real Madrid and Juventus clash in the Champions League final, the women’s showpiece will be played in Cardiff on Thursday with holders Lyon taking on French rivals Paris Saint-Germain.

The match, to be played at the Cardiff City Stadium, across the Welsh capital from the Principality Stadium where the men will lock horns, will feature a host of leading female players led by US superstar Alex Morgan.

US star Morgan in doubt for women’s Champions League

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Lyon (AFP) – American star Alex Morgan faces a race against time to recover for the women’s Champions League final on June 1 after suffering a thigh injury for Lyon at the weekend.

The forward hurt herself in Saturday’s 3-0 league victory over Paris Saint-Germain, the same team Lyon will face in a fortnight for the European title in Cardiff.

US star Morgan opens Lyon account in style

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Lyon (AFP) – The United States’s women’s star striker Alex Morgan scored a hat-trick for Lyon on Sunday, her first goals since moving to France on a six-month deal.

Morgan’s treble inspired Lyon to a 6-0 win over Rodez in the French Cup quarter-finals.

The 27-year-old joined the team in December in a deal which included the possibility of a one-year extension before rejoining Orlando Pride in June.

US women dominate Japan in match cut short by weather

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Washington (AFP) Goals from Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan had the US women's team up 2-0 on Japan Sunday when lightning brought their international friendly match in Cleveland, Ohio, to a halt in the 76th minute.

After a tense 3-3 draw last Thursday in the teams' first meeting since the US victory in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, the United States were dominant in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 23,535.

US women dominate Japan in match cut short by weather

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Washington (AFP) Goals from Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan had the US women's team up 2-0 on Japan Sunday when lightning brought their international friendly match in Cleveland, Ohio, to a halt in the 76th minute.

After a tense 3-3 draw last Thursday in the teams' first meeting since the US victory in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final, the United States were dominant in front of an enthusiastic crowd of 23,535.

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Boston drops 2-1 to Orlando Pride

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It started off rough, but Boston at least looked better than they did against Houston.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Megan Oyster, Julie King, Allysha Chapman, Midge Purce, Angela Salem, Morgan Andrews, Rosie White, Amanda Frisbie, Katie Stengel, Ifeoma Onumonu

Boston started off against Orlando with five in the back, reflecting their clear awareness that the Pride presented a much bigger attacking threat than Houston, who they played earlier in the week.

Alex Morgan and Marta both score as the Orlando Pride trounce the Washington Spirit

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The Spirit saw a four-game road trek end with a resounding defeat

The inconsistency that has dogged the Washington Spirit all season came back again tonight, as they followed Friday's 4-1 road win with a 3-0 road loss to the Orlando Pride. Marta, Camila, and Alex Morgan scored three goals in a twelve minute span during the second half, as Washington saw an even game slowly drift out of their grasp from the 40th minute onward.

WoSo Week in Review: Alex Morgan to Lyon, Melbourne City falls again

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This week in women's soccer: Alex Morgan, W-League, and some NWSL moves

Alex Morgan officially signed with Olympique Lyonnais yesterday, confirming an anticipated departure for the USWNT and Orlando Pride striker. In other news, Melbourne Victory had their second consecutive loss after winning the first 16 regular season games in club history.

Washington Spirit vs. Orlando Pride live stream 2016: Game time, preview, and how to watch

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The Spirit look to regain their earlier success against a determined Orlando side

The Washington Spirit returns to Maryland Soccerplex tonight to face the Orlando Pride tonight, starting a four-game home stretch. This is the Spirit's first-ever game against the 2016 expansion side, who boast USWNT star Alex Morgan, Australian defender Steph Catley, and former Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris.

Houston Dash vs Orlando Pride Match Recap: Dash drop second straight loss to the Orlando Pride

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Kristen Edmonds netted the game winner for Orlando in the 81st minute, the lone highlight in an otherwise ugly match.

The Houston Dash dropped their second straight game 1-0 the Orlando Pride on Friday night at BBVA Compass Stadium. Houston was held scoreless for the third time this season, the result of a pretty ugly game for both teams.

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USA v. Brazil, live stream: Time, TV channel, and how to watch USWNT online

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After a shocking loss to Australia in Seattle, the US needs a win over Brazil to stay alive in their own tournament.

Last week in the Tournament of Nations opener in Seattle, head coach Jill Ellis sent out a B-team that — outside of Megan Rapinoe, who was her usual creative and dangerous self playing in front of her home crowd — looked uninspired and toothless against a game Australia side.

Morgan, Lyon edge Lloyd, Man City in UCL semifinal first leg

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In a battle between two of U.S. Women's National Team's top stars, current UEFA Champions League holders Lyon defeated Manchester City 3-1 in Saturday's semifinal first leg.

The match featured Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd, as both players are on loan from their respective NWSL clubs, and it was the former's club that emerged victorious to open the semifinal tie.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

Lloyd, Morgan, Solo, Krieger named to FIFPro Women’s World XI

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FIFPro unveiled their Women's World XI on Wednesday and it featuresthree current members of the U.S. Women's National Team and one that remains in exile.

Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger and Hope Solo headline FIFPro's Women's World XI, which was selected by3,200 votes from female playersworldwide.

Video: USWNT stalwarts talk to media ahead of Germany match

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Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Kristen Press, and head coach Jill Ellis spoke to the media ahead of tonight's U.S. Women's National Team match against Germany in Chester. PSP was there and has video.

Union bits, league news, more

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Got news if you want some.

Union bits, more news

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SuperDraft Rounds Three and Four today. NYRB trade Dax McCarty to Chicago. More news.

USWNT pleased with Olympic-opening win, but looking ahead to bigger tests

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The U.S. Women's National Team didn't exactly look like a fine-tuned machine on Wednesday night. Still, the reigning Olympic gold medalists began their defense with an ideal result, one which sets them up nicely for themore difficult hurdles that lie ahead.

U.S. Open Olympics With Win

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The US Women's National Soccer Teamgot off to a hot start in their opening 2016 Olympic match against New Zealand Wednesday evening and never looked back, finishing with a 2-0 victory that was perhaps more comfortable than the scoreline would suggest.

US Women’s National Team at the Olympics

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Since the first women's soccer tournament at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, the USWNT has won four gold medals and one silver. Here's a look back at how they got it done.

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USMNT snores, Mal Pugh roars and more: Monday Freedom Kicks

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Some former DCU player news in here as well.

Hi, Happy opening of the secondary transfer window. We'll bring you news of Ronaldo's signing when we hear about it, and we have a section on transfers and rumors you can check on periodically, which included some late Sunday night gossip.

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USA vs. Germany SheBelieves Cup live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

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It's the first of three games against world class competition for the USWNT

The SheBelieves Cup returns this week for its second edition. This year's teams are the same as the last, with England, France, and Germany coming to the United States to join the USWNT in competition. These are the first matches that could be called meaningful since Jill Ellis coached the US to a medal-less finish at the Olympics in Brazil, so I'm eager to see whether things will be any different against the 5th, 3rd, and 2nd ranked teams in the world.

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News roundup: Yaro returns to action, Reading-Ocean City face off

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Creavalle set to make first start, Alex Morgan injured, Reading United and Ocean City in PDL's game of the week, and the rest of the day's news.

News roundup: Money talks, Najem debut, no thanks Terry, pro Pugh, more

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The Union can't afford to be bad, Najem makes a dream come true, and wunderkind Mallory Pugh is turning pro.

Curtin’s vision and more Union news, league moves, more

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Curtin wants the Union to be known for producing USMNT players, says team is looking for a striker and center back. More news.

Linc to host 2017 Gold Cup knockout game, Union bits, more

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News? Yes.

Morris beats KR to ROY, US-Mexico time, & USWNT lays a whupping on Romania

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Morris wins ROY, Alex Morgan, Christen Press and USWNT blast Romania, USMNT preps for showdown with Mexico in Columbus.

KC on Saturday and other Union bits, more news

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Union host Kansas City on Saturday. Will Keegan Rosenberry get a USMNT call up? More news.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Street Soccer USA building two futsal courts in North Philly and Kensington, more

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Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference and other Union news. Futsal courts coming to North Philly and Kensington. More.

Union injury update, more news

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Got news if you want some.

Pontius, Rosenberry, Nogueira, and Barnetta honored, US disappoints in Copa opener, more

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Accolades rolling in for Union. Can US bounce back from Copa opener loss? Judge rules USWNT cannot strike. More.

U.S. Women's National Team

Press nets a hat trick as USWNT dominates Romania

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The U.S. Women's National Team approaches the end of 2016 much like they began it: in dominant fashion.

Christen Press led the way as the USWNT continued their incredible 2016, a year that has seen them lose just once to Sweden in penalties during the Olympics (though officially listed as a draw, leaving them unbeaten in 2016).

Report: Morgan targeted by Lyon women's team

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Alex Morgan is one of the faces of an NWSL team and currently plies her trade under the same umbrella as her husband. However,Olympique Lyon hasn't been deterred in their pursuit of the U.S. Women's National Team star.

The USWNT forward is reportedly a major target of the Ligue 1 women's team, as Lyon has stated it intends to acquire a USWNT player for their squad.

The Rest

Union bits, Winter Showcase win for Union Academy, more news

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News and such to click on, you know.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: Let's talk about Hex, baby

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And about some poor, poor millionaires.

Hope everyone had a lovely long weekend! I'm still in denial that it's over, but we do have a USMNT game to look forward to tonight. Yay! Soccer!

USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago, 2018 World Cup Qualifying: What to watch for - Stars and Stripes FC
Barring complete and utter disaster, the USMNT should be through to the Hex, but they still have a job to do.

USA v. Japan: Schedule, lineups, and how to watch the international friendly

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After an exciting 3-3 draw against Japan on Thursday, which saw the Nadeshiko equalize in the waning seconds of stoppage time, the U.S. Women's National Team again faces the technical Japanese side in a second international friendly today. The game kicks off at 10:00 a.m. PT and airs on ESPN2.

In the first match, Japan surprised the U.