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Morgan, Rapinoe On Shortlist For Women's Ballon d'Or

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The FIFA Women's Ballon d'Or shortlist contains names from outside of the United States like Sawa, Sinclair and Marta, but is once against dominated by Americans. Winning the largest tournament of the year will do that. The Americans on the list are Carli Lloyd, Abby Wambach, Sounder Megan Rapinoe and Sounder Alex Morgan.

In-Game Blog: USA vs. Costa Rica

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U.S. WNT KICKS OFF FAN TRIBUTE TOUR AGAINST COSTA RICA: The U.S. Women's National Team begins its Fan Tribute Tour on Saturday, Sept. 1, as the gold medal winners host Costa Rica at 2:30 p.m. ET at Sahlen's Stadium in Rochester, N.Y., the hometown of star striker Abby Wambach. The match will be broadcast live on NBC.

In-Game Blog: USA vs. Japan

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USA SEEKS FOURTH GOLD WHEN IT FACES JAPAN IN OLYMPIC FINALE: The U.S. Women's National Team is shooting for its fourth gold medal and third straight when it takes on 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Japan at 2:45 p.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Wembley Stadium in London. The match will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network, NBC Olympic Soccer Channel and streamed on NBC Live Extra.

In-Game Blog: USA vs. Japan

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USA SEEKS FOURTH GOLD WHEN IT FACES JAPAN IN OLYMPIC FINALE: The U.S. Women's National Team is shooting for its fourth gold medal and third straight when it takes on 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Japan at 2:45 p.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Wembley Stadium in London. The match will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network, NBC Olympic Soccer Channel and streamed on NBC Live Extra.

In-Game Blog: USA vs. Korea DPR

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The U.S. Women's National Team looks to take first place in Group G when it wraps up the group stage of the 2012 London Olympics against Korea DPR at 12:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 31, at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. The match will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network, the NBC Olympic Soccer Channel and streamed on NBC Live Extra.

In-Game Blog: USA vs. France

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The U.S. Women's National Team begins its quest for the fourth Olympic gold medal in the program's history when it opens the 2012 London Olympics against France on today at the famed Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. The match, which kicks off at 12 p.m. ET, will be broadcast live on the NBC Sports Network and the NBC Olympic Soccer Channel.

Let the Games Begin...

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Alex Morgan gets all of this shot during a small-sided scrimmage

The U.S. WNT held its final training before the 2012 Olympics today under sunny skies and we are happy to report it was an extremely sharp practice and all players are fit and ready for selection.

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U.S. WNT vs. Japan: In-Game Blog

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Welcome to today's In-Game Blog for the Volvo Winners Cup match between the U.S. Women's National Team and Japan. We'll have all the information on this game for the USA, including lineups and in-game notes from Halmstad, Sweden.

Lineup:
1-Hope Solo; 6-Amy LePeilbet, 3-Christie Rampone (capt.

U.S. WNT vs. Sweden: In-Game Blog

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Welcome to today's In-Game Blog for the Volvo Winners Cup match between the U.S. Women's National Team and Sweden. We'll have all the information on this game for the USA, including lineups and in-game notes from Halmstad, Sweden.

Lineup:
USA: 1-Hope Solo; 2-Heather Mitts, 3-Christie Rampone (capt.

Sundhage Takes 22 to Sweden

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Abby Wambach and Megan Rapinoe just found out they are going to Sweden!
Actually, Abby roofs her chance against China on May 27 and everyone celebrates


U.S. WNT head coach Pia Sundhage will take 22 players to Sweden for two matches, against the Swedes on June 16 and against Japan on June 18.

Alex Morgan: A Rookie in Disguise

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It's easy to mistake Alex Morgan for a veteran. The U.S. women's soccer team forward has been in the spotlight scoring crucial goals in the semifinal and final at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, walking the red carpet at an "Entourage" HBO TV season premiere and posing in body paint for Sports Illustrated's annual [.

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Semifinal Soaring

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The USA celebrates Morgan Brian's opening goal in the semifinal
The U.S. U-20 WNT put on another excellent performance to down Nigeria 2-0 in the semifinal of the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. It was the USA's second consecutive victory over a team that had won its first round group and now a much-anticpated World Cup Final against Germany awaits.

Brittany Basinger, Andi Sullivan Named to 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Roster

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Midfielder Andi Sullivan (Bethesda SC; Lorton, Va.) and defender Brittany Basinger (FC Virginia; Purcellville, Va.) have both been named to the roster for the upcoming 2012 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup.
Click here for complete roster.
Courtesy of USSoccer.com

MONTOYA NAMES 21-PLAYER ROSTER FOR
2012 FIFA U-17 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP IN AZERBAIJAN
Talented Squad of '95 Birth Years Will Compete in Third FIFA U-17 WWC;
USA to Face France, Gambia and Korea DPR in Group Play
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FOX Makes Executive Changes In Lead-Up To FIFA World Cup Coverage

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FOX Sports has recently made moves to build its' coverage to a world-class level in preparation for its FIFA World Cup broadcasts beginning in 2015 with the FIFA Women's World Cup through FIFA World Cup tournaments in 2018 and 2022. ...

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Canadian women fall in U-20 World Cup

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Marquette defender Vanessa Legault-Cordisco was again in the starting XI as Canada fell to Norway 2-1 at the FIFA Women's Under-20 World Cup on Thursday in Kobe, Japan.

The Canadians (1-1-0) saw goalkeeper Sabrina D'Angelo save a first-half penalty kick and took the lead on Jenna Richardson's goal just before halftime, but Ada Hegerberg equalized in the 52nd minute and her sister Andrine Hegerberg scored the game-winner in the 79th as Norway improved to 1-1-0.

Legault-Cordisco, Canada roll in opener

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Marquette junior defender Vanessa Legault-Cordisco started and played 60 minutes as Canada routed Argentina 6-0 in an opener of the FIFA Women's Under-20 World Cup on Monday in Kobe, Japan.

Adriana Leon, who will play at Florida this fall after transferring from Notre Dame, had a hat trick as Canada made the most of its advantage after Argentine center back Agustina Barroso was sent off after a foul in the box in the sixth minute.

US WNT Open U20 World Cup Play Monday (Early!)

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Sydney Leroux, U20 US WNT 2010 (UCLA) by ISI Photos

The U.S. Under-20 Women's National Team kicks off the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup on Aug. 20 against Ghana at the Hiroshima Big Arch Stadium. The match can be watched live on ESPNU and ESPN3 with coverage starting at 1:50 a.m. CT early Monday morning while kickoff is set for 2 a.

WITNESS OLYMPIC HISTORY AT OFFICIAL U.S. SOCCER BARS

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For U.S. Soccer fans, the Olympic Gold Medal Match between the United States and Japan (Thursday, 2:45 p.m. ET) promises to be a "where were you?" moment in our lifetimes. The drama that the U.S. Women have produced throughout this tournament have kept fans on the edge of their seats, and this historic run reaches its climax an the epic rematch of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup.

National teams: Smyth, Ireland ousted

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The wait will continue for the Republic of Ireland women's national team.

Shannon Smyth (Mequon/Milwaukee DSHA) started and played 79 minutes as the Irish were eliminated from contention for the 2013 European Championships with a 1-0 loss to Scotland on Thursday night in Cork, Ireland.

U.S. WNT GK Ashlyn Harris to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

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U.S. WNT goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris will undergo surgery on her left shoulder next week to repair a small tear in her labrum. Harris was initially injured during the USA's training camp in Bradenton, Florida, in late April, but was able to train full-out during the USA's May training camp in Princeton leading into the match against China on May 27.

PPL IS SOLD OUT!

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Huge kudos to the Philly area soccer fans for selling out PPL Park two days in advance of the USA vs. China match on Sunday, May 27. Kick-off is 7 p.m. if you have tickets.

The expect crowd of 18,500 will mark the second-largest Pennsylvania crowd to attend a U.S. Women's game as 31,553 were on hand for the USA's 5-0 victory against Nigeria on Sept.

2015 FIFA WWC Host Cities Revealed

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The official Host Cities for the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada have been announced and U.S. fans should be looking forward to some much easier travel for this tournament.

The six official host cities named are:
Edmonton, Alberta
Moncton, New Brunswick
Montreal, Quebec
Ottawa, Ontario
Vancouver, British Columbia
Winnipeg, Manitoba

The Women's World Cup – the largest single sports event for women in the world – will be the first single sport event in Canada to be held from coast to coast.

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Recapping my experience at the FIFA Women’s Com-Unity Seminar in St. Kitts and Nevis

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After the course in St. Lucia, I flew to St. Kitts and Nevis, where I had the honor of working as a Communications and Marketing Instructor for another FIFA Women's Com-Unity Seminar.

My flight out of St. Lucia was really early in the morning, and after a short layover in Antigua, I was on my way to the island of St.

FIFA Women’s Com-Unity Seminar in St. Lucia

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St. Lucia, a tropical island in the Eastern Caribbean, is an absolutely breathtaking, scenic place with incredibly friendly people. The country has a small population of about 160,000 people, and every single person I passed by whether in the FIFA Women's Com-Unity Seminar itself, or on my way out to dinner greeted me with a smile and a warm welcome.

Japan

FIFA U-20 WWC: Japanese Promise Many More Years of Bringing the Pain to Your Pitch

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The Japanese are rad already, but coach wants them...er..."radder."Oh, sweet mother of God:
"Japan has won the FIFA Women's World Cup and Olympic silver medal, but development in this country is still in the process of improving. European teams often have better physical attributes than us, which means we must continually work on our technical skills to combat that disparity.

USA Remains Atop the FIFA Rankings after Olympic Triumph

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The U.S. Women's National Team once again remained atop the FIFA Women's World Rankings after the dramatic run to the Olympic gold medal at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

The USA strengthened its grip at the top with a run of nine consecutive wins -- six at the Olympics -- and have earned a points total just short of their all-time high of 2233 in May 2010 and the overall record of 2234 set by Germany in 2005.

It’s Olympic Gold for US Women’s Soccer Team

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In a rematch of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup final, the United States turned the table from last year's result and defeated Japan in the Women's Soccer Olympic final. Carli Lloyd tallied twice to give the Americans a 2-1 win over the Japanese. With the win, the US win their third consecutive Olympic gold [.

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PREVIEWING NEW ZEALAND WNT

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Football Ferns

FIFA Ranking: 23 (as of July 2012)

Head Coach: Tony Readings

Number of Olympic Appearances: This will be New Zealand's second time participating in women's soccer at an Olympics

Group: E (Great Britain, Cameroon, Brazil)

First Match: July 25 against Great Britain

The Football Ferns will play in the opening women's soccer match of the 2012 London Olympics against the host team, Great Britain at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales.

US Women Face Canada In Final Tuneup for Olympics – Saturday 12:30 pm on NBC

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Shannon Boxx, US WNT and St Louis Athletica

The U.S. Women's National Team prepares for its final tune-up match for the 2012 London Olympics when it hosts Canada at 1 p.m. CT on Saturday, June 30, at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah. The match will be broadcast live on NBC, and fans can follow the match via ussoccer.

The Rest

Kranich, Mewis Headed to U-20 Women’s World Cup

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New England natives Jami Kranich and Samantha Mewis are headed to the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Japan after earning spots on the 21-player U.S. U-20 Women's National Team roster for the tournament.

The tournament takes place from Aug. 19 through Sept. 8 and the U.S., drawn into Group D, opens its tournament on Aug.

Title IX Anniversary: How the ’99 World Cup Soccer Game Changed my Life

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On July 10, 1999 my Dad took me and my best friend to the Women's World Cup Final at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. We wore our Blue Streaks soccer jerseys and were as excited as we could be.

I remember standing in the frozen lemonade stand for what seemed like centuries. I remember the sun beating so strong that paramedics rushed fans out of the crowded stadium from heat exhaustion.

U.S. Women Remain #1 in FIFA’s Latest World Rankings

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The U.S. Women's National Team remained in the top spot in the most recent FIFA Women's World Rankings, announced today, which means the Americans will head into the 2012 Olympics as world's top-ranked women's soccer nation.

There was no change at the top of the rankings with the USA still leading the way ahead of Germany and world champions Japan.

Congrats to Grahame Jones

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The U.S. WNT would like to congratulate Grahame Jones on being the recipient of the 2012 Colin Jose Media Award by the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

The longtime Los Angeles Times soccer writer was one of the few American reporters to attend the inaugural 1991 FIFA Women's World Cup in China and wrote on the U.

Hello Azerbaijan!

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The U.S. U-17 WNT after qualifying for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

The U.S. U-17 Women's National Team has qualified for the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup after a 7-0 thrashing of Panama in the semifinal of the CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championships.

The third Women's World Cup for U-17 women will be held in Azerbaijan from Sept.

Ali Krieger Update

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The USA's right back, who played so well at the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in her adopted home country, returned to Germany soon after her ACL surgery and has been doing her rehabilitation at the R2 ComSport in Frankfurt, which works with numerous professional soccer players. Krieger reports that her full-time job is now rehab and that she is working extremely hard in her quest to return to the field.