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Carli Lloyd nominated for 2017 Best FIFA Women's Player

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Carli Lloyd is one step closer to retaining her title as the world's best female soccer player.

The U.S. Women's National Team midfielder is one of ten finalists for the Best FIFA Women's Player award, which she won last year. Lloyd is the only USWNT player among the top 10.

Player of the week: Christian Pulisic

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PSP takes a look at Christian Pulisic's brilliant week and what he means to the local community.

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.

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.

Lloyd 'thrilled' to join Man City's push for Champions League glory

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Carli Lloyd spent the first 14 years of her career plying her trade at home in the U.S. while becoming one of the game's most successful and recognizable players to ever represent the U.S. Women's National Team. After an extended run, Lloyd was looking for a new challenge, and she found one with Manchester City.

Tournament of Nations

Big names headline USWNT roster for Tournament of Nations

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A list of mostly familiar names makes up the latest U.S. Women's National Team squad as they begin preparations for the 2017 Tournament of Nations.

Many of the names, including team captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn, overlap with the group that traveled to Scandinavia in June.

Ticket details for US Women’s National Team summer tournament against Brazil, Japan and Australia

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Tickets will go on sale soon for this summer’s Tournament of Nations competition featuring the women’s teams of the United States, Brazil, Japan and Australia.

The round-robin tournament will feature three doubleheaders that will celebrate some of the world’s premier women’s soccer players, many of whom compete in the National Women’s Soccer League.

Ticket details for US Women’s National Team summer tournament against Brazil, Japan and Australia

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Tickets will go on sale soon for this summer’s Tournament of Nations competition featuring the women’s teams of the United States, Brazil, Japan and Australia.

The round-robin tournament will feature three doubleheaders that will celebrate some of the world’s premier women’s soccer players, many of whom compete in the National Women’s Soccer League.

International Soccer

USWNT to play Canada WNT in home-and-home series

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It'll be an exciting week in November as the U.S. Women's National Team and Canadian Women's National Team are set for a pair of friendlies later this year.

The two teams will play a home-and-home pair of friendly matches in an all-CONCACAF showdown near the top of the FIFA women's rankings.

Lavelle, USWNT earn revenge against Sweden

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The U.S. Women's National Team earned a measure of revenge on Thursday afternoon, as they managed to topple Sweden for the first time in four tries, and in the first meeting between the two since the American's shocking Olympics exit.

It was relative newcomer Rose Lavelle who proved the difference maker, as the midfielder scored her second goal in her fifth cap to break the deadlock in the 56th minute after a scoreless first half.

Philadelphia Union

News roundup: Blake saves 3 points

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Medunjanin causes ref to rescind red, Bedoya and Blake to the Gold Cup, USWNT #1, 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.

Footy on the Telly March 31-April 7

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Your weekly listings of live soccer on TV, online, and (sometimes) on satellite radio. As always, we try to make these listings as accurate as possible, but matches get cancelled, broadcasters change their listings, we make mistakes, etc. If you see an error or a new listing that we may [...]

News roundup: Garber tours Philly, USWNT fall, Jones praised, more

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Garber praises the Union Academy, USWNT fall 3-0 to France, Derrick Jones gets more praise, and the rest of the day's news.

News roundup: Union play it smart, rankings galore, Garber in town, more

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The Union play it smart to earn a draw and close out the opener, plenty of meaningless league rankings, local youth connections, and the USWNT play on in the SheBelieves Cup.

News roundup: Trash talk, USWNT in Chester, Dallas through in CCL, Steel down Nova, more

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Alejandro Bedoya reveals Union locker room dynamics and the USWNT score a victory in Chester.

Tony DiCicco

USWNT greats felt 'lucky' to play under legendary DiCicco

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Tony DiCicco had devised a hand-ball warm-up for the U.S. Women's National Team. When he observed that one of his leaders, Julie Foudy, was not buying in to the exercise, the head coach of the eventual World Cup champions felt the need to discipline the squad with an old fashioned consequence – sprints.

D.C. United welcomes Deshorn Brown, Tony DiCicco passes away, & more: Freedom Kicks for June 21, 2017

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There's a new striker in town.

Welcome to Wednesday folks, and Happy United Day. Before you head to RFK tonight, know that in Russia, the Confederations Cup enters the 2nd slate of games in Group A: Russia vs. Portugal (11:00am) and Mexico vs. New Zealand (2:00pm). Ok, lots happened yesterday so let's get into it:

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Former USWNT manager DiCicco dies at 68

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The women's soccer community lost a giant on Tuesday morning, as it was announced that former U.S. Women's National Team manager Tony DiCicco passed away at the age of 68.

The news was delivered to the world by his son, Anthony, through his Twitter account.

A statement from the DiCicco Family.

Christen Press

Press scores to lift USWNT over Norway

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The U.S. Women's National Team wrapped up their tour of Scandinavia with another 1-0 victory, this time courtesy of Christen Press at Komplett Arena in Sandefjord, Norway.

The USWNT's goal came in the second half, when captain Becky Sauerbrunn sent a long pass Press' way from behind the halfway line.

Postgame video: USA 1-0 Germany

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USWNT head coach Jill Ellis, Carli Lloyd, Christen Press, Lynn Williams, Samantha Mewis and Casey Short spoke to the media after 1:0 victory against Germany in Chester. PSP was there and has video.

United States Men's National Team

This Weekend's Soccer on TV

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It's an international weekend in the soccer calendar. World Cup Qualifying takes center stage as UEFA and CONCACAF continue to pave their roads to Russia. Meanwhile, only three games are scheduled in MLS next to a full slate of NASL and USL matches.

'Scuse me while I roll my eyes

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This new US Soccer "stand for the anthem or else" policy is silly, as is the fact that punishment for disobeying the edict will not be uniform. Not only is this policy decidedly un-American, it's all set up to be unevenly judged. And I hate to break it to Soccer House, but (whether or not it is intended to be) it also reeks of being one more way to exert control over the ladies.

SBI Question of the Day: What do you think of the new U.S. Soccer jerseys?

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Late onValentine's Day, U.S. Soccer released a newred National Team jersey.

The new jersey is all-red design, in a similar style to 2016's National Team jerseys.An altered, all-red crest features on both the jersey and shorts, which also have a single black stripe down the length of the uniform with the sleeves a darker shade of red.

SheBelieves Cup

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. France on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against France in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

USA’s chance of winning the 2017 SheBelieves Cup comes down to its last game of the tournament against France in Washington DC. Before Tuesday, the US Women’s National Team is in third place in the group.

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. France on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against France in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

USA’s chance of winning the 2017 SheBelieves Cup comes down to its last game of the tournament against France in Washington DC. Before Tuesday, the US Women’s National Team is in third place in the group.

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. England on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against England in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

After the USA’s impressive 1-0 win against Germany on Wednesday night, the USWNT go into this game knowing that a win against England will put them in pole position to win this tournament.

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. England on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against England in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

After the USA’s impressive 1-0 win against Germany on Wednesday night, the USWNT go into this game knowing that a win against England will put them in pole position to win this tournament.

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. Germany on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against Germany in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

The US Women’s National Team competes in its first game on Wednesday in the second-annual SheBelieves Cup. As current holders, the pressure will be on the USA team to get a result against a German team that will be wanting to seek revenge.

Where to find USA Women’s Team vs. Germany on TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch US Women’s National Team against Germany in the SheBelieves Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

The US Women’s National Team competes in its first game on Wednesday in the second-annual SheBelieves Cup. As current holders, the pressure will be on the USA team to get a result against a German team that will be wanting to seek revenge.

SheBelieves Cup TV schedule and streaming links

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The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) will once again be competing against the national teams of Germany, France, and England as the SheBelieves Cup makes its return to American television with its second annual edition beginning March 1.

The United States won all three of their 2016 SheBelieves Cup matches to win the inaugural tournament, conceding only one goal to runners up Germany on the final match day.

SheBelieves Cup TV schedule and streaming links

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The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) will once again be competing against the national teams of Germany, France, and England as the SheBelieves Cup makes its return to American television with its second annual edition beginning March 1.

The United States won all three of their 2016 SheBelieves Cup matches to win the inaugural tournament, conceding only one goal to runners up Germany on the final match day.

The Rest

Hope Solo hopeful of return to field, 'unlikely' USWNT return

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Though her time with the U.S. Women's National Team is likely through, Hope Solo does not believe her playing career is over.

After being suspended and eventually having her contract terminated by U.S. Soccer last year following the Rio Olympics, Solo is eyeing a potential return to the field, according to the New York Post.

Fans’ View: Five reasons why Philly needs an NWSL team

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Philly is one of the largest sports markets, yet we still don't have a top-tier women's professional sports team. My 5 reasons why we need to change this.

Mallory Pugh leaves UCLA to begin professional career

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One of the brightest U.S. Women's National Team stars is set to begin her professional career.

UCLA announced on Monday night that Mallory Pugh has left the school to pursue the next stage of her career. Pugh enrolled in UCLA in the winter and was set to begin her college career this fall.

Lloyd, Ellis respond to new U.S. Soccer policy requiring players stand for national anthem

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At the U.S. Soccer Federation's Annual General Meeting on Saturday, March 4, a controversial policy was revealed regarding the national anthem.

The policy states that "all persons representing a Federation national team shall stand respectfully during the playing of the national anthems at any event in which the Federation is represented.

USWNT downs Germany 1-0 in Chester

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Lynn Williams scored the lone goal to lead the U.S. Women's National Team to a 1-0 victory over Germany in the SheBelieves Cup on Wednesday.

USWNT to play pair of friendlies against Russia

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Deep in the heart of Texas, the U.S. Women's National Team will play Russia in a pair of friendlies in early April.

The defending World Cup champions will take on the Russia Women's National Team in two international friendlies, one in Frisco, the second in Houston, U.