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June FIFA Break – WoSo Matches to Follow

  The NWSL 2017 season is “on pause” while players join their national teams for the June FIFA window. Many friendlies are being played in Europe as teams prep for the women’s Euro tournament that kicks off July 16 in the Netherlands. Here’s a roundup of the matches that involve current NWSL players.   USWNT matches […]

Daily WWC trivia: Working Overtime

  Friday, June 19, 2015 Entering the knockout round of the Women’s World Cup means that games can no longer end in a tie. Teams that are tied after 90 minutes of regulation play will play two 15-minute periods of overtime (no golden goal). If the game is still tied after overtime, the winner will […]

Daily WWC trivia: USWNT openers

  Tuesday, June 9, 2015   Following the USWNT’s 3-1 over Australia in their opening match of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, here’s a quick look at the previous WWC openers for the (neon yellow) Stars & Stripes.   • The USWNT played their inaugural WWC match against Sweden on November 17, 1991. It’s interesting […]

Women’s World Cup: Group D Preview

Group D, the so-called “Group of Death”, made so by the presence of Sweden who, arguably, should have been a seeded team.  The combination of the number two ranking and number five ranking overall of the United States and Sweden always meant this group would likely have the highest average rating of any group in […]

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