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WPS Friday

With lots of the WPS internationals overseas for friendlies, this should be an interesting stretch for the WPS.  Here’s a quick preview from Melissa … and note, the Breakers-Red Stars game will be available for on-line viewing.  Cool!  8:30 PM … Continue reading

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Tuesday Catch Up

I read through the post-match quotes re. yesterday’s USWNT win over Norway at the Algarve – and continue to just love Pia’s detailed and forthright comments … for example: (On the ebb and flow of the match)  You can imagine … Continue reading

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USWNT vs Sweden for the Crown at the Algarve

The USWNT defeated Norway 1-0 on the strength of a goal by Megan Rapinoe and what sounded like at least one save-for-the-ages by Hope Solo. Now Pia and crew face her homeland (gaaaa – I hate that word – can’t … Continue reading

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USWNT vs. Norway (11AM ET)

Check MatchTracker this morning at 11 ET to follow the USWNT vs. Norway in the final game of group play over at the Algarve (where, presumably, it is NOT snowing)! The US is already in the championship game as a … Continue reading

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OMG – Kia Does It!

Tasha scored in the 90th minute – on what sounds like an absolutely brilliant goal (assist from Rampone). This pulls out the 1-0 win for the USWNT who continue undefeated in the 2009 Algarve. Hope somebody posts video of this … Continue reading

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Beginning of the End

Sounds ominous, I know … but I’m just talking about the beginning of the end of the month, here.  It’s been a frozen, snowy January – in fact I can’t remember the last time I saw bare ground here in … Continue reading

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More Pre-Game Analysis

It sounds like Lindsey Dolich likes the USWNT’s chances – but is NOT taking Canada lightly (nor are we). There were major doubts that Swede Pia Sundhage would pull the strings for a team left reeling after the loss of … Continue reading

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Women's Soccer Quarterfinal Previews and Predictions

Andrea Canales has put up her previews and predictions on ESPNsoccernet. And here’s Marta talking about the Brazil-Norway match-up tomorrow. European women’s soccer is showcased in the Sweden-Germany quarterfinal, and here’s a nice piece about Pia from the FIFA site. … Continue reading

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Still Soaring … So Some Sundry Soccer Stuff … Sorry (non)Soccer Surfers and Smatterers!

Wow, wow, wow. Even the Phillies’ loss has not dampened my amazement and feeling of great good fortune. The USWNT is through to the quarterfinals (not too surprising) and has won their group (pretty darn surprising) and is starting to … Continue reading

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Women's Olympic Soccer Updates

I’ve been taking some time this morning to catch up on Olympic soccer news and, in particular, how the Swedish team is doing. Their performance at the Olympics has paralleled that of the USWNT in ways that have surprised me, … Continue reading

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