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FIFA 2015 Women's World Cup

Top Travel Tips: FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015

Key Event Details Dates: June 6, 2015 – July 5 2015 Match Locations: Vancouver Edmonton Moncton Montreal Ottawa Winnipeg Tickets: 150,000 tickets were sold in the first 48 hours after FIFA opened up sales. Organizers hope to sell 1.5 million tickets to the 24-team, 52-match tournament. The 2011 Women’s World Cup in Germany had 16-teams with 32-games …

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Brandi Chastain Talks Women’s World Cup, College Cup & More

Every young girl wants someone to believe in her and give her a chance, especially in sports. And sometimes when girls have that opportunity, they leave the entire nation on their feet applauding. Brandi Chastain and her teammates severely altered women’s sports and its impact on the world at the 1999 Women’s World Cup. Now, Chastain is thriving …

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Playlist: What Do the World’s Best Female Soccer Players Listen To?

If you’ve wondered what Alex Morgan has playing on her iPod or what music Megan Rapinoe dances to in the locker room, wonder no more. How about what Swedish National Team Captain, Caroline Seger, is blasting in her headphones? Or what five-time FIFA world player of the year, Marta, sings along to in the car …

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Alex Morgan is a Beast – USWNT Moves on to Gold Medal Match

Nails were bitten to the quick. Voices hoarse from yelling. Heart palpitations no doubt sent soccer fans reaching for their chests.  The United States vs. Canada women’s soccer semifinal in Manchester, England on Monday was about as thrilling as a match could be. Epic really, In the end, after two overtime periods, Alex Morgan (@alexmorgan13) …

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Hope Solo’s Angry Twitter Rant vs. Brandi Chastain

If you don’t’ already follow U.S Goalkeeper Hope Solo’s twitter stream, you really should. Solo’s twitter rant was in response to former WNT defender Brandi Chastain’s remarks when the U.S. women’s soccer team played Colombia on Saturday. During the first half, Chastain disparaged defender Rachel Buehler’s ball control. She said that Buehler gives the ball …

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

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 …

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Pia Sundhage Names 2012 U.S. Olympic Women’s Soccer Team

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Pia Sundhage has named the 18-player roster for the 2012 Olympic Games. Eleven players make a return to the Olympics after helping the USA to the gold medal in 2008 in Beijing, China. Midfielders Shannon Boxx and Heather O’Reilly and defender Heather Mitts make their third Olympic Team while …

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Seattle Sounders Women Sign USWNT Forward Alex Morgan

Wow. Wow. Wow. Alex Morgan is in the headlines, again! (via release) Seattle Sounders Women have signed US Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan pending official USSF/CSA approval, the team announced today. “Alex is a world class player who has proven herself well beyond her 22 years.  Her breakout World Cup performance sets the stage …

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