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Two first-half goals seal U.S. victory over Japan, but Americans lose Tarpley to ACL injury

Abby Wambach redirected a service from Ali Krieger off a set piece, and Amy Rodriguez put the finishing touches on a great buildup by Heather O’Reilly and Wambach to give the U.S. all it needed to defeat Japan, 2-0, Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio. But, unfortunately the U.S. was dealt a major blow as midfielder Lindsay Tarpley, who came on as a sub in the second half, tore her ACL in her right knee and will miss the 2011 Women’s World Cup.  (more…)

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Abby Wambach, Heather O’Reilly, Pia Sundhage talk about 2011 World Cup

U.S. Head Coach Pia Sundhage, midfielder Heather O’Reilly, and forward Abby Wambach addressed the media today following the announcement of the U.S. Women’s National Team World Cup roster. Sundhage said it was difficult to narrow down the roster to 21 players, saying, “We have not picked the best 21 players. We picked the 21 players that will do the best together … (We’re) very happy with the 21 we picked and the fact that they are different from each other. Everyone has high expectations.” (more…)


Sources: Hope Solo joins magicTalk SC

Former Saint Louis Athletica and Atlanta Beat keeper Hope Solo will soon be reunited with some of her teammates from the U.S. Women’s National Team, joining Abby Wambach, Christie Rampone, Lindsay Tarpley, and Shannon Boxx, on the team formerly known as the Washington Freedom, according to sources close to the league. (more…)


Abby Wambach trade rumors are just that, according to magicTalk SC

One day after Marta’s contract was acquired by the WNY Flash of Women’s Professional Soccer, rumors of a Marta for Abby Wambach (magicTalk SC) trade surfaced. That was cleared up Wednesday afternoon by magicTalk SC owner Dan Borislow. (more…)


magicTalk SC owner Dan Borislow talks about his team and his future plans

Dan Borislow called Our Game Magazine Saturday morning from the invention he named his Women’s Professional Soccer team after – magicTalk. Borislow, who owns a majority share of the team formerly known as the Washington Freedom, talked about the team, plans for a major tournament, Marta, and more. (more…)


U.S. Soccer news: Sundhage announces roster for January camp, Wambach and Henninger win awards

U.S. Women’s National Team Coach Pia Sundhage called up 26 players for the team’s January training camp. The group includes first-time call-ups Jordan Angeli (Boston Breakers), Meghan Klingenberg (University of North Carolina), and Kristie Mewis (Boston College). Mewis is the youngest player called up. The 20-year-old midfielder was the 2008 U.S. Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year. (more…)