Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 2/21/13
USA goalkeeper Hope Solo will miss next month's Algarve Cup because of a wrist injury, and 18-year-old forward Lindsey Horan could make her national team debut at the prestigious women's tournament in Portugal. Solo, who helped the Americans win gold medals at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, has been playing with damaged ligaments in her right wrist, and the US Soccer Federation said Thursday she may need surgery. The USSF said the team's medical staff advised Solo to have the wrist treated now because qualifying for the 2015 World Cup will not take place until late next year. Nicole Barnhart, Ashlyn Harris and Jill Loyden are the three goalkeepers on the 23-woman roster. Horan last year became the first American woman to bypass college soccer and sign with a foreign professional club. Raised in Golden, Colo., she played for the W-League's Colorado Rush last season and signed with Paris Saint-Germain in France. While Horan led the U.S. under-20 team in scoring last year, she missed t...
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