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U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo isn't backing down from her critical tweets about NBC game analyst Brandi Chastain.
Solo said Monday she was just expressing her opinion during her Twitter outburst. She said she believes the best commentators should be working at the Olympics and feels former player Chastain is lacking in energy, excitement and passion.
Solo railed against Chastain's commentary following the U.S. team's 3-0 win over Colombia on Saturday. The outburst led to a meeting with coach Pia Sundhage and the team captains on Sunday, with the coach expressing concern about how the tweets reflected on the team as a whole.
Solo declined to answer any follow-up questions about the matter.
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Hope Solo met with the coach and captains of the U.S. women's soccer team Sunday to discuss her latest outburst of candor, a Twitter rant that did no good for the image of the squad and distracted from preparations for the upcoming game against North Korea in the Olympic tournament.
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Maybe Hope Solo was bored, or maybe it was her way of getting in a good post-match workout after seeing very minimal action in the USA's 3-0 victory against Colombia.
Whatever the reason, Solo managed to steal the spotlight away from the American team's victory Saturday by taking to Twitter and throwing a barrage of shots at US national team legend Brandi Chastain.
Hope Solo met with the Coach Pia Sundhage and captains of the U.S. women's soccer team Sunday after the goalie tweeted that Brandi Chastain wasn't a big enough fan.
"We had a conversation: If you...
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After beating the Columbian soccer team on Saturday, 3-0, Hope Solo took a shot a the color commentator, Brandi Chastain, through twitter.
Lay off commentating about defending and gking until you get more educated @brandichastain the game...
Hope Solo is extremely outspoken. It one of the traits outside of her killer goalie skills she’s most noted for. Solo had a few choice words for former US Soccer star Brandi Chastain. Chastain is a current Olympic commentator for NBC sports and covered the women’s match against Colombia on Saturday. Apparently Hope had beef [...]
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Everyone seemed to be in fine spirits after the U.S. Women's Soccer team's rollicking 3-0 win over Colombia on Saturday. Everyone, that is, except the goalkeeper who had a pretty easy day of work. Hope Solo took to Twitter just a couple of hours after the game and ripped former U.S. soccer legend Brandi Chastain, who commentated the game with Arlo White. Solo seemed to have...
U.S. Women's Soccer coach Pia Sundhage is not the type to punish. Known for her laid-back demeanor and encouraging coaching style, Sundhage is more apt to help players find a way to drive themselves than to be the one to force them one way or another. So, on Sunday, when all conversation about the U.S. Women's Soccer team continued to center around goalkeeper Hope Solo'...
The US women’s soccer team beat Colombia 3-0 in Glasgow, Scotland on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals at the Summer Games in London. Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach, and Carli Lloyd all scored for the US, but the real games began after the contest ended. That’s when goalkeeper Hope Solo went off on NBC commentator and former Olympic gold medalist/World Cup winner Brandi...
U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo isn't backing down from
her critical tweets about NBC game analyst Brandi Chastain.
In 1921, England's Football Association banned women from playing soccer on Football League grounds because the game was deemed ''quite unsuitable for females and ought not to be encouraged.''
The ban stood for 50 years. It was lifted the year of the first women's FA Cup final, when Southampton beat Stewarton and Thistle 4-1 in 1971.
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