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Wambach, Leroux and Lloyd top list for USA's Female Athlete of the Year

Abby Wambach headlines a list of five United States women's national team stars nominated for U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. Wambach is in search of a seventh award after claiming the honor last year and scoring a team-high 14 goals during 2014. She will vie with midfielders Lauren Holiday and Carli Lloyd and forwards Sydney Leroux and Christen Press to take home the award...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

USA's Wambach finalist for FIFA's Women's Player of the Year award

ZURICH -- American forward Abby Wambach is among the finalists for FIFA Women's Player of the Year. Wambach, the 2012 winner, is competing with Brazilian forward Marta, a five-time winner from 2006-10, and German midfielder Nadine Kessler, seeking the honor for the first time. Forwards Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Lionel Messi of Argentina are finalists for the men's honor along...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Sydney Leroux, Abby Wambach attend Game 6 of World Series (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.U.S. women's national soccer team stars Sydney Leroux and Abby Wambach were seen in the stands of Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Tuesday night watching the Royals dominate Game 6 of the World Series.The U.S. Women's National Team has just qualified for next year's Women's World Cup tournament in Canada.Video via MLB. This...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Sydney Leroux, Abby Wambach Take In World Series

Sydney Leroux and Abby Wambach hit the ballpark for Game 6 of the World Series between the Royals and Giants on Tuesday night.
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach’s Four Goals Lead U.S. Women’s Soccer To CONCACAF Crown

CHESTER, Pa. — Abby Wambach has been concerned recently about overthinking headers. She seemed to have it all worked out on Sunday night when she scored four goals — three with her head — in a 6-0 victory over Costa Rica that gave the World Cup-bound U.S. national team their fifth CONCACAF Women’s Championship title. “Thankfully, today my teammates put me in positions where...
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach: Hope Solo's situation is different from Ray Rice

Abby Wambach recently acknowledged the debate surrounding Hope Solo as her US Women’s soccer teammate awaits trial for a domestic violence charge stemming from a fight with a family member back in June. Wambach, who has been teammates with Solo for over a decade, chose most of her words very carefully. “It’s hard because we’re...Read More
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

USA fends off Trinidad & Tobago for unconvincing win in World Cup qualifying

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The United States women’s national team cleared its first hurdle toward the 2015 Women’s World Cup, but not by much, as it squeaked out a 1-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago in their 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship opener here on Wednesday night. Abby Wambach’s deft 55th-minute header was the difference. The tournament, which will send three teams directly...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Women’s World Cup Players Threaten Discriminatory Lawsuit Over 2015 World Cup Turf Field Use

(Reuters)-Female soccer players from all around the world, including Abby Wambach of the United States Women’s National Team, have gathered a team of lawyers threatening FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association over the use of artificial turf fields for the 2015 World Cup in Canada, claiming that it is discriminatory and violates human rights. A three-page letter to FIFA and the...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

American women beat Russia 8-0 in friendly

Abby Wambach scored her record 165th international goal in the U.S. women football team's comprehensive 8-0 win over Russia in a friendly Thursday. The United States has beaten Russia by a 15-0 margin over two friendlies to extend its unbeaten streak to 42 games. With the United States up 2-0 on own goals in the 11th and 50th minutes, Amy Rodriguez took Heather O'Reilly...
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

WC hopes still lead through Wambach

Over the next year and a half, you're going to be hearing a lot about Abby Wambach's legs. As the United States women's national team gets ready for the 2015 Women's World Cup , an awful lot rests on them. Under head coach Tom Sermanni, the USA has made long strides in building depth and diversifying its portfolio of attacking options. Fellow forwards Alex Morgan...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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