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US tops Haiti to advance in World Cup qualifying

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. women's soccer team completed Part I of its trip to the 2015 World Cup by doing the expected, dominating play Monday night in a 6-0 win over Haiti to finish unbeaten - and unscored upon - in group play in the CONCACAF championship. Abby Wambach had two goals, and Carli Lloyd, Meghan Klingenberg, Christen Press and Morgan Brian also scored for the Americans...
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Wambach scores, US beats Trinidad and Tobago 1-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Abby Wambach scored in the 55th minute to help the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 1-0 on Wednesday night in their opening Women's World Cup qualifying game. Wambach scored on a header off Alex Morgan's cross for her record-extending 169th international goal. Hope also pushed for U.S. shutout record to 74. The game was the United States'...
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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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Abby Wambach scores luckiest goal of career

Abby Wambach has scored 146 goals for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, but the one she scored on Wednesday must have been the luckiest of the bunch. The U.S. striker benefitted from a wicked deflection and unreal backspin to score what stood as the game winner against Australia. With the score tied 2-2 early in the second half, Alex Morgan took a left-footed shot on goal...
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach gets her own beer

You haven’t truly made it as an athlete until you’ve had a beer named after you. With that in mind, we can safely say that Abby Wambach has officially arrived. The women’s soccer star and gold medalist is in Great Falls, Montana, for the week, and a local brewery is doing what it can to make her feel welcomed. Bowser Brewery created a beer named after her called “Abby...
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September 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach Punch to Face Leads to Two-Match Ban for Colombian Soccer Player

Abby Wambach called it a sucker punch. FIFA apparently agrees. Two days after Wambach was slugged in the face unprovoked by Colombian player Lady Andrade during a testy pool play game in the London Olympics, Andrade has received a two-game ban from FIFA's disciplinary committee, The Associated Press reports. Andrade will miss Tuesday's game against France and the quarterfinal...
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Wambach tweets picture of her black eye

The hand that U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach took to the eye in Saturday's win over Colombia had some people saying, "That's going to leave a mark." They were right. One day after shaking off a nasty smack to her face and scoring in a 3-0 win for U.S. Women's Soccer, Wambach put a photo of her roughed-up mug on Twitter. While the swelling is not as bad as it...
July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach Gets Punched in Eye by Colombian Player During U.S. Women's Soccer Win (Video)

Abby Wambach is a tough player. For those who doubt, check out the video below of Wambach getting drilled in the head, laying there when blood drips to the grass and then just gritting her teeth while the medical staff staples her skin back together on the field. Convinced? OK -- here's another one. During the U.S. Women's Soccer team's 3-0 win over Colombia on Saturday...
July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Abby Wambach punched in face

The USA Women’s Soccer team played a scrappy game on Saturday againt Columbia. During the first half of the game, forward Abby Wambach, was running down the middle of the field before she was clocked by Columbia’s Lady Andrade. The referee didn’t asses a foul on the play as play continued with Wambach injured on the ground for over a minute. Wambach stayed in the game for...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Wambach still going strong for Team USA

With 131 goals in 171 matches and counting with the U.S. Women's National Team, Abby Wambach's spot among the greatest women's soccer players in American history is definitely secure. The 31-year-old veteran's resume is so impressive that to list each and every one of her accomplishments would eat up the balance of this article. But among the highlights are her playing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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