Lyon defeats Man City in Champions League semifinal

Lyon defeated Manchester City 3-2 on aggregate in their Champions League semifinal match, which concluded Saturday. Manchester City won Saturday’s second leg 1-0 on USWNT star Carli Lloyd’s second-half goal, but fellow-USWNT star Alex Morgan and Lyon prevailed after winning the first leg 3-1. Man City needed at least three goals at Stade de Lyon to progress. Lloyd and teammate...
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14 hours ago

Rachel Daly hits beautiful curling strike from near 18 yards out in Houston’s NWSL opener

The National Women’s Soccer League kicked off its fifth season Saturday, much longer than any other North American women’s professional soccer league has lasted, and the opening slate of games provided some terrific highlights. In particular, Houston Dash striker Rachel Daly delivered a goal for the ages late in their clash with the Chicago Fire, going at a defender near the...
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Heather O'Reilly is latest US women's player to go to Europe

Following the path of fellow Americans Crystal Dunn and Alex Morgan, former USWNT midfielder Heather O’Reilly is heading to Europe. The current FC Kansas City NWSL player just signed a deal to play for Arsenal’s women’s team. Just recently, Orlando Pride’s Alex Morgan signed with Paris Saint-Germain and former Washington Spirit player Crystal Dunn signing with Chelsea....
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January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

How does Alex Morgan’s expected move to France affect the USWNT equal pay fight

After a rather long and at times awkward courtship attempt on social media by Olympique Lyon’s owner and Alex Morgan, it may actually come to reality. The USWNT and Orlando Pride striker is currently in France to have a medical and could sign with the French team. On the surface, this move doesn’t make sense for Morgan. For one, NWSL did all they could to get Morgan to Orlando...
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December 03, 2016  |  Discuss

See Alex Morgan Score Off Fortunate Bounce In USA-Sweden Olympic Quarterfinal

Even the defending women’s World Cup champions need luck on their side every so often. The United States women’s soccer team was on the verge of losing its Olympic quarterfinal matchup with Sweden on Friday until Alex Morgan scored the equalizer. Morgan was at the right place at the right time, as she corralled a loose ball that deflected off a Sweden defender’s head and stuck...
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan: Everything You Need To Know

The United States’ women’s national team will continue its quest for a fifth-ever Olympic gold medal later today against France. When the Americans take the field, one of their starting XI will be 27-year-old forward Alex Morgan. Your #USWNT starting XI: Solo; O’Hara, Engen, Sauerbrunn, Klingenberg; Long, Brian, Lloyd (c); Dunn, Morgan, Heath. ...
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August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan's hat trick qualifies U.S. for the Olympics

Alex Morgan is pretty good at soccer. The face of the U.S. Women’s National team netted her third career hat trick in Team USA’s 5-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago. WATCH: @alexmorgan13 doubles @ussoccer_wnt's lead vs. Trinidad and Tobago. 2-0 now for #USWNT. — NBC Sports Soccer (@NBCSportsSoccer) February 20, 2016 WATCH: If at first you don't...
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan Scores Fastest Goal In U.S. Soccer, Olympic Qualifying History (Video)

Alex Morgan ensured the United States Women’s National Soccer Team didn’t wait long to start handling its serious business. Morgan scored just 12 seconds into Team USA’s 5-0 win over Costa Rica on Thursday in their opening game in the CONCACAF qualifying tournament for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Team USA announced Morgan’s goal was the fastest in U.S. Soccer history, and CONCACAF...
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan traded to Orlando in NWSL blockbuster

The Orlando Pride will begin its on-field existence with a splash, now that Alex Morgan is coming to town. Orlando acquired Morgan on Monday in a trade with the Portland Thorns, the recently unveiled National Women’s Soccer League expansion franchise announced on its website. Orlando landed Morgan and Kaylyn Kyle from Portland in exchange for the rights to its first expansion...
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Morgan penalty kick was wrong call, but we will take it (Video)

While we are celebrating the USWNT’s victory over Germany 2-0 in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup Tuesday, we should note that a bad call by the referees helped us get the win. Carli Lloyd got the US on the board in the 69th minute when she converted a penalty kick to make it...Read More
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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