US star Lloyd quick to make her mark at Manchester City

HJORRING, Denmark (AP) — U.S. captain Carli Lloyd did not need long to make an impact in the Women’s Champions League with Manchester City. The two-time world player of the year scored the only goal on her competition debut as City edged Danish side Fortuna Hjorring 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal late Thursday. Midfielder Lloyd powered a bullet header...
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Carli Lloyd scores first goal for Man City in 1-0 Champions League win

Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal for Manchester City—her first since joining the club—to help the English club win the first leg of its Champions League quarterfinal match against Fortuna Hjorring 1-0. In the first half of the game, Lloyd headed in a Jane Ross cross to give Man City the lead. Lloyd’s teammate, Lucy Bronze, was denied goals in both halves by hitting the crossbar...
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Watch: Carli Lloyd scores for Manchester City in Women's Champions League

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Box Score 3/21: WBC semis are bat-flipping fun

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for the World Baseball Classic semi-final game tonight. Happy birthday today to Shawon Dunston, Scott Williams and Aaron Hill. On this date in 1964 UCLA beat Duke for the National Championship, keeping their...
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Carli Lloyd makes Manchester City debut

Carli Lloyd made her Manchester City Women debut on Saturday in what was a 1-0 Man City win over Reading Women. Lloyd started the FA Women’s Cup fifth-round game at City’s Academy Stadium, but it was Lucy Bronze, an England player, who scored the game-winner in the 83rd minute to secure Man City’s spot in the quarterfinals. Bronze fired a blast after Melissa Lawley’s free...
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Carli Lloyd wants to play through the World Cup and (maybe) the Olympics before retiring

Carli Lloyd is heading to Manchester City after signing with the Women's Super League team. The United States star is going to take her chances abroad on a short-term deal that will see her return to the Houston Dash of NWSL in June, but hidden in the news of Lloyd's move is a nugget on when she sees her career ending.“I’ve still got three or four years left in me before I hang...
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February 15, 2017

Carli Lloyd Scores Another Long-Range Goal, Still Shooting Like World Cup 2015

Carli Lloyd’s 95th career goal for the United States women’s national team reminds us of her greatest moment. Lloyd scored a tremendous, long-range goal Sunday in Team USA’s 5-1 exhibition win over Switzerland. It was the first of two goals she scored against the Swiss. The veteran midfielder beat Switzerland’s goalkeeper with a powerful drive from around 35 yards out to...
October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Did Amazon just send me a free Carli Lloyd autographed ball?

I may be far past my prime as a soccer player, but I still like to play the game—you know, at my own speed. Generally it’s in a semi-competitive co-ed format with a three-goal max limit on good players. I’m not one of the players who pushes the boundaries of the rule. With those facts in mind, I do find occasion to purchase soccer gear as I get into my late thirties. That...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd Named FIFA 2015 Women’s World Player Of The Year; Jill Ellis Top Coach

Carli Lloyd’s awesome performances at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup are still earning her plaudits more than six months after the tournament. Lloyd won the 2015 FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Award on Monday at FIFA’s annual Ballon d’Or Gala in Zurich. Lloyd, 33, topped Germany’s Celia Sasic and Japan’s Aya Miyama in the voting to claim the award for the first...
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Carli Lloyd named U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year

As 2015 draws to a close and athlete of the year awards — like the Heisman Trophy and Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year — are being presented amid some level of debates, there is no debate over the decision to name Carli Lloyd this year’s U.S. Soccer Female Athlete of the Year. The honor was announced Wednesday by U.S. Soccer in advance of the team’s final...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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