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The football files: Abby's first cap

From the vault: Sept. 9, 2001

Abby Wambach makes her first appearance for the U.S. team, coming in for Tiffeny Milbrett in the 76th minute of a match against Germany at Soldier Field in Chicago. 229 more words

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Day 3: The Best Teammates I could have Asked For!

Since I was in seventh grade, I had been playing volleyball and basketball with a very talented and special group of girls. These girls had not only been my teammates for six years, but were some of the best friends I ever had. 327 more words

Quote of the day: Mia Hamm on Michelle Akers

“If it’s a header, I’m putting all my money, and all the other team’s money, on Michelle.”

- Mia Hamm on Michelle Akers, quoted in Akers’ 2000 autobiography, … 7 more words

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10 challenges every amateur Ladies Football team face every season.

1. ‘Can we get a pretty kit?’

Between fixing our hair on the field or wearing leggings because our tan isn’t right. How we look even when we are all sweaty and covered in mud is of the upmost importance. 517 more words

Quote of the day: On Lauren Holiday

“She is the player you’d want to build your team around. … She won’t put up Wambach’s numbers. She doesn’t get the celebrating camera time of Morgan. 40 more words

Alex Morgan

Gratitude

First off, an apology to all of my loyal blog followers… all two of you. One of whom is my mom so I’m not even sure if she counts as a follower since she has an unspoken obligation to keep up with my life in every way possible. 534 more words

Sister's violent death transformed Jill Loyden

Sarah Gehrke, writing for The Soccer Desk, has a feature about former U.S. goalkeeper Jill Loyden and her fight against domestic violence.

Loyden’s sister Britton was killed in February 2012. 169 more words

Hope Solo