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August 14, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Solo, Rapinoe, Leroux called up for USWNT friendly

Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo, midfielder Megan Rapinoe and forward Sydney Leroux have been called up to the U.S. women’s national team for its friendly against Switzerland on Aug. 20, the club confirmed in a Thursday release. Solo can break the USWNT’s all-time shutout record in the match — which will be hosted at WakeMed Soccer…


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June 15, 2014 at 10:31 AM

Sydney Leroux scores as USWNT beats France, 1-0, in friendly

Most attention these days is on the U.S. men’s national team amid this exciting World Cup, but the women’s national team sneaked in a friendly Saturday against France, notching a 1-0 win behind a goal from Sydney Leroux and a shutout from Hope Solo — two Reign FC stars. Leroux scored the winner in the 21st…


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May 8, 2014 at 8:19 PM

Sydney Leroux scores equalizer for USWNT in 1-1 tie against Canada

Reign FC’s Sydney Leroux scored a 78th-minute equalizer Thursday as the U.S. women’s national team salvaged a 1-1 tie with Canada, an exhibition played in Winnipeg. The hosts opened the scoring in the 35th minute when 18-year-old defender Kadeisha Buchanan headed in a corner kick from Diana Matheson. The U.S. responded when Leroux got on the…


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April 16, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Megan Rapinoe speaks to USWNT coaching change, starting this season with Reign FC

Reign FC and U.S. women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe spoke to reporters on a few subjects after Saturday’s season-opening 3-0 win against Boston. The recent firing of U.S. women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni was a popular subject, as was her decision to come to Seattle for the whole NWSL season this year after joining in the summer last year.

Here is a transcript:


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April 12, 2014 at 12:15 PM

A chat with Reign FC coach Laura Harvey: ‘We have a roster that people will talk about.’

Reign FC’s season opener is just around the corner as the team is set to host the Boston Breakers at 4 p.m. Sunday at its new home, Memorial Stadium at the Seattle Center. I had a chance to catch up with Laura Harvey, coach and general manager, after Friday’s practice, and here is a transcript of our 10-minute chat:


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April 11, 2014 at 10:26 AM

Reign FC’s Sydney Leroux scores in USWNT’s 3-0 win against China

Reign FC’s group of U.S. women’s national team players had one last assignment before returning home ahead of Sunday’s NWSL opener at home against Boston — that came in Thursday’s friendly against China, which, a couple days after U.S. coach Tom Sermanni was fired, resulted in a 3-0 win in San Diego. Seattle forward Sydney Leroux…


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April 6, 2014 at 7:25 PM

U.S. Soccer fires women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni

In news no one saw coming, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Sunday night it has fired women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni. The USWNT just earlier in the day had beaten China, 2-0. U.S. Soccer director of development Jill Ellis will serve as interim head coach, starting with Thursday’s second game with China. Ellis held that role…


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