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Match Preview: WNT Looks to Earn Semifinal Spot with Win vs. Mexico

The U.S. Women’s National Team opened its 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship campaign on Feb. 10 against Costa Rica with a 5-0 victory – the team’s second 5-0 win in two matches this year – as Alex Morgan scored twice, including her first 12 seconds into the game, while Carli Lloyd scored from the penalty spot and Crystal Dunn and Christen Press added goa

MNT on TV: Race for Roster Spots Heats Up

With the USA’s sights now set on the World Cup qualifiers in March against Guatemala, the focus is firmly on the fitness and form of the National Team players vying for a spot on the roster. Since MLS will just be getting started, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann indicated that the group for those critical games may shade towards players based in Mexico and Europe, shining an even greater sp

First Cap, First Goal: Mallory Pugh

Only Getting Started Unlike Press and McCaffrey, 17-year-old Mallory Pugh is what could be considered a veteran of the Youth National Team circuit. She was one of the top scorers in her U-17 WNT cycle and was named to the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup roster when she was just 16 years old. She is currently the U-20 WNT captain and most recently led the way for the USA at the 2015 CONCACAF U-20

Kuhlmann Scores Twice as U-17 WNT Downs England 2-0 in 2016 U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational

CARSON, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2016) – The U.S. Under-17 Women’s National Team defeated England 2-0 in its first match of the U-17 Women’s NTC Invitational as forward Civana Kuhlmann scored two spectacular goals inside the final eight minutes.  In a physical and fast-paced match, England had its share of attacking opportunities, but U.S. goalkeeper Laurel Ivory was excellent on

First Cap, First Goal: Stephanie McCaffrey

McCaffrey’s Moment Stephanie McCaffrey had some experience playing with the Under-23 WNT in 2014 and early 2015, but getting a shot with the senior squad was a much bigger jump. She got her first taste of action with the full team at the 2015 January Camp when she was called up from a U-23 camp. After camp, the team shifted its focus toward the Women’s World Cup and McCaffrey embarked

WNT Opens 2016 Olympic Qualifying with Big 5-0 Win vs. Costa Rica in Frisco

FRISCO, Texas (Feb. 10, 2016) – The U.S. Women’s National Team opened Group A play at the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship with a 5-0 shutout against Costa Rica at Toyota Stadium. Alex Morgan opened the scoring just 12 seconds into the match with the fastest goal in CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship history. Carli Lloyd assisted both of M

Q&A Pt. 2: Klinsmann Discusses the Benefits of Mixed January Camp Roster

The U.S. recently completed its annual January Camp, which this year took on a different flavor as a combination of senior team players and U-23s who are each preparing for important qualifiers in March. Following consecutive victories against Iceland and Canada, ussoccer.com spoke with MNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann about his takeaways from the four weeks in Los Angeles. In the second half of a

Match Preview: U.S. WNT Begins Quest for Olympic Berth Against Costa Rica

The U.S. Women’s National Team will look to qualify for a sixth consecutive Olympic Games starting on Wednesday, Feb. 10, when it kicks off the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship against Costa Rica (7:30 p.m. CT on NBC Live Extra) in the second match of Group A at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, home of MLS’ FC Dallas. Fans can also follow all the action from #USAvC
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