soccer

Women's World Cup
4:41 pm
Tue April 14, 2015

U.S. Women's World Cup Squad Includes Four Northwest Soccer Pros

The U.S. Women's National Team has called up Portland Thorns teammates Alex Morgan, left, and Tobin Heath for the FIFA Women's World Cup. Christine SInclar, far right, will play for Team Canada.
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Originally published on Wed April 15, 2015 8:45 am

The U.S. Women's National Team coach has named four soccer pros from the Northwest to the World Cup roster Tuesday.

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Hope Solo Suspended
6:46 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Star Soccer Goalie Hope Solo Of Seattle Suspended By U.S. National Team

U.S. soccer star Hope Solo.
Credit Nicole Miller / Flickr

Soccer star Hope Solo of Seattle has been suspended from the U.S. Women’s National Team and sent home from training camp.

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Women's World Cup
5:23 pm
Fri July 11, 2014

World Cup Fans Take Note, 2015 Women's Tourney Final In Vancouver, BC

File photo of BC Place in Vancouver, Canada
Credit Province of British Columbia

Organizers of the next (FIFA) Women's World Cup hope to leverage the unusually high interest in this year's men's tournament in Brazil to their benefit. Northwest sports fans may want to note that group play and the 2015 World Cup final will take place just across the border in Vancouver, Canada. Correspondent Tom Banse reports.

Vancouver is one of six host cities in Canada for the Women's World Cup next summer. Nine matches including the final will be played in BC Place stadium over the span of a month.

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