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Feature: Two Gator Soccer Players Trying to Go Pro

The Florida Gator soccer team celebrated “Senior Night” on a warm October afternoon in front of a crowd of over 700. The number 20 Gators were about to take on the eighth ranked South Carolina Gamecocks in a battle of ranked SEC teams. Before the match, the seven soon-departing Florida …

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Japan soccer president Kozo Tashima tests positive for Coronavirus

Kozo Tashima, the president of the Japan Football Association and vice-chairman of the Japan Olympic Committee has tested positive for the coronavirus. According to a statement put out by Tashima and the Japan Football Association on Tuesday, “I have slight fever and pneumonia … but otherwise I’m doing fine.” The …

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Former Gators Wambach and Torres nominated for Hall of Fame honors

Two former Florida Gator athletes earned Hall of Fame honors this past week. On Saturday, former Gator and U.S Women’s soccer forward Abby Wambach was inducted into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. Likewise, former Gator and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres was nominated to the U.S. Olympic and …

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Silver Anniversary Season for Coach Becky Burleigh and Gators Soccer Begins This Weekend

Coach Becky Burleigh stunned the soccer community in 1995 when she arrived at the University of Florida to coach its brand new soccer program. Burleigh has accumulated 414 wins, 112 loses and only 36 ties in her 25-year spell as Florida soccer’s only head coach. Gators soccer will open up …

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United States Women’s Soccer Team Savor World Cup Victory

The United States women’s national soccer team is still celebrating its 2-0 win over the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday to successfully retain the Women’s World Cup title, and they set many records along the way. Dominant Individual Performances The squad that conquered France is arguably the best U.S. national team …

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The USWNT Reaches Third Consecutive FIFA Women’s World Cup Final

The United States National Women’s Team has reached the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup Final for the third consecutive time. The Americans aim to be the first team to win the competition in back-to-back years. Starting Lineups Both, Jill Ellis and Phil Neville decided to switch things up before meeting …

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U.S. Faces England in Semifinals

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What was once a tournament of 24, the Women’s World Cup is down to four remaining teams. England and the U.S. play at 3 p.m. in what will likely decided the Golden Boot for the tournament. Goal-Scorers Galore The top-three goal-scorers of the competition will take part in this game. …

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USA Defeats Spain in Unconvincing Fashion to Advance in World Cup

The USWNT beat Spain 2-1 thanks to two Megan Rapinoe penalty kicks to advance to the quarter-finals of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday. World Cup Title Defense Continues The US is advancing to the quarter-finals of the World Cup for the eighth consecutive time, dating back to …

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USWNT Faces Spain in Round of 16

The United States Women’s National Team continue to defend their title in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. After three games without conceding a single goal, they’ll clash with Spain in the knockout round on Monday. The American Dream After winning the tournament in 2015, the No. 1-ranked United States came …

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