Apr
11th
Fri
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Non USSF payrolled players on the NT

lastless:

So yesterday in his comments Sermanni noted difficulties calling players up because of FIFA windows and the CBA. I was talking to lucidliar about it and decided to put my money where my assumptions were and see if I could figure this out.

So looking first at 2013, what do we know:

  • the CBA under which USSF pays national team members says that after a certain number of weeks (the old CBA was 6 - based on below I think the new CBA is also 6 weeks) players move from perdiem to a payroll position
  • At some point in the 2013 season K Mewis started receiving a subsidy from USSF due to her weeks in camps (x)
  • College students are amateurs and do not get paid (other than room & board & gear) for camps/games, so they don’t fall under the CBA.

This is going to get long, so under the cut

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Nov
10th
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soccphan:

Hayley Brock goal vs Virginia

soccphan:

Hayley Brock goal vs Virginia

Oct
30th
Wed
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Forward Sandra Ley (22) looks for a teammate to throw the ball to while midfielder Lily Archer keeps her eye on the ball. The Oregon Ducks women’s soccer team play the California Golden Bears at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on Oct. 28, 2013. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Forward Sandra Ley (22) looks for a teammate to throw the ball to while midfielder Lily Archer keeps her eye on the ball. The Oregon Ducks women’s soccer team play the California Golden Bears at Papé Field in Eugene, Ore. on Oct. 28, 2013. (Taylor Wilder/Emerald)

Sep
16th
Mon
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More Is Better: The Case for a Women’s Confederations Cup

secondtouchmag:

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 A few days ago, someone online asked me why there wasn’t a Confederations Cup for women. It was asked partially in jest, I think, mostly as a vehicle for insulting Sepp Blatter, who has not had the greatest track record in supporting the women’s game. I dutifully cast aspersions on good old Sepp, had a laugh at his expense, and got on with my day.

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(Source: secondtouchmag)

Jul
30th
Tue
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paliblues:

2013 W-LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!! #PaliBlues #wleague

The 2012 US U20s! Er, no, wait….

paliblues:

2013 W-LEAGUE CHAMPIONS!!!
#PaliBlues #wleague

The 2012 US U20s! Er, no, wait….

(via yourestillhere)

Mar
20th
Wed
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uswntvideos:

U.S. WNT vs China PR : Christen Press Goal

Mar
19th
Tue
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ourgamemagazine:

Issue 18 of Our Game Magazine has gone to print! Subscribe today to get your copy from the first shipment.

ourgamemagazine:

Issue 18 of Our Game Magazine has gone to print! Subscribe today to get your copy from the first shipment.

Mar
17th
Sun
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Kelley O’Hara and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi of Germany in the 2013 Algarve Cup Final, won by the US 2-0 (Photo By Caroline Charruyer)

Kelley O’Hara and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi of Germany in the 2013 Algarve Cup Final, won by the US 2-0 (Photo By Caroline Charruyer)

Jan
8th
Tue
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Cloee Colohan, BYU

Cloee Colohan, BYU

Jan
7th
Mon
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peteeee:

Well, this looks like it for me, guys! I know I’ll tweak everything 100 more times, but here’s what I’m putting out there on tumblr. 

Thanks for all the support and messages I’ve been getting, you’re all awesome!