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USWNT Players That Are Lost But Not Forgotten

Vlatko Andonovski is trying to form an unstoppable USWNT squad and several young players have clearly been on his radar. While many of these youngsters have worked their way into the senior squad, they've bumped off some familiar faces in the process. Competition at the national team level is fierce and the best of the best will earn their spot, but for those that have not made the cut they must now work their way back under immense pressure.

Hopefully USWNT fans haven't forgotten about a few of these players that've not been consistent additions to Andonovski’s roster. 

Con Los Dueños De Casa Y La Temible Francia: El Grupo Y El Calendario De México En Los Juegos Olímpicos

La Selección Mexicana conoció hoy a los rivales que enfrentará en los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio. El Tri será parte del Grupo A, junto a Japón, Francia y Sudáfrica.

El gran cuco en el horizonte es Francia, obviamente. El talento que sale de la nación europea parece no tener límites y así lo muestra la lista de preseleccionados, en la que destacan jugadores como Jules Koundé, Eduardo Camavinga e Ibrahima Konaté. La buena noticia para el Tri, al menos hasta ahora, es que Kylian Mbappé NO participaría de la competencia.

Women’s Olympic Draw: USWNT Handed Stern Group Stage Test

After a year deferred, it’s time to get excited about Tokyo with the Olympic soccer draw completed on Wednesday morning via a live stream on FIFA’s YouTube channel.

After crushing all challengers at the Concacaf Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament with five wins, 25 goals scored and zero conceded, things get serious in Tokyo with the USWNT scheduled to open play against 5th-ranked Sweden on Wednesday, July 21.  

Tobin Heath Injury Latest: USWNT Forward Ruled Out For Rest Of Season

Tobin Heath’s season at Manchester United is over, manager Casey Stoney confirmed on Friday, a disappointing end after a second Tobin Heath injury for the USWNT winger. 

Heath had four goals and two assists in eight matches with United since joining (along with Christen Press) in September. She hasn’t played since Dec. 20, a two-goal performance against Bristol City.

USWNT Out To Avenge 2016 Debacle At This Summer’s Olympics

After four World Cup titles and four Olympic gold medals, "failure" isn't a word often associated with the U.S. women's national soccer team — unless, of course, the topic is the 2016 Rio Olympics.

After winning gold at the 2012 London Games and triumphing at the 2015 World Cup, the Stars and Stripes flew into Rio under enormous expectations but lost to Sweden in a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals.

Will Raúl Jiménez Play In Olympics This Summer? Wolves Boss Provides Caveat

Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo said Mexican striker Raúl Jiménez cannot be considered for this year's Tokyo Olympics unless he first returns to action for the Premier League club.

Jiménez is recovering from surgery on a fractured skull suffered after a clash of heads with Arsenal defender David Luiz during a match in November.

Jozy Altidore Goes After Taylor Twellman On Twitter — ‘You Weren’t Half Of Me’

Jozy Altidore is sick of listening to Taylor Twellman. 

The Toronto FC striker took to Twitter on Wednesday to call out the former USMNT forward and current ESPN commentator, saying Twellman’s international career was “laughable.”

Egypt Is Dead Set On Getting Mohamed Salah To The Olympic Games

The manager of the Egypt national under-23 team, Shawky Gharib, hinted at the presence of Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

"The only senior player who has been chosen is Mohamed Salah, he's one of the three best players in the world," the coach said. "The remaining choices will depend on the team's need." 

Pero Qué Gentil: Osote De Arquero Canadiense Le Da Los Boletos Olímpicos A México

México no se quedó a medio camino como Estados Unidos y consiguió los soñados boletos a los Juegos Olímpicos de Japón. El Tri venció 2-0 a Canadá, en un duelo que quedará marcado por el error fatal del arquero James Pantemis.

U.S. Men’s Team “Devastated” At Latest Olympic Qualifying Failure

The United States are "absolutely devastated" at missing out on qualification for the Olympic men's soccer tournament following Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Honduras, said coach Jason Kreis.

Defeat in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament means the United States will miss a third successive Games, with their last appearance coming in Beijing.

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