Why Krieger is expecting a 'seamless' transition into the USWNT for Hayes (1:46)
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Trinity Rodman scores first goal of season for Washington Spirit (0:45)
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Sophia Smith's excellent footwork and finish makes it 1-0 Thorns (0:22)
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Would Krieger pick Moultrie or Sonnett for the USWNT's Olympic roster? (1:28)
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"It was classic Caitlin Foord" (2:07)
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Nigeria, Zambia women clinch final Olympic spots

Zambia and Nigeria locked up the last two spots in the women's football tournament at the Paris Olympics after winning two-legged playoffs in the fourth round of African qualifying.

Smith reflects on 'rollercoaster of emotions' after USWNT's World Cup exit (0:56)
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Morgan expecting tough test from Japan in SheBelieves Cup semifinal (0:59)
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Sophia Smith explains decision to stay with Portland (1:27)
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Lawson: Nowhere to hide in stacked women's Olympic draw (3:59)
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Kassouf: Tough draw for USWNT in Paris Olympics (1:37)
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TFP: Heyman pivotal in filling Matildas' Kerr-sized gap (2:14)
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Lawson: 'Little surprise' to see Spain as Nations League champions (1:10)
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Matildas crush Uzbekistan to cruise into Olympics

The ruthless Matildas have thrashed Uzbekistan 10-0 to qualify for the Paris Olympic Games in style, with Michelle Heyman scoring four goals to put her hand up for a ticket to Paris.

Casparij: Busy women's football calendar is not healthy (1:01)
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How France can learn from playing Spain in the Nations League final (1:12)
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Matildas boss wants more goals to seal Paris spot

The Matildas' berth at the Paris Olympics is all but sealed, but coach Tony Gustavsson is demanding more ruthlessness in the second leg of Australia's qualifier against Uzbekistan.

How the USWNT's 'next generation' shined vs. Dominican Republic (1:16)
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The Emily Gielnik Renaissance (1:51)
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Veteran Heyman earns unlikely Matildas recall

Tony Gustavsson insists Michelle Heyman's age shouldn't count against her after handing the 35-year-old striker a shock recall as he seeks to fill the Sam Kerr-shaped void in his squad.