US Soccer fires USWNT coach Tom Sermanni after win over China   Leave a comment

Whoa…talk about shock & surprise. 3 questions come to mind reading the news hear: (1)What happened to warrant Sermanni’s dismissal? (2)Who will U.S. Soccer tap to replace Sermanni as USWNT coach? and (3)What effect will this have on the team going into World Cup qualifying for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup?

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Tom Sermanni was fired by US Soccer after just over a year on the job in a surprising move announced Sunday night.

Sermanni’s 15 months as head coach of the United States women’s national team will be remembered as a tumultuous time. Sure, there were plenty of whispers of discord, but there had to be an adjustment period. The connected folks I’ve reached out to were surprised by the news, if not “shocked.”

The firing comes mere hours after Sermanni’s women beat China 2-0 in the first of two international friendlies against the Asian side, completing his tenure with a record of 18W-4D-2L.

The statements from US Soccer president Sunil Gulati and Sermanni:

“We want to thank Tom for his service over…

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Posted April 7, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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