Pia Sundhage has decided to step down as manager of the United States women's team, ending a successful five-year stint with the side. Sundhage declined to extend her stay as she wanted to coach in her home country Sweden.
"After the Olympics we had discussions and early in the process it became clear that Pia was very interested in returning home to Sweden," said U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati in a statement. ...
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Kicking Back Comments: I think she got it just right ... go out on top. I wonder if she saw issues with a 2015 World Cup victory? I do not think it was, as some have commented, that it was a Hope Solo issue.