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U.S. Soccer president denies mutiny led to coach's firing
U.S. Soccer president denies mutiny led to coach's firing

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Sunday's decision to fire women's Coach Tom Sermanni less than seven months before the start of World Cup qualifying was not made in haste but was the result of consultation with several people inside and outside the team. "Whenever we have changes or possible changes or directional changes with our national team program we ... talk to players, we talk to staff, we talk to people who’ve observed the team and we also rely on our own assessment," Gulati said in a conference call Monday. "It’s all of those factors and assessing, based on talking to all the people I’ve mentioned and looking at...

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