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U.S. Soccer won't argue in court that women's game requires less skill, effort

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The U.S. Soccer Federation will no longer argue in court that the women's national team players perform work requiring less skill, effort and responsibility than men's players.

This was confirmed in new filings in the gender discrimination lawsuit between U.S. Soccer and members of the women's national team.

This latest filing is a joint stipulation effectively asking the court not to consider that one part of the overall arguments U.S. Soccer made in recent weeks.

It states that U.S. Soccer...

U.S. Soccer tones down language in new USWNT equal pay court filings

Abby Wambach shares her reaction to U.S. Soccer's legal filing in the equal pay lawsuit made by the USWNT.
USWNT legend Mia Hamm describes the disappointment she felt reading U.S. Soccer's stance on equal pay.
Julie Foudy reacts to Cindy Parlow Cone's comments about USWNT's gender discrimination lawsuit against USSF.
New US soccer CEO Will Wilson gives an update on the current plans to resolve the USWNT salary situation.

In a new federal court filing for an ongoing equal pay dispute, lawyers for the U.S. Soccer Federation backed away from previous strident language suggesting that the U.S. women's national team performs a job that requires less skill or effort than that of male counterparts, and thus that the jobs cannot be compared equally.

Incendiary language to that effect in previous filings ultimately led to Carlos Cordeiro's resignation this month as USSF president.

U.S. Soccer and members of the USWNT...