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No second chance for Ryan
October 23rd, 2007 7AM

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[HISTORY] Greg Ryan's tenure as U.S. women's national team coach was the shortest of all U.S. women's head coaches since the creation of world championships for women's soccer -- World Cup and Olympics. He is also the first to have failed to win a world title while in charge of the U.S. women. Anson Dorrance resigned three years after guiding the USA to the first Women's World Cup title in 1991. In Tony DiCicco's first championship in charge, the USA finished third at the World Cup, but DiCicco won gold a year later in the first women's Olympic tournament in 1996 and lifted the World Cup in 1999. April Heinrichs failed to guide the USA to titles in her first two world championships but won Olympic gold in 2004. Ryan was dismissed after his first world championship in charge, this year's third-place finish at the World Cup in China.

 

1986-1994 Anson Dorrance overall record: 66-22-5
1991 World Cup: Champion

1994-1999 Tony DiCicco 103-8-8
1999 World Cup:
Champion
1996 Olympics: Champion
1995 World Cup: Third Place

2000-2004 April Heinrichs 87-17-20
2004 Olympics: Champion
2003 World Cup: Third Place
2000 Olympics: Runner-up

2005-2007 Greg Ryan 45-1-9
2007 World Cup: Third place

 



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