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Foreigners dominate First XI
by Paul Kennedy, August 5th, 2009 7AM
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[WPS] Foreigners -- three from England, two from France and one each from Brazil and Canada -- claimed seven of the 11 berths on Women's Professional Soccer's First XI.

(The English and French players will miss the All-Star Game because of Euro '09.)

Brazilian Marta, who plays for regular-season champion Los Angeles, was the highest vote-getter. Sol coach Abner Rogers was selected by the players to coach the WPS All-Stars against Sweden's Umea in the WPS All-Star Game on Aug. 29.

Goalkeeper
Karina LeBlanc, Los Angeles Sol (Canada)   
Defenders
Tina Ellertson, Saint Louis Athletica (USA)
Amy LePeilbet, Boston Breakers (USA)
Alex Scott, Boston Breakers (England)
Midfielders
Camille Abily, Los Angeles Sol (France)
Sonia Bompastor, Washington Freedom  (France)
Shannon Boxx, Los Angeles Sol  (USA)
Lori Chalupny, Saint Louis Athletica  (USA)
Kelly Smith, Boston Breakers (England)
Forwards
Eniola Aluko, Saint Louis Athletica (England)
Marta, Los Angeles Sol (Brazil)


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