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Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

The Equalizer Staff July 31, 2015 18

Ignacio Quereda stepped down as coach of Spain’s women’s national team on Thursday, ending a 27-year run as the squad’s only coach in history. Jorge Vilda, who most recently coached Spain’s U-19 women’s team,

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Australian Heyman settling into life in NWSL

Australian Heyman settling into life in NWSL

Megan Manzari July 30, 2015 11

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Western New York Flash front line is lightning fast – plain and simple. Throughout the season, the forwards have gradually progressed and really developed a solid connection with one another.

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Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Dan Lauletta July 30, 2015 16

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — McCall Zerboni spent four mostly good years with the Western New York Flash. Along the way she went from a role player on the amazing 2011 WPS team to the star

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Lloyd scores another winner; Dash leapfrog FCKC

Lloyd scores another winner; Dash leapfrog FCKC

The Equalizer Staff July 29, 2015 114

Carli Lloyd scored for the seventh straight match in all competitions to lift the Houston Dash past FC Kansas City, 3-2 on Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston. Lloyd scored the game-winning goal

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Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Thorns snap skid with huge road win over Flash

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 18

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Christine Sinclair had a goal and an assist to lift the Thorns over the Flash, 2-0 on Wednesday night at Sahlen’s Stadium. The result also lifted the Thorns over the Flash

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NWSL midweek 16 preview:  Big game at BBVA

NWSL midweek 16 preview: Big game at BBVA

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 19

The fixtures are starting to get crowded and the race for playoff positions and positioning is getting hotter. With that in mind, two key Wednesday matches get Week 16 underway. Wednesday Portland Thorns FC

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Wambach: Rio Olympics in plans; haven’t decided

Wambach: Rio Olympics in plans; haven’t decided

Jeff Kassouf July 29, 2015 481

Abby Wambach says she hasn’t made up her mind yet about trying to play at the 2016 Rio Olympics. On Wednesday morning, she said she is “planning” on playing for the United States women’s national

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The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

Dan Lauletta July 28, 2015 62

Somehow, the NWSL season is 15 weeks old. That leaves six more weeks before the playoffs. With that in mind it’s time for our team-by-team look at prospects for playing beyond the regular season,

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Boxx won’t finish NWSL season, will play with US

Boxx won’t finish NWSL season, will play with US

Jeff Kassouf July 27, 2015 84

Shannon Boxx will not return to the Chicago Red Stars for the rest of the season, U.S. Soccer announced on Monday. Boxx and fellow U.S. midfielder Lauren Holiday will each retire at the end of

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Houston Dash sign Brazilian midfielder Andressa

Houston Dash sign Brazilian midfielder Andressa

The Equalizer Staff July 27, 2015 14

The Houston Dash have signed 20-year-old Brazilian midfielder Andressa. Andressa started all four matches for Brazil at the 2015 Women’s World Cup. She scored once thus far in 21 career senior caps for Brazil.

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