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Friday Roundup: Anja Mittag leaves Wolfsburg for FC Rosengard

Friday Roundup: Anja Mittag leaves Wolfsburg for FC Rosengard

The Equalizer Staff March 31, 2017 26

Also in today’s roundup, red hot Sophia Smith gets called to USWNT camp, the Reign give Katie Johnson a contract, the new Sahlen’s Stadium, and Jrue Holiday discusses his wife for #LeanInTogether The well-traveled

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St Louis group, US Soccer meet, NWSL bid possible

St Louis group, US Soccer meet, NWSL bid possible

The Equalizer Staff March 31, 2017 66

SC STL, the ownership group that is bidding to bring a Major League Soccer expansion franchise to St. Louis, held preliminary discussions with US Soccer earlier this week to learn more about NWSL. The

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Thursday Roundup: Man City advance to UWCL semifinals

Thursday Roundup: Man City advance to UWCL semifinals

The Equalizer Staff March 30, 2017 67

Also in today’s roundup, Thorns fall to U-23’s, Red Stars defeat Dash, Orlando remains undefeated in preseason, Renard signs contract extension with Lyon, and the Dash add Morales to coaching staff. Manchester City produced

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Another USWNT injury: Tobin Heath out of camp

Another USWNT injury: Tobin Heath out of camp

The Equalizer Staff March 30, 2017 280

March began with worries over the United States’ performance in the SheBelieves Cup. It will end with concerns over the collective health of the team. On Thursday, Tobin Heath became the latest to be

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NWSL on Lifetime broadcast team, schedule announced

NWSL on Lifetime broadcast team, schedule announced

The Equalizer Staff March 30, 2017 41

Jenn Hildreth and Aly Wagner will be the voices of NWSL matches on Lifetime this season. Additionally, Dalen Cuff will serve as pregame host and sideline reporter, and Kate Markgraf will make select appearances

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Wednesday Roundup: Erin McLeod Returns to Action

Wednesday Roundup: Erin McLeod Returns to Action

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2017 21

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, BREAKERS’ PRESEASON SUCCESS CONTINUES AND GERMANY AND CANADA ANNOUNCE ROSTERS Longtime Canadian #1 Erin McLeod is finally back on the pitch after suffering her third ACL tear last year. Initially

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UWCL Roundup: Morgan, Lyon through; Carli next?

UWCL Roundup: Morgan, Lyon through; Carli next?

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2017 34

Lyon moved through to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals on Wednesday despite falling 1-0 at home to Wolfsburg. Caroline Graham Hansen’s 82nd-minute penalty accounted for the only goal of the evening and cut

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Horan joins Brian on sidelines for USWNT camp

Horan joins Brian on sidelines for USWNT camp

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2017 198

Lindsey Horan is the latest player to be ruled out of United States camp through injury. The Portland Thorns midfielder has a hip strain and will remain in the Rose City to rehab. Horan

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Tuesday Roundup: All 10 NWSL clubs limit rosters to 25 players

Tuesday Roundup: All 10 NWSL clubs limit rosters to 25 players

The Equalizer Staff March 28, 2017 21

Today marks the first roster cut-down day ahead of opening weekend for NWSL clubs. As of training camp today, team’s rosters must be capped at 25 players as mandated by the league. On April

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The Lowdown: From cupcakes to radio silence

The Lowdown: From cupcakes to radio silence

Dan Lauletta March 28, 2017 22

Fifty-four days ago, the NWSL and A+E held a massive media event in Manhattan to announce a new partnership. The proverbial landmark arrangement calls for the fifth-year league to appear on national television. Every

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