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HAO signs with Arsenal; NWSL future in flux

HAO signs with Arsenal; NWSL future in flux

Dan Lauletta January 18, 2017 39

Arsenal Ladies officially announced Heather O’Reilly on Wednesday and her future in NWSL is very much up in the air. The recently retired U.S. star was originally thought to be heading to the FAWSL

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The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

The Lowdown: Thoughts from the 2017 draft experience

Dan Lauletta January 17, 2017 77

With a little help from the cozy locale in Southern California, the fifth NWSL draft achieved a new milestone when all 10 players selected in the 1st round were in attendance. After each of

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Kendall Fletcher to leave Reign, start school

Kendall Fletcher to leave Reign, start school

Dan Lauletta January 16, 2017 22

Kendall Fletcher announced on Monday that she is leaving Seattle Reign FC and beginning a ministry program at Hillsong International Leadership College in Sydney, Australia. The 32-year old defender is currently on loan to

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Crystal Dunn discusses move to Chelsea, future

Crystal Dunn discusses move to Chelsea, future

Dan Lauletta January 16, 2017 35

Crystal Dunn is on an 18-month contract with Chelsea Ladies and will join the English club at the conclusion of camp with the United States, she confirmed to a small group of reporters last

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Vlatko, FC Kansas City hit the jackpot in NWSL draft

Vlatko, FC Kansas City hit the jackpot in NWSL draft

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2017 16

After waxing poetic about his latest draft picks, FC Kansas City head coach Vlatko Andonovski offered to show a few journalists his pre-draft rankings. A few minutes later he re-emerged with a laptop and

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Christy Holly, Sky Blue all smiles following draft

Christy Holly, Sky Blue all smiles following draft

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2017 37

Christy Holly spent the better part of Wednesday embedded with Sky Blue management in an effort to fine tune the club’s draft strategy. By the close of business Thursday, the second-year head coach was

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Purce breaks Ivy League ceiling by going 1st round

Purce breaks Ivy League ceiling by going 1st round

Dan Lauletta January 12, 2017 6

Margaret Purce took a recruiting trip to Virginia and nearly committed on the spot. Her dad convinced her to give the decision some more thought. “My father is one who thinks about decisions, and

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Looking back at the forgotten 2012 WPS Draft

Looking back at the forgotten 2012 WPS Draft

Dan Lauletta January 12, 2017 2

Thursday is one day shy of five years since the forgotten WoSo draft of 2012. On a frigid Friday in Kansas City, what was left of WPS gathered in a modest room to hold

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Aly Wagner brings knowledge, work ethic to draft broadcast

Aly Wagner brings knowledge, work ethic to draft broadcast

Dan Lauletta January 11, 2017 6

Aly Wagner says the key to a deeper understanding of soccer is to watch for the touches of the passes that relieve pressure. “The people that can solve pressure. If there is a reason

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