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NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 48

Opening weekend 2014 of the National Women’s Soccer League highlighted just how many changes took place in the offseason. It was a weekend of firsts — naturally, to some extent, with it being Week

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The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

Dan Lauletta April 15, 2014 31

The opening minutes of Saturday’s Portland Thorns’ game went just about how coach Paul Riley envisioned it. One team a bit nervous for the opener, the other quickly pouncing to take advantage. The only

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A new era: FAWSL kicks off exciting 2014 campaign

A new era: FAWSL kicks off exciting 2014 campaign

Sylvain Jamet April 15, 2014 7

The FA WSL 2014 season promises to be the most open ever. And adding to the excitement is the implementation of WSL2, and promotion and relegation. Last season saw Liverpool Ladies depart from the

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Morgan, anxious to return to field, discusses Ellis, Riley, Gustavsson as possible USWNT coaches

Morgan, anxious to return to field, discusses Ellis, Riley, Gustavsson as possible USWNT coaches

Jeff Kassouf April 14, 2014 193

Alex Morgan hasn’t played a competitive match since Nov. 10, when she came off the bench for a few minutes at the end of the U.S. women’s 4-1 win over Brazil. What was thought

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Solo backs Ellis for full-time US women’s job

Solo backs Ellis for full-time US women’s job

Jeff Kassouf April 13, 2014 124

Lost in the fallout of Tom Sermanni’s firing, the confusion over why it happened and the start of the new NWSL season was the first definitive stance from a U.S. women’s player on a

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Dash, fans get everything but a win from opener

Dash, fans get everything but a win from opener

Dan Lauletta April 13, 2014 23

HOUSTON — It was almost the dream start for the Dash. The brand new NWSL franchise overflowed their stated goal of the 7,000-seat lower bowl and wound up with 8,097 at BBVA Compass Stadium

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The Equalizer predicts the 2014 NWSL season

The Equalizer predicts the 2014 NWSL season

The Equalizer Staff April 12, 2014 14

The 2014 NWSL season is upon us, after the woefully long seven-month offseason. All week we’ve previewed the teams, breaking down strengths and weaknesses of all nine clubs. Click here for team-by-team previews. Now

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2014 NWSL preview: Western New York Flash

2014 NWSL preview: Western New York Flash

Jeff Kassouf April 11, 2014 9

The NWSL’s best defense in 2013 has been pretty much dismantled, but the team’s coach isn’t too worried. Last year the Western New York Flash gave up a league-best 20 goals in 22 games

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2014 NWSL preview: Washington Spirit

2014 NWSL preview: Washington Spirit

Jennifer Gordon April 11, 2014 11

The NWSL offseason has been long for everyone, but for the Spirit faithful, the nearly right months that have passed since the last time the team played must have felt like an eternity. Through

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2014 NWSL preview: Sky Blue FC

2014 NWSL preview: Sky Blue FC

Jeff Kassouf April 11, 2014 17

Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice? Well, that’s what Sky Blue FC hopes for this season. Entering the inaugural NWSL season in 2013, Sky Blue FC was viewed as a mid-table

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