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Tyresö books first ticket to UWCL semifinals

Tyresö books first ticket to UWCL semifinals

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2014 21

By no surprise, Tyresö is through to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals with an 8-1 aggregate victory over Austria’s SC Neulengbach. Tyresö took the 8-1 advantage to Austria on Saturday and didn’t have

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Hagen signs with Kansas City, will join club in June

Hagen signs with Kansas City, will join club in June

Jeff Kassouf March 20, 2014 31

United States women’s national team forward Sarah Hagen has signed with FC Kansas City and will join the NWSL club in June, following the Frauen-Bundesliga season. Hagen is currently finishing out her contract with

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Emilie Fillion uses USL W-League team’s international ties to gain spot in BeNe League

Emilie Fillion uses USL W-League team’s international ties to gain spot in BeNe League

Tim Grainey March 16, 2014 4

Emilie Fillion is a native Canadian who played for the Maple Leafs at the youth national team level and with the Laval Comets in the USL W-League. Like many players from north of the

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Megan Rapinoe to play full 2014 season with Seattle Reign; Lyon contract terminated

Megan Rapinoe to play full 2014 season with Seattle Reign; Lyon contract terminated

Jeff Kassouf January 20, 2014 179

Megan Rapinoe will play the entire 2014 NWSL season with Seattle Reign FC, the club announced Monday, returning early from French club Lyon, which has terminated Rapinoe’s contract effective immediately. She is expected in

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PSG snap Lyon’s 87-game domestic unbeaten run

PSG snap Lyon’s 87-game domestic unbeaten run

The Equalizer Staff January 19, 2014 140

Lyon lost its first league game since 2010 on Saturday, falling 1-0 at home to PSG on Saturday. Laura Georges scored just before halftime off of Kheira Hamraoui’s free kick for the only goal of

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Press: USSF wants Americans playing in NWSL

Press: USSF wants Americans playing in NWSL

Jeff Kassouf January 2, 2014 113

Christen Press was the most in-form United States women’s national team striker in 2013, the year that saw the birth of a new pro league, the NWSL. But Press shined in Sweden, claiming the

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Goebel bringing experience from Japan to Seattle

Goebel bringing experience from Japan to Seattle

Jeff Kassouf December 30, 2013 72

When Women’s Professional Soccer folded before the league began a fourth season in 2012, many doors closed abruptly for American players. Breaking at the end of January, the news left little time for players

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Nikki Krzysik’s wandering path back to pro soccer—Philly, San Diego, Poland and Kansas City

Nikki Krzysik’s wandering path back to pro soccer—Philly, San Diego, Poland and Kansas City

Tim Grainey December 26, 2013 64

Nikki Krzysik is an experienced professional soccer defender who played three years in WPS for Chicago and Philadelphia, captaining the latter and twice finishing as league runner-up during the Independence’s two seasons in the

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Ashlyn Harris leaves Tyresö, returning to Spirit

Ashlyn Harris leaves Tyresö, returning to Spirit

Jeff Kassouf December 16, 2013 268

Ashlyn Harris won’t be finishing out the UEFA Champions League campaign with Tyresö. The U.S. goalkeeper announced via her Instagram page that she is leaving the Swedish club, which qualified for Europe’s quarterfinals, to

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Amber Brooks officially leaves Bayern Munich as US homecoming trend continues

Amber Brooks officially leaves Bayern Munich as US homecoming trend continues

Jeff Kassouf December 13, 2013 339

Amber Brooks has officially left Bayern Munich to play in the NWSL, where she’ll most certainly play with Portland Thorns FC, who own her rights and keep teasing that they have an announcement of

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