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FA WSL to kick-off fifth season in March

FA WSL to kick-off fifth season in March

Tim Grainey February 24, 2015 19

England’s eight-team FA WSL 1 will begin its fifth season of league play on March 25, while the second division FA WLS 2 will begin its second season with 10 teams on March 18.

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Sky Blue draft pick Ubogagu signs for Arsenal

Sky Blue draft pick Ubogagu signs for Arsenal

The Equalizer Staff February 12, 2015 29

Arsenal has signed former Stanford University forward Chioma Ubogagu. Ubogagu was drafted by Sky Blue FC with the first pick of the fourth round (No. 28 overall) in the 2015 NWSL College Draft. Sky

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Franch signs with Norwegian club Avaldsnes IL

Franch signs with Norwegian club Avaldsnes IL

Jeff Kassouf February 4, 2015 30

American goalkeeper Adrianna Franch signed with Norwegian Toppserien club Avaldsnes IL, officially leaving the Western New York Flash. The Flash will retain Franch’s NWSL rights through August 30. Franch missed all of 2014 after

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From Liverpool, with titles: DaCosta back in US

From Liverpool, with titles: DaCosta back in US

Tim Grainey January 27, 2015 7

American midfielder Amanda DaCosta was a key part of Liverpool’s two FAWSL title-winning sides in 2013 and 2014. DaCosta was an All-American at Florida State University, spent one year in WPS with magicJack (2011),

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American defender Murray signs with Liverpool

American defender Murray signs with Liverpool

Jeff Kassouf January 8, 2015 35

Former University of North Carolina defender Satara Murray signed with Liverpool ahead of the 2015 FAWSL season, forgoing the National Women’s Soccer League. “Having played college football for a number of years I feel

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American GK Katie Fraine thriving at Linköpings

American GK Katie Fraine thriving at Linköpings

Tim Grainey January 6, 2015 4

Linköpings FC had a successful season in Sweden’s Damallsvenskan during the recently completed 2014 campaign, finishing with 11 wins, 5 draws and only 4 losses for 38 points. Linköpings finished just one point behind third-place Kopparbergs/Goteborg

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Canberra upset Perth, win Westfield W-League title

Canberra upset Perth, win Westfield W-League title

The Equalizer Staff December 21, 2014 16

Ashleigh Sykes scored twice late to lift Canberra United past Perth Glory 3-1 in the Westfield W-League Grand Final on Sunday, delivering a second league title for Canberra and denying Perth a first. Sykes

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Bayern Munich to train in Florida, play UF, US U-20s

Bayern Munich to train in Florida, play UF, US U-20s

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2014 10

FC Bayern Munich women will train in Florida in January and play friendly matches against the University of Florida on Jan. 24 and against the U-20 U.S. women’s national team on Jan. 27, Bayern

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Averbuch to play with Arsenal at Nestlé Cup

Averbuch to play with Arsenal at Nestlé Cup

Jeff Kassouf November 21, 2014 12

FC Kansas City midfielder Yael Averbuch will play for Arsenal as a guest player at the International Women’s Club Championship from Nov. 30 – Dec. 6. Averbuch signed with the reigning National Women’s Soccer

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Mewis, Van Hollebeke in Japan with eyes on Canada

Mewis, Van Hollebeke in Japan with eyes on Canada

Jeff Kassouf November 12, 2014 17

While the United States women’s national team qualified for the 2015 World Cup in October on home soil, two regulars were across the globe in Japan, fine-tuning their games in hopes of being on

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