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Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Dan Lauletta March 30, 2015 175

Seattle Reign FC head coach and general manager Laura Harvey said her club did not acquire Abby Wambach with the expectation that she will go back on her decision to sit out the entire

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Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 269

Abby Wambach’s rights are now with Seattle Reign FC after the biggest trade in National Women’s Soccer League history. Seattle acquired Wambach on Monday from the Western New York Flash and sent U.S. teammate

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Germany coach Neid to step down; Jones to take over

Germany coach Neid to step down; Jones to take over

The Equalizer Staff March 30, 2015 15

Germany coach Silvia Neid will retire next year and be succeeded by Steffi Jones, the German Football Association (DFB) announced on Monday. Neid will take a role as a scouting role with the DFB

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Sharp, with a catch: Red Stars roll out new kits

Sharp, with a catch: Red Stars roll out new kits

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 83

Last season, the Chicago Red Stars had the best kits in the National Women’s Soccer League. The baby blue and white hoops jersey with the four red stars to replicate Chicago’s city flag was

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NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2015 21

The Washington Spirit fell to the University of Virginia, 1-0 on Saturday in the Spirit’s first loss of the NWSL preseason. Alexis Shaffer scored the lone goal of the match in the 35th minute

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Frankfurt routs Bristol to complete UWCL semifinals

Frankfurt routs Bristol to complete UWCL semifinals

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2015 10

Frankfurt advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals on Sunday with a huge win over Bristol Academy, prevailing 7-0 on the day and 12-0 on aggregate. The second leg in Germany was a

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Latest FIFA rankings largely unchanged at top

Latest FIFA rankings largely unchanged at top

The Equalizer Staff March 27, 2015 124

FIFA’s latest women’s world rankings are largely unchanged at the top. A new rankings list was released on Friday and it did not see any team move into or out of the top 10.

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Sky Blue, Thorns pick up preseason wins; Dash fall

Sky Blue, Thorns pick up preseason wins; Dash fall

The Equalizer Staff March 26, 2015 15

Portland Thorns FC, Sky Blue FC and the Boston Breakers all picked up preseason victories on Wednesday night, while the Houston Dash lost in an in-house friendly. Portland defeated FC Tuscon, 2-0 in the

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Solo details recent suspension, return to USWNT

Solo details recent suspension, return to USWNT

Jeff Kassouf March 25, 2015 33

Hope Solo says in her newly-created blog that she used her 30-day suspension from the United States women’s national team to “reassess [her] life and career.” Solo was suspended from the team following a

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The Lowdown:  How no Wambach will impact NWSL

The Lowdown: How no Wambach will impact NWSL

Dan Lauletta March 25, 2015 302

There is little doubt that NWSL is in a stronger position heading into its third season than either of its two predecessors, WUSA and WPS.  But the league took its first serious body blow

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