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PHOTOS: Houston Dash unveil new jerseys

PHOTOS: Houston Dash unveil new jerseys

The Equalizer Staff February 3, 2016 34

The Houston Dash on Wednesday unveiled new jerseys for the 2016 NWSL season, rolling out a variation of the solid block orange which they wore in their first two seasons. The jerseys seem to

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The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2016 90

You can count Punxsutawney Phil among those getting ready for the NWSL season. The groundhog emerged to no shadow on Tuesday morning, signaling a proverbial early spring. That won’t get the new season here

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Breakers re-sign Australian Kyah Simon for 2016

Breakers re-sign Australian Kyah Simon for 2016

The Equalizer Staff February 2, 2016 0

Kyah Simon is returning to Boston in 2016. The Boston Breakers announced on Tuesday that they have re-signed the Australian forward for the 2016 NWSL season. Simon returns to Beantown for her third NWSL

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Thorns waive Polkinghorne, trade for Reynolds

Thorns waive Polkinghorne, trade for Reynolds

The Equalizer Staff February 2, 2016 10

Defender Katherine Reynolds is headed back close to her roots in Portland, where she will be reunited with former coach Mark Parsons. Reynolds, who grew up outside of Seattle, was traded to Portland Thorns

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Melbourne City’s triumph could spur more growth

Melbourne City’s triumph could spur more growth

Jeff Kassouf February 1, 2016 181

A near-perfect season is in the books for Melbourne City Women in their first campaign, and the standard set in Australia could also have implications across the world. Sunday’s 4-1 win over Sydney FC in

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The Lowdown:  Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

The Lowdown: Jeff Plush on the state of NWSL

Dan Lauletta January 26, 2016 131

A year ago, at the 2015 college draft, Jeff Plush introduced himself to the small but dedicated NWSL press corps. His outlook was positive, but his demeanor was guarded, and he hid behind the

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Leroux pregnant, will miss Olympics, NWSL season

Leroux pregnant, will miss Olympics, NWSL season

Jeff Kassouf January 25, 2016 373

Sydney Leroux is pregnant, she announced on Monday, and will miss this year’s Rio Olympics and the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season. Leroux hasn’t played a competitive match since the 2015 World Cup

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Portland Thorns to host NWSL preseason tournament

Portland Thorns to host NWSL preseason tournament

The Equalizer Staff January 25, 2016 43

Portland will play host to the first inter-NWSL preseason tournament this spring. Thorns FC will host Seattle Reign FC, the Houston Dash and Oregon State University in a four-team tournament from March 27-April 2

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Spirit trade midfielder DaCosta to Red Stars

Spirit trade midfielder DaCosta to Red Stars

The Equalizer Staff January 25, 2016 80

The Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars announced a trade on Monday. Officially the Red Stars acquired Amanda DaCosta and a 4th round pick in 2017 for a player to be named later. Multiple

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Chantel Jones retires from professional soccer

Chantel Jones retires from professional soccer

The Equalizer Staff January 22, 2016 8

The Flash announced on Friday that Chantel Jones has retired from professional soccer. The Equalizer’s Dan Lauletta reported last week that Jones was unlikely to play for the team in 2016. “Chantel has been

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