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NWSL Weekend Review: Dash defense, rookies shine

NWSL Weekend Review: Dash defense, rookies shine

Jeff Kassouf May 24, 2015 79

With the Women’s World Cup break fast approaching, the National Women’s Soccer League table looks predictably crowded. Second place and eighth place are separated by only three points through six weeks of play. This

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McDonald burns former team; Dash beat Thorns, 1-0

McDonald burns former team; Dash beat Thorns, 1-0

Dan Lauletta May 24, 2015 213

Jessica McDonald greeted her former club with a 24th minute goal and the Dash made it stand up for a 1-0 victory over the Thorns at Providence Park on Saturday. The game swung in

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Unbeaten Red Stars battle back in rain, top FCKC

Unbeaten Red Stars battle back in rain, top FCKC

Jeff Kassouf May 24, 2015 41

Steady pouring rain and a nearly two-hour weather delay wasn’t enough to slow down the Chicago Red Stars, who defeated FC Kansas City, 2-1 on Saturday to remain unbeaten through the first six matches

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Spencer lifts Flash past Spirit, off bottom of table

Spencer lifts Flash past Spirit, off bottom of table

Megan Manzari May 23, 2015 16

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A goal from Jasmyne Spencer in the 52nd minute helped the Western New York Flash to a 3-2 win over the Washington Spirit on Saturday night at Sahlen’s Stadium. “I saw Kristen Edmonds

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Harvey lauds Reign FC after draw with China

Harvey lauds Reign FC after draw with China

The Equalizer Staff May 23, 2015 7

Laura Harvey says her team’s performance on Friday in a 1-1 draw against China was the best of the calendar year. “I thought that was the best performance we put on,” she said. “We

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Sky Blue FC, Breakers settle for point apiece

Sky Blue FC, Breakers settle for point apiece

Ray Curren May 22, 2015 84

There was no stoppage-time magic this weekend at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium as the Boston Breakers and Sky Blue FC settled for a 1-1 draw before 1,861 on Leslie Osborne Night on Friday. The

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PHOTOS: Breakers officially retire Osborne’s jersey

PHOTOS: Breakers officially retire Osborne’s jersey

The Equalizer Staff May 22, 2015 12

Leslie Osborne’s No. 12 jersey was retired at halftime of Friday’s 1-1 draw between the Boston Breakers and Sky Blue FC, making her the fourth Breakers player in history to have such an honor.

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NWSL Week 7 Preview: Midwest Melee returns

NWSL Week 7 Preview: Midwest Melee returns

Dan Lauletta May 22, 2015 10

Week 7 kicks off Friday night in Boston and continues with three staggered starts on Saturday. The Reign are idle for the second straight week but will host China in a friendly Friday night

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NWSL rules prevent Dagny Brynjarsdóttir move

NWSL rules prevent Dagny Brynjarsdóttir move

Jeff Kassouf May 21, 2015 233

Former Florida State standout Dagny Brynjarsdóttir is back in Iceland after an attempted move from Bayern Munich to the National Women’s Soccer League fell through. Last week a Swedish website reported that Dagny was intent

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Seabrook a defender of country, and in soccer

Seabrook a defender of country, and in soccer

Jennifer Gordon May 21, 2015 21

Jade Seabrook is a defender in more ways than one. As a center back, she helps keep the ball out of the back of the net and soon she’ll be a Marine Corps officer,

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