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Red Stars take crucial points off Sky Blue; O’Hara hurt

Red Stars take crucial points off Sky Blue; O’Hara hurt

Dan Lauletta August 27, 2016 176

The Red Stars collected a vital three points from Sky Blue FC on Saturday night to bolster their playoff position. Their 3-1 victory left Sky Blue six points in arrears and jumped the Red

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Western New York, Houston split four goals evenly

Western New York, Houston split four goals evenly

The Equalizer Staff August 27, 2016 10

The Western New York Flash hosted the Houston Dash to a 2-2 draw on Saturday night in what comes off more like a victory for the Flash and a loss for the Dash as

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Melis scores brace to lead Reign 3-1 over Thorns

Melis scores brace to lead Reign 3-1 over Thorns

The Equalizer Staff August 27, 2016 25

In the first game back from the Olympic break for both Cascadia rivals, the Seattle Reign defeated the Portland Thorns 3-1 in front of 5,888 fans on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. The

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Hope Solo granted ‘personal leave’ from Seattle Reign

Hope Solo granted ‘personal leave’ from Seattle Reign

The Equalizer Staff August 27, 2016 66

Goalkeeper Hope Solo will not be available for Seattle Reign FC’s crucial home match against Portlan Thorns FC on Saturday after she was granted a personal leave, the club announced just hours before kickoff.

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Spirit beat Pride to close in on playoffs

Spirit beat Pride to close in on playoffs

Dan Lauletta August 26, 2016 51

Cheyna Williams and Christine Nairn scored to lead the Washington Spirit over the Orlando Pride, 2-1 in the first regularly-scheduled NWSL match since the Olympic break. The win assures the Spirit of taking the

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Week 16 Preview: NWSL playoff drive begins

Week 16 Preview: NWSL playoff drive begins

Chelsey Bush August 26, 2016 87

The USWNT makes an early return to the NWSL as the teams gird themselves for the final four weeks of regular season play and one last push for the playoffs. The top three teams

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Hope Solo’s U.S. Soccer contract terminated, suspended six months

Hope Solo’s U.S. Soccer contract terminated, suspended six months

The Equalizer Staff August 24, 2016 858

U.S. Soccer on Wednesday suspended Hope Solo from the team for six months, effective immediately, for comments she made to the media following the team’s ouster at the hands of Sweden in the Olympic

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The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

The Lowdown: Six on-field questions for NWSL return

Dan Lauletta August 24, 2016 93

After the soft restart to the NWSL season with last week’s makeup match, the regularly scheduled games resume on Friday and all 10 teams will be in action over the weekend. From there it

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Carli Lloyd won’t play for Dash this weekend

Carli Lloyd won’t play for Dash this weekend

The Equalizer Staff August 23, 2016 363

Carli Lloyd will not rejoin the Houston Dash until Monday of next week, ruling her out for the club’s Saturday visit to Western New York. The news was first reported by Corey Roepken of

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Catley out remainder of NWSL season with broken foot

Catley out remainder of NWSL season with broken foot

The Equalizer Staff August 22, 2016 9

Orlando Pride defender Stephanie Catley will miss the remainder of the NWSL season after suffering a left metatarsal fracture and right hamstring strain during the Rio 2016 Olympics with Australia. Catley had played all

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