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The Lowdown: On lawsuits and Olympic quailfying

The Lowdown: On lawsuits and Olympic quailfying

Dan Lauletta February 9, 2016 298

United States women’s national team players are in the spotlight this week.  They are on schedule at the dawn of what should amount to little more than the formality of qualifying for the Olympic

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Desiree Scott returns to Kansas City via allocation

Desiree Scott returns to Kansas City via allocation

The Equalizer Staff February 8, 2016 82

The Canadian Soccer Association and NWSL announced a list of 11 players that have been allocated by the federation to the league. The bombshell was the return of Desiree Scott to FC Kansas City

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The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

The Lowdown: Biggest questions for NWSL teams

Dan Lauletta February 2, 2016 101

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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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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Beard brings ex-Liverpool player Schillgard to Boston

Beard brings ex-Liverpool player Schillgard to Boston

Jeff Kassouf January 21, 2016 38

Matt Beard’s connections to Liverpool continue to prove useful in Beantown. The Boston Breakers signed Swedish midfielder Louise Schillgard (née Fors) ahead of the 2016 NWSL season, the club announced on Thursday. Schillgard played

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The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

The Lowdown: Draft Day turns NWSL on its ear

Dan Lauletta January 19, 2016 68

BALTIMORE, Md. — One of the staples of NSCAA Convention week is the women’s coaches’ social the night before the NWSL draft. And one of the staples of the coaches’ social is the inevitable

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NWSL unveils new process for player allocations

NWSL unveils new process for player allocations

Jeff Kassouf January 15, 2016 308

Friday wasn’t just draft day for the National Women’s Soccer League — it was also the start of what will ostensibly be a fairer process to distribute allocated players. And it started out with

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2016 NWSL Draft Results: Sonnett goes No. 1

2016 NWSL Draft Results: Sonnett goes No. 1

Emily Dulhanty January 15, 2016 43

The 2016 NWSL College Draft results are below: Round 1 1) Portland Thorns- Emily Sonnett (Virginia) [KASSOUF: Emily Sonnett chosen first overall by Portland] Sonnett: She was the vocal leader of the UVA backline,

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2016 NWSL College Draft: Sleeper picks

2016 NWSL College Draft: Sleeper picks

Jennifer Gordon January 14, 2016 13

It’s been said almost ad nauseam that this draft class is weak. Although that’s true, it’s possible that if teams do their homework, they could find some gems in the later rounds that could

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