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Fifth free agents don’t cut it as compensation

Fifth free agents don’t cut it as compensation

Jeff Kassouf February 3, 2013 36

Half of the eight NWSL teams have received the right to sign a fifth free agent as compensation for allocated national team players missing time with their respective teams. The fifth free agents have

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Ella Masar to play for Chicago Red Stars

Ella Masar to play for Chicago Red Stars

Jeff Kassouf January 29, 2013 1

Ella Masar will again be a Chicago Red Star in 2013. The Equalizer has confirmed that the 26-year-old forward will return to the team she played for in WPS from 2009-10. No signings, however,

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LePeilbet to have ACL surgery, miss 6-8 months

LePeilbet to have ACL surgery, miss 6-8 months

Jeff Kassouf January 28, 2013 16

U.S. women’s national team defender Amy LePeilbet will have surgery on her left ACL and miss six-to-eight months, the Chicago Red Stars announced on Monday. Since LePeilbet was one of the U.S. players allocated

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Osborne, Henderson, Long reveal teams

Osborne, Henderson, Long reveal teams

Jeff Kassouf January 19, 2013 4

Free agency has begun — sort of. As we explained in the past couple of days, “free agency” in the NWSL won’t be so “free.” Each team will have the ability to sign four

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Chicago surprises, takes Bywaters No. 1

Chicago surprises, takes Bywaters No. 1

Jeff Kassouf January 18, 2013 0

INDIANAPOLIS — Chicago wasn’t afraid to take a risk with the No. 1-overall pick in the National Women’s Soccer League’s first college draft. The Red Stars drafted UCLA forward Zakiya Bywaters, who scored 15

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Red Stars look at what’s next after allocation

Red Stars look at what’s next after allocation

Meg Linehan January 16, 2013 3

Mark Chicago down as being comfortable with their underdog status heading into the 2013 NWSL season. Chicago will be the team to watch in the next few weeks between the college draft and free

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At first blush: Assessing the teams after NWSL allocation

At first blush: Assessing the teams after NWSL allocation

Dan Lauletta January 12, 2013 32

The allocations are finally in and the eight NWSL teams now have a good idea what they will look like when the inaugural season kicks off sometime this Spring. Here’s a look at who

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NWSL allocates US, Mexican, Canadian players to designated teams

NWSL allocates US, Mexican, Canadian players to designated teams

Liviu Bird January 11, 2013 56

A month and a half after the franchise locations and format of the National Women’s Soccer League was made public, each club now knows which national team players will be on its roster. The

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NWSL allocation and rules: what we know thus far

NWSL allocation and rules: what we know thus far

Dan Lauletta January 9, 2013 89

Hope Solo is in. Megan Klingenberg is out. The list of 55 subsidized players for the 2013 NWSL season was announced late Wednesday and by Friday we should know which players are going where.

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NWSL releases list of 55 players to be allocated

NWSL releases list of 55 players to be allocated

Jeff Kassouf January 9, 2013 15

The National Women’s Soccer League on Wednesday released the list of 55 players to be allocated to the eight inaugural teams. Of the 55 players, 23 are U.S. national team players, 16 are Canadian

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