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To play or not to play? NWSL players face decisions

To play or not to play? NWSL players face decisions

Dan Lauletta February 8, 2013 15

One day after the NWSL Supplemental Draft, it is clear the biggest talking point involves the players who are not expected to play. The most discussed of these players has been Tina Ellertson. Thorns

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FC Kansas City announces home venue

FC Kansas City announces home venue

Jeff Kassouf February 6, 2013 14

FC Kansas City will play its home games at the 6,150-seat Shawnee Mission District Stadium in Overland Park, Kan., the team announced on Wednesday. The venue will be the third-largest in the National Women’s

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The things we learn on Twitter…

The things we learn on Twitter…

Jeff Kassouf January 28, 2013 9

NWSL news is trickling in (a phrase we’ve used far too often for a league kicking off in just over two months), but the news is coming in unofficial batches via social media. We

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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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Sauerbrunn, Cheney get Midwest homecoming with FC Kansas City

Sauerbrunn, Cheney get Midwest homecoming with FC Kansas City

Dan Lauletta January 13, 2013 23

Don’t tell Lauren Cheney or Becky Sauerbrunn that Kansas City is an afterthought among National Women’s Soccer League markets. “We did have a little bit of a say in where we wanted to go.

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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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FC Kansas City unveils new logo

FC Kansas City unveils new logo

Jeff Kassouf January 11, 2013 10

FC Kansas City unveiled a new logo on Thursday, the day before the team’s first official players will be announced in the allocation of U.S., Canadian and Mexican national team players. Here is 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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