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Adding Houston surprising, but welcomed by owners

Adding Houston surprising, but welcomed by owners

Jeff Kassouf December 27, 2013 35

Eight teams. Eight teams founded the National Women’s Soccer League in November 2012, and the all planned to continue on as eight into the 2014 season. It was a calmer offseason than Women’s Professional

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Brian Ching named Houston Dash managing director

Brian Ching named Houston Dash managing director

Jeff Kassouf December 23, 2013 11

Former Houston Dynamo forward Brian Ching has been named the managing director of the Houston Dash. Ching just retired at the end of the 2013 season as the Dynamo’s all-time leading scorer (69 goals).

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Report: DiCicco interviews for Houston Dash job

Report: DiCicco interviews for Houston Dash job

Jeff Kassouf December 15, 2013 49

Former U.S. women’s national team boss Tony DiCicco is reportedly met with Houston Dynamo and Dash president Chris Canetti regarding the open head coaching position for the Houston Dash, the NWSL’s recently announced 2014

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NWSL expansion: Mad dash from here to April

NWSL expansion: Mad dash from here to April

Dan Lauletta December 12, 2013 46

Houston was formally announced as the NWSL’s 9th franchise on Thursday, ending weeks of waiting and speculation as the ownership group looked at the finer points of adding a women’s team to their MLS

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It’s official — Houston Dash to join NWSL for 2014

It’s official — Houston Dash to join NWSL for 2014

Dan Lauletta December 12, 2013 84

The Houston Dash have been announced as the first NWSL expansion club and will begin play in April, bringing the fledgling league’s enrollment to nine.  The team will be owned and operated by the

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Long term benefits outweigh short-term concerns in Houston’s addition to NWSL

Long term benefits outweigh short-term concerns in Houston’s addition to NWSL

Jeff Kassouf December 12, 2013 19

On Nov. 21, 2012, a new women’s professional soccer league was born. It was soon thereafter named the National Women’s Soccer League, and it had just over four months to take itself from nonexistent

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Houston set to join NWSL for 2014

Houston set to join NWSL for 2014

Jeff Kassouf December 11, 2013 181

The Houston Dynamo have been very publicly inching their way toward joining the National Women’s Soccer League, and the formal announcement that they are in for the 2014 season will come Thursday. As Washington

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Nothing final on potential Houston NWSL team…yet

Nothing final on potential Houston NWSL team…yet

Jeff Kassouf December 7, 2013 165

Houston remains a 2014 expansion option for the National Women’s Soccer League, but a deal to bring Dynamo’s ownership group into the top women’s flight is yet to be finalized. Houston Dynamo president Chris

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Nothing official from Houston, but NWSL still in play

Nothing official from Houston, but NWSL still in play

Jeff Kassouf December 4, 2013 112

The Houston Dynamo are still exploring the possibility of joining the National Women’s Soccer League, but nothing is yet finalized, team president Chris Canetti said when reached by phone on Wednesday. Canetti said the

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The Lowdown: Expansion, trade talk heat up

The Lowdown: Expansion, trade talk heat up

Dan Lauletta December 3, 2013 229

The Lowdown went on hiatus for November and after a slow start to the month the NWSL news came fast and furious in the lead-up to Thanksgiving and the end of the month.  Several

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