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NWSL allocation details trickle in

NWSL allocation details trickle in

Jeff Kassouf December 20, 2012 50

The National Women’s Soccer League was formally unveiled on Saturday, even if the U.S. women’s national team players gave a collective lukewarm welcome to it (more on that later). There still are not any

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New team Reigns in Seattle

New team Reigns in Seattle

Liviu Bird December 19, 2012 24

Six days after the last club announced its name, and four days after the National Women’s Soccer League officially received its title, Bill Predmore announced his team’s name in the Emerald City as Seattle

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Cindy Parlow Cone Named Portland Thorns FC Head Coach

Cindy Parlow Cone Named Portland Thorns FC Head Coach

Liviu Bird December 19, 2012 3

Portland Thorns FC announced on Wednesday that Cindy Parlow Cone would be its inaugural head coach. She was previously an assistant coach at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of coaching

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For US women, NWSL offers familiar story with renewed hope

For US women, NWSL offers familiar story with renewed hope

Jess Fainberg December 19, 2012 6

Rise and fall – the fate of women’s soccer leagues to date. Abby Wambach is well aware. So what is different this time, with the National Women’s Soccer League set to begin in the

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Red Stars (sort of) announce home venue

Red Stars (sort of) announce home venue

Jeff Kassouf December 18, 2012 2

The Chicago Red Stars wrote on Twitter that their home venue is “unofficially” Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill., 28 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. The tweet also states, “likely will play 1/2 games @

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Finally….National Women’s Soccer League

Finally….National Women’s Soccer League

Jeff Kassouf December 15, 2012 6

National Women’s Soccer League. That is the name which has finally been revealed for the new women’s league that will begin play in spring 2013. “We are working on finalizing a number of league

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This Week in Women’s Soccer: Dec. 15

This Week in Women’s Soccer: Dec. 15

Jeff Kassouf December 15, 2012 2

It is with a heavy heart that I write this post. On Friday, this country witnessed yet another horrifying moment that it will never forget. This one happened just minutes up the road from

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Portland to be named Thorns FC

Portland to be named Thorns FC

Jeff Kassouf December 13, 2012 19

The new women’s professional soccer team in Portland, Ore., will be named Portland Thorns FC, the team announced on Thursday. Merritt Paulson owns the team, and he also owns the Portland Timbers of MLS.

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Back as head coach, Dames preparing Red Stars for new season

Back as head coach, Dames preparing Red Stars for new season

Dan Lauletta December 13, 2012 0

In two years in charge of the Chicago Red Stars, head coach Rory Dames has taken the club to the brink of a league championship twice. Now he will have an opportunity to finish

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New DC team named Washington Spirit

New DC team named Washington Spirit

Jeff Kassouf December 11, 2012 10

Washington Spirit is the new women’s professional soccer team based out of the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, Md. in the new women’s professional soccer league. The team is owned by the same group which

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