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Bailey named league executive director

Bailey named league executive director

Jeff Kassouf November 29, 2012 1

U.S. Soccer announced on Thursday that former U.S. women’s national team general manager Cheryl Bailey will serve as executive director of the new women’s soccer league set to begin in 2013. Bailey was the

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Destination Cascadia

Destination Cascadia

Richard Farley November 29, 2012 21

PORTLAND, Ore. – The crowd of 10,042 was a disappointment by Timbers’ standards, Portland’s Major League Soccer franchise having sold out every first division game over their two years at Jeld-Wen Field, but given

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Merritt Paulson confident women’s soccer will thrive in Portland

Merritt Paulson confident women’s soccer will thrive in Portland

Liviu Bird November 29, 2012 4

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson doesn’t pull any punches when he speaks to the media. It has a twofold effect: It can get him in trouble at times, but it also

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New women’s soccer league links and news

New women’s soccer league links and news

Jeff Kassouf November 22, 2012 26

Wednesday was a wild day to try to keep up with for women’s soccer fans. There is a new professional league set to begin in 2013, but, as of yet, there is no name

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Players react to new women’s pro soccer league

Players react to new women’s pro soccer league

Dan Lauletta November 22, 2012 45

A new women’s professional soccer league announced its presence on Wednesday, and you’ve already heard our take on things. Here are how some ex-WPS and prospective players for the new league are feeling about

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Equalizer Roundtable: first impressions of new league

Equalizer Roundtable: first impressions of new league

Jeff Kassouf November 22, 2012 29

A new women’s soccer league is upon us. U.S. Soccer, along with friends from the Canadian Soccer Association and Federation of Mexican Football, announced this on Wednesday. Rather than bore you with droves of

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Connecticut hopes for expansion bid, again

Connecticut hopes for expansion bid, again

Jeff Kassouf November 21, 2012 2

Connecticut is not one of the eight founding teams of the new, yet-to-be named women’s soccer league, but a group based in Hartford, Conn. made a bid to have its team in the league.

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Timbers in, Sounders out of new women’s league

Timbers in, Sounders out of new women’s league

Liviu Bird November 21, 2012 1

SEATTLE — The foreseeable future of women’s professional soccer does not include the Seattle Sounders organization. Instead, president of digital agency POP Bill Predmore’s group will participate in the new pro league next summer.

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Eight teams to start new women’s pro soccer league in 2013

Eight teams to start new women’s pro soccer league in 2013

Dan Lauletta November 21, 2012 14

US Soccer along with the Canadian Soccer Association and Federation of Mexican Football have agreed to fund more than 50 players as part of an as yet unnamed professional soccer league that will begin

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Established LA ownership excluded for geography

Established LA ownership excluded for geography

Jeff Kassouf November 20, 2012 41

Los Angeles soccer fans got some news on Monday that they probably hoped would wait for another year when David Beckham announced the Dec. 1 MLS Cup would be his last game with the

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