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Loyden breaks left hand bone, Solo has surgery

Loyden breaks left hand bone, Solo has surgery

Jeff Kassouf March 7, 2013 4

United States goalkeeper Jill Loyden broke her left hand bone in training on Thursday and will be sidelined for up to three months, US Soccer announced. Loyden, who was slated to be Sky Blue

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US women’s national team still without CBA

US women’s national team still without CBA

Jeff Kassouf March 4, 2013 43

Preseason starts March 11 for National Women’s Soccer League teams, but the cornerstones of the league – US women’s national team players – are still without a collective bargaining agreement (CBA). The US Soccer

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Teresa Noyola to join Reign FC three months earlier than anticipated

Teresa Noyola to join Reign FC three months earlier than anticipated

Liviu Bird March 2, 2013 3

SEATTLE — While the club may miss its league-allocated American players, Seattle Reign FC should have a full complement of Canadian and Mexican players to start the season. Seattle and ADO Den Haag announced

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Red Stars send Keelin Winters to Reign FC in first NWSL trade

Red Stars send Keelin Winters to Reign FC in first NWSL trade

Liviu Bird March 1, 2013 33

SEATTLE — In the first trade in National Women’s Soccer League history, Seattle Reign FC acquired midfielder Keelin Winters from the Chicago Red Stars on Friday. Seattle sent its 2014 College Draft first-round pick

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Q & A with Mexico and Flash forward Veronica Perez

Q & A with Mexico and Flash forward Veronica Perez

Harjeet Johal February 27, 2013 5

Veronica Perez is a talented 24-year-old forward from San Mateo, Calif., who holds dual Mexican and American citizenship and plays on the Mexican women’s national team. Currently Perez is preparing to join the Western

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Leroux ready for first pro league experience

Leroux ready for first pro league experience

Meg Linehan February 27, 2013 0

Sydney Leroux is ready to fight. Figuratively, of course. This is the basis of every decision Leroux has made in 2013 about her career and her future with the United States women’s national team,

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The Lowdown: A look at NWSL rules and tiebreakers

The Lowdown: A look at NWSL rules and tiebreakers

Dan Lauletta February 26, 2013 48

We’re now at less than 50 days until Portland Thorns FC and FC Kansas City usher in the NWSL era on April 13.  Slowly—and we do mean slowly—but surely the league and clubs have

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Sky Blue FC finalizing roster as preseason looms

Sky Blue FC finalizing roster as preseason looms

Dan Lauletta February 25, 2013 3

Sky Blue FC head coach Jim Gabarra has confirmed the club is finalizing a contract with Australian teenager Caitlin Foord. The 18-year old veteran of the 2011 World Cup broke the news herself via

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Spirit to start season with Harris, without Garciamendez

Spirit to start season with Harris, without Garciamendez

Jeff Kassouf February 23, 2013 6

Washington Spirit and Mexican international defender Alina Garciamendez will be unavailable for the start of the National Women’s Soccer League season as she finishes her studies at Stanford University, The Equalizer has learned. Garciamendez

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Adversity piling up for Reign FC with Hope Solo injury

Adversity piling up for Reign FC with Hope Solo injury

Liviu Bird February 22, 2013 77

SEATTLE — What seemed to be a promising allocation from the National Women’s Soccer League could leave Reign FC without a single U.S. player on the field come opening day. It’s shaping up to

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