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NWSL Week 3 Preview: Injuries a factor

NWSL Week 3 Preview: Injuries a factor

Dan Lauletta April 24, 2015 31

It’s almost time to bid adieu to the U.S. World Cup players. But first three more matches to finish out Week 3. Saturday Portland Thorns (2-0-0) at Chicago Red Stars (1-0-0) 8:30 pm EDT,

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With full NWSL season ahead, Dunn discovering self

With full NWSL season ahead, Dunn discovering self

Jennifer Gordon April 24, 2015 186

In the first minute of the second half of the Spirit’s match last Saturday, Crystal Dunn scored her first NWSL goal. If you were in the throng of people at the Maryland Soccerplex waiting

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NWSL Mid-Week 3 Preview: Blues-Reign

NWSL Mid-Week 3 Preview: Blues-Reign

Dan Lauletta April 23, 2015 14

The first midweek match of the NWSL season is a good one. FC Kansas City will play at their new home, Swope Soccer Village, for the first time in a rematch of the 2014

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The Lowdown: The non-retirement decisions

The Lowdown: The non-retirement decisions

Dan Lauletta April 21, 2015 231

Retirements of young NWSL players was a hot topic during the offseason.  But there is no story when a player decides to keep playing.  This week we caught up with four players who are

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NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

NWSL Weekend Review: Some surprises in Week 2

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2015 19

Week 2 in the National Women’s Soccer League brought some surprises and plenty of drama. Defending NWSL champions FC Kansas City now have two losses from two games this season after falling to the

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KC drops second straight game to open title defense

KC drops second straight game to open title defense

Jennifer Gordon April 18, 2015 48

BOYDS, Md. –The only two teams to get shut out last week got on the board quickly at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night. The Washington Spirit scored three unanswered goals to defeat defending NWSL

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Spirit seek turnaround at home against Kansas City

Spirit seek turnaround at home against Kansas City

Jennifer Gordon April 18, 2015 0

Another season opener for the Washington Spirit, another loss. Unlike last year’s opener, head coach Mark Parsons isn’t pinning the loss on an unacceptable mentality. Instead, he’s preaching patience and following the process. He’s

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Full Saturday slate

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Full Saturday slate

Dan Lauletta April 17, 2015 43

After a stirring Week 1, NWSL is back at it with four more games, all Saturday on night.  In Washington, 2014 playoff teams look to avoid 0-2 while in New Jersey, last year’s non-playoff

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Krieger (concussion) out of Spirit’s home opener

Krieger (concussion) out of Spirit’s home opener

The Equalizer Staff April 17, 2015 37

Washington Spirit defender Ali Krieger will miss the team’s home opener on Saturday against defending National Women’s Soccer League champions FC Kansas City, per the Washington Post’s Steven Goff. Krieger suffered a concussion early

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The Lowdown: 5 takeaways from NWSL Week 1

The Lowdown: 5 takeaways from NWSL Week 1

Dan Lauletta April 14, 2015 19

After traveling to the inaugural NWSL match in Kansas City two years ago and the maiden Dash match last April, the third season was the first in which I took in the entire opening

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