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NWSL midweek 16 preview:  Big game at BBVA

NWSL midweek 16 preview: Big game at BBVA

Dan Lauletta July 29, 2015 14

The fixtures are starting to get crowded and the race for playoff positions and positioning is getting hotter. With that in mind, two key Wednesday matches get Week 16 underway. Wednesday Portland Thorns FC

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The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

The Lowdown: Six weeks to go; who stands where?

Dan Lauletta July 28, 2015 57

Somehow, the NWSL season is 15 weeks old. That leaves six more weeks before the playoffs. With that in mind it’s time for our team-by-team look at prospects for playing beyond the regular season,

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Spirit, Red Stars reserve teams win championships

Spirit, Red Stars reserve teams win championships

The Equalizer Staff July 27, 2015 4

A pair of NWSL reserve teams picked up lower-division title this weekend, with the Washington Spirit Reserves winning the USL W-League and the Chicago Red Stars Reserves winning the Women’s Premier Soccer League. Yanara

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Press, Dunn trade goals as Spirit, Red Stars draw

Press, Dunn trade goals as Spirit, Red Stars draw

Jennifer Gordon July 25, 2015 61

BOYDS, Md. — Crystal Dunn scored late to preserve the Washington Spirit’s home unbeaten streak against the league-leading Chicago Red Stars on Saturday at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Her equalizer erased the Red Stars’ lead

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NWSL Saturday:  O’Hara brace lifts Sky Blue

NWSL Saturday: O’Hara brace lifts Sky Blue

Dan Lauletta July 25, 2015 62

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Kelley O’Hara scored twice in the first half and Samantha Kerr added one to lead Sky Blue FC over the Boston Breakers and off the bottom of the NWSL table. The

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NWSL Week 15 preview:  Lloyd returns to WNY

NWSL Week 15 preview: Lloyd returns to WNY

Dan Lauletta July 25, 2015 6

Last week, record attendances. This week, the flames of a rivalry stoked. Carli Lloyd tore into the Western New York Flash organization for the manner in which they traded her to the Houston Dash

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Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Parsons could try Krieger in holding midfield role

Jennifer Gordon July 23, 2015 45

The Washington Spirit, like every NWSL team, are in a period of transition as they welcome new players and welcome back those who participated in the 2015 Women’s World Cup. And Washington head coach

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Rookie Oyster making immediate impact for Spirit

Rookie Oyster making immediate impact for Spirit

Jennifer Gordon July 22, 2015 3

BOYDS, Md. — During Saturday’s press conference following a victory over Seattle Reign FC, Washington Spirit head coach Mark Parsons was sweating profusely. His condition wasn’t a result of a close match; the Spirit

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NWSL (mid) Week 15 preview:  Cascadia rivalry resumes

NWSL (mid) Week 15 preview: Cascadia rivalry resumes

Dan Lauletta July 22, 2015 7

A record crowd is expected in Portland for the renewal of the Cascadia rivalry that will also usher in the latest deal with FOX.  Here is a look at the two midweek matches for

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Spirit roll Reign in front of record crowd at Plex

Spirit roll Reign in front of record crowd at Plex

Jennifer Gordon July 18, 2015 57

BOYDS, Md. — The Washington Spirit defeated Seattle Reign FC, 3-0 Saturday night in front of a franchise record crowd of 5,413 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Amanda DaCosta, Crystal Dunn and Christine Nairn

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