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Spirit surprise with 3-1 win over FC Kansas City

Spirit surprise with 3-1 win over FC Kansas City

Jennifer Gordon April 19, 2014 55

BOYDS, Md. — Both the Washington Spirit and FC Kansas City were looking to improve on their opening day performances, and it was the Spirit who emerged victorious 3-1 at the Maryland SoccerPlex on

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NWSL Week 2 preview: Red Stars make ’14 debut

NWSL Week 2 preview: Red Stars make ’14 debut

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2014 48

FC Kansas City (0-0-1) at Washington Spirit (0-1-0) Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EDT Series: Kansas City lead, 1-0-1 The Spirit were overwhelmed late by the Flash on opening day and it will not

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NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 48

Opening weekend 2014 of the National Women’s Soccer League highlighted just how many changes took place in the offseason. It was a weekend of firsts — naturally, to some extent, with it being Week

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The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

Dan Lauletta April 15, 2014 31

The opening minutes of Saturday’s Portland Thorns’ game went just about how coach Paul Riley envisioned it. One team a bit nervous for the opener, the other quickly pouncing to take advantage. The only

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Parsons: Spirit’s mentality unacceptable in loss

Parsons: Spirit’s mentality unacceptable in loss

Dan Lauletta April 14, 2014 27

BOYDS, Md. — Washington Spirit players should know what to expect when they arrive for work on Monday. Mark Parsons will save discussions about tactics, giveaways, and all else physical until he hammers home

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Losada scores twice in debut, lifts Flash past Spirit

Losada scores twice in debut, lifts Flash past Spirit

Jennifer Gordon April 13, 2014 53

Spanish international Vicky Losada dazzled in her NWSL debut, notching two goals and an assist for the Western New York Flash in a 3-1 win over the Washington Spirit on Saturday. Both the Spirit

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NWSL Week 1 preview: Thorns begin title defense

NWSL Week 1 preview: Thorns begin title defense

Dan Lauletta April 12, 2014 4

Portland Thorns FC (0-0-0) at Houston Dash (0-0-0) BBVA Compass Stadium Saturday, 8pm EDT Series: first meeting This is a landmark match for NWSL as the Dash join as the 9th team and have

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The Equalizer predicts the 2014 NWSL season

The Equalizer predicts the 2014 NWSL season

The Equalizer Staff April 12, 2014 14

The 2014 NWSL season is upon us, after the woefully long seven-month offseason. All week we’ve previewed the teams, breaking down strengths and weaknesses of all nine clubs. Click here for team-by-team previews. Now

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2014 NWSL preview: Washington Spirit

2014 NWSL preview: Washington Spirit

Jennifer Gordon April 11, 2014 11

The NWSL offseason has been long for everyone, but for the Spirit faithful, the nearly right months that have passed since the last time the team played must have felt like an eternity. Through

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Finally healthy, Angeli ready for second beginning

Finally healthy, Angeli ready for second beginning

Jennifer Gordon April 11, 2014 19

BOYDS, Md. — One thousand one hundred days. On Sunday, that’s how long it will have been since Washington Spirit midfielder Jordan Angeli was available to play in a professional women’s soccer game. On

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