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Set pieces lift Reign past Spirit, to perfect start

Set pieces lift Reign past Spirit, to perfect start

Jennifer Gordon April 23, 2014 110

Seattle Reign FC won Wednesday’s match convincingly with goals coming from Kendall Fletcher, Keelin Winters, and Jess Fishlock in a 3-1 decision over the Washington Spirit. So far, the Reign are living up to

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Spirit’s Weimer out for season with torn left ACL

Spirit’s Weimer out for season with torn left ACL

Jeff Kassouf April 23, 2014 3

Washington Spirit forward Tiffany Weimer will miss the entire 2014 NWSL season with a torn left ACL, the team announced on Wednesday. Weimer sustained the injury during a training session last week. She did

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NWSL Week 3 midweek preview: Reign-Spirit

NWSL Week 3 midweek preview: Reign-Spirit

Dan Lauletta April 23, 2014 13

Washington Spirit (1-1-0) at Seattle Reign FC (1-0-0) Memorial Stadium Wednesday, 10 pm EDT Series: Spirit lead, 2-1-0 The Spirit travel west for the first mid-week game of the season against the only club

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The Lowdown: Red Stars rookies make early impact

The Lowdown: Red Stars rookies make early impact

Dan Lauletta April 22, 2014 80

Julie Johnston and Vanessa DiBernardo were teammates on the U-20 U.S. side that won the World Cup in 2012. And they were linked together in Chicago when the Red Stars made them the 3rd

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WATCH: Highlights of all four NWSL Week 2 games

WATCH: Highlights of all four NWSL Week 2 games

The Equalizer Staff April 21, 2014 1

Four games and 12 goals later, it was busy Easter Weekend — and Week 2 — for the NWSL. If you missed anything, catch highlights of all four games below, along with recaps: Boston

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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 60

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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