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The Lowdown:  How no Wambach will impact NWSL

The Lowdown: How no Wambach will impact NWSL

Dan Lauletta March 25, 2015 302

There is little doubt that NWSL is in a stronger position heading into its third season than either of its two predecessors, WUSA and WPS.  But the league took its first serious body blow

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Washington Spirit sign Nigerian forward Ordega

Washington Spirit sign Nigerian forward Ordega

The Equalizer Staff March 24, 2015 14

The Washington Spirit have signed Nigerian forward Francisca Ordega for the 2015 season. Ordega is expected to join the Spirit for the first six matches of the NWSL season, according to the club, before

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Five NWSL teams post wins over college squads

Five NWSL teams post wins over college squads

The Equalizer Staff March 22, 2015 61

The Boston Breakers, the Chicago Red Stars, Portland Thorns FC, Sky Blue FC and the Washington Spirit all won matches in week two of preseason. The Washington Spirit preseason schedule rolled on yesterday with

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Plush: Six cities interested in NWSL expansion

Plush: Six cities interested in NWSL expansion

Jeff Kassouf March 19, 2015 161

Expansion is a telltale sign of league health universal to all sports. It never occurred in the first incarnation of professional women’s soccer in the United States, the Women’s United Soccer Association (2001-03), and

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Spirit hope additions, returns will fill scoring void

Spirit hope additions, returns will fill scoring void

Jennifer Gordon March 15, 2015 31

BOYDS, Md. — The Washington Spirit preseason got underway Saturday under dreary weather conditions. Despite the rain, the excitement to be back at the Maryland SoccerPlex was unquestionable among the players, staff and fans.

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FIRST LOOK: Spirit unveil new red and blue kits

FIRST LOOK: Spirit unveil new red and blue kits

The Equalizer Staff March 14, 2015 34

The Washington Spirit unveiled new red and blue primary kits on Saturday in an intra-squad scrimmage. The Equalizer’s Jen Gordon and Erica McCaulley were there to take in the match, which ended 2-1 in

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The Lowdown: Amid retirements, Johnson returns

The Lowdown: Amid retirements, Johnson returns

Dan Lauletta March 13, 2015 86

A disturbing theme in the National Women’s Soccer League has been the spate of retirement announcements by players well shy of their 30th birthdays.  The reasons are varied and personal but most come down

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Spirit add veteran Spanish forward Del Rio

Spirit add veteran Spanish forward Del Rio

Jeff Kassouf March 12, 2015 6

The Washington Spirit announced Thursday the signing of Spanish forward Laura Del Rio, who will start training with the team on Friday. “Laura is a dynamic forward who has the ability to make us very

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NWSL preseason 2015 kicks off; one month to kickoff

NWSL preseason 2015 kicks off; one month to kickoff

The Equalizer Staff March 9, 2015 34

Preseason 2015 in the National Women’s Soccer League began on Monday, meaning the season is just over a month away. As we tweeted this morning, get pumped: Guess what day it is?! GUESS WHAT DAY

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Harding denied Visa, won’t join Spirit in 2015

Harding denied Visa, won’t join Spirit in 2015

The Equalizer Staff March 6, 2015 25

The Washington Spirit plan for 2015 took a detour this week when the club learned Natasha Harding will not be coming to NWSL after her P-1 Visa application was denied.  The 26-year old who

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