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Five weeks in, gap widening in table, at gate

Five weeks in, gap widening in table, at gate

Jeff Kassouf May 13, 2013 229

Five weeks into the season, the league that trumpets parity looks a lot like a divided table — in the standings and at the gate. Portland Thorns FC leads the league with 13 points

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Second stalemate of season for Breakers, Spirit

Second stalemate of season for Breakers, Spirit

Jennifer Gordon May 11, 2013 8

BOYDS, Md. — For the second time in as many meetings, the Washington Spirit drew the Boston Breakers 1-1 Saturday night in front of 4,027 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex.  Unlike the first meeting,

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NWSL Week 5 weekend preview

NWSL Week 5 weekend preview

The Equalizer Staff May 10, 2013 4

The fifth weekend of the NWSL season features four matches, including a Mother’s Day evening affair in Chicago and the potential return of Carli Lloyd in Western New York.  Here is a closer look:

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Morgan, Thorns outlast Spirit in SoccerPlex sellout

Morgan, Thorns outlast Spirit in SoccerPlex sellout

Jennifer Gordon May 4, 2013 383

BOYDS, Md. — Portland Thorns FC defeated the Washington Spirit 2-1 in front of record-setting crowd at the Maryland Soccerplex. A total of 5,011 fans were present besting the previous record for a women’s

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NWSL Week 4 weekend preview: Reign come home

NWSL Week 4 weekend preview: Reign come home

Dan Lauletta May 3, 2013 0

It’s Week 4 in the National Women’s Soccer League and Saturday features three matches after the Western New York Flash beat Sky Blue FC 2-1 on Wednesday to kick off the week early. Saturday,

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NWSL attendance watch: Week 3

NWSL attendance watch: Week 3

Jeff Kassouf May 1, 2013 17

All eight teams were in action in Week 3 and none of the four matches were outliers for attendance. All four were pretty on par with the league average thus far (if outliers are

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The Lowdown: Who’s up, who’s down

The Lowdown: Who’s up, who’s down

Dan Lauletta April 30, 2013 14

The thing about brand new leagues is that every team comes out at the start of the season in the same shape.  None of them have ever lost.  And then as soon as the

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Sky Blue FC hold on to beat Spirit 2-1

Sky Blue FC hold on to beat Spirit 2-1

Jennifer Gordon April 27, 2013 28

BOYDS, Md. — Sky Blue FC stayed perfect on Saturday night, defeating the Washington Spirit 2-1 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in front of a crowd of 3,102. Defender Coco Goodson got Sky Blue in

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NWSL Week 3 preview: Wambach out, Chapman available

NWSL Week 3 preview: Wambach out, Chapman available

Dan Lauletta April 25, 2013 17

Following a week in which only half the league was on the field, the NWSL season gets into full swing with all eight teams in action this weekend.  Things get started Friday night in

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Concerns surround Wambach after Flash, Spirit draw 1-1

Concerns surround Wambach after Flash, Spirit draw 1-1

Jennifer Gordon April 20, 2013 60

BOYDS, Md. — Last week, the Washington Spirit gave up a stoppage time goal to settle for a draw with Boston. This week, they conceded late again, but the Spirit equalized almost immediately to

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