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Road trips not so daunting in start-up NWSL

Road trips not so daunting in start-up NWSL

Jeff Kassouf July 9, 2013 9

Life on the road isn’t supposed to be easy. Whether ‘home field advantage’ is just a myth or there really is a huge advantage to players sleeping in their own beds, playing in front

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NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 13

NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 13

Keith Jorstad July 8, 2013 14

The National Women’s Soccer League has now crossed the 200,000 fan mark for the season.  This week FC Kansas City had their biggest gate since the opener.  Chicago celebrated Independence Day with a good

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Ocampo again! Sky Blue takes down Spirit

Ocampo again! Sky Blue takes down Spirit

Dan Lauletta July 6, 2013 10

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Monica Ocampo played heroine again for Sky Blue FC, scoring the only goal on a rebound in the 74th minute to beat the Washington Spirit 1-0 on a toasty evening at

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NWSL Week 13 preview

NWSL Week 13 preview

Dan Lauletta July 6, 2013 9

Three more matches this weekend.  Sky Blue and the Thorns will try to solidify their hold of the top two spots while the Breakers will look to close ground on whoever fails to pick

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Second half is new beginning for Spirit

Second half is new beginning for Spirit

Dan Lauletta July 4, 2013 3

The Washington Spirit opened the second half of their season Wednesday night the same way they opened the first—with a 1-1 draw.    The first one broke their hearts thanks to a late Breakers goal.

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New-look Spirit end drought in draw with Kansas City

New-look Spirit end drought in draw with Kansas City

Jennifer Gordon July 3, 2013 17

BOYDS, Md. — With a new coach on the bench, the Washington Spirit snapped a 543-minute scoreless streak and a five-game losing streak on Wednesday at the Maryland SoccerPlex, tying FC Kansas City 1-1.

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NWSL Week 13 mid-week preview

NWSL Week 13 mid-week preview

Dan Lauletta July 3, 2013 5

It’s a good week for a lot of games in the NWSL.  There is a new coach, several players debuting for new teams, a red card suspension (coming this weekend), and crunch time for

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The Lowdown: It’s Reigning wins in Seattle

The Lowdown: It’s Reigning wins in Seattle

Dan Lauletta July 3, 2013 72

The plan was for Megan Rapinoe to play 60 minutes.  It was, after all, three days since she had played for the U.S. national team and it was more recently than that when Seattle

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NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 12

NWSL Attendance Watch: Week 12

Keith Jorstad July 2, 2013 62

It was a regular week in the NWSL attendance files as there were mostly average crowds at all of the games.  Sky Blue FC went back to drawing poorly after a big crowd last

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Official: Last-place Spirit fire coach Mike Jorden

Official: Last-place Spirit fire coach Mike Jorden

Jeff Kassouf June 30, 2013 39

Mike Jorden has been fired as the coach of the Washington Spirit. Mark Parsons, who coaches Spirit Reserves in the W-League, will replace Jorden for the remainder of the season. Beau Dure of Sports

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