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Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Dan Lauletta March 30, 2015 175

Seattle Reign FC head coach and general manager Laura Harvey said her club did not acquire Abby Wambach with the expectation that she will go back on her decision to sit out the entire

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Lines sees Leroux as ‘franchise player’ for Flash

Lines sees Leroux as ‘franchise player’ for Flash

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 14

Sydney Leroux was traded to her third different team on Monday ahead of the third season of the National Women’s Soccer League, but new coach Aaran Lines sees the 24-year-old forward as a piece

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Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 269

Abby Wambach’s rights are now with Seattle Reign FC after the biggest trade in National Women’s Soccer League history. Seattle acquired Wambach on Monday from the Western New York Flash and sent U.S. teammate

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NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2015 21

The Washington Spirit fell to the University of Virginia, 1-0 on Saturday in the Spirit’s first loss of the NWSL preseason. Alexis Shaffer scored the lone goal of the match in the 35th minute

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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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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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Wambach: Skipping NWSL season no easy decision

Wambach: Skipping NWSL season no easy decision

Jeff Kassouf March 19, 2015 91

Abby Wambach says she didn’t take lightly the decision to sit out the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League season, which she would have played with the Western New York Flash. “It wasn’t a decision

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Lines: No club play should mean no country play

Lines: No club play should mean no country play

Jeff Kassouf March 19, 2015 200

Western New York Flash coach and general manager Aaran Lines that players should have to be playing for their club in order to be available for selection for their country. On Wednesday the Flash announced

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Abby Wambach won’t play in NWSL this season

Abby Wambach won’t play in NWSL this season

The Equalizer Staff March 18, 2015 261

The biggest name yet has decided not to play in NWSL this season.  Abby Wambach announced Wednesday she will not play for the Western New York Flash in 2015 in order to focus her

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Rookies Mewis, Killion score in preseason debuts

Rookies Mewis, Killion score in preseason debuts

Jeff Kassouf March 15, 2015 8

Yes, that was indeed the Western New York Flash opening the National Women’s Soccer preseason slate of games on Saturday against West Virginia University. It just may have taken a moment to realize it,

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