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Spirit deal Pressley to Flash, acquire Estelle Johnson

Spirit deal Pressley to Flash, acquire Estelle Johnson

Jeff Kassouf February 24, 2015 14

Defender Estelle Johnson is now a member of the Washington Spirit following a trade that sent defender Toni Pressley to the Western New York Flash, as reported by The Equalizer last week. Johnson sat

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The Lowdown:  When, to where will NWSL expand?

The Lowdown: When, to where will NWSL expand?

Dan Lauletta February 11, 2015 62

For three years WPS brass promised that multiple groups were interested in joining the league via expansion.  And while they did add three teams in two years, one was a rush job similar to

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NWSL 2015 — XI matches to watch

NWSL 2015 — XI matches to watch

Dan Lauletta February 5, 2015 32

The 2015 NWSL schedule is out and without question it is the most aesthetically pleasing set of matches dating back through WPS.  The reduced number of games combined with an increase in the number

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NWSL announces complete 2015 schedule

NWSL announces complete 2015 schedule

The Equalizer Staff February 5, 2015 8

The National Women’s Soccer League will play a 20-game schedule between April 10 and Sept. 27, the league confirmed on Thursday with the announcement of the complete schedule. The complete schedule can be viewed

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Franch signs with Norwegian club Avaldsnes IL

Franch signs with Norwegian club Avaldsnes IL

Jeff Kassouf February 4, 2015 30

American goalkeeper Adrianna Franch signed with Norwegian Toppserien club Avaldsnes IL, officially leaving the Western New York Flash. The Flash will retain Franch’s NWSL rights through August 30. Franch missed all of 2014 after

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Flash tap pair of international forwards

Flash tap pair of international forwards

The Equalizer Staff January 29, 2015 6

The Western New York Flash announced two international signings on Thursday, both forwards.  The club signed Ajara Nchout Njoya from Cameroon and Camilla Kur-Larsen from Denmark.  Following last season the Flash parted ways with

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FMF: Mexico players out of NWSL until at least late July

FMF: Mexico players out of NWSL until at least late July

Jeff Kassouf January 28, 2015 50

Mexico players will not report to their NWSL teams until after the Pan-American Games, if at all in 2015. Mexico coach Leo Cuellar revealed at a press conference in Mexico on Tuesday that players

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The Lowdown:  Jones’ retirement and NWSL realities

The Lowdown: Jones’ retirement and NWSL realities

Dan Lauletta January 28, 2015 70

For two seasons Courtney Jones represented the most underappreciated and in some ways most vital demographic of NWSL players.  Jones was a versatile American who was good enough to often earn starters’ minutes, but

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Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Best of the rest: Undrafted players look for chances

Jennifer Gordon January 22, 2015 18

When the final of the 36 names were called Friday at the NWSL Draft in Philadelphia, the energy and hustle of the room didn’t die away immediately. The coaches and staff of most NWSL

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The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

The Lowdown: Inside the 2015 NWSL Draft

Dan Lauletta January 20, 2015 15

PHILADELPHIA — When last week’s NWSL draft was over, nine coaches took turns standing in front of the background curtain decorated with league logos, and told the gathered media how well the day had

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