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Flash 7-1 Breakers:  McDonald hat trick keys rout

Flash 7-1 Breakers: McDonald hat trick keys rout

The Equalizer Staff June 24, 2016 94

Jess McDonald scored the first hat trick of the NWSL season to lead the Western New York Flash in a 7-1 pasting of the Boston Breakers. McDonald and Lynn Williams both had two goals

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Week 10 preview:  Last call for USWNT players

Week 10 preview: Last call for USWNT players

Dan Lauletta June 24, 2016 34

This weekend is the final opportunity for NWSL fans to see their favorite United States national team players until after the Olympic break. Find who who is playing where and what the key matchups

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Flash to play July 9 match vs Reign at Frontier Field

Flash to play July 9 match vs Reign at Frontier Field

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2016 5

The Western New York Flash announced on Friday that they are moving their July 9 match against Seattle Reign FC to Frontier Field. A late scheduling conflict emerged at Rhino’s Stadium where the Flash

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(Mid) Week 10 preview:  Amandine Henry to start?

(Mid) Week 10 preview: Amandine Henry to start?

Dan Lauletta June 22, 2016 58

For the first time this season, there is midweek action in NWSL and it will start with a bang. The Thorns will be trying to get half way to the finish line without a

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The Lowdown: ‘It’s over!’ Huerta breaks the Press hex

The Lowdown: ‘It’s over!’ Huerta breaks the Press hex

Dan Lauletta June 21, 2016 128

Rory Dames was addressing his team ahead of Saturday’s match against the Breakers when he turned his attention toward Sofia Huerta. The Red Stars head coach looked at his second-year forward and told her

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Flash officially acquire Lianne Sanderson

Flash officially acquire Lianne Sanderson

The Equalizer Staff June 21, 2016 59

The Western New York Flash on Tuesday acquired Lianne Sanderson from the Orlando Pride in exchange for an international roster spot through the 2018 season. The trade was first reported Monday by The Equalizer’s

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NWSL Week In Review: USWNT exiting a week early

NWSL Week In Review: USWNT exiting a week early

Ray Curren June 20, 2016 335

While I don’t believe it’s still been publicly announced (as of Monday afternoon), U.S. national team members heading to Olympic camp will report on July 1. Everyone knew they were reporting sometime in early

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Thorns top Flash 2-0, Amandine Henry makes debut

Thorns top Flash 2-0, Amandine Henry makes debut

Equalizer Soccer June 17, 2016 320

On Friday evening in Rochester, the Portland Thorns secured a 2-0 road win over the Western New York Flash in a matchup of two of the top teams in the NWSL. The Thorns were

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Week 9 Preview:  Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Week 9 Preview: Will Crystal Dunn finally score?

Dan Lauletta June 17, 2016 89

The Spirit have sold out the SoccerPlex and are planning a tribute to the victims of last week’s night club shooting in Orlando before taking on the Pride for the first time ever. Once

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The Lowdown:  Vlatko Andonovski on FCKC transition

The Lowdown: Vlatko Andonovski on FCKC transition

Dan Lauletta June 15, 2016 53

Just about every time FC Kansas City has been and will be mentioned this season it comes with the addendum that they are two-time defending champions. And defending champions they are, if you look at

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