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MVP D’Angelo wins one for her grandfather

MVP D’Angelo wins one for her grandfather

Kieran Theivam October 9, 2016 8

HOUSTON, TX. — NWSL Championship Game MVP Sabrina D’Angelo said the win over the Washington Spirit was for her grandfather, Alex Berecz, who passed away one year ago to the day. The Canada international

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WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

WNY Flash crowned 2016 NWSL Champions

The Equalizer Staff October 9, 2016 332

After an incredible season in which few people would have predicted them finishing at the top of the table, the Western New York Flash defeated the Washington Spirit in penalty kicks to win the

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NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

Dan Lauletta October 8, 2016 11

Here are the latest news and notes from NWSL Championship week. when paul riley coached crystal dunn Among the many interwoven connections between the teams battling for the NWSL Championship on Sunday is that

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Meet Scott Vallow: The man who will run the Flash bench

Meet Scott Vallow: The man who will run the Flash bench

Dan Lauletta October 8, 2016 2

HOUSTON, TX. — Sunday’s NWSL Championship will feature the latest coaching battle between Jim Gabarra and Paul Riley. Gabarra has coached every season in all three women’s pro leagues and Riley is in his

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NWSL Championship: Speed, set pieces will be key

NWSL Championship: Speed, set pieces will be key

Chelsey Bush October 7, 2016 11

2016 NWSL Championship Washington Spirit vs Western New York Flash BBVA Compass Stadium, 5pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: Spirit won, 1-0-1 All-Time series: Flash lead, 5-3-3 HOUSTON, TX. — Last week Washington and Chicago

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Huster, Matheson reflect on Spirit’s long rise to top

Huster, Matheson reflect on Spirit’s long rise to top

Dan Lauletta October 7, 2016 3

HOUSTON — Three years ago this week, the Spirit were preparing to make the first pick in the 2014 NWSL Draft. Preparing is the optimum word, because deciding would be unfair to Crystal Dunn.

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Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

The Equalizer Staff October 7, 2016 90

Becky Sauerbrunn’s three-year reign as NWSL Defender of the Year ended earlier this week, but the FC Kansas City captain is now the sole player to have made every Best XI. She was joined

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NWSL Championhip: Friday notebook

NWSL Championhip: Friday notebook

Dan Lauletta October 7, 2016 7

HOUSTON, TX. — Here are a few stray items from the NWSL Championship: about that crossbar Both the Spirit and Flash survived semifinals by the skin of their respective teeth. For the Spirit, there

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Williams gets USWNT call, NWSL MVP on same day

Williams gets USWNT call, NWSL MVP on same day

Dan Lauletta October 6, 2016 11

HOUSTON, TX. — Thursday was a very good day for Lynn Williams. By morning she was called into the national team ahead of two friendlies against Switzerland later this month. By afternoon she was

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NWSL Championship a reunion of sorts for UCLA title side

NWSL Championship a reunion of sorts for UCLA title side

Kieran Theivam October 6, 2016 3

Friends become rivals on Sunday as UCLA Bruins meet again The NWSL Championship Game on Sunday will showcase some of the best players the league has to offer, with friends and rivals coming up

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