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Dramatic Rodriguez winner sends Philadelphia to super semifinal

Dramatic Rodriguez winner sends Philadelphia to super semifinal

Jeff Kassouf September 19, 2010 0

One mis-hit shot relieved 120 minutes of frustration. That was the scene in West Chester, Penn. Sunday when Philadelphia Independence striker Amy Rodriguez scored in the final minute of overtime to lift Philadelphia to

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Philadelphia Independence 2010 Season Preview

Philadelphia Independence 2010 Season Preview

Jeff Kassouf April 7, 2010 0

Philadelphia Independence 2010 Expansion Team Coach: Paul Riley Key Players: Karina LeBlanc, Heather Mitts, Caroline Seger, Amy Rodriguez, Lori Lindsey Star Watch: Amy Rodriguez – The 23-year-old Californian had well-documented rough 2009 season with

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From Front Office to Draft Room: Dani Collins' Unlikely Road to Professional Soccer

From Front Office to Draft Room: Dani Collins' Unlikely Road to Professional Soccer

Jeff Kassouf January 19, 2010 0

As the 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer Draft kicked off on Friday, many of the top collegiate talent in the country knew that they were just minutes from fulfilling the dream of becoming professionals. The

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On the Clock: Philadelphia Independence

On the Clock: Philadelphia Independence

Jeff Kassouf January 11, 2010 0

America’s greatest soccer minds will convene in Philadelphia this weekend for the annual National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention, where the 2010 Major League Soccer SuperDraft and 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer Draft will

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Wednesday Women's Soccer Wrap

Wednesday Women's Soccer Wrap

Jeff Kassouf December 2, 2009 0

The Chicago Red Stars announced Wednesday the signing of English international midfielder Katie Chapman, who joins the team after spending the last three years with Arsenal. She follows English teammates Karen Carney, Kelly Smith

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Philly 'very, very close' to Mitts deal

Philly 'very, very close' to Mitts deal

Jeff Kassouf October 8, 2009 0

The Philadelphia Independence expects to announce the signing of free agent and United States Women’s National Team defender Heather Mitts as early as Tuesday, Philadelphia Head Coach Paul Riley said. The deal is imminent,

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Philly, Boston aiming for Mitts' services

Philly, Boston aiming for Mitts' services

Jeff Kassouf September 29, 2009 0

Amy Rodriguez is now a member of the Philadelphia Independence, but Women’s Professional Soccer fans may not be done seeing Boston Breakers players make the trip down I-95 to Philadelphia. On Tuesday, the Boston

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Boston trades A-Rod to Philly for draft picks

Boston trades A-Rod to Philly for draft picks

Jeff Kassouf September 29, 2009 0

The Boston Breakers have traded 2009 No. 1 draft pick and U.S. Women’s National Team player Amy Rodriguez to the Philadelphia Independence, as first reported by the Boston Herald.Philadelphia will also get Boston’s fifth-overall

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Philadelphia, Atlanta build through expansion draft

Philadelphia, Atlanta build through expansion draft

Jeff Kassouf September 15, 2009 0

The Philadelphia Independence and the Atlanta Beat have begun building their rosters for 2010 through Tuesday’s Expansion Draft, with Philadelphia looking like it is already beginning to build a quality team. Sue Weber, formerly

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Riley named Independence head coach

Riley named Independence head coach

Jeff Kassouf September 3, 2009 0

The Philadelphia Independence announced Thursday that Paul Riley will serve as head coach as the team enters its inaugural season of play in 2010. Riley has an extensive coaching career, with his most recent

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