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NWSL team preview: North Carolina Courage: We don’t use the word

NWSL team preview: North Carolina Courage: We don’t use the word

Dan Lauletta April 14, 2017 9

2016 record: 9-6-5, 32 pts (4th place) Playoffs: won NWSL Championship Head Coach: Paul Riley Home Ground: Sahlen’s Stadium The story of ’16 Year two of the great rebuild began slowly. The Western New York Flash, as they

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Orlando Pride season preview: all about mentality

Orlando Pride season preview: all about mentality

Chelsey Bush April 13, 2017 8

2016: 6-13-1, 19 pts (9th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Tom Sermanni Home Ground: Orlando City Stadium The Story of ’16 “A tale of two seasons.” Pride head coach Tom Sermanni summed

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Portland Thorns season preview: the best is yet to come

Portland Thorns season preview: the best is yet to come

Meg Linehan April 12, 2017 149

Portland Thorns FC 2016: 12-5-3, 41 pts (1st place) Playoffs: Qualified, semifinal loss to Western New York Flash Head Coach: Mark Parsons Home Ground: Providence Park The story of ’16 Last year at this

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Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Allison Lee April 11, 2017 8

2016 record: 7-8-5 (7th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Christy Holly Home Ground: Yurcak Field The story of ‘16 Sky Blue underwent arguably the most tumultuous off-season of the league, starting with

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FC Kansas City season preview: a return to the top?

FC Kansas City season preview: a return to the top?

Ashley Scoby April 10, 2017 6

FC Kansas City 2017: 7-8-5, 26 points (6th place) Playoffs: Did not qualify Head Coach: Vlatko Andonovski Home Ground: Swope Soccer Village The story of ’16 It was a sharp drop-off for Vlatko Andonovski’s

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Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Jennifer Gordon April 7, 2017 8

2016: 12-5-3, 39 pts (2nd place) Playoffs: Final, lost in penalties to Western New York Flash Head Coach: Jim Gabarra Home Ground: Maureen Hendricks Field The story of ’16 On the strength of its

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Houston Dash season preview: Consistency is key

Houston Dash season preview: Consistency is key

Chelsey Bush April 6, 2017 4

2016: 6-10-4, 22 pts (8th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Randy Waldrum Home Ground: BBVA Compass Stadium The Story of ’16 0-1. Any Dash follower is immediately familiar with that series of

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Chicago Red Stars Season Preview: Living up to expectations

Chicago Red Stars Season Preview: Living up to expectations

John D Halloran April 5, 2017 12

2016: 9-5-6, 33 pts. (3rd place) Playoffs: Semifinal loss in extra time to the Washington Spirit Head Coach: Rory Dames Home Ground: Toyota Park The story of ’16 Since the inception of the National

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Boston Breakers season preview: taking it day by day

Boston Breakers season preview: taking it day by day

Dan Lauletta April 4, 2017 26

2016 record: 3-15-2, 11 pts (10th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Matt Beard Home Ground: Jordan Field The story of ’16 The Breakers opened 2016 on an ominous note when they conceded a bicycle kick goal

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Seattle Reign FC season preview: “This is my club”

Seattle Reign FC season preview: “This is my club”

Meg Linehan April 3, 2017 27

2016 record: 8-6-6, 30 pts (5th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Laura Harvey Home Ground: Memorial Stadium The story of ’16 Seattle Reign FC missed out on the 2016 playoffs by two

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