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Ali Krieger discusses trade on social media

Ali Krieger discusses trade on social media

The Equalizer Staff November 3, 2016 75

Ali Krieger on Thursday posted to her social media accounts that the Washington Spirit’s decision to trade her to the Orlando Pride “comes as a surprise,” but she “remain[s] grateful for the opportunity to

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Spirit trade Ali Krieger to Orlando Pride

Spirit trade Ali Krieger to Orlando Pride

Dan Lauletta November 2, 2016 225

The first trade of the 2016 NWSL offseason was a blockbuster. The Spirit traded U.S. international Ali Krieger to the Orlando Pride on Tuesday, ending her four-year run with the Spirit that culminated with

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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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Krieger hopes to add NWSL title to career honors

Krieger hopes to add NWSL title to career honors

Jennifer Gordon October 9, 2016 12

Fittingly on Sunday, the Spirit will take the field in the season’s last contest. The club was also involved in the first game of the 2016 season, a game against the Boston Breakers which was

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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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Spirit advance to final with extra time win over Red Stars

Spirit advance to final with extra time win over Red Stars

The Equalizer Staff September 30, 2016 334

One hundred and eleven minutes into Friday night’s epic semifinal the Washington Spirit combined to score the sort of team goal that has defined their most successful moments of 2016. It began with Christine

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Spirit clinch home semifinal on night overshadowed by national-anthem controversy

Spirit clinch home semifinal on night overshadowed by national-anthem controversy

The Equalizer Staff September 7, 2016 29

In arguably the biggest game of the night, the Washington Spirit defeated the Seattle Reign 2-1 to clinch a home playoff match. However, it was Spirit owner Bill Lynch’s decision to play the national

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Mid-Week 18 Preview: Last stands for 2015 finalists

Mid-Week 18 Preview: Last stands for 2015 finalists

Chelsey Bush September 7, 2016 21

With the opportunity for both the playoff race and the NWSL Shield to be locked up, every team heads into their mid-week games with their eyes on the prize. Washington aims for hardware, Houston

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USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

USWNT Things Learned: Ellis’ lineup seems to be set

Ray Curren June 6, 2016 891

It will be 59 days between the U.S. national team’s 2-0 win over Japan Sunday and its Olympic opener in Belo Horizonte, Brazil against New Zealand. That seems like a decent amount of time,

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Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Going for Gold: USWNT players prepare for Olympics in NWSL

Eric Scatamacchia May 19, 2016 421

There are less than 80 days until the women’s Olympic soccer tournament kicks off in Brazil. Although the U.S. national team has not been together over the past month, national teamers have been busy

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