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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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Preseason roundup: Leroux, A-Rod score on returns

Preseason roundup: Leroux, A-Rod score on returns

The Equalizer Staff March 20, 2017 362

In other weekend action, the Spirit and Pride both win in three-back setups and Kealia Ohai scores for the Dash Sydney Leroux and Amy Rodriguez, both of whom missed all of 2016 for maternity

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Fading, decaying RFK Stadium holds much WoSo history

Fading, decaying RFK Stadium holds much WoSo history

Jennifer Gordon March 16, 2017 7

WASHINGTON D.C. — You don’t have to step foot inside of present day RFK Stadium to understand of what’s become of the 57-year old sports venue. The discoloration and rust that dominate the outer

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Lloyd leads four Americans on FIFPro Women’s World XI

Lloyd leads four Americans on FIFPro Women’s World XI

The Equalizer Staff March 8, 2017 34

Four Americans including FIFA World Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd have been named to FIFPro’s Women’s World XI.  Hope Solo, Ali Krieger, and Alex Morgan were also voted to the team. Lloyd and

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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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