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Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Run of Play: You Want Me to Play Where?

Chelsey Bush April 26, 2017 12

Versatility. It’s the latest buzzword in soccer, heard over and over in commentary. Now more than ever, players are expected to be jacks of all trades. A forward can be a fullback can be

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Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Meg Linehan April 23, 2017 70

The Boston Breakers bounced back from a tough Week 1 result on the road for a big win at home. Thanks to a first-half goal from forward Natasha Dowie—assist provided by No. 1 overall

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

Chelsey Bush April 21, 2017 18

Poor defenses, outstanding goalkeeping, heartbreaking injuries, and Sportscenter Top 10 goals – we’ve seen it all, and it’s only been five games! Well, lace your boots tightly, because with a semifinal rematch, a budding

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Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

Thursday Roundup: Rose Lavelle Inks New Balance Deal

The Equalizer Staff April 20, 2017 57

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP MARTA HEADS TO ORLANDO, UWCL SEMIFINAL SELLS OUT, AND SPIRIT PLAYERS LAUNCH BLOG Newly-allocated Rose Lavelle has signed a multi-year endorsement deal with New Balance, becoming the first female soccer

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Week 1 Preview: The NWSL is Back

Week 1 Preview: The NWSL is Back

Chelsey Bush April 14, 2017 41

We’re ba-ack! After what felt like the longest offseason ever (but don’t they all?), which saw blockbuster trades, groundbreaking signings, and an old team become new again, the fifth season of the NWSL is

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Preseason roundup: Pride close preseason with U-23 shutout

Preseason roundup: Pride close preseason with U-23 shutout

The Equalizer Staff April 8, 2017 51

It’s the final weekend of the 2017 NWSL preseason, and that means many teams are trying to get one more competition under their belts before the regular season kicks of on April 15. It

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Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2017 37

Also in today’s roundup, Ireland WNT and FAI reach agreement, Canada defeat Sweden in friendly, Pride waives Sarah Hagen, Breakers announce new layout for Jordan Field and Courage launches Development Academy. The Portland Thorns

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Wednesday Roundup: Fishlock becomes first Welsh footballer to 100 caps

Wednesday Roundup: Fishlock becomes first Welsh footballer to 100 caps

The Equalizer Staff April 5, 2017 4

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, REIGN DEFEAT UCLA IN FIRST PRESEASON MATCH, St. LOUIS EXPANSION BIT SUFFERS MAJOR BLOW, SPIRIT SIGN SHIP AND CASTLEBERRY, GLASGOW CITY FC LAUNCHES NEW KIT THAT HIGHLIGHTS INEQUALITY, AND BOSTON

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Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

The Equalizer Staff April 4, 2017 10

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, COURAGE SIGN A DEFENDER, HAAVI OUT WITH INJURY, AND LONG WINS COMPETITION Members of the Irish Women’s National Team held a press conference today threatening to miss next week’s friendly

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Preseason Roundup: NWSL finish weekend undefeated

Preseason Roundup: NWSL finish weekend undefeated

The Equalizer Staff April 2, 2017 107

It was another busy weekend in the NWSL preseason, with eight teams playing matches on Saturday. Most of the teams played in contests against collegiate teams while the final round of the Thorns Spring

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