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Noyola leads comeback for Dash’s first-ever win

Noyola leads comeback for Dash’s first-ever win

Jennifer Gordon April 20, 2014 55

Teresa Noyola scored a brace in the final ten minutes to give the Houston Dash their first win in franchise history, a 3-2 victory over the Boston Breakers. Both clubs came into the match

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Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Gulati: Decision on US women’s coach by mid-May

Jeff Kassouf April 20, 2014 58

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati says the federation has “three or four” candidates for the vacant women’s national team coaching position and he hopes a decision will be made by mid-May. “I’m pretty sure

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Rampone goal, PKs highlight wild night at Yurcak

Rampone goal, PKs highlight wild night at Yurcak

Dan Lauletta April 20, 2014 17

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Can a goalkeeper really goad an opponent into missing a penalty just with her daunting demeanor? Christine Sinclair thinks so. “We have so much confidence in Nadine (Angerer). She puts fear

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Rookies connect in Red Stars’ win over Flash

Rookies connect in Red Stars’ win over Flash

Megan Manzari April 19, 2014 69

The Chicago Red Stars shined in their 2014 season opener against the Western New York Flash. Julie Johnston netted Chicago’s winning goal in the 59th minute off of a corner kick taken by fellow

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Spirit surprise with 3-1 win over FC Kansas City

Spirit surprise with 3-1 win over FC Kansas City

Jennifer Gordon April 19, 2014 59

BOYDS, Md. — Both the Washington Spirit and FC Kansas City were looking to improve on their opening day performances, and it was the Spirit who emerged victorious 3-1 at the Maryland SoccerPlex on

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NWSL Week 2 preview: Red Stars make ’14 debut

NWSL Week 2 preview: Red Stars make ’14 debut

Dan Lauletta April 18, 2014 48

FC Kansas City (0-0-1) at Washington Spirit (0-1-0) Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday, 6:30 p.m. EDT Series: Kansas City lead, 1-0-1 The Spirit were overwhelmed late by the Flash on opening day and it will not

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NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

NWSL Week 2 brings something old, something new

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 48

Opening weekend 2014 of the National Women’s Soccer League highlighted just how many changes took place in the offseason. It was a weekend of firsts — naturally, to some extent, with it being Week

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Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Australia fires de Reus; Stajcic named interim coach

Jeff Kassouf April 17, 2014 267

Football Federation Australia announced on Thursday that Hesterine de Reus has been fired as coach of the women’s national team and Sydney FC coach Alen Stajcic will take over on an interim basis. Stajcic

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Riley: Van Hollebeke out at least 3-4 weeks

Riley: Van Hollebeke out at least 3-4 weeks

Jeff Kassouf April 16, 2014 24

Portland Thorns FC coach Paul Riley says defender Rachel Van Hollebeke will miss at least 3-4 weeks due to a sprained left ankle. Van Hollebeke sprained her ankle just three minutes into the U.S.

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The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

The Lowdown: 2013 finalists return winners

Dan Lauletta April 15, 2014 31

The opening minutes of Saturday’s Portland Thorns’ game went just about how coach Paul Riley envisioned it. One team a bit nervous for the opener, the other quickly pouncing to take advantage. The only

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