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Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Dan Lauletta March 30, 2015 0

Seattle Reign FC head coach and general manager Laura Harvey said her club did not acquire Abby Wambach with the expectation that she will go back on her decision to sit out the entire

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Lines sees Leroux as ‘franchise player’ for Flash

Lines sees Leroux as ‘franchise player’ for Flash

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 1

Sydney Leroux was traded to her third different team on Monday ahead of the third season of the National Women’s Soccer League, but new coach Aaran Lines sees the 24-year-old forward as a piece

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Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 186

Abby Wambach’s rights are now with Seattle Reign FC after the biggest trade in National Women’s Soccer League history. Seattle acquired Wambach on Monday from the Western New York Flash and sent U.S. teammate

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Preseason trip gives Riley early look at Thorns

Preseason trip gives Riley early look at Thorns

Tim Grainey March 29, 2015 17

TUSCON, Ariz. — For the second consecutive preseason, the Portland Thorns spent a week in Arizona at FC Tucson’s two-year-old, soccer specific Kino North Stadium (capacity 2,900) and training fields. While in the Grand

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NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

NWSL preseason roundup: Spirit fall to Virginia

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2015 21

The Washington Spirit fell to the University of Virginia, 1-0 on Saturday in the Spirit’s first loss of the NWSL preseason. Alexis Shaffer scored the lone goal of the match in the 35th minute

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Frankfurt routs Bristol to complete UWCL semifinals

Frankfurt routs Bristol to complete UWCL semifinals

The Equalizer Staff March 29, 2015 10

Frankfurt advanced to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals on Sunday with a huge win over Bristol Academy, prevailing 7-0 on the day and 12-0 on aggregate. The second leg in Germany was a

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Wolfsburg, PSG, Brøndby through to UWCL semifinals

Wolfsburg, PSG, Brøndby through to UWCL semifinals

The Equalizer Staff March 28, 2015 31

Brøndby, Paris Saint-Germain and two-time reigning champions VfL Wolfsburg are through to the UEFA Women’s Champions League semifinals. Wolfsburg prevailed in the most anticipated matchup of the quarterfinals, ousting the star-studded FC Rosengård of

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Latest FIFA rankings largely unchanged at top

Latest FIFA rankings largely unchanged at top

The Equalizer Staff March 27, 2015 124

FIFA’s latest women’s world rankings are largely unchanged at the top. A new rankings list was released on Friday and it did not see any team move into or out of the top 10.

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Anticipation brimming in N.J. with return of Nadim

Anticipation brimming in N.J. with return of Nadim

Jeff Kassouf March 26, 2015 16

BRICK, N.J. – Nadia Nadim is the most anticipated signing of the National Women’s Soccer League offseason. No pressure, right? Nadim scored seven goals in six matches at the end of last season to

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Sky Blue, Thorns pick up preseason wins; Dash fall

Sky Blue, Thorns pick up preseason wins; Dash fall

The Equalizer Staff March 26, 2015 15

Portland Thorns FC, Sky Blue FC and the Boston Breakers all picked up preseason victories on Wednesday night, while the Houston Dash lost in an in-house friendly. Portland defeated FC Tuscon, 2-0 in the

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