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Why are female coaches still a rarity in women’s soccer?

Why are female coaches still a rarity in women’s soccer?

Jennifer Beekman April 27, 2017 79

A longtime coach at the highest level of women’s soccer in the United States, second-year Washington Spirit head coach Jim Gabarra said he’s always believed in the importance of offering opportunities for women and

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Thursday Q&A: Orlando Pride midfielder Kristen Edmonds

Thursday Q&A: Orlando Pride midfielder Kristen Edmonds

Hannah Kronick April 27, 2017 4

Kristen Edmonds, a mainstay in the Orlando Pride midfield since early last year, and her teammates have had a world-wind first few weeks of the season. Nothing like a home opener in a brand

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Wednesday Roundup: Providence Park expansion design unveiled

Wednesday Roundup: Providence Park expansion design unveiled

Allison Lee April 26, 2017 56

Also in today’s roundup, the Dash release 2017 alternate kit design and the U.S. U-17 WNT continue unbeaten streak in Europe. Proposed Providence Park expansion designs revealed The Portland Timbers and Thorns FC organization unveiled

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Christina Gibbons relished underdog role at Duke

Christina Gibbons relished underdog role at Duke

Jennifer Gordon April 26, 2017 3

Potential. It’s a buzzword often used in sports. How much do particular athletes or teams have and will they actually achieve it? It’s one of the most universal questions in sports and also one

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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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Tuesday Roundup: UEFA makes draw for 2019 WWC qualifying groups

Tuesday Roundup: UEFA makes draw for 2019 WWC qualifying groups

The Equalizer Staff April 25, 2017 15

Also in today’s Roundup, the Spirit get news about injuries, Foudy and Press will feature at ESPNW Summit, Sky Blue will field a reserve team, and Karen Carney is honored at Buckingham Palace UEFA,

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The Kronick Report: Rapinoe rockets her 17th Reign goal

The Kronick Report: Rapinoe rockets her 17th Reign goal

Hannah Kronick April 25, 2017 15

In week 2 of NWSL action, let’s take a look at a stellar volley, an inside-the-six header, and a perfect midfield-forward combination all resulting in back of the net finishes. Megan Rapinoe nets a

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The Lowdown: Professional women’s soccer returns to North Carolina

The Lowdown: Professional women’s soccer returns to North Carolina

Dan Lauletta April 25, 2017 30

As Christine Sinclair writhed in pain after taking a high challenge from Yuri Karamura, one of the younger fans in attendance could be heard shouting to the Canadian great that she was not in

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Monday Roundup: Flash to be presented championship rings

Monday Roundup: Flash to be presented championship rings

The Equalizer Staff April 24, 2017 15

Also in today’s roundup, Lucy Bronze and Kelly Smith honored at PFA Awards, Lori Lindsey added to Spirit DA staff and Boston Breakers and SNHU become partners in higher education. The Western New York Flash

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NWSL Week In Review: Tough Decisions For League In Pugh Case

NWSL Week In Review: Tough Decisions For League In Pugh Case

Ray Curren April 24, 2017 386

If you’re a diehard NWSL fan and couldn’t tell me what a USI is or what it is does, don’t feel bad. The idea of an Unattached Subsidized Individual (USI) was pretty much conjured

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