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NWSL Week In Review: Amidst The Noise, Great Night For Women’s Soccer

NWSL Week In Review: Amidst The Noise, Great Night For Women’s Soccer

Ray Curren September 13, 2016 138

For better or worse, the last few months in the women’s soccer world has involved more publicity about incidents off the field than on, starting with Hope Solo’s antics and comments at the Olympics

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Rapinoe included on USWNT team for HAO farewell

Rapinoe included on USWNT team for HAO farewell

The Equalizer Staff September 8, 2016 282

With one exception, Jill Ellis has called in the entire Olympic team including alternates for next week’s friendlies against Thailand and the Netherlands. Only Hope Solo, who has had her contract terminated and been

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FCKC overcomes deficit to hurt Sky Blue’s playoff hopes

FCKC overcomes deficit to hurt Sky Blue’s playoff hopes

The Equalizer Staff September 4, 2016 34

FC Kansas City’s hopes of making the 2016 NWSL playoffs remain intact for another week after defeating Sky Blue FC, 2-1. Tonight’s match was a must-win for FC Kansas City, as anything but a

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The O’Reilly Factor: HAO’s sparkling record in finals

The O’Reilly Factor: HAO’s sparkling record in finals

Dan Lauletta September 2, 2016 4

When FC Kansas City won their second straight NWSL Championship last fall, head coach Vlatko Andonovski reflected on his key offseason acquisition, Heather O’Reilly.  One of the things that stood out to Andonovski was

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O’Reilly reflects on USWNT career

O’Reilly reflects on USWNT career

Jeff Husted September 1, 2016 47

The U.S. Women’s National Team has been blessed with some of the best players in the world. Today, one of the greatest announced her retirement from the international stage. Heather O’Reilly made her senior

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Heather O’Reilly announces retirement from USWNT

Heather O’Reilly announces retirement from USWNT

The Equalizer Staff September 1, 2016 328

Heather O’Reilly announced her international retirement on Thursday. O’Reilly’s last international match will be Sept. 15 against Thailand in Columbus, Ohio. She will continue playing for FC Kansas City in the NWSL. O’Reilly was

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Thoughts from Breakers’ 2-0 win in Kansas City

Thoughts from Breakers’ 2-0 win in Kansas City

Jeff Husted August 29, 2016 11

Tonight, the Boston Breakers snapped the NWSL’s longest road win drought with a 2-0 victory over the defending champion FC Kansas City. The win was their third overall, but it was the second against

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O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

O’Reilly ‘proud’ despite Olympic roster disappointment

The Equalizer Staff July 12, 2016 43

Megan Rapinoe’s inclusion in the United States women’s national team’s 18-player Olympic roster comes at the expense of fellow veteran midfielder Heather O’Reilly. That was increasingly the reality over the past few months as

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NWSL Week In Review: Rock bottom for Breakers?

NWSL Week In Review: Rock bottom for Breakers?

Ray Curren June 28, 2016 183

Rock bottom is often a moving target in a “be careful what you wish for” kind of way, but the Boston Breakers – heck, every women’s soccer fan with a heart – hopes that

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Sauerbrunn goal lifts Kansas City over Houston

Sauerbrunn goal lifts Kansas City over Houston

The Equalizer Staff June 19, 2016 72

United States Women’s National Team central defender Becky Sauerbrunn’s first goal of the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season was the game winner in FC Kansas City’s 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash Sunday night

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