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Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Gabarra on Pugh: “We can’t discuss any offers”

Dan Lauletta April 19, 2017 356

Monday night’s announcement that Mallory Pugh was leaving UCLA to turn pro has put two NWSL clubs in the crosshairs. In initial reporting by Grant Wahl, it emerged that Pugh has interest in playing

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Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Washington Spirit season preview: Keeping things blue collar

Jennifer Gordon April 7, 2017 8

2016: 12-5-3, 39 pts (2nd place) Playoffs: Final, lost in penalties to Western New York Flash Head Coach: Jim Gabarra Home Ground: Maureen Hendricks Field The story of ’16 On the strength of its

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Can Spirit’s draft picks ease off-season woes?

Can Spirit’s draft picks ease off-season woes?

Jennifer Gordon January 22, 2017 64

Unlike most of this NWSL off-season, the Washington Spirit did not dominate headlines at the 2017 draft. After offloading two first-round picks in exchange for Kristie Mewis, Kassey Kallman and the first spot in

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Wednesday roundup: Daly named to England squad

Wednesday roundup: Daly named to England squad

The Equalizer Staff January 4, 2017 18

Also in today’s roundup, Jim Gabarra talks Spirit roster, U-23 camp roster announced, and new Pride Stadium dedicates rainbow seats to Pulse victims England manager Mark Sampson called in 28 players ahead of the

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NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

NWSL Championship notebook: When Riley coached Crystal Dunn

Dan Lauletta October 8, 2016 11

Here are the latest news and notes from NWSL Championship week. when paul riley coached crystal dunn Among the many interwoven connections between the teams battling for the NWSL Championship on Sunday is that

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Gabarra talks down Shield, talks up Spirit season

Gabarra talks down Shield, talks up Spirit season

Dan Lauletta September 29, 2016 13

Speaking on a national media conference call on Wednesday, Washington Spirit head coach Jim Gabarra said his club had achieved two of its three objectives on the season. “We achieved two of our three

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Gabarra, Dames discuss Friday semifinal

Gabarra, Dames discuss Friday semifinal

John D Halloran September 28, 2016 6

When the Chicago Red Stars and Washington Spirit step on the field this Friday for their semifinal match in the 2016 NWSL playoffs, they will do so only six days removed from their last

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Gordon:  Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Gordon: Thoughts from Sky Blue’s win over Spirit

Jennifer Gordon June 27, 2016 136

The Spirit fell for the first time at home this season, losing to Sky Blue 2-1 after a dismal first half. Meanwhile, Sky Blue used perhaps their greatest asset, speed, to earn three points

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What we learned from Spirit win over Sky Blue

What we learned from Spirit win over Sky Blue

Dan Lauletta April 25, 2016 19

Two weeks into the NWSL season and the Washington Spirit are the only team yet to drop a point. Sunday night at Yurcak Field they moved to 2-0-0 with a 2-1 victory over Sky

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The Lowdown: 15 years later, Gabarra still at it

Dan Lauletta March 9, 2016 6

Preseason for NWSL’s fourth season begins Monday, fifteen years after women’s professional soccer first became a reality in the United States. NWSL is the third attempt at a league since that time. Much has

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