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NWSL Week In Review: Low attendance slightly concerning

NWSL Week In Review: Low attendance slightly concerning

Ray Curren May 8, 2017 129

It was chilly and breezy, certainly for May, in the Chicago area Saturday afternoon as The Lifetime Network descended on Toyota Park for the NWSL Game of the Week, and immediately after kickoff, it

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Ordega, Labbé shine as Washington Spirit pick up first win of 2017

Ordega, Labbé shine as Washington Spirit pick up first win of 2017

The Equalizer Staff May 6, 2017 25

The Washington Spirit defeated historic rival, New Jersey-based Sky Blue FC, 4-3, at home Saturday night for their first win of the season. Both teams are now 1-2-1. With an important three points at stake, two

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The Kronick Report: Williams blasts her first of 2017

The Kronick Report: Williams blasts her first of 2017

Hannah Kronick May 2, 2017 3

Week 3 of NWSL action saw some pretty spectacular finishes. Let’s take a look at Williams’ blast, Rose Lavelle’s first-ever professional goal, and a Raquel Rodriguez half-chance that secured a win. 2016 MVP and

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NWSL Week In Review: Harris Sounds Off On Orlando’s Troubles

NWSL Week In Review: Harris Sounds Off On Orlando’s Troubles

Ray Curren May 1, 2017 84

It was a 24-word statement from Ashlyn Harris that got the attention of the women’s soccer world Saturday evening, and we might as well start with that before we proceed (she was talking to

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Allison’s Friday Favorites: The Spirit’s new Boots

Allison’s Friday Favorites: The Spirit’s new Boots

Allison Lee April 28, 2017 3

There was less drama in Week 2 of the NWSL, but when is WoSo ever fully without drama? Players get benched, teams lose, and people’s favorites lose out on goal or save of the

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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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Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Dowie, Lavelle lead Breakers to home opener win over Sky Blue

Meg Linehan April 23, 2017 70

The Boston Breakers bounced back from a tough Week 1 result on the road for a big win at home. Thanks to a first-half goal from forward Natasha Dowie—assist provided by No. 1 overall

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Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Sky Blue FC season preview: No longer starting from the bottom

Allison Lee April 11, 2017 8

2016 record: 7-8-5 (7th place) Playoffs: did not qualify Head Coach: Christy Holly Home Ground: Yurcak Field The story of ‘16 Sky Blue underwent arguably the most tumultuous off-season of the league, starting with

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USWNT ends series against Russia with 5-1 win

USWNT ends series against Russia with 5-1 win

The Equalizer Staff April 9, 2017 541

The United States women’s national team once again defeated Russia by a four-goal deficit, beating the Russians 5-1. The win comes on the heels of the U.S.’s 4-0 shutout of the European squad Thursday

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Klingenberg, Press, Sauerbrunn elected USWNTPA reps

Klingenberg, Press, Sauerbrunn elected USWNTPA reps

The Equalizer Staff February 3, 2017 21

Megan Klingenberg, Christen Press, and Becky Sauerbrunn have been elected to serve as player representatives for the USWNT Players Association. The announcement was part of a broad restructuring of the organization’s leadership team amid

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