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The Lowdown: Philly draft conjures 2010 memories

The Lowdown: Philly draft conjures 2010 memories

Dan Lauletta January 22, 2014 22

The soccer world descended on Philadelphia last week for the NSCAA Coaches Convention.  The NWSL College Draft was a tiny blip on the radar at the convention, but for fans of the women’s game

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NWSL announces Best XI, led by FCKC again

NWSL announces Best XI, led by FCKC again

Jeff Kassouf August 28, 2013 56

The National Women’s Soccer League announced its Best XI on Wednesday, with some of the obvious players — like league MVP Lauren Holiday — leading the way for four FC Kansas City selections, along

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Holiday named 2013 NWSL MVP; KC sweeps awards

Holiday named 2013 NWSL MVP; KC sweeps awards

Jeff Kassouf August 27, 2013 13

FC Kansas City midfielder Lauren Holiday is the 2013 National Women’s Soccer League MVP, the league announced on Tuesday. Holiday led the league in both goals (12) and assists (9). She also ranked fourth

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FC Kansas City at sudden crossroads entering playoffs

FC Kansas City at sudden crossroads entering playoffs

Dan Lauletta August 22, 2013 2

Last time FC Kansas City played Portland Thorns FC they put together a 3-2 victory at JELD-WEN Field that was not as close as the score would indicate.  The Blues left the Rose City

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The Lowdown: Lauletta’s 2013 NWSL Awards ballot

The Lowdown: Lauletta’s 2013 NWSL Awards ballot

Dan Lauletta August 21, 2013 79

Here is what my 2013 NWSL Awards ballot looked like.  Tweet me any feedback or disagreements @thedanlauletta: MVP – Abby Wambach, Western New York Flash:  Wambach may not have had the best season but

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Holiday, Kansas City clinch in huge win over Thorns

Holiday, Kansas City clinch in huge win over Thorns

The Equalizer Staff August 4, 2013 342

FC Kansas City clinched a spot in the NWSL playoffs on Sunday, defeating Portland Thorns FC 3-2 in front of an NWSL record crowd of 17,619 fans. Lauren Holiday scored twice for a league-leading

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Andonovski’s vision has FC Kansas City soaring

Andonovski’s vision has FC Kansas City soaring

Jeff Kassouf July 26, 2013 68

With his team playing well but still sitting in third place on July 1, FC Kansas City coach Vlatko Andonovski decided to fix what wasn’t broken – at least to the naked eye. So

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Holiday, Tymrak lead Blues into 2nd place

Holiday, Tymrak lead Blues into 2nd place

Dan Lauletta July 20, 2013 40

FC Kansas City used fabulous, individual efforts by Lauren Holiday and Erika Tymrak to take a 2-0 victory from Seattle Reign FC on Saturday and jump into 2nd place in the NWSL. Holiday (nee

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Red Stars score two late to earn point vs. KC

Red Stars score two late to earn point vs. KC

Jeff Kassouf July 14, 2013 11

Vlatko Andonovski had to remind himself that his team hadn’t lost the game. The FC Kansas City coach had just watched his team blow a two-goal lead after the 85th minute for the second

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The Equalizer’s June Player of the Month: Lauren Cheney

The Equalizer’s June Player of the Month: Lauren Cheney

Jeff Kassouf July 3, 2013 0

Excuse our tardiness. The Equalizer’s Player of the Month in the National Women’s Soccer League for the month of June is FC Kansas City forward Lauren Cheney (now, as of July 7, 2013, Lauren

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