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Wednesday Roundup: Heath ruled out for Thorns this weekend

Wednesday Roundup: Heath ruled out for Thorns this weekend

The Equalizer Staff April 19, 2017 33

 Also in today’s roundup, Michelle Betos makes her debut for Norweigan club Valerenga and Orlando Pride add partner in Florida Dairy Farmers Mark Parsons told The Oregonian today that Tobin Heath will not be

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Michelle Betos confirms move to Norway

Michelle Betos confirms move to Norway

Dan Lauletta February 10, 2017 34

Michelle Betos, goalkeeper of the 2016 NWSL Shield winning Portland Thorns FC, confirmed Friday she is leaving the team to play for Valerenga in the Norwegian Toppserien. The news was reported by Katja Kragelund

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The Lowdown: XI NWSL players who need USWNT calls

The Lowdown: XI NWSL players who need USWNT calls

Dan Lauletta October 5, 2016 138

This column was going to wait, but in light of Jill Ellis’s recent comments to Graham Hays, it seemed like a good idea to fast-track things. We already know that Whitney Engen has been

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For Thorns, Shield was total team effort

For Thorns, Shield was total team effort

Dan Lauletta September 26, 2016 51

On July 30, Allie Long was dozing off in her hotel in Brazil watching the stream of her Portland Thorns against the Seattle Reign. The Reign carried much of the play that night, but

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NWSL Week In Review: What to do during Olympic break?

Ray Curren August 1, 2016 45

Unless you’re Houston or Washington, who will have a makeup game on Aug. 18, your NWSL team now has four weeks off as we head into the Olympic break. It’s not an ideal situation

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Week 15 Preview: Rivalry games take us to break

Week 15 Preview: Rivalry games take us to break

Chelsey Bush July 29, 2016 132

After this weekend, the NWSL will go into a four-week break for the duration of the Rio Olympics, the lone exception being a rescheduled match between Washington and Houston the night before the gold

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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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Reign struggles continue in 0-0 draw with Thorns

Reign struggles continue in 0-0 draw with Thorns

The Equalizer Staff May 29, 2016 260

The Thorns and Reign played to the first scoreless draw in the 11-match history of NWSL’s Cascadia Cup before an enthusiastic crowd of 18,114 at Providence Park on Sunday. The Thorns remained undefeated and

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Melbourne City wins W-League Grand Final

Melbourne City wins W-League Grand Final

Tim Grainey January 31, 2016 51

Melbourne City finished unbeaten and champions of Australia’s Westfield W-League in their first season of existence, defeating Sydney FC, 4-1 on Sunday. The win ensured that Melbourne City ran the table in their first

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2015 Year in Review: National Women’s Soccer League

2015 Year in Review: National Women’s Soccer League

Dan Lauletta December 30, 2015 161

Third seasons have been the bugaboo for women’s pro soccer leagues.  WUSA teetered on the brink before pushing ahead with its third season in 2003.  When it was over, the league was in such

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