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FC Kansas City Edges Spirit, Pugh Makes Historic NWSL Debut

FC Kansas City Edges Spirit, Pugh Makes Historic NWSL Debut

The Equalizer Staff May 20, 2017 15

Well, FC Kansas City certainly knows how to knock the wind out of a team’s sails. With the Washington Spirit’s sizable home crowd seemingly brimming with anticipation of recently signed 19-year-old rising U.S. Women’s

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Late goal lifts Sky Blue over FC Kansas City

Late goal lifts Sky Blue over FC Kansas City

The Equalizer Staff April 30, 2017 19

On Sunday evening, Sky Blue FC defeated FC Kansas City at home for the first time in franchise history. A late goal by Raquel Rodriduez solidified the home opener win for Sky Blue. Despite an

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Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Run of Play: Keepers Are Doing It for Themselves

Chelsey Bush April 19, 2017 7

It’s always hard to temper expectations on opening weekend. A six-month offseason feels far longer, and the glimpses we get during preseason do little more than leave us salivating to see how the teams

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Scoby: FC Kansas City’s perfect hour

Scoby: FC Kansas City’s perfect hour

Ashley Scoby April 16, 2017 4

Two days before she suited up for her FC Kansas City debut, Sydney Leroux took to Instagram. Beneath a photo of herself in the FCKC kit, holding a team banner overhead, Leroux wrote, “It

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The Lowdown: Milestones and statistics for the 2017 NWSL season

The Lowdown: Milestones and statistics for the 2017 NWSL season

Dan Lauletta April 6, 2017 5

On Saturday, July 8 there will be a little history made at Yurcak Field. On that evening Sky Blue will become the first club to play 100 regular season NWSL matches. The original clubs

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Draw puts banged up Red Stars into playoffs

Draw puts banged up Red Stars into playoffs

Dan Lauletta September 11, 2016 39

It wasn’t pretty but the Chicago Red Stars earned point they needed to return to the playoffs, clinching their second straight berth following a scoreless draw at FC Kansas City. Alyssa Naeher made an

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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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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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NWSL Week In Review: Sky Blue, Holly defying the odds

NWSL Week In Review: Sky Blue, Holly defying the odds

Ray Curren July 25, 2016 15

Congratulations if you didn’t belong to this not-so-exclusive group, but it was somewhat difficult to find an NWSL preseason prediction that didn’t have Sky Blue ninth or – gasp! – 10th (yes, behind Boston).

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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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