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Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

Debinha’s late goal lifts Courage over thorns in historic win

The Equalizer Staff April 22, 2017 38

Brazil’s Debinha scored her first National Women’s Soccer League goal as the North Carolina Courage defeat Portland Thorns FC, 1-0, in Saturday’s inaugural home opener at Sahlen’s Stadium. The highly competitive matchup was the

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NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

NWSL Week 2 Preview: Lace up your boots tightly

Chelsey Bush April 21, 2017 18

Poor defenses, outstanding goalkeeping, heartbreaking injuries, and Sportscenter Top 10 goals – we’ve seen it all, and it’s only been five games! Well, lace your boots tightly, because with a semifinal rematch, a budding

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Thursday Q&A: North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni

Thursday Q&A: North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni

Hannah Kronick April 20, 2017 9

North Carolina Courage midfielder McCall Zerboni made history last weekend as she notched the club’s first-ever goal in a 1-0 victory against the Washington Spirit in Week 1 of NWSL play. The LA native

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Three Things: Washington Spirit vs North Carolina Courage

Three Things: Washington Spirit vs North Carolina Courage

Jennifer Gordon April 16, 2017 17

En-Couraged by Debinha There’s no doubt that when it comes to internationals in the NWSL, it’s been hit or miss. While it’s certainly too early to tell  if she’ll be a hit, North Carolina

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Week 1 Preview: The NWSL is Back

Week 1 Preview: The NWSL is Back

Chelsey Bush April 14, 2017 41

We’re ba-ack! After what felt like the longest offseason ever (but don’t they all?), which saw blockbuster trades, groundbreaking signings, and an old team become new again, the fifth season of the NWSL is

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Allison’s Friday Favorites: Playing for Pride

Allison’s Friday Favorites: Playing for Pride

Allison Lee April 14, 2017 4

Being a sports fan can be a very depressing hobby. Whether your team loses the championship in the final seconds of the match, your favorite player gets traded, or your local team packs up

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Wednesday Roundup: Riley Suspended for Season Opener

Wednesday Roundup: Riley Suspended for Season Opener

The Equalizer Staff April 12, 2017 48

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP: MARTA, HEATH, ERCEG TO MISS OPENERS, COX NAMED TO REIGN STAFF, SEATTLE ADDS HAHN, AND TEAMS DEBUT KITS North Carolina head coach Paul Riley has received a fine and a

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Preseason roundup: Pride close preseason with U-23 shutout

Preseason roundup: Pride close preseason with U-23 shutout

The Equalizer Staff April 8, 2017 51

It’s the final weekend of the 2017 NWSL preseason, and that means many teams are trying to get one more competition under their belts before the regular season kicks of on April 15. It

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Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

Thursday Roundup: Heath, Horan questionable for season opener

The Equalizer Staff April 6, 2017 37

Also in today’s roundup, Ireland WNT and FAI reach agreement, Canada defeat Sweden in friendly, Pride waives Sarah Hagen, Breakers announce new layout for Jordan Field and Courage launches Development Academy. The Portland Thorns

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Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

Tuesday Roundup: Ireland WNT Fires Shots at FAI

The Equalizer Staff April 4, 2017 10

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, COURAGE SIGN A DEFENDER, HAAVI OUT WITH INJURY, AND LONG WINS COMPETITION Members of the Irish Women’s National Team held a press conference today threatening to miss next week’s friendly

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