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Melbourne City’s triumph could spur more growth

Melbourne City’s triumph could spur more growth

Jeff Kassouf February 1, 2016 182

A near-perfect season is in the books for Melbourne City Women in their first campaign, and the standard set in Australia could also have implications across the world. Sunday’s 4-1 win over Sydney FC in

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Plush: NWSL hopes to have 14 teams by 2020

Plush: NWSL hopes to have 14 teams by 2020

Jeff Kassouf December 8, 2015 242

NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush says the league hopes to include 14 teams by the year 2020. Plush, made the statement while speaking to a crowd at a women’s soccer conference in San Diego on

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‘Discussions’ held about NWSL teams in Canada

‘Discussions’ held about NWSL teams in Canada

Harjeet Johal November 6, 2015 38

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Canada Soccer president Victor Montagliani was at BC Place on Thursday morning to discuss the economic growth from hosting the 2015 Women’s World Cup in Canada. The figures, conducted using

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NWSL Expansion Draft rules closely mirror 2014

NWSL Expansion Draft rules closely mirror 2014

Jeff Kassouf October 23, 2015 238

The 2015 NWSL Expansion Draft rules for the Orlando Pride — the league’s 10th team — will closely mirror the rules used ahead of the 2014 season for the Houston Dash’s draft. Teams which

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The Lowdown: Reviewing Dash’s expansion draft

The Lowdown: Reviewing Dash’s expansion draft

Dan Lauletta October 21, 2015 6

One of the worst-kept secrets in women’s soccer became a matter on public record on Tuesday when Orlando Pride were announced as an NWSL expansion club to begin play in 2016. The league’s 10th

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Orlando Pride named 10th NWSL team for 2016

Orlando Pride named 10th NWSL team for 2016

Jeff Kassouf October 20, 2015 365

The National Women’s Soccer League unveiled its 10th franchise on Tuesday, the Orlando Pride. The Pride will begin competing next season, in 2016, and will be coached by Tom Sermanni, who previously coached the

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Sermanni named coach of new Orlando NWSL team

Sermanni named coach of new Orlando NWSL team

Dan Lauletta October 20, 2015 38

The Orlando Pride came out roaring on Tuesday, announcing themselves as NWSL’s 10th franchise and at the same time naming Tom Sermanni as the club’s founding head coach. The affable Scot has coached the

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What’s in a name, logo? Orlando Pride’s story

What’s in a name, logo? Orlando Pride’s story

The Equalizer Staff October 20, 2015 5

Orlando Pride, you say? Not bad, but it hardly wins points for originality. The National Women’s Soccer League’s long-rumored Orlando franchise was announced on Tuesday, and the league’s 10th team — to being play

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Orlando in line for 2016 NWSL expansion team

Orlando in line for 2016 NWSL expansion team

Jeff Kassouf September 14, 2015 519

Orlando City SC looks set to become the 10th National Women’s Soccer League franchise in 2016 and the third MLS-affiliated club to join the league. That report comes from The Guardian and is consistent

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Plush: Championship format about creating big event

Plush: Championship format about creating big event

Jeff Kassouf August 17, 2015 115

One of women’s soccer’s biggest issues is its propensity to come and go from the national spotlight with major international tournaments. It is front and center every four years during the World Cup, as

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