The Lowdown: Thorns took unexpected path to title
It was the first group of Portland Thorns FC players—acquired via allocation—that were responsible for the club being stamped as National...
Thorns learned, grew from mid-season adversity
In preseason, Portland Thorns FC looked like a lock to make the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League final. With Alex Morgan...
Boston Breakers/ 10 years ago
NWSL announces Best XI, led by FCKC again
The National Women’s Soccer League announced its Best XI on Wednesday, with some of the obvious players — like league MVP...
The Lowdown: How Flash, Thorns were built
As we barrel toward the conclusion of the first NWSL season it bears reminding that when the calendar first turned over...
News/ 10 years ago
Lloyd’s goals lift WNY Flash into NWSL championship
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Western New York Flash secured a spot in the first NWSL championship after defeating Sky Blue FC...
NWSL Playoffs: How, when and what to watch
Finally, it’s time for playoff soccer. The National Women’s Soccer league semifinal matchups on Saturday mark the first professional domestic women’s...
Clean slate of playoffs welcomed by Sky Blue FC
Sky Blue FC were a tale of two halves during the 2013 NWSL regular season. Luckily for them, the playoffs offer...
The Lowdown: Lauletta’s 2013 NWSL Awards ballot
Here is what my 2013 NWSL Awards ballot looked like. Tweet me any feedback or disagreements @thedanlauletta: MVP – Abby Wambach,...
Spirit tie Sky Blue as Krieger, Harris head to Sweden
In front of a crowd 4,241, the Washington Spirit nearly gave their home fans a third straight victory to end a...
WNY Flash win inaugural NWSL regular season title
The Western New York Flash are the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League regular season champions after a shocking stoppage time goal...
NWSL/ 12 hours ago
For OL Reign, a move back to Starfire is a small step forward for training facilities
• Reign’s move from a Tacoma high school to Starfire is an upgrade, but...
Analysis/ 3 days ago
NWSL preview: Key questions for each team
The 2023 National Women’s Soccer League season is one week away, and it’s time...
NWSL/ 3 days ago
The Washington Spirit are ready to move forward
• After a traumatic year-plus, Spirit players feel the club can now set the...
Analysis/ 4 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: Previewing Courage, Dash
Bekki Morgan and Arianna Cascone continue our NWSL season previews with the North Carolina...