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FC KANSAS CITY WINS 2014 NWSL CHAMPIONSHIP WITH 2-1 WIN OVER SEATTLE REIGN FC

MVP Lauren Holiday’s assists on Amy Rodriguez’ goals lock up the 2014 Championship
TUKWILA, Wash. (Aug. 31, 2014) – FC Kansas City forward Amy Rodriguez scored two goals on two assists from midfielder Lauren Holiday as FC Kansas City upset Seattle Reign FC with a 2-1 victory in the 2014 NWSL Championship Sunday afternoon in front [...]

PORTLAND THORNS FC CLAIMS INAUGURAL NWSL CHAMPIONSHIP

Heath, Sinclair score in 2-0 victory over the Western New York Flash
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Aug. 31, 2013) – Tobin Heath scored a sensational 25-yard, first-half strike before Christine Sinclair added a goal of her own in second-half stoppage time as Portland Thorns FC survived the final 34 minutes with 10 players to claim the inaugural National [...]

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) officially kicked off the 2013 NWSL season this weekend

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) officially kicked off the 2013 NWSL season this weekend

NWSL GAMES: LIVE-STREAMING VIDEO
Here are your links to all four NWSL games this weekend

All eight founding clubs are in action this weekend. All games will be available via live-streaming video and can be found below.
INAUGURAL WEEKEND:
Saturday, April 13, 2013
FC Kansas City vs. Portland Thorns FC - 8:35 PM (ET)          1-1 Recap
Shawnee Mission North High School (Overland Park, KS)
Sunday, [...]

SOCCER: U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM WILL PLAY CANADA IN TORONTO ON JUNE 2

Match AT BMO Field Will be Broadcast on an ESPN Network at 4:30 p.m. ET
CHICAGO (Feb. 19, 2013) – The U.S. Women’s National Team will face Canada on Sunday, June 2, at BMO Field in Toronto, the first meeting between the teams since last summer’s dramatic Olympic semifinal.
The match, at the home of Major League [...]

SOCCER: National Women’s Soccer League Announces Allocations

55 NATIONAL TEAM PLAYERS TO EIGHT CLUBS
All 18 U.S. Soccer Olympic Gold Medal Winners Will Play in League

CHICAGO (Jan. 11, 2013) – The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has announced the allocation of 55 National Team players to the eight clubs as 23 Americans, 16 Canadians and 16 Mexicans found out their teams for the inaugural [...]

SOCCER: Forward Abby Wambach & Former U.S Head Coach Pia Sundhage Named FIFA Women’s World Player & Coach of the Year

SOCCER:  Forward Abby Wambach & Former U.S Head Coach Pia Sundhage Named FIFA Women’s World Player & Coach of the Year

U.S. WNT FORWARD ABBY WAMBACH NAMED FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD PLAYER OF THE YEAR;
PIA SUNDHAGE NAMED WORLD COACH OF THE YEAR FOR WOMEN’S SOCCER
Alex Morgan Voted Third in Women’s World Player of the Year Voting
Wambach’s Honor Marks Third Time American Woman Named World Player of the Year
Following Mia Hamm’s 2001 and 2002 Selections

CHICAGO (Jan. 7, 2013) [...]

‘New’ Women’s Soccer League to begin play in 2013

‘New’ Women’s Soccer League to begin play in 2013

U.S. SOCCER UNVEILS NAME AND LOGO
OF NEW WOMEN’S SOCCER LEAGUE
CHICAGO (Dec. 15, 2012) – The new eight-team women’s soccer league will be called the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL). The league, which will be administered by U.S. Soccer, will begin in the spring of 2013. The new league logo is appropriately red, white and [...]

SOCCER: U.S. WNT Defeats China PR 4-0 in Houston on Fan Tribute Tour

SOCCER: U.S. WNT Defeats China PR 4-0 in Houston on Fan Tribute Tour

U.S. WOMEN’S NATIONAL TEAM DEFEATS CHINA PR 4-0
AS ABBY WAMBACH SCORES 149TH AND 150TH CAREER GOALS
Wambach’s Two Goals Move Her Within Eight of Mia Hamm’s World Record of 158
Carli Lloyd Adds 43rd Career Goal in 150th Career Appearance; Heather O’Reilly Notches Three Assists
Fan Tribute Tour, Presented by Panasonic, Concludes on Dec. 15 when U.S. Faces [...]

Alex Morgan Named 2012 Female Athlete of the Year (SOCCER)

Alex Morgan Named 2012 Female Athlete of the Year (SOCCER)

~Forward Wins Her First Award in Stellar Year with U.S. Women’s National Team~
CHICAGO (Dec. 3, 2012) – For their excellence at the highest levels of the sport, U.S. Soccer announced U.S. Women’s National Team forward Alex Morgan as the 2012 Female Athlete of the Year and U.S. Under-20 WNT defender Julie Johnston as the 2012 [...]

NCAAW D-II Soccer: West Florida Wins First National Championship

NCAAW D-II Soccer:  West Florida Wins First National Championship

EVANS, Ga. – For the first time in program history, the West Florida Women’s soccer team won the NCAA Division II Championships Final with a 1-0, shutout victory over UC San Diego. The Argonauts finish the season with a dominating 24-1-0 record.
The national championship is the seventh in all sports at UWF.
With less than 13 [...]

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