1. Sinead Farrelly discusses roller coaster season in Portland

    Sinead Farrelly discusses roller coaster season in Portland

    Portland Thorns midfielder Sinead Farrelly was in the crowd to root for past teammates in yesterday’s NWSL Championship despite being just a week removed from a 2-0 semifinal loss she couldn’t play in.

    In her NWSL career she’s been on the losing side of two consecutive semifinals. Farrelly lost to Portland as a member of Kansas City last season and now lost to her former club as member of the…

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  2. By the Numbers: 2014 regular season

    By the Numbers: 2014 regular season

    The 2014 NWSL season saw the ninth NWSL franchise and first expansion side Houston come into the league. It saw three of the four top goal scorers make their debut in 2014. Seattle did a complete turnaround, leading the league from start to finish. With the NWSL postseason upon us, here is a look at some of the numbers that stood out during the 2014 season.

    4– Players who have scored double digit…

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  3. Thorns lose Nikki Marshall to ACL Tear

    Thorns lose Nikki Marshall to ACL Tear

    Heading into Saturday’s playoff match against FC Kansas City, the Portland Thorns will be without defender Nikki Marshall, who will miss the NWSL Playoffs due to a season-ending ACL tear.

    Marshall suffered the injury in Sunday’s win against the Seattle Reign FC in the 26th minute when she chased down Sydney Leroux in the box.  Marshall crumpled to the turf without colliding with Leroux and was in…

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  4. LIVE BLOG: USA vs. Switzerland (8/20/14)

    LIVE BLOG: USA vs. Switzerland (8/20/14)

    We are underway in Cary, North Carolina as the United States Women’s National team takes on Switzerland.

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  5. Dash acquire Melissa Henderson from Kansas City

    Dash acquire Melissa Henderson from Kansas City

    The Houston Dash have acquired forward Melissa Henderson from FC Kansas City in exchange for a third round round pick in the 2015 NWSL College Draft.

    Henderson has appeared in five games for FC Kansas City this season and played in 17 games for FCKC in 2013. During her time with the Kansas City Henderson scored just a lone goal which came in their semifinal loss to the Portland Thorns.

    The…

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  6. Kawasumi’s brace gives Seattle three more points

    Kawasumi’s brace gives Seattle three more points

    BOS at SEA

    The storyline tonight at Memorial Stadium wasn’t foreign: the Seattle Reign conceded an early goal before coming from behind to keep the undefeated streak alive. Tonight, the last-place Boston Breakers were unfortunate to be on the losing end.

    The match began with both teams showing great promise. One of Boston’s first chances came from midfielder Heather O’Reilly, whose strike forced Reign…

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  7. Press adds second half brace for 2-2 draw

The Portland Thorns entered Independence Day on a tw0-game losing streak and two spots out of fourth place.The Thorns looked to be in control as Portland took a two-goal advantage into the locker room after 45 minutes of play.

    Press adds second half brace for 2-2 draw

    The Portland Thorns entered Independence Day on a tw0-game losing streak and two spots out of fourth place.The Thorns looked to be in control as Portland took a two-goal advantage into the locker room after 45 minutes of play.

     
  8. Fines for Boston, no additional action against Harris following Wednesday action

    Fines for Boston, no additional action against Harris following Wednesday action

    The NWSL announced today that the league has fined the Boston Breakers for comments made by head coach Tom Durkin and general manager Lee Billiard criticizing the officials in Wednesday’s 3-3 draw against the Washington Spirit.

    There were a number of controversial calls made, including three penalty kicks (two for Boston, one for Washington) and a red card that was issued to Breakers midfielder…

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  9. Three penalties see Spirit, Breakers share points in 3-3 thriller

    Three penalties see Spirit, Breakers share points in 3-3 thriller

    Bos at Wash

    In one of the wackiest NWSL games ever played, the Washington Spirit came from behind to draw the Boston Breakers, 3-3, at home.

    The match began with a bang, as the visitors were awarded a penalty kick just three minutes after kickoff, when Washington’s Niki Cross fouled Jazmine Reeves in the box.

    Stepping up for the penalty was Heather O’Reilly, who placed the ball in the lower right corner to…

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  10. Rapinoe returns and helps lead Seattle to comeback win over Flash.

    Rapinoe returns and helps lead Seattle to comeback win over Flash.

    Sea at WNY

    For the third time this season the Seattle Reign overcame a deficit against the Western New York Flash to remain undefeated as they earned a 2-1 victory on the road.

    The game-winning goal was set up by Megan Rapinoe, who returned from a foot injury that had kept her out since the Reign’s season opener. Rapinoe subbed into the game in the 68th minute and picked up where she left off. With the…

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