Author Archives: Christa M.

WPS All-Stars v. UmeåIK

The best of the best in Women's Pro Soccer will compete against Umea IK in Sunday's WPS All-Star Game. Umeåis the top team in Damallsvenskan (Swedish premier division) and has won seven Swedish championships in the last four seasons (2005-2008). In 2007 and 2008 Umeåfinished … Continue reading »

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WPS Final: Sky Blue FC 1, LA Sol 0 (A Look Back)

                                                                                      Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN The highs and lows of the Women's Pro Soccer season were ever so present in the first WPS Championship. Underdog against favorite, good call or questionable, a red card and early goal … Continue reading »

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WPS Championship: LA Sol vs. Sky Blue FC (Matchday Preview)

By CHRISTA MANN After a twenty game regular season and two opening rounds of the playoffs, today's Women's Pro Soccer Championship (4:00 PM EST on FSN and Comcast affiliates) features the L.A. Sol against Sky Blue FC (NJ). One team was … Continue reading »

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WPS: Sky Blue 1, Athletica 0 (A Look Back)

By CHRISTA MANN Sky Blue FC (NJ) will be making an improbable trip to the WPS Championship after pulling off yet another upset when they defeated the St. Louis Athletica 1-0  in  the WPS playoff semifinal on Wednesday.    For the first … Continue reading »

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WPS Playoff Semifinal: St. Louis vs. Sky Blue FC (A Look Ahead)

  By CHRISTA MANN The playoffs continue in Women's Pro Soccer as SKy Blue FC (NJ) takes on the St. Louis Athletica in today's Playoff Semifinal. The winner of this match-up will go on to face the L.A. Sol in Saturday's WPS Championship. The Athletica … Continue reading »

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Sky Blue 2, Freedom 1: A look back

                                                                                       Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN The First Round of the WPS playoffs were in full effect Saturday as the favored Washington Freedom fell to the underdog Sky Blue FC (NJ). New Jersey's  2-1 victory marks the first time … Continue reading »

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