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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WPS Week 20: A Look Ahead

                                                                                  Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN Week 20 marks the final weekend in the regular season of Women's Pro Soccer.  It's last chance for two of the three middle teams to earn a spot in the playoffs with the … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 19: A Look Back

In Week 19 of Women's Pro Soccer, the Sky Blue FC (NJ) coach walked out on her team, a red card left the Boston Breakers shorthanded, and the two bottom teams pulled off some dramatic upsets.  Of all the surprises in … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 19: A Look Ahead

An early red card for Boston and another coaching change in New Jersey brought a colorful beginning to Week 18 in Women's Pro Soccer.  These two random incidents caused a bit of commotion heading into these final weeks of the … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 17: A Look Back

                                                                        Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN An international, an unknown, and an under-performing player made quite the impact in Week 17 of Women's Pro Soccer.  Each put away the single goal accounting for all three of the weekend's 1-0 results. The game winners began when Japanese … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 17: A Look Ahead

                                                                                Photo by ISIphotos.com By CHRISTA MANN Week 17 in Women's Pro Soccer began with Wednesday match-ups between the Chicago Red Stars and Boston Breakers along with the Washington Freedom against Sky Blue FC (New Jersey). The Freedom will retake … Continue reading »

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WPS Week 16: A Look Back

  By CHRISTA MANN Week 16 in Women's Pro Soccer featured a midweek upset, an East Coast rivalry, and a Brazilian hat trick.   On Wednesday the St. Louis Athletica defeated the L.A. Sol 1-0 with an early goal by … Continue reading »

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