Author Archives: Mike McCall

NWSL Week 10 Rewind: Rise of the Red Stars

By MIKE McCALL The league-wrecking, stars-on-international-duty disclaimer aside, Chicago is making some noise in the National Women’s Soccer League. Entering June, the Red Stars were winless and hopelessly adrift near the bottom of the table, seeming destined to flounder around … Continue reading »

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NWSL Week 10: A Look Ahead

Several international call-ups will provide challenges and opportunities to players in the NWSL this week Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Nine: A Look Ahead

By MIKE McCALL The past week has seen the National Women’s Soccer League turn into a carnival of goals. After averaging 2.2 goals per game in April and 2.5 in May, the four games in June have led to a … Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Eight Rewind: Sky Blue FC takes over

By MIKE McCALL The past weekend was destined to be a wild one for the National Women’s Soccer League, what with a slew of stars out on national team duty and both first-place teams set to take the field using … Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Eight: A Look Ahead

With each team missing their stars, it’s up to the reserves and spot starters to step up and become heroes in this week’s NWSL action. Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Seven Rewind: Fun for the favorites

Portland Thorns and Sky Blue FC occupy spots one and two, respectively, in this week’s power rankings after big wins. Continue reading »

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NWSL Week 7: A Look Ahead

The Boston Breakers and Washington Spirit meet up in a battle to separate themselves from the pack. Continue reading »

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Sermanni names USWNT roster for Canada match

U.S. Women’s National Team coach Tom Sermann has named a 21-player squad for a training camp and then friendly match against Canada. Continue reading »

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NWSL Week 6 Rewind: Intrigue atop the league table

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By MIKE McCALL Not so fast, Portland. We have a challenger. After getting off to the kind of dominant start most expected, the past week has brought a bit of a reality check for the Thorns, courtesy … Continue reading »

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NWSL Week 6: A Look Ahead

By MIKE McCALL After a few weeks of largely unsurprising results, the National Women’s Soccer League got a little dose of unpredictability on Thursday night, setting things up for an interesting weekend. The biggest shock came in Portland, where the … Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Five Rewind: A big week for the Flash

The Western New York Flash endured a slow start to the season, but are starting to hit their stride. Their Abby Wambach-led win vs. FC Kansas City. Here is a look back at NWSL Week Five. Continue reading »

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NWSL Week Five: A Look Ahead

By MIKE McCALL With 13 matches between this weekend and May 25, it’s time for teams to start separating themselves in the National Women’s Soccer League standings. Four weeks in, a few have looked to be a cut above, and … Continue reading »

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