Category Archives: NWSL

NWSL Ticker: Portland nabs top player Angerer; LeBlanc heads to Chicago; and more

By CAITLIN MURRAY The National Women’s Soccer League is now home to the two best female soccer players on the planet. German National Team goalkeeper Nadine Angerer announced Monday she will play for the Portland Thorns this coming season – … Continue reading »

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Ronaldo wins second FIFA Ballon d’Or, future Thorns goalkeeper named Women’s World Player of the Year

An emotional Cristiano Ronaldo broke Lionel Messi’s four-year winning streak when he was awarded the 2014 FIFA Ballon d’Or, while Portland Thorns goalkeeper Nadine Angerer won on the women’s side Continue reading »

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NWSL: Dash take just one USWNT player in surprising expansion draft

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By CAITLIN MURRAY Well, that certainly wasn’t in anyone’s mock draft. In Friday’s National Women’s Soccer League expansion draft, the Houston Dash could’ve selected two players from the U.S. Women’s National Team roster but opted for just … Continue reading »

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NWSL: Dash’s expansion draft leaves USWNT players exposed

The list of players that can be taken by the Houston Dash was released Wednesday ahead of the NWSL expansion draft on Friday. Continue reading »

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NWSL Spotlight: Rodriguez readies comeback with USWNT, Kansas City

Amy Rodriguez talks about waging her comeback with the USWNT, her surprising trade to FC Kansas City and her ‘A-Rod’ nickname. Continue reading »

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Sources: Notre Dame’s Waldrum named Dash’s first head coach

The Houston Dash’s first head coach is Notre Dame’s Randy Waldrum, sources tell SBI. Continue reading »

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NWSL allocates 26 USWNT players, including Press to Red Stars

The NWSL announced Friday the allocations of 26 USWNT players, plus players from the Canadian and Mexican national teams. Continue reading »

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NWSL Ticker: Germany’s Angerer to sign soon; Canada’s Scott may leave for UK; and more

Top German keeper Nadine Anger to join NWSL, Canadian Desiree Scott may leave NWSL, plus more roster updates Continue reading »

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