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NWSL waiver draft sees four players move

NWSL waiver draft sees four players move

Dan Lauletta September 15, 2014 55

The NWSL announced the results of the waiver process on Monday and four players now have new addresses.  The Washington Spirit claimed two players, Joanna Lohman from the Breakers and Lydia Williams from the

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Solo sets shutout mark in 8-0 U.S. thumping of Mexico

Solo sets shutout mark in 8-0 U.S. thumping of Mexico

Dan Lauletta September 13, 2014 424

The United States blitzed Mexico, 8-0 in Sandy, Utah on Saturday to affirm regional dominance ahead of next month’s World Cup qualifying tournament where Mexico stands as their stiffest competition.  A large majority of

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The Lowdown: KC’s risky off-season pays off with title

The Lowdown: KC’s risky off-season pays off with title

Dan Lauletta September 2, 2014 58

TUKWILA, Wash. — To properly trace the roots of the 2014 FC Kansas City team, you have to go back to last fall, when Lauren Holiday was boarding a bus following national team practice.

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Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2014 17

TUKWILA, Wash. — Vlatko Andonovski gathered his team in the locker room before the start of Sunday’s NWSL Championship and delivered something of an unconventional message. The FC Kansas City coach acknowledged that his

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Holiday dazzles in MVP perfomance in NWSL final

Holiday dazzles in MVP perfomance in NWSL final

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2014 12

TUKWILA, Wash. — Last season Lauren Holiday was MVP of the NWSL thanks to leading the league in goals, assists, and highlight reel goals. This year she was named MVP of the NWSL Championship

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Kawasumi, Reign bonded on language of soccer

Kawasumi, Reign bonded on language of soccer

Dan Lauletta August 30, 2014 10

TUKWILA, Wash., — Ask anyone to click off the names of the most important Seattle Reign FC players and it could be awhile before the name Nahomi Kawasumi comes up. But the player known

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Deines, Kopmeyer relish what chances they get

Deines, Kopmeyer relish what chances they get

Dan Lauletta August 29, 2014 6

TUKWILA, Wash. — Haley Kopmeyer knows that if things go according to plan she will not play in Sunday’s NWSL Championship. She also knows that she’d better be ready – just in case. “You’ve

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Looking back on WoSo finals gone by

Looking back on WoSo finals gone by

Dan Lauletta August 29, 2014 11

TUKWILA, Wash. — At some point over the last calendar year it was brought to my attention that having attended all of the top-flight women’s soccer finals in the United States, it put me

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Fishlock thrived in improved Reign side

Fishlock thrived in improved Reign side

Dan Lauletta August 28, 2014 24

TUKWILA, Wash. — Jess Fishlock hit NWSL like a tornado last year.  She arrived from Wales a virtual unknown but made an immediate impact.  Fishlock cut a conspicuous figure with her platinum blonde hair,

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