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NWSL College Draft confirmed for Jan. 16 in Philly

NWSL College Draft confirmed for Jan. 16 in Philly

The Equalizer Staff November 25, 2014 26

The NWSL confirmed that the 2015 College Draft will take place on Friday, Jan. 16 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Just like every previous NWSL and WPS draft, the event is in conjunction with

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Flash trade Australian Kerr to Sky Blue FC

Flash trade Australian Kerr to Sky Blue FC

Jeff Kassouf November 24, 2014 52

Australian forward Sam Kerr is headed to Sky Blue FC in the latest trade made by the Western New York Flash. In exchange for Kerr’s rights, the Flash receive the No. 4 overall pick

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NWSL ref Berry faces child pornography charge

NWSL ref Berry faces child pornography charge

Jeff Kassouf November 22, 2014 13

Timon Berry, a regular referee in the National Women’s Soccer League, faces child pornography charges, according to Seattle CBS affiliate KIRO 7. In a statement to The Equalizer early Saturday, Professional Referee Organization (PRO)

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Averbuch to play with Arsenal at Nestlé Cup

Averbuch to play with Arsenal at Nestlé Cup

Jeff Kassouf November 21, 2014 11

FC Kansas City midfielder Yael Averbuch will play for Arsenal as a guest player at the International Women’s Club Championship from Nov. 30 – Dec. 6. Averbuch signed with the reigning National Women’s Soccer

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Spirit add Welsh forward Natasha Harding

Spirit add Welsh forward Natasha Harding

The Equalizer Staff November 20, 2014 24

The Washington Spirit have signed Welsh international forward Natasha Harding.  The 25-year-old will arrive in Washington in March and join countrywoman Jessica Fishlock of the Reign as Welsh players in NWSL.  Harding has played

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Thorns defender Huffman announces retirement

Thorns defender Huffman announces retirement

The Equalizer Staff November 19, 2014 12

Sarah Huffman is hanging up her boots after six professional seasons. Huffman most recently played for Portland Thorns FC, tallying a goal and an assist in 22 games after being traded by the Western

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The Lowdown: Opportunity awaits new commissioner

The Lowdown: Opportunity awaits new commissioner

Dan Lauletta November 19, 2014 71

For the first time the National Women’s Soccer League will undergo a seismic shift in leadership.  Cheryl Bailey will step down as executive director of the fledgling league as soon as the search for

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NWSL confirms Bailey will step down

NWSL confirms Bailey will step down

Jeff Kassouf November 18, 2014 2

NWSL executive director Cheryl Bailey will step down after two years on the job, the league confirmed on Tuesday. As reported by The Equalizer on Monday, Bailey will remain in her position until her

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Bailey to step down; NWSL seeks new commissioner

Bailey to step down; NWSL seeks new commissioner

Jeff Kassouf November 17, 2014 105

Cheryl Bailey will step down as the executive director of the National Women’s Soccer League upon the completion of a search for her replacement, sources confirm. Bailey guided the NWSL through its first two

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England’s Sanderson leaves Breakers for Arsenal

England’s Sanderson leaves Breakers for Arsenal

Jeff Kassouf November 17, 2014 29

By no surprise, forward Lianne Sanderson will not return to the Boston Breakers in 2015, opting to stay in England and play for Arsenal ahead of the 2015 World Cup. The Breakers announced on

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