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Flash send Salem, Reynolds to Spirit for Angeli, No. 6 pick

Flash send Salem, Reynolds to Spirit for Angeli, No. 6 pick

The Equalizer Staff October 21, 2014 35

The Washington Spirit have acquired Katherine Reynolds and Angels Salem from the Western New York Flash in exchange for Jordan Angeli and their 1st round pick in the 2015 NWSL Draft.  By acquiring the

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Lloyd traded to Houston; Flash get Edwards, Engen

Lloyd traded to Houston; Flash get Edwards, Engen

Jeff Kassouf October 16, 2014 54

United States midfielder Carli Lloyd is headed to the Houston Dash in a trade that will see midfielder Becky Edwards and defender Whitney Engen return to the Western New York Flash. The Flash also

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Mewis joins Van Hollebeke at Japanese club Iga

Mewis joins Van Hollebeke at Japanese club Iga

Jeff Kassouf October 11, 2014 16

Kristie Mewis signed with Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi through Jan. 2, 2015. Mewis, who plays for the Boston Breakers in the NWSL, was officially introduced on Saturday, three days after the club announced

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Van Hollebeke joins Japan’s Iga FC Kunoichi

Van Hollebeke joins Japan’s Iga FC Kunoichi

Jeff Kassouf October 8, 2014 34

Rachel Van Hollebeke will play for Japanese club Iga FC Kunoichi this NWSL offseason. The two-time Nadeshiko League champions introduced the Portland Thorns FC defender on Wednesday. “When the opportunity arose for me to

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Loyden officially retires from professional soccer

Loyden officially retires from professional soccer

Jeff Kassouf October 7, 2014 15

Jill Loyden officially announced her retirement from club and country on Tuesday, one day after calling for now ex-teammate Hope Solo to be benched in wake of Solo’s pending domestic violence case. Loyden, 29,

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Flash hire Naimo as new technical director

Flash hire Naimo as new technical director

Jeff Kassouf October 4, 2014 14

Charlie Naimo is the new technical director of the Western New York Flash, where he will assist Flash coach Aaran Lines in player scouting and acquisitions. Naimo is currently the head coach of USL

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A timeline of Solo’s last three months

A timeline of Solo’s last three months

Soccerly September 28, 2014 13

Hope Solo is due in court on Nov. 4, and a lot that has happened since her arrest on June 21. In-depth articles tracking those events can be found here. Soccerly’s ambition is to

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Solo reasserts innocence after latest criticism

Solo reasserts innocence after latest criticism

Jeff Kassouf September 23, 2014 31

U.S. women’s national team and Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo reasserted her innocence on Tuesday on two charges of fourth-degree domestic-violence assault. Solo said in the statement posted to her Facebook page that

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Solo’s ability to play despite charges under scrutiny

Solo’s ability to play despite charges under scrutiny

Jeff Kassouf September 23, 2014 61

With domestic violence now at the forefront of the American media, attention is back on U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, who is due in court on Nov. 4 for two charges of

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The Lowdown: XI ideas for a better NWSL

The Lowdown: XI ideas for a better NWSL

Dan Lauletta September 17, 2014 216

The National Women’s Soccer League has two seasons in the books and it is time to turn attention towards the all-important third. The importance is two-ply. First, the league will have to share, if

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