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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 1

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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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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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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NWSL expands international roster spots to four

NWSL expands international roster spots to four

Jeff Kassouf November 13, 2014 10

Heading into a World Cup year, the National Women’s Soccer League has expanded the number of international spots on each team to four, The Equalizer confirmed. The number is an increase from three in

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Breakers add another Brazilian: forward Andressa

Breakers add another Brazilian: forward Andressa

The Equalizer Staff November 12, 2014 1

The Boston Breakers on Wednesday signed their second Brazilian player in the past week, adding forward Andressa to their roster. The 22-year-old most recently played for Sao Jose in Brazil’s top-flight professional league. Sao

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Mewis, Van Hollebeke in Japan with eyes on Canada

Mewis, Van Hollebeke in Japan with eyes on Canada

Jeff Kassouf November 12, 2014 17

While the United States women’s national team qualified for the 2015 World Cup in October on home soil, two regulars were across the globe in Japan, fine-tuning their games in hopes of being on

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Breakers sign Brazilian midfielder Francielle

Breakers sign Brazilian midfielder Francielle

Jeff Kassouf November 10, 2014 13

The Boston Breakers bolstered their midfield on Monday with the signing of Brazilian playmaker Francielle. Francielle, 25, previously played for Sao Jose in Brazil’s top flight, winning league and cup titles in 2014 and

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Reeves retires after one season for Amazon job

Reeves retires after one season for Amazon job

Jeff Kassouf November 6, 2014 14

In another reminder of the financial realities of professional women’s soccer, Jazmine Reeves has retired after only one season as a professional with the Boston Breakers. Reeves, 22, took a job to work for

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The Lowdown: Assessing the flurry of NWSL trades

The Lowdown: Assessing the flurry of NWSL trades

Dan Lauletta November 5, 2014 31

The NWSL went virtually dormant through September and much of October.  Save for some loan news and the retirement of Jillian Loyden, things were quieter than usual.  And then came an onslaught of trades,

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