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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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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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NWSL waiver draft sees four players move

NWSL waiver draft sees four players move

Dan Lauletta September 15, 2014 57

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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Lohman among 12 NWSL players waived

Lohman among 12 NWSL players waived

The Equalizer Staff September 12, 2014 14

Twelve players were waived by their NWSL clubs on Friday, including Joanna Lohman, Angie Kerr and Emily Van Egmond. Teams have until Monday at 5 p.m. ET to claim a player off of the

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Source: Sky Blue, NYCFC to hold preliminary meeting

Source: Sky Blue, NYCFC to hold preliminary meeting

Jeff Kassouf September 8, 2014 122

Sky Blue FC will meet this week with 2015 MLS expansion team New York City FC, a source close to the situation told The Equalizer. NYCFC will begin play in MLS next season, joining

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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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Seattle, Kansas City lead NWSL Best XI selections

Seattle, Kansas City lead NWSL Best XI selections

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2014 41

Seven players in Sunday’s National Women’s Soccer League final between Seattle Reign FC and FC Kansas City were named to the NWSL Best XI on Friday. Regular season champions Seattle placed a league-high four

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The Lowdown:  My 2014 NWSL Awards Ballot

The Lowdown: My 2014 NWSL Awards Ballot

Dan Lauletta August 26, 2014 235

Here is my 2014 NWSL awards ballot. Votes were due prior to the start of the semifinal matches, and performances in those matches have no bearing on these picks or anyone else’s who had

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Sky Blue close season with 5th straight win

Sky Blue close season with 5th straight win

Dan Lauletta August 20, 2014 10

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Sky Blue FC beat the Houston Dash, 1-0 on Wednesday at Yurcak Field in the final regular season NWSL match of 2013.  Lindsi Cutshall scored on a 1st half rebound and

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NWSL mid-week 20 preview:  playing out the string

NWSL mid-week 20 preview: playing out the string

Dan Lauletta August 20, 2014 5

Houston Dash (5-15-3) at Sky Blue FC (8-8-7) Yurcak Field Wednesday, 7 pm EDT Series:  tied, 1-1-0 They tried this one on July 2, but the lightning alarm went off just as warmups began. 

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