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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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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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Press scores twice, Red Stars rally late to tie Flash, keep playoff hopes alive

Press scores twice, Red Stars rally late to tie Flash, keep playoff hopes alive

Rusty Silber August 16, 2014 190

LISLE, Ill. — Playoff hopes are alive in Chicago — for now. The Chicago Red Stars tied the Western New York Flash 3-3, converting their third penalty kick of the match in second-half stoppage

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NWSL Week 19 preview:  Win and in for Spirit, Red Stars

NWSL Week 19 preview: Win and in for Spirit, Red Stars

Dan Lauletta August 16, 2014 10

Sky Blue FC (7-8-7) at Washington Spirit (10-8-5) Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday, 6:30 pm EDT Series:  Sky Blue lead, 4-0-2 (1-0-1 in 2014) Last season the Spirit held Sky Blue to a draw in the

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Nadim scores twice to eliminate Flash, keep Sky Blue’s playoff alive

Nadim scores twice to eliminate Flash, keep Sky Blue’s playoff alive

Megan Manzari August 13, 2014 90

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Nadia Nadim netted a late goal in the second half to lift Sky Blue FC past the Western New York Flash, 3-2, officially eliminating the Flash from playoff contention. The goal marks seven in

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NWSL mid-week 19 preview:  Flash, Sky Blue in virtual playoff match

NWSL mid-week 19 preview: Flash, Sky Blue in virtual playoff match

Dan Lauletta August 13, 2014 1

Sky Blue FC (6-8-7) at Western New York Flash (8-11-3) Sahlen’s Stadium Wednesday, 7 pm EDT (ESPN2) Series:  Flash lead, 4-2-0 (1-1-0 in 2014; plus Flash, 1-0-0 in playoffs) This was a semifinal match

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The Lowdown:  Wild final week ahead in NWSL

The Lowdown: Wild final week ahead in NWSL

Dan Lauletta August 12, 2014 24

Week 18 was a wild one in the NWSL, setting up what could be an equally wild finale to the league’s second regular season. There were several clinching and elimination scenarios last week, but

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NWSL Week 18 preview:  injuries dot key matches

NWSL Week 18 preview: injuries dot key matches

Dan Lauletta August 9, 2014 3

FC Kansas City (12-6-5) at Chicago Red Stars (7-7-7) Benedictine University Sports Complex Saturday, 8 pm EDT Series:  Kansas City lead, 3-2-1 (2-0-0 in 2014) The Red Stars begin their home stretch with three

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NWSL mid-week 18 preview:  Blues look to go unbeaten at home

NWSL mid-week 18 preview: Blues look to go unbeaten at home

Dan Lauletta August 6, 2014 1

Boston Breakers (4-14-2) at FC Kansas City (11-6-5) Durwood Stadium Wednesday, 8 pm EDT Series: Kansas City lead, 4-1-0 (2-0-0 in 2014) FC Kansas City will be trying to conclude an undefeated home season

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