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After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 277

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jill Ellis did as she said she would and tested out new players in the United States’ lineup on Thursday, and the result against Mexico was the same: a comfortable 4-0

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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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NWSL final notebook: Putting a bow on Season 2

NWSL final notebook: Putting a bow on Season 2

Jeff Kassouf September 1, 2014 62

TUKWILA, Wash. – In the words of Laura Harvey, Sunday felt like a proper cup final. The two best teams of the season, both similar in tactical brilliance, played an end-to-end chess match that

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Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2014 17

TUKWILA, Wash. — Vlatko Andonovski gathered his team in the locker room before the start of Sunday’s NWSL Championship and delivered something of an unconventional message. The FC Kansas City coach acknowledged that his

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Rodriguez, Holiday combine to lift FC Kansas City past Seattle Reign, to 2014 NWSL Championship

Rodriguez, Holiday combine to lift FC Kansas City past Seattle Reign, to 2014 NWSL Championship

Jeff Kassouf August 31, 2014 325

TUKWILA, Wash. – Amy Rodriguez scored twice on assists from Lauren Holiday as FC Kansas City defeated Seattle Reign FC, 2-1 on Sunday at Starfire Stadium to win the 2014 NWSL Championship. Rodriguez scored

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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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FC Kansas City avenges 2013 loss, advances to NWSL final over Thorns

FC Kansas City avenges 2013 loss, advances to NWSL final over Thorns

Jeff Husted August 23, 2014 392

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Last year’s NWSL Playoffs kicked off with an exciting match that saw two aggressive offenses combine for five goals in 120 minutes of exciting action. In a stark contrast this

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KC tops Boston in shortened game, clinches No. 2 seed

KC tops Boston in shortened game, clinches No. 2 seed

The Equalizer Staff August 6, 2014 17

FC Kansas City clinched a home playoff game in an unlikely way on Wednesday, defeating the Boston Breakers, 2-1, in a match that last only 45 minutes. After two hours of severe weather delays,

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Rodriguez, Rapinoe score as Reign, KC share points

Rodriguez, Rapinoe score as Reign, KC share points

Jeff Husted August 2, 2014 43

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — FC Kansas City and Seattle Reign FC battled to a 1-1 draw in Saturday’s top-of-the-table clash at Durwood Stadium. Kansas City’s second-largest crowd of the season saw each team show

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Blues beat Sky Blue, close in on playoffs

Blues beat Sky Blue, close in on playoffs

Dan Lauletta July 27, 2014 33

FC Kansas City closed in on another playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Sunday night at Durwood Stadium.  The win snapped a brief, two-match winless streak and gives them

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