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Kansas City Regain Their NWSL Crown
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FC Kansas City defeated the NWSL Shield winners Seattle Reign for a second year in a row to win the NWSL Championship. Amy Rodriguez was the hero once again, scoring the only goal of the game after scoring both goals … Continue reading

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NWSL Final Decided
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FC Kansas City and the Seattle Reign won their respective semifinals against the Chicago Red Stars and Washington Spirit to book their places in the 2015 NWSL Championship game in a rematch of last year’s final. A brace from Amy … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 23- Recap and Goals of the Week
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NWSL Week 23- Recap and Goals of the Week The playoff seeding has finally been determined after an exciting conclusion to the 2015 regular season. After FC Kansas City beat Sky Blue FC 3-2 on Wednesday night, every team with … Continue reading

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Kansas City Wins Thriller In NJ Versus Sky Blue
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FC Kansas City defeated Sky Blue FC 3-2 Wednesday night, increasing their chances of avoiding the Seattle Reign in the semifinals. An opening goal from Sarah Hagen and a brace from Amy Rodriguez was enough to see off Sky Blue, … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 22- Recap and Goals of the Week
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Only one round of games remain after a full round of fixtures were played over the weekend. With all four of the playoff teams already determined, the Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars played their game knowing that wins would … Continue reading

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NWSL Recap: Playoffs Set After Exciting Midweek Action
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The four playoff spots have been secured after some exciting games were played on Wednesday and Thursday night. The playoff seeding has yet to be locked into place, however, as two games still remain for the majority of the teams. … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 21- Recap and Goals of the Week
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Three out of the four playoff spots are locked up following another exciting weekend of NWSL action. Three shutout victories and a goalless draw across the four games also meant that three more teams joined the Boston Breakers as teams … Continue reading

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NWSL Championship Game To Be Held In Portland
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Providence Park, home to the Portland Thorns of the NWSL and Timbers of MLS, has been selected to host the NWSL Championship on October 1st. In previous years, the highest seed in the final hosted the final but since Providence … Continue reading

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Spirit Clinch Vital Win Over Red Stars
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Crystal Dunn scored a stoppage time winner as the Washington Spirit won 2-1 in Chicago on Sunday night. The game was originally scheduled for June 20th but the game was canceled forty minutes in due to inclement weather. Washington held … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 20- Recap and Goals of the Week
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Four matches were played across the country Wednesday night as we near the end of the regular season. With Wednesday’s results taken into account, Seattle becomes the first team to clinch a playoff spot while the Boston Breakers become the … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 19- Recap and Goals of the Week
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With the playoffs just a few weeks away, four games were played over the course of the weekend following Boston’s 5-2 defeat at the hands of Portland on Wednesday night. There were some upsets and some lopsided wins and, amazingly, … Continue reading

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Portland beat Boston In Seven-Goal Thriller
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­­­The Boston Breakers’ winless streak was extended to nine games as they were mauled 5-2 in Portland against the Thorns. 15,624 fans packed into Providence Park to witness the highest scoring game of the season, which included two goals from … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 18- Recap and Goals of the Week
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There was tons of action across four exciting games in the NWSL Saturday night, including last-minute winners, hat tricks, and red cards. The Portland Thorns sat out this week with a bye, having only won two of their last twelve … Continue reading

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NWSL Week 17- Recap and Goals of the Week
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Seven goals were scored across two entertaining games Wednesday night as we near the run-in to the 2015 season. After leapfrogging Chicago to the summit of the table Seattle missed out on the action, as did Boston, who lost their … Continue reading

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