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    SPIRIT CLINCH PLAYOFF SPOT WITH DRAW AGAINST KANSAS CITY

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (August 27, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (8-5-5, 29 points) claimed one point against FC Kansas City (8-6-5, 29 points) in a 0-0 scoreless draw at Swope Soccer Village. The single point on Thursday night was enough to secure a spot in the playoffs for the Spirit.

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    SPIRIT TRAVEL TO KANSAS CITY WITH HOPES OF CLINCHING PLAYOFF SPOT

    BOYDS, Md. (August 26, 2015) — The Washington Spirit (8-5-4, 28 points) hit the road on Thursday to play FC Kansas City (8-6-4, 28 points) at 8:00 p.m. EST. A win clinches a playoff spot for the Spirit, meanwhile a loss would leave the door open for Portland Thorns FC to possibly snag the final playoff spot.

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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT FORWARD CRYSTAL DUNN VOTED NWSL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

    Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 18 of the 2015 NWSL season.

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    OOPS! SHE DUNN IT AGAIN, STOPPAGE TIME GOAL FROM DUNN LIFTS SPIRIT OVER THE RED STARS

    CHICAGO, Ill. (August 16, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (8-5-4, 28 points) triumphed over the Chicago Red Stars (7-3-7, 28 points) 2-1 thanks to a stoppage time goal from forward Crystal Dunn.
    The Spirit got off to a dream start as center back Megan Oyster headed the ball into the back of the net following a well taken corner kick by midfielder Christine Nairn in the 3rd minute.

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    WASHINGTON’S PLAYOFF PUSH CONTINUES IN CHICAGO

    BOYDS, Md. (August 15, 2015) — The Washington Spirit (7-5-4, 25 points) will play the Chicago Red Stars (7-2-7, 30 points) on Sunday, August 16th at 8:30 p.m. EST. This is the Spirit’s first game in an upcoming three game road stretch.
    “We feel very good going in to this game,” said head coach Mark Parsons. “The team is prepared and hungry to get back out there.

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    SPIRIT SETTLE FOR A DRAW AFTER LAST MINUTE EQUALIZER FROM THE FLASH

    BOYDS, Md. (August 12, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (7-5-4, 25 points) played the Western New York Flash (5-8-4, 19 points). After a slow start in the first half and aggressive play during the second, both teams secured one point in the 1-1 draw.

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    SPIRIT LOOK TO REBOUND AGAINST THE FLASH

    BOYDS, Md. (August 11, 2015)— The Washington Spirit (7-5-3, 24 points) will play the Western New York Flash (5-8-3, 18 points) on Wednesday August 12th at 7:00 p.m. EST at the Maryland SoccerPlex. This is the Spirit’s second to last home game for the 2015 regular season.
    “The team is prepared and ready to bounce back on Wednesday night,” said head coach Mark Parsons.

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    SPIRIT FALL 2-1 TO THE BREAKERS ON THE ROAD

    BOYDS, Md. (August 8, 2015) – On a brisk night at Soldiers Field in Boston, the Washington Spirit (7-5-3, 24 points) played away for the first time in three weeks and lost a hard fought battle against the Boston Breakers (4-10-3, 15 points). Two first half goals by the Breakers led to their fourth win of the season.

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    Spirit hit the road to face the Breakers

    BOYDS, Md. (August 7, 2015)—The Washington Spirit (7-4-3, 24 points) play the Boston Breakers (3-10-3, 12 points) this Saturday, August 8th at 7:00 p.m. EST at Soldiers Field. The two sides last met on June 6th sans national team players participating in the World Cup. Each side settled for a point after the 1-1 draw.

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    Weimer and del Rio Placed on Disabled List

    BOYDS, Md. (Aug. 6, 2015) – The Washington Spirit announced today that Laura Del Rio and Tiffany Weimer have both been placed on the Disabled List. After incurring a left ankle fracture during the Spirit match against the Chicago Red Stars on July 25, del Rio underwent surgery and will proceed with Spirit rehabilitation protocol over the next 4 months.