National Women’s Soccer League announces 2014 NWSL Awards
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the list of 2014 NWSL Awards featuring the Golden Boot, Most Valuable Player, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year and Best XI. The 2014 NWSL Awards will be voted upon by owners, general managers, coaches, players and the media.
Despite falling 1-0 to Sky Blue FC, Spirit clinch first playoff birth
Sometimes, losses can be victories. Even with a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Sky Blue FC, the Washington Spirit find themselves in the postseason. Finishing the regular season at 10-9-5, the Spirit have 35 points.
Playoffs on the line as Spirit face Sky Blue FC
This is it. The regular season finale for the Washington Spirit doubles as the most important match of the year. Win and they qualify for the playoffs as the 3rd seed, just one season removed from a last place finish.
A legend retires, an open love letter to Soccer from Lori Lindsey
So without further ado, here’s my “Open Love Letter To Soccer.
Tie with Seattle Delays Spirit from Clinching Playoffs
The Washington Spirit tied the Seattle Reign 1-1 in what could have been a playoff clincher for the Spirit. The Spirit entered the evening with the chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory over the first place Reign.
Spirit with chance to clinch against Seattle
With the postseason rapidly approaching, the Washington Spirit travel to Seattle to take on the first place Seattle Reign FC. The Spirit, with 34 points and a 10-8-4 record, have a chance to clinch a playoff spot with a victory on Saturday.
Thursday’s Spirit session is open to the public
You’re invited to the free open practice Thursday, August 7, 5:30p – 7:00p. Player autographs and Q&A with Parsons after the session concludes.
Averbuch hits game-winner in 94th minute, Spirit defeat Red Stars 2-1
The Washington Spirit defeat the Chicago Red Stars in the 94th minute on a Yael Averbuch strike from outside the 18-yard box for the 2-1 final score.
Spirit come from behind to defeat FCKC, take on Red Stars next in Playoff Push
In what was probably their biggest match of the season thus far, the Washington Spirit defeated FC Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Spirit pushing for playoffs, to face FCKC Wed
With the regular season barreling towards the finish line, the Washington Spirit will take on FC Kansas City Wednesday evening at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The Spirit enter the match with 28 points, tied for fourth in the NWSL standings with an 8-8-4 record. FC Kansas City are sitting in second place, 11-5-4 with 37 points.