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    DUNN GOAL MAINTAINS SPIRIT UNDEAFTED HOME STREAK

    BOYDS, Md. (June 27, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (5-3-2, 17 points) won a physical match against the Houston Dash (3-3-3, 13 points) to continue their unbeaten streak at home.
    The first 15 minutes of the game, saw both sides having equal opportunities but a shaky start for both.

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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT RESERVES TOP LEAGUE LEADING DAYTON DUTCH LIONS IN A CONVINCING 5-1 VICTORY

    BETHESDA, MD. (June 26, 2015) – On Thursday June 25th, the Washington Spirit Reserves (5, 0, 2) faced off against the Dayton Dutch Lions (5, 1, 1) in their first game in two days. The Washington Spirit Reserves gave the Dayton Dutch Lions their first loss of the season with an outstanding 5-1 victory.

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    SPIRIT LOOK FOR REDEMPTION AGAINST THE DASH AFTER SUFFERING SEASON OPENING DEFEAT

    BOYDS, Md. (June 26, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (4-3-2, 14 points) are back home this weekend to play the Houston Dash (3-2,-3, 13 points) on June 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Maureen Hendricks Field.
    “We have a special opportunity to play at home again in front of the best fans in the league,” said head coach Mark Parsons.

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    SPIRIT SIGN NIGERIAN FORWARD NGOZI OKOBI

    BOYDS, MD. (June 23, 2015) – The Washington Spirit announced today the club has signed Nigerian forward Ngozi Okobi, pending receipt of her P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate (ITC).
    Okobi had a breakout performance in the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015. She scored a goal and provided two assists in Nigeria’s stellar draw against Sweden in their opening match of the tournament.

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    Spirit send two draft picks to Red Stars for international roster spot

    The Washington Spirit announced today the club has acquired an international roster spot for the 2015 and 2016 NWSL seasons from the Chicago Red Stars.

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    SEVERE WEATHER ENDS SPIRIT’S CLASH AGAINST THE RED STARS BEFORE THE FINAL WHISTLE

    CHICAGO, Ill. (June 20, 2015) – After a short World Cup break, the Washington Spirit (4-2-2, 14 points) faced off against the Chicago Red Stars (4-1-3, 15 points) last night in Chicago. However, severe weather caused two significant delays during the match before the game was called off in the 38th minute.

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    SPIRIT FACE LEAGUE LEADING CHICAGO RED STARS IN FIRST GAME AFTER WORLD CUP BREAK

    BOYDS, Md. (June 19, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (4-3-2, 14 points) are heading to Chicago after two weeks off to play the league leading Chicago Red Stars (4-1-3, 15 points) on June 20th at 8:00 p.m.
    “The team has arrived back from a short break looking fresh and hungry for the challenge at Chicago this weekend,” said general manager and head coach Mark Parsons.

  • Spirit waive defender Alex Singer

    Singer played in five games for the Spirit, starting in three games, during the 2015 NWSL season. The New York native signed in June 2014 from Turbine Potsdam in Germany and made 11 starts.

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    Australian forward Haley Raso and Nigerian defender Josephine Chukwunonye set to join Spirit after the Women’s World Cup

    The Washington Spirit announced today the club has signed forward Hayley Raso and defender Josephine Chukwunonye, pending the receipt of each player’s P-1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate (ITC).

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    SPIRIT SETTLE FOR A DRAW AGAINST BOSTON, REMAIN UNBEATEN AT HOME

    BOYDS, Md. (June 6, 2015) – On the debut of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, the Washington Spirit (4-3-2, 14 points) faced off against the Boston Breakers  (3-3-2, 11 points) and came away with a tie at Maureen Hendricks Field on June 6th.
    The first fifteen minutes both sides had a slow start with the Spirit and Breakers trying to find their momentum and advance the ball to their forwards.