Offseason Update: Ordega and Sydney FC Continue to Lead W-League
After a bye week last weekend, Franny Ordega and Sydney FC still lead the W-League leading into the penultimate weekend of regular season play.
Washington Spirit Launches 2017 Season Ticket Sales
Season tickets for the 2017 Washington Spirit home matches at the Maryland SoccerPlex are now available on the team’s official website. 2016 NWSL Championship Finalists have added seating options and ticketing features in response to fan feedback.
Washington Spirit Selects Agnew, Dougherty Howard, and Castleberry in NWSL College Draft
The Washington Spirit completed the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft by selecting forward Lindsay Agnew (Ohio State University), midfielder Meggie Dougherty Howard (University of Florida), and midfielder Cameron Castleberry (University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill). All three draft selections will be invited to join the Spirit for preseason.
2017 NWSL College Draft is Today in Los Angeles
The 2017 NWSL College Draft takes place today, January 12 at 3 p.m. ET (12 noon PT) in Los Angeles, California. It will be held in the Diamond Ballroom at the J.W. Marriott – Los Angeles at L.A. Live. Fans are welcome to attend, so if you live in the LA area, we would love to have your support! Or you can watch the draft live by visiting: Facebook.com/NWSL or YouTube.com/NWSL.
Offseason Update: Ordega and Sydney FC Lead the W-League
After two wins this weekend, Franny Ordega and Sydney FC sit in first place in the W-League standings, four points clear of second place Perth Glory.
Washington Spirit Forward Crystal Dunn to Play for Chelsea Ladies FC
Washington Spirit and U.S. Women’s National Team forward Crystal Dunn has signed a deal to play for Chelsea Ladies FC in the FA WSL in England and does not intend to return to the NWSL for the 2017 season.
Offseason Update: Stengel Brace Gives Western Sydney Wanderers a Win
Katie Stengel scored a brace for the Western Sydney Wanderers to give the squad a Boxing Day win over Newcastle Jets. Franny Ordega made her debut for Sydney FC in the team’s win over Brisbane Roar.
Offseason Update: Stengel and Wanderers Defeat Melbourne City FC
In Australia, the Western Sydney Wanderers pulled off an upset on Sunday as the team defeated Melbourne City FC, becoming just the second team to do so. In the U.S., Crystal Dunn won U.S. Soccer’s Best Individual Performance of 2016 award for her five goal match against Puerto Rico in the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship on February 15, 2016.
Washington Spirit Loans Forward Francisca Ordega to Sydney FC
The Washington Spirit has loaned forward Francisca Ordega to Sydney FC for the remainder of the 2016/17 Westfield W-League season. The Australian league began in November and will run until February.
Washington Spirit Signs Midfielder Havana Solaun
The Washington Spirit has signed midfielder Havana Solaun to a new contract for the 2017 NWSL season. Per team and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.