Washington Spirit Renews Relationship with Calvert Soccer Association as a Youth Club Partner
The Washington Spirit professional women’s soccer club and Calvert Soccer Association (CSA) have renewed their Spirit Youth Club Partnership for 2016, the historic fourth season of the National Women’s Soccer League.
Spirit Remains Undefeated After 3-0 Win Over Western New York Flash
The Washington Spirit (3-0-0, 9 pts) continues to sit atop the league table and remain undefeated after a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash (1-2-0, 3 pts) tonight in Rochester, New York. In the Spirit’s second consecutive game on the road, Canadian midfielder Diana Matheson scored twice.
Cali Farquharson: One of the Newest Spirit Pros
Arizona native Cali Farquharson is one of the newest additions to the Washington Spirit’s roster. The forward was selected 12th overall in the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft. When she was subbed in for Katie Stengel in the 65th minute of the opening match of the season, Farquharson kept the Boston Breakers back line on their toes.
Spirit Looks to Continue Undefeated Season Against Western New York Flash
The Washington Spirit (2-0-0, 6 points) will take on the Western New York Flash (1-1-0, 3 points) in its second consecutive road game on Friday April 29th at Sahlen’s Stadium at 7 p.m. The Spirit currently sits atop the National Women’s Soccer League table after beating Sky Blue FC 2-1 last weekend.
Krieger, Matheson Goals Lift Spirit Over Sky Blue on the Road 2-1
In its first game on the road, the Washington Spirit (2-0-0, 6 points) defeated Sky Blue FC (1-1-0, 3 points) 2-1 at Yurcak Field courtesy of goals from Ali Krieger and Diana Matheson. A lofted shot into the upper 90 from USWNT defender Krieger and a shot slipped between the legs of the Sky Blue keeper from Canadian forward Matheson proved enough to top Sky Blue at Yurcak Field.
Spirit to Face Sky Blue FC in First Road Trip of the Season
The Washington Spirit (1-0-0, 3 points) will play its first of four matches against Sky Blue FC (1-0-0, 3 points) on Sunday, April 24th at Yurcak Field at 6 p.m. Both teams won their opening games of the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season. The match between the regional rivals will be the first of two consecutive games on the road for the Spirit.
Washington Spirit Opens Season with 1-0 Win Over Boston Breakers
The Washington Spirit defeated the Boston Breakers 1-0 in front of 3,578 fans at the Maryland SoccerPlex. With the roars of the Spirit Squadron and not a cloud in the sky, the first match of the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season was a success, earning the Spirit a full three points.
Washington Spirit Signs Forwards Cheyna Williams and Cali Farquharson
The Washington Spirit has signed two draft picks from the 2016 NWSL College Draft – forwards Cheyna Williams and Cali Farquharson. Per league and club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Spirit to Kick Off Historic Fourth NWSL Season Against Boston Breakers
The Washington Spirit will host the Boston Breakers on Saturday, April 16th at the Maryland SoccerPlex at 7pm. The match not only begins the season for the Spirit, but it’s the first match of the historic 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season.
Gabarra: The dreams of WUSA and WPS are the reality of NWSL
An Open Letter From Jim Gabarra on the eve of professional women’s soccer history: “The dreams of WUSA and WPS are the reality of NWSL”