NWSL announce 2015 schedule format
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the League will play a 20-game schedule for the 2015 NWSL season. The NWSL will also a take brief two-week break during the group stages of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada.
Spirit fall short of NWSL Championship game
On Sunday evening, the Washington Spirit were defeated 2-1 by the Seattle Reign in the NWSL semi-finals. In a match strikingly similar to the one the teams played on August 9th, the Spirit took a lead, only to have the first place Reign come back in devastating fashion.
Spirit look to overthrow the Reign
What a difference a year makes. Last season, the Washington Spirit and Seattle Reign found themselves at the bottom of the table. In fact, their combined point total, 32, would not have been enough to qualify for the playoffs this year. Now, these teams are ready to battle for a spot against FC Kansas City in the final.
Spirit head to Seattle for semi-final battle
Finishing the regular season at 10-9-5, the Spirit have 35 points. Just a year ago, the Spirit finished in last place, with only three wins and 14 total points. This turnaround has produced an exciting and unpredictable season, which now will continue this weekend in a semi-final battle with number one ranked Seattle Reign FC.
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.