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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT FACE THE WNY FLASH IN HOLIDAY WEEKEND CLASH

    BOYDS, Md. (May 22, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (3-2-1, 10 points) are back on the road again for this week’s game against the Western New York Flash (1-3-1, 4 points) on Saturday May 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Last game, the Spirit had a last-minute goal lift them to three points and second place in the league.

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    ORDEGA’S STOPPAGE TIME GOAL SNAGS SPIRIT HOME VICTORY

    BOYDS, Md (May 16, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (3-2-1, 10 points) came out with three points against Sky Blue FC (1-3-2, 5 points) at Maureen Hendricks Field on Saturday night after a twenty-five minute weather delay. (GAME PHOTO andUNOFFICIAL STATS)
    Washington Spirit and Sky Blue FC both had a slow start to the game with chances coming in the first fifteen minutes for Washington Spirit.

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    THE WASHINGTON SPIRIT RETURN HOME TO FACE SKY BLUE FC

    BOYDS, Md. (May 15, 2015) –The Washington Spirit (2-2-1, 7 points) are finally on their way home to Maureen Hendricks Field in Boyds, Maryland for their second game this season against Sky Blue FC (1-2-2, 5 points). Last weekend, the Spirit settled for one point with a draw against Portland Thorns FC (2-0-2, 8 points).

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    SPIRIT EARN A 2-2 DRAW ON THE ROAD AGAINST PORTLAND THORNS FC

    PORTLAND, Or. (May 9, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (2-2-1, 7 points) earned a point on the road against Portland Thorns FC (2-0-2, 8 points) on Saturday night at Providence Park. The Spirit took an early lead with a goal from forward Crystal Dunn in the third minute and another in the 14th minute from forward Francisca Ordega.

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    THE SPIRIT HEAD WEST TO PLAY PORTLAND THORNS FC

    BOYDS, Md. (May 8, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (2-2-0, 6 points) continue their three game road series by traveling West to face league leading Portland Thorns FC (2-0-1, 7 points) on Saturday. Last week the Spirit suffered a 3-1 defeat to Seattle Reign FC, meanwhile the Thorns had last weekend off.

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    SPIRIT FORWARD ESTEFANIA BANINI TO MISS REMAINDER OF 2015 NWSL SEASON DUE TO KNEE SURGERY

    BOYDS, Md. (May 8, 2015) – Forward Estefania Banini will miss the remainder of the 2015 NWSL season and is set to undergo knee surgery to repair cartilage in her right knee. Banini is expected to be out for 5-6 months and will not return to play for the Spirit this season.

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    DUNN CALLED IN TO TRAIN WITH U.S. WOMEN’S WORLD CUP TEAM

    CHICAGO (May 2, 2015) – U.S. midfielder Tobin Heath will likely be unavailable for the USA’s first two Send-Off Series matches, on May 10 against the Republic of Ireland and May 17 against Mexico, due to a right hamstring strain suffered during training last week.
    As a result, U.S.

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    REIGN DEFEAT THE SPIRIT 3-1 IN SEATTLE

    SEATTLE, Was. (May 2, 2015) – Seattle Reign FC (2-1-1, 7 points) defeated the Washington Spirit (2-2-0, 6 points) to put an end to their two game losing streak. The Reign displayed a strong performance in their home win with goals from Beverly Yanez, Merritt Mathias, and Jessica Fishlock. Meanwhile, the lone Spirit goal came courtesy of Joanna Lohman.

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    THE SPIRIT BEGIN WEST COAST SWING AGAINST SEATTLE REIGN FC

    BOYDS, Md. (May 1, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (2-1-0, 6 points) continue their three game road series by traveling West to face Seattle Reign FC (1-0-2, 3 points) on Saturday. The Spirit are looking to continue their momentum from two consecutive victories, while the Reign are on a two game losing streak.

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    WASHINGTON SPIRIT PUT ON DOMINANT PERFORMANCE IN NEW JERSEY WITH 3-1 WIN OVER SKY BLUE FC

    Piscataway, Nj. (April 26, 2015) – The Washington Spirit (2-1-0, 6 points) notched a convincing 3-1 road win over Sky Blue FC (1-1-1, 4 points) tonight at Yurcak Field. Crystal Dunn’s two first half goals paired with Nairn’s second half strike lifted the Spirit over Sky Blue’s single goal from Katy Freels.