Spirit players to represent U.S. and Canada in international friendlies this week
Washington Spirit players Ali Krieger, Robyn Gayle and Diana Matheson are preparing to play in a pair of international friendly matches this week, with Gayle and Matheson taking the field for Canada against Germany on Wednesday and Krieger suiting up for the U.S. against Korea Republic on Thursday.
Spirit fall 2-0 to Western New York in front of 4,630
The Washington Spirit (1-5-3) fell 2-0 to the Western New York Flash (5-2-2) on Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex.
Maryland SoccerPlex dedicates stadium to Maureen Hendricks prior to kickoff between Spirit and Flash
Before the kickoff of the Washington Spirit-Western New York Flash match Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex, the teams, facility officials and some special guests on hand celebrated the naming of the SoccerPlex’s Championship Stadium after women’s soccer pioneer, Maureen Hendricks.
Spirit Reserves streak past New Jersey 8-1
On a day featuring cool temperatures and clear skies, the Washington Spirit Reserves offense found the conditions at the Maryland SoccerPlex ideal, scoring early and often throughout Saturday afternoon. The Spirit Reserves notched eight goals against the New Jersey Wildcats, extending their win streak to four games.
Spirit vs. Flash [LIVE STREAM]
The Washington Spirit return to the Maryland SoccerPlex on Saturday, June 15 to host the Western New York Flash for their first home match since May 11, a 1-1 draw against the Boston Breakers.
Spirit to be featured in two nationally televised games starting July 14
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the 2013 national TV schedule with FOX Sports Media Group to offer exclusive live coverage of nine matches, featuring six regular-season matches and all three playoff matches, which include the two semifinal games on August 24 and the championship game on August 31.
Spirit call up Reserves defender Danielle Hubka for Western New York match
The Washington Spirit have called up Reserves defender Danielle Hubka to fill the roster spot of Ali Krieger, who will be absent for Saturday’s match against the Western New York Flash to play for the U.S. Women’s National Team in an international friendly against South Korea that same night.
NWSL interview with Diana Matheson
The National Women’s Soccer League official website put out a story on Wednesday morning featuring Washington Spirit midfielder Diana Matheson.
Spirit sign German Women’s National Team forward Conny Pohlers on loan
The Washington Spirit have agreed to loan terms with German forward Conny Pohlers. The 34-year-old striker is coming off an historic championship campaign with Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg during which she became the all-time leader in goals scored in European competition.
Matheson, Gayle called up for Canada-Germany match
Washington Spirit players Robyn Gayle and Diana Matheson have been selected to play for the Canada Women’s National Team in the upcoming international friendly against Germany on June 19 at Benteler Arena in Paderborn, Ger.