We open our first NWSL season on the road with a match against the Boston Breakers on April 14, then welcome Spirit fans to the intimate confines of the Maryland SoccerPlex for our home opener on April 20, against Olympic gold medalists Abby Wambach and Carli Lloyd and the Western New York Flash.
The Washington Spirit have signed 29 year old Candace Chapman who was born in Trinidad and Tobago and grew up in Ajax, Ontario. The experienced central defender has been part of the Canadian Women’s National team since 2002, earning 108 total caps (5 goals), and was most recently part of the 2012 Canadian Women’s Olympic bronze medal team and Pan American Games gold medal team.
Working to bolster an already strong roster, the Washington Spirit selected six players Thursday in the National Women’s Soccer League Supplemental Draft.
Today we launched a new logo and team color scheme as momentum builds for the the inaugural season of the professional National Women’s Soccer League on the weekend of April 13 & 14
The Washington Spirit, the newest professional women’s soccer team in the nation’s capital, will soon announce which United States, Canadian, and Mexican international players have been allocated to the club from the National Women’s Soccer League’s 55-player allocation list.
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has announced the list of 55 U.S., Canadian and Mexican National Team players that will be allocated to the eight clubs.
The Washington Spirit will host their second and final winter tryout for the 2013 USL W-League and Super-20 teams next Saturday January 12th at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds, MD. Tryouts are slated to run from 8:00AM to 10:00AM on Soccerplex Field #20. Players must register in order to participate.
The Washington Spirit will make our first four draft picks in history on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, when the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft takes place as part of the NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis.
U.S. Soccer unveiled the name of the women’s professional league in which the Washington Spirit will play on national television Saturday during halftime of the final U.S. Women’s National team match of 2012.
The Washington, D.C. area’s entry in the new U.S. women’s professional soccer league revealed its identity, home venue and head coach on Tuesday afternoon, the latest step in the exciting return of top-flight women’s pro soccer to the nation’s capital.
Finally! We can tell all of our great fans that after several months of work behind the scenes, we are indeed the group behind the now successful bid to join the upcoming professional women’s league here in the USA!