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Adriana Leon nominated for Canada Soccer player of the year

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A good capper on a good year.

Boston Breakers forward Adriana Leon has been nominated for Canada Soccer's 2017 player of the year.

It's a very nice nod to a player who was seemingly out of the squad a couple of years ago but worked her way back in, notching three goals in six games for her country on top of six goals and six assists for her club.

Boston Breakers drop 1-0 on road to Sky Blue

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Boston's defense looked stronger but the offensive problems remain.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Midge Purce, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Allysha Chapman, Angela Salem, Tiffany Weimer, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Katie Stengel, Ifeoma Onumonu

Things got off to a start with a bang as the Boston Breakers took on Sky Blue FC away.

Amanda Da Costa calls time on her career

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"It just felt right."

It was the last minute of stoppage as the Boston Breakers played the Orlando Pride at home. Orlando had already gone up two and Boston was just looking to salvage a little bit of dignity in the 93'. Adriana Leon took a big tackle in the box and the ref pointed to the spot.

Boston Breakers injuries take their toll in 3-1 loss to Houston Dash

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The weakened Boston defense couldn't consistently deal with Houston.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Midge Purce, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Amanda Frisbie, Angela Salem, Amanda Da Costa, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Natasha Dowie, Ifeoma Onumonu

Natasha Dowie returned to the lineup and Matt Beard made several other changes to his attack as the Boston Breakers took on the Houston Dash at home.

Boston Breakers come back for 2-2 tie against Washington Spirit

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Adriana Leon and Abby Smith did their best to drag Boston to a result.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Midge Purce, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Allysha Chapman, Angela Salem, Morgan Andrews, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Katie Stengel, Tiffany Weimer

The Boston Breakers went into this game against the Washington Spirit with a much-weakened back line and it showed.

Chapman and Leon called up for Canada

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More international players are getting called away as teams take advantage of the FIFA window.

Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon have both been called up to Canada's 19-player roster for upcoming friendlies against Costa Rica. Canada will play Costa Rica on June 8 and June 11 in Winnipeg and Toronto respectively.

Breakers get it right with 1-0 win over Sky Blue FC

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Matt Beard wanted to set the tone - consider it set.

STARTING XI: Abby Smith, Allysha Chapman, Megan Oyster, Christen Westphal, Julie King, Angela Salem, Rosie White, Rose Lavelle, Tiffany Weimer, Adriana Leon, Natasha Dowie

The Boston Breakers opened at home today against Sky Blue FC after a 2-0 road loss against FC Kansas City.

Boston Breakers lose 2-0 to FC Kansas City in first game

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Boston's 2017 has gotten off to a rocky start.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Allysha Chapman, Christen Westphal, Megan Oyster, Midge Purce, Amanda DaCosta, Angela Salem, Adriana Leon, Rosie White, Rose Lavelle, Natasha Dowie (c)

The Boston Breakers got off to a bit of a slow start in their debut game of 2017 and FC kansas City.

Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon called up for Canada

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Both of them will be headed to Europe for friendlies.

Boston Breakers players Allysha Chapman and Adriana Leon have both been named to the CanWNT squad for their upcoming away friendlies against Sweden and Germany. That makes it a matchup between the 2016 Olympic bronze, silver, and gold medalists.

Boston Breakers sign Canadian international Adriana Leon

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Leon returns to Boston after several years away.

The Boston Breakers have signed 24-year-old Canadian forward Adriana Leon, the club announced via team press release.

"Adriana is keen to come back to Boston and prove herself back in the NWSL and also to get back into the Canadian Women's National Team," said head coach Matt Beard.

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USWNT held to a draw against Canada

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The U.S. Women's National Team was held to a draw against Canada in an entertaining affair at BC Place that ended 1-1.

Alex Morgan continued on her scoring run, tallying her team's lone goal in the 31st minute. The forward received the ball from Casey Short with her head at the edge of the penalty area and then proceeded to get away from a huddle of defenders to score from close range for the game's first goal.

FIFA U-20 WWC: Canadians Move the Ball Like Studs

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Studs like hugs.Everything I said earlier about how fearful the world should be of Japan and how they're securing their positions as a true force in women's soccer--if not one of the forces, a true effing powerhouse, in women's soccer--let me now apply this to the Canadians. It's exciting, I have to admit, as a fan of this game.

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Adriana Leon named NWSL player of the week

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It's a sign of the things the team is doing right.

After a rousing 3-0 away victory over the Washington Spirit this past weekend, Adriana Leon has been named the NWSL player of the week. She recorded a goal and an assist in that game and was generally anywhere the Breakers tried to push at the Spirit 18-yard box.

Boston drops lead to Chicago in 1-1 tie

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What a weird game.

Starting XI: Abby Smith, Amanda Frisbie, Julie King, Megan Oyster, Christen Westphal, Allysha Chapman, Angela Salem, Rose Lavelle, Rosie White, Adriana Leon, Natasha Dowie

It was a game of back-and-forth in the first half of Chicago vs Boston. Boston tried to open up strong from the starting whistle, with Rose Lavelle finding Adriana Leon in a nice pocket of space in front of goal in the 5'.

Leon Wins NWSL Player of the Week

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Breakers forward Adriana Leon earned NWSL Play of the Week for week 3 after factoring in every goal during Saturday's 3-0 win over Seattle Reign FC.

Leon opened the scoring with an 11th minute tally before assisting on Rose Lavelle's 15th minute goal as well as Natasha Dowie's 52nd minute effort.