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USWNT vs. England: Preview + TV & streaming options

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The SheBelieves Cup will go to one of these two teams, with the USWNT needing a victory to win their annual friendly tournament

The 2018 SheBelieves Cup hinges on the final game of the tournament, with the United States taking on England tonight in Florida. Both teams have 4 points, with the Three Lionesses holding the edge on the USWNT via goal difference at the moment.

Union bits, league news, more

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Lloyd, Solo, Pugh headline USWNT roster for Olympic qualifying

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Head coach Jill Ellis has revealed her U.S. Women's National Team roster for the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament in February.

FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd headlines the list of 20 players, but also included are Hope Solo, Alex Morgan and 17-year-old Mallory Pugh.

USA pierde ante Francia en partido amistoso

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Este domingo se jugó el partido amistoso entre Francia y Estados Unidos en Liorent, Francia. La escuadra de Jill Ellis sufrió un revés al caer 2-0 ante Les Bleues de Phillipe Bergeroo. Ambos equipos salieron con un 4-4-2, las estadounisenses con bajas considerables; las lesiones de Rapinoe, Rampone y Leroux y la ausencia de Hope Solo por suspensión.

Orlando Pride

Seattle Reign keep home undefeated streak alive in draw with Orlando

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Bev Yanez, Marta trade goals in the 1-1 draw.

After last weekend's eight-goal adventure, Memorial Stadium had a more down to earth scoreline Sunday night, as Seattle Reign FC hosted the Orlando Pride to a 1-1 draw.

Albeit it was more frustrating on Seattle's part as the bite that was in their offense last week came more in spurts this time around.

Oyster and Lavelle called up to USWNT before Russia friendlies

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Lavelle returns and Oyster gets her first callup.

Rose Lavelle and Megan Oyster have been called up to the latest USWNT camp ahead of their two friendlies against Russia.

GOALKEEPERS (3): Jane Campbell (Houston Dash), Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars)

DEFENDERS (6): Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Orlando Pride), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Megan Oyster (Boston Breakers), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Casey Short (Chicago Red Stars)

MIDFIELDERS (8): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Rose Lavelle (Boston Breakers), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash/Manchester City), Allie Long (Portland Thorns FC), Samantha Mewis (NC Courage), Megan Rapinoe (Seattle Reign)

FORWARDS (7): Crystal Dunn (Chelsea FC), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride/Olympique Lyonnais, FRA), Kealia Ohai (Houston Dash), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (UCLA), Amy Rodriguez (FC Kansas City), Lynn Williams (NC Courage)

This is Oyster's first callup to national team.

Kealia Ohai keeps scoring as Dash continue playoff fight

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Kealia Ohai continues her scoring streak with brace against the Orlando Pride.

Kealia Ohai added another spectacular brace performance to seal Houston's 4-2 victory over the Orlando Pride at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Ohai entered Saturday's tilt against the Pride on an astounding tear, scoring six goals in her last seven games.

Houston head home to take on Orlando

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Dash aim to bounce back from last week's defeat

After back-to-back games on the road, the Houston Dash return home to BBVA Compass Stadium to host NWSL's newest expansion team the Orlando Pride on Friday evening.

Houston and Orlando have already met once this season in Florida where the Dash suffered a 3-1 loss at the hands of Alex Morgan and the Pride.

Seattle Reign hit with Confundus spell in Orlando

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New kids on the block Orlando Pride had the perfect counter-spells to Seattle's magic, and it wasn't fun.

Rebounding after the season-opener clunker, it'd be understandable for Seattle Reign FC fans to have regained their swagger — especially after Kim Little reminded everyone that she is magic personified with that NWSL Player of the Week shift versus two-time defending champion FC Kansas City.

MATCH RECAP: Portland Thorns FC 2, Orlando Pride 1

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Thorns earn come-from-behind win over expansion club Orlando Pride to open 2016 NWSL season

Tobin Heath notched two assists as Portland Thorns FC came back to beat the Orlando Pride 2-1 Sunday night at Providence Park in front of 16,073 fans. Dagny Brynjarsdottir and Lindsey Horan scored for Portland after Orlando had taken the lead through Stephanie Catley.

Orlando Pride add Harris to roster via expansion draft

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The Orlando Pride's roster is beginning to take shape.

Orlando added nine players to its squad on Monday via the NWSL Expansion Draft. The Pride used the first and second picks on U.S. Men's National Team players Meghan Klingenberg and Ashlyn Harris, respectively, but will be sending Klingenberg to the Portland Thorns as part of the trade for star forward Alex Morgan that was agreed upon last week.

Washington Spirit

Washington Spirit vs. Orlando Pride live stream 2016: Game time, preview, and how to watch

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The Spirit look to regain their earlier success against a determined Orlando side

The Washington Spirit returns to Maryland Soccerplex tonight to face the Orlando Pride tonight, starting a four-game home stretch. This is the Spirit's first-ever game against the 2016 expansion side, who boast USWNT star Alex Morgan, Australian defender Steph Catley, and former Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris.

Washington Spirit Preview

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The Washington Spirit open their season at home tonight against the Boston Breakers

After two offseasons of turnover, this offseason was rather quiet for the Washington Spirit. The two-time semifinalists return almost three-quarters of the 2015 squad that finished in fourth place. However, the offseason didn't start quietly for the Spirit.

Stephanie McCaffrey named to USWNT Olympic qualifying roster

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McCaffrey joins four other forwards on the 20-player roster.

Stephanie McCaffrey has been named to the 20-player roster for CONCACAF Olympic qualifying, taking place February 10-21 in Frisco and Dallas, TX.

The full roster is as follows:

GOALKEEPERS (3): Ashlyn Harris (Orlando Pride), Alyssa Naeher (Chicago Red Stars), Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC)

DEFENDERS (7): Jaelene Hinkle (Western New York Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Portland Thorns FC), Ali Krieger (Washington Spirit), Kelley O'Hara (Sky Blue FC), Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City), Emily Sonnett (Portland Thorns FC)

MIDFIELDERS (5): Morgan Brian (Houston Dash), Tobin Heath (Portland Thorns FC), Lindsey Horan (Portland Thorns FC), Carli Lloyd (Houston Dash), Samantha Mewis (Western New York Flash)

FORWARDS (5): Crystal Dunn (Washington Spirit), Stephanie McCaffrey (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride), Christen Press (Chicago Red Stars), Mallory Pugh (Real Colorado)

Though listed as a forward, McCaffrey has been used recently in more of a midfield role, providing width and service while also drawing in defenders.

Spirit's Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger and Crystal Dunn to USWNT for Algarve Cup

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The trio of Spirit teammates will be part of a first choice US team next month.

The Washington Spirit's Ashlyn Harris, Ali Krieger and Crystal Dunn are all part of the United States Women's National Team that will be part of the Algarve Cup, to be held in Portugal beginning March 4.

Along with those players, coach Jill Ellis announced that recently suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo returns to the squad after seeing a 30 day suspension by the team.

Four Washington Spirit players to join United States women's national team against France and England

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Four members of the Washington Spirit will join the United States women's national team in their games against France and England

Despite reports of a broken hand, Ashlyn Harris will be one of the four members of the Washington Spirit to join the United States women's national team for their matches against France and England.

USWNT Names Roster For Midweek Friendly Against Switzerland

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U.S. Women's National Team head couch Jill Ellis has put together her 19-women roster for the August 20 friendly against Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina.

For all intensive purposes, it is a safe and predictable roster for Ellis, who narrowed her field from June's roster against France, when she called up 26 players.

FC Kansas City Fall in Washington

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From FC Kansas City.

FC Kansas City (11-6-4 37pts) lost 2-1 to the Washington Spirit (9-8-4 31pts) tonight in front of 2,744 fans at Maryland SoccerPlex. The Blues got on the board first when Becky Sauerbrunn scored in the 18th minute but two late goals from Kerstin Garefrekes and Christine Narin gave Kansas City a road loss.

Match Recap: Krieger's Goal Not Enough for Spirit to Take Down League Best Reign

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The Washington Spirit (2-3-0, 6 pts) fell to NWSL Seattle Reign FC (5-0-0, 15pts) against the NWSL's top team Saturday night in front of 4,667 at the SoccerPlex in Boyds, Md.

Just 10 days after their first meeting, also won by Seattle, Washington looked to get the better of a Reign team that would likely be a bit more weary playing its second road game in a few days.

Washington Spirit 2014 Preview Part 2: Returning Players

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Ten players return to the Spirit from last year's squad.

The second NWSL season is set to begin Saturday with Washington preparing for a Sunday home opener against the Western New York Flash at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

Revisit our Season Outlook preview here.

Even though more than half the team is new this season, a strong core from last year's squad has returned.

Washington Spirit Update: Looking Back to the West, Ahead to the East

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After a sold defeat of Seattle last Thursday, the Washington Spirit entered the less than hospitable confines of JELD-WEN Field and its 12,474 rowdy fans in Portland Sunday, hoping to turn some heads and come up with a second win in a row against the Thorns.

But before the match was even underway, the Spirit were dealt a blow as goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris failed a fitness test on her knee.

Spirit Players Harris, Krieger Selected for U.S. WNT Roster to face Canada in Toronto

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Two Washington Spirit players have been chosen to join the USWNT squad to face rivals Canada. Ali Krieger (Alexandria, VA) and Ashlyn Harris will be part of the 21 players on the roster as the team travels to Toronto.

CHICAGO (May 21, 2013) - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Tom Sermanni has named a 21-player roster that will travel to Canada in preparation for the USA's friendly match against the host on June 2 at Toronto's BMO Field.


NWSL Recap: Alex Morgan Scores First Two Goals of Season to Lift Thorns to 6-1 Rout of Of Spirit

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Washington (6-7-1, 19 points) now sits in fifth place in the NWSL, while Portland (6-4-2, 20 points) jumped ahead of the Spirit after the win, and looks to be hitting its stride at just the right time this season.

The Thorns offensive firepower, featuring Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair, and new addition Vero Boquete was simply too much for Washington Saturday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex.

USWNT interim coach Ellis names squad for Canada friendly

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U.S. Women's National Team interim head coach Jill Ellis named a 22-player squad on Wednesday for the USA's friendly match vs. Canada on May 8 in Winnipeg, Canada.

The squad features 18 players currently playing in the National Women's Soccer League and Ellis' selection includes goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris making her return to the squad and call-ups for Portland Thorns midfielder Allie Long and defender Nikki Marshall.

NWSL Ticker: DiCicco up for Houston expansion job; Harris, Brooks to return stateside; and more

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Legendary U.S. Women's National Team coach Tony DiCicco could be returning to the sidelines in 2014.

DiCicco is reportedly a candidate to lead the newest franchise of the National Women's Soccer League, the Houston Dash, according to a Houston news affiliate.

NWSL: Jornada 17. WNY Flash y Portland Thorns consiguen tres puntos

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No fue una tarde agradable para las porteras suplentes de la Selección Norteamericana. Tanto Ashlyn Harris como Jillian Loyden vieron entrar tres goles en sus respectivas porterías. Pero también hicieron grandes salvadas que seguramente las harán estar entre las nominadas a jugadora de la semana.

NWSL: Resumen de la Jornada 15. Primera Parte

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Washington Spirit no gana, pero ayuda a ganar. Este sábado el equipo visitó a Chicago Red Stars y les regaló tres puntos gracias a un autogol. Irónicamente el "espíritu" de Washington carece de espíritu de lucha y, a pesar de que una victoria evitaría quedarsefuera de los playoffs,no pareció importarle.

NWSL: Resumen de los partidos de la Jornada 5 (1a. parte)

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Continúa la actividad de la Jornada 5 de la NWSL este sábado con 3 partidos programados:

Iniciamos con el encuentro entre Washington Spirit recibiendo en casa a Boston Breaker. Las visitantesdesde los primeros minutos trataron de sorprender con llegadasaláreaa un equipo que buscaba su primera victoria de la temporada.

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The Spirit Season of Pain Continues, And An Urgent Message to the Players of Washington

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Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris was on the firing line all night, playing behind another pieced together backline. She faced 10 shots on goal and 23 shots total (19 in the first half alone.) She managed seven saves--all of the spectacular variety. Harris' 77 saves are just seven behind Western New York's Adrianna Franch's league-leading total of 84.

Another Loss, Another Shutout: Where, Oh Where, Is Washington's Offense?

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Washington's defense kept the team in the match Wednesday, on the strength of a few key performances in the first half against Chicago.

Spirit goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris made a crucial save on an 8th minute penalty kick taken by Inka Grings. Defender Ali Krieger made a last second, likely goal-saving, sliding tackle to cut off a dangerous ball about to connect with the foot of Chicago forward Maribel Dominguez wide open in front of goal.

Match recap: Washington Spirit Break Scoreless Streak In Emotional 1-1 Draw With FC Kansas City

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When Washington Spirit players, coaches, and staff stood in a circle prior to the game, an unmistakable message was sent: This is a unified team.

The team has talked up the fresh start after a tumultuous week highlighted by a coaching change. And a fresh start, it was. The re-energized Spirit team took to the field with a new confidence belied their last place standing.

The Rest

Big names headline USWNT roster for Tournament of Nations

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A list of mostly familiar names makes up the latest U.S. Women's National Team squad as they begin preparations for the 2017 Tournament of Nations.

Many of the names, including team captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn, overlap with the group that traveled to Scandinavia in June.

Show NWSL Play Matters, Call up Haley Kopmeyer

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It's time: Haley Kopmeyer needs to be called up to the USWNT by Head Coach Jill Ellis.

If the NWSL means a damn thing, Haley Kopmeyer needs to be called up to the USWNT.

Jill Ellis hasn't had a dominate number one goalkeeper since the post-game incident that shall not be named. With Ashlyn Harris now expected to miss at least eight weeks, and who knows how long she might take to reach her form again afterward, it's time to face the fact that the USWNT goalkeeping pool is in serious trouble.

Notes from Curtin’s presser and other Union news, more

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Curtin says Edu could make the gameday roster on Saturday. More press conference notes and other Union news. More.

U.S. women reignite confidence, comfortably put 6 past Haiti

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After lackluster performances against Trinidad and Tobago and Guatemala, the U.S. women's national team ran away with a 6-0 win over Haiti to advance to the CONCACAF Women's Championship semifinals.

A 6-0 win over Haiti was more than enough for the U.S. women's national team to top their group in the 2014 CONCACAF Women's Championship, secure their spot in the semifinals, and guarantee at least a playoff berth for the 2015 Women's World Cup.

Washington Spirit Match Report: Flash best Spirit 3-1 in Season Opener

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The Western New York Flash defeated Washington 3-1 Sunday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex, due in large part to a brace by league newcomer Vicky Losada.

At the start of a new season with high hopes, the Washington Spirit learned that taking on a winning mentality isn't as easy as flipping a switch, or starting a new season.

Champions League: Definidas las semifinales.

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Todo listo para las semifinales de la UEFA Champions League. Los rivales se han confirmado, aunque desde los partidos de ida ya estaban prácticamente definidos.

El Tyresö no tuvo problemas para conseguir su lugar, tras una victoria de 8-1 sobre el Neulengbach en el partido de ida. Esta vez, como visitante se dió el lujo de iniciar con Marta y Caroline Seger en banca.

Women’s Football : Wolfsburg To Face Swedish Champions Malmo, Ashlyn Harris Discusses Tattoos

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Women's Champions League Holders VfL Wolfsburg and three other former European title winners are set to face challenging opponents as the tournament's Round of 16 is played over next week.

Wolfsburg are set to face Swedish champions FCR Malmö, who are not to be messed with, especially since Malmo also boasts the competition's other all-time top scorer, Anja Mittag!

Washington Spirit officially on a winning streak, with 1-0 victory over Hope Solo, Reign

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The Spirit (3-14-4, 13 points) not only captured their second win in a row, but also earned a second shutout in front of 4,549 at the Maryland SoccerPlex and a national television audience.

Fans may have been chanting opposing goalkeeper Hope Solo's name Saturday night, but the Spirit's Ashlyn Harris had the last laugh.

Cheney Leads FCKC to Win

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In the first meeting between the Washington Spirit and FC Kansas City, the home side put together a performance that will be tough for the Spirit fans and players to forget. The ‘Blues' sent eighteen shots in on Spirit goalkeeper, Ashlyn Harris. Lauren Cheney scored a goal in each half and the 3,057 fans in attendance were treated to a dominating 2-0 FC Kansas City victory.