Jodie Taylor

AFP

England sink Spain to close in on women’s Euro quarters

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Breda (Netherlands) (AFP) – Fran Kirby and Jodie Taylor handed England a 2-0 win over Spain in a game marred by heavy rain in Breda on Sunday, to make it back-to-back victories at the women’s Euro tournament.

Earlier in the day, Carolina Mendes and substitute Ana Leite gave Portugal a 2-1 win over Scotland in a clash of Euro newcomers in Rotterdam.

England sink Spain to close in on women’s Euro quarters

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Breda (Netherlands) (AFP) – Fran Kirby and Jodie Taylor handed England a 2-0 win over Spain in a game marred by heavy rain in Breda on Sunday, to make it back-to-back victories at the women’s Euro tournament.

Earlier in the day, Carolina Mendes and substitute Ana Leite gave Portugal a 2-1 win over Scotland in a clash of Euro newcomers in Rotterdam.

Taylor treble sparks England rout of Scotland

World Cup Buzz at related • 3 views

Doetinchem (Netherlands) (AFP) – Jodie Taylor scored a hat-trick as England demolished newcomers Scotland 6-0 at the women’s European Championship while Spain cruised past Portugal in their opening Group D match in the Netherlands on Wednesday.

In Utrecht, Arsenal striker Taylor struck an 11th-minute opener, capitalising on a run by Lucy Bronze, before firing home again in the 27th minute following a goalmouth scramble.

Taylor treble sparks England rout of Scotland

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Doetinchem (Netherlands) (AFP) – Jodie Taylor scored a hat-trick as England demolished newcomers Scotland 6-0 at the women’s European Championship while Spain cruised past Portugal in their opening Group D match in the Netherlands on Wednesday.

In Utrecht, Arsenal striker Taylor struck an 11th-minute opener, capitalising on a run by Lucy Bronze, before firing home again in the 27th minute following a goalmouth scramble.

Washington

Prepare Your Heart...With Two Games Left, Spirit Race for the Playoffs Is On

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

Washington (10-8-4, 34 pts) managed six massive points without leading scorer Jodie Taylor this week, with two 2-1 wins over Kansas City and Chicago at home.

Yael Averbuch's 94th minute game-winning rocket of a goal Saturday night sent Washington in the thick of the playoff race, nudging just ahead of Portland (9-7-6, 33 pts), Chicago (7-7-7, 28 pts), and Western New York and in striking distance of Kansas City (11-6-5, 38 pts.

Washington Spirit Midweek Check-in: Three Points in the Bag, Six to Go

Black and Red United at related • 1 view

Saturday Washington had probably its best performance of the season, defeating Western New York 3-2. Jodie Taylor recorded her first two goals of the year, and essentially forced a third that was scored an own goal. Now the team looks to tonight's match-up with Sky Blue FC

The Spirit are a third of the way to the nine points I've said are critical during this 8-game stretch.

The Rest

Jess Fishlock does it again

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

The Welsh midfielder scored a trademark Fishlock goal, sending Melbourne City to its third straight W-League Final

Over the weekend, the four best teams in Australia's W-League faced off in the playoff semifinals. In the scorching heat, Melbourne City FC — current home to Seattle Reign FC players Jess Fishlock, Lauren Barnes, Larissa Crummer, Lydia Williams, Steph Catley, and Jodie Taylor — faced off against the top-ranked Brisbane Roar.

Once a Thorn: A Brief Tribute to Allie Long

Stumptown Footy at related • 0 views

Remember 2015?

It seems like ancient history now—the lowest point in the Thorns' still-short history, when, under the not-so-watchful eye of Paul Riley, the team went 6-5-9 and missed the playoffs. Nadine Angerer was still a player, the NWSL had yet to break the infamous three-year curse, and Alex Morgan, weirdly, was still in Portland.

2016 Houston Dash Season Preview: Missed moves

Dynamo Theory at related • 0 views

The Dash made a lot of moves this offseason, but did they miss out on a key move? We asked our Dash staff what they think might have been a missed move.

The NWSL season is almost here so to prepare we gathered all of our Houston Dash writers to ask them about the offseason, the upcoming 2016 season and more.

Late PK Rips Win Away from Breakers

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedimages.biz


Heather O'Reilly converted a pair of early penalties, but a Diana Matheson strike from the spot leveled it late to force the Breakers and Spirit settle for a wild and weather-delayed 3-3 draw at Maryland SoccerPlex on Wednesday.

O'Reilly tallied in the fourth and seventh minutes, while Jazmine Reeves added one of her own in the 45th minute.

Washington Spirit Make Mid-Season Moves to Bolster Attack

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

In the last week, Washington has added some significant offensive firepower, bringing in German midfielder Kerstin Garefrekes last week and now the speedy De Vanna. Both moves should help free up Jodie Taylor, who has really carried the load at striker this season.

Washington sends defender Bianca Sierra and its third and fourth round picks in the 2015 NWSL College Draft to the Breakers in exchange for Lisa De Vanna, who expected to join the Spirit this week, prior to the next match against Portland this Saturday.