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Seattle Reign

Five Seattle Reign players report for international duty

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Captain Corsie has a nice ring to it ...

The NWSL is taking a rest this week to honor a FIFA international break, which is good news for Seattle Reign FC, as five players have been called up to report for their respective national teams: Jess Fishlock, Rachel Corsie, Megan Rapinoe, Rebekah Stott, and Lydia Williams.

Gamethread: Melbourne City vs. Perth Glory

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Four Seattle Reign players will suit up for the City W-League Grand Final.

This Sunday morning at 12:30 a.m. PT, four Seattle Reign players will be playing in the W-League Grand Final in Australia. A Jess Fishlock goal in the 107th minute helped Melbourne City FC advance to its second straight championship match.

Houston Dash

Houston Dash announce 2017 roster

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Dash waive Bianca Henninger, claim Sara Hagen off waivers

The Houston Dash announced their roster for the 2017 season. The roster is largely intact from 2016 as they have 14 returning players from the 2016 squad.

The Dash have added Sara Hagen, who they claimed off of the waiver wire, to the roster.

Houston Dash vs Portland Thorns Final Score: Long nets brace to snap Dash two-game winning streak

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Allie Long's brace leads Portland's 3-0 victory over Houston

Allie Long's two-goal performance led Portland to a 3-0 victory over the Houston Dash at Providence Park on Wednesday night.

Heading into Portland for a midweek contest, the Dash had been playing at the caliber they looked destined to be from the start of the season.

MATCH RECAP: Portland Thorns FC 3, Houston Dash 0

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Thorns celebrate playoff berth with dominant win, Long tallies brace and Sinclair scores late

On the night they clinched a playoff berth, Portland Thorns FC put in an overwhelming display to down the Houston Dash 3-0 in front of 13,752 fans at Providence Park. Two goals from Allie Long were complemented by a late Christine Sinclair goal to secure all three points.

Dash drop third straight in 1-0 loss to Seattle Reign FC

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Hanna Solaun's 67th minute goal lifted the Seattle Reign FC to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash.

The Houston Dash dropped their third straight match in a 1-0 loss to Seattle Reign FC at Memorial Stadium on Sunday.

After an hour of scoreless action, Seattle netted the lone goal of the match in the 66th minute.

Washington Spirit continue their unbeaten run with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash

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Joanna Lohman's first half goal proved enough for the Spirit

On a windy and chilly night at the Maryland Soccerplex, the Washington Spirit beat the Houston Dash 1-0 thanks to a goal from Joanna Lohman in the first half. Despite Dash goalkeeper Lydia Williams' heroic efforts and Houston's opportunities, the Spirit prevailed and continued their five-game undefeated streak.

Houston Dash vs Washington Spirit Match Recap: Spirit extend unbeaten streak with 1-0 victory over the Dash

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Joanna Lohman's goal in the 39th minute was the deciding factor in Washington's 1-0 victory over the Dash.

The Houston Dash were unable to break Washington's four-game unbeaten streak Saturday night, falling in a 1-0 loss at Maureen Hendricks Field at Maryland SoccerPlex.

Joanna Lohman netted the lone goal of the match in the 39th minute.

2016 Houston Dash Season Preview: Who will surprise this season?

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We asked our Dash writers who they think will surprise this season.

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. Each day this week we will release a new question or two that we had our staffers answer.

Houston Dash Preseason Schedule Breakdown

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The Houston Dash open up their preseason with five friendlies in Texas and Portland with Matches March 19 - April 2.

The Dash released their third preseason schedule, which includes five friendlies set to take place in Texas and Portland. With training set to begin in just a few days, fans are sure to notice some pretty huge absences in the roster for the first week as players like Janine Beckie, Morgan Brian, Allysha Chapman, Carli Lloyd, and Lydia Williams are returning from international play in the Algarve Cup, SheBelieves Cup, and AFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament; it hasn't yet been disclosed whether or not those faces will be at the first preseason friendly on March 19 against Baylor.

Canberra United

Dash adds to defense ranks

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Houston brings in Australian keeper Lydia Willaims

The Houston Dash continue their off-season moves as they announce the team's acquisition of Australian goalkeeper Lydia Williams. She will join the roster pending receipt of her International Transfer Certificate.

The keeper comes to Houston from Canberra United in the Westfield W-League, a club she has been a part of since 2015.

Canberra United beginning to stir

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Ray Junna United's new Coach is seemingly looking to engage more local talent for Canberra United this season, andLydia Williams set to come home from the USA for United's new season.

For Canberra Times Journo Merryn Sherwood's recent articles in the Canberra Times read on.

By Merryn Sherwood

Last season Cian Maciejewski was the only local premier league player to take part in Canberra's inaugural W-League side.

matildas

Australia’s historic win against Brazil breeds confidence and self belief

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The caption of a graphic thatNike Socceruploaded onto their social media channels recently read: Strong Alone. Unstoppable together. If anything, Australia's history-making quarter-finals berth into the Women's World Cup was the manifestation of exactly that.

While the Matildas cannot exactly boast high-profile players the likes of five-time World Player of the Year Marta, United States' own superstar Megan Rapinoe or France's star-attacker Eugenie Le Sommers, the Aussie line-up isn't quite bereft of talent.

Australia’s historic win against Brazil breeds confidence and self belief

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The caption of a graphic thatNike Socceruploaded onto their social media channels recently read: Strong Alone. Unstoppable together. If anything, Australia's history-making quarter-finals berth into the Women's World Cup was the manifestation of exactly that.

While the Matildas cannot exactly boast high-profile players the likes of five-time World Player of the Year Marta, United States' own superstar Megan Rapinoe or France's star-attacker Eugenie Le Sommers, the Aussie line-up isn't quite bereft of talent.

Matildas China Squad named

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"Only six players from last year's FIFA Women's World Cup campaign are involved in this squad that will tour China,"said Sermanni
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MATILDAS GIVE CHINA A PRE-GAMES WORK OUT
Matildas Coach Tom Sermanni has named an 18-player squad for the Matildas upcoming two match tour of China in July.

Matildas: Korea is now a crucial game.

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Korea Republic beat Japan 3-1 last night in the Matildas group in the Asia Cup. So the group is now wide open.


The Matildas play Korea on Saturday; a win would mean the Matildas have four points, but would still need to beat Japan or draw on Monday, assuming all teams beat Taiwan.

Alternatively a defeat tomorrow, would mean a draw or a win against Japan would still see them through, but make the Japan game just a bit more nerve-racking.

Canberrans off to Asia Cup

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Amy Chapman and Lydia Williams are in the squad to play their first full Matildas International tournament at next months Asia Cup in Vietnam. They will also play in the double header Socceroos/ Ghana. Matildas/Canada on May 23rd at the Sydney Football Stadium.

Canberra's experienced Matilda Caitlin Munoz is in line to play providing she fully recovers from her recent mysterious strains.

Matildas ready to take on USA

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Canberra's Lydia Williams stars in US defeat.

Australian Coach Tom Sermanni was in good spirits ahead of the Matildas second game against the USA tomorrow in Birmingham, Alabama.


Despite an under prepared Matildas side the team were narrowly defeated 3-2 in the final minute in Monday's first international.

Canberrans to take on USA

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Canberrans Amy Chapman, Caitlin Munoz, Lydia Williams and former local Sally Shipard are in the Matildas squad to take on America in two huge internationals, first one on Sunday in North Carolina.

Chappo, as Amy is known, has forced her way into the squad since the World Cup and will be hoping to get some game time.

Matildas 2 New Zealand 0

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Canberrans played key roles in Australia's 2-0 win over New Zealand yesterday.

Lydia Williams in goal, Caitlin Munoz upfront and Sally Shipard in defence for the first time all played their part. Amy Chapman also came on as sub in the 60th minute.

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The Matildas scored a solid 2-0 win over New Zealand today at Stockland Park on the Sunshine Coast in the team's first outing since last year's quarter final appearance at the FIFA Women's World Cup in China.

The Rest

Houston and Portland Set to Play Saturday

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Gametime has been moved from 2:30CST to 1:00CST due to heat.

Between the Tournament of Nations and the UEFA Women's EURO, both Houston and Portland are likely to see some adjustments this weekend. None of the Dash players were called up for EURO 2017, but Lydia Williams, Andressinha, Bruna, Jane Campbell, Morgan Brian, and Carli Lloyd were called up for national team duty for Australia and Brazil.

IRELAND EDGES RED STARS

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The Chicago Red Stars out-shot the Ireland Women's National Team, 16-2, on Sunday. But it was Ireland that tallied the game's lone goal in a 1-0 exhibition victory over the Women's Professional Soccer squad at Benedictine University in Lisle.

Ireland's Aine O'Gorman scored on a breakaway in the 40th minute for a lead that held up the rest of the way.