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Jess Fishlock

Jess Fishlock does it again

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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.

Dash lose 1-0, Campbell's strong effort not enough

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Jane Campbell made seven saves in Houston's 1-0 loss

Houston's unfortunate losing streak continues.

With a 1-0 loss on Sunday night, the Dash dropped their 10th straight match against Seattle Reign FC at Toyota Stadium in Frisco Texas. Jane Campbell had a standout performance with seven saves as Seattle fired 21 shots in her direction, nine on goal.

Haley Kopmeyer

Seattle Reign FC acquire Steph Catley, Jasmyne Spencer from Orlando Pride

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Five-player deal sends Haley Kopmeyer, Carson Pickett and Christine Nairn to Orlando.

When Vlatko Andonovski was announced as the new head coach of Seattle Reign FC, fans wondered how much roster turnover there would be in the new era of Reign FC soccer. As we draw closer to training camps, Seattle is not done making moves — and their latest is another major one.

Your guide to the Seattle Reign FC off-season loan spells

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Who is playing some off-season soccer? Find out here.

It's that time of the year where with the NWSL regular season wrapped up, we start to hear about NWSL players doing off-season loan spells abroad. A good deal of NWSL players will be going to Australia's W-League. Since the 2014 NWSL season, we've seen news release after news release of players heading to the land down under from November to February.

Haley Kopmeyer Is An Example Of Why You Trust The Process

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Haley Kopmeyer is having the best year of her 5 year career.

With 58 saves she is tied with Steph Labbe, and just two behind Kailen Sheridan, for the most saves in the league. Unlike in years past, where splitting time with Hope Solo was the norm, Kopmeyer has started every game for Seattle Reign FC this year, and with her current form it is going to be hard for backup Madalyn Schiffel to find time this season in any of the 24 regular season games.

Major Link Soccer: Wesley Sneijder next big name linked to LAFC

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Derlis Gonzalez rumors and Round of 16 US Open Cup results.

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You've been wanting transfer rumors, and Derlis Gonzalez's name has popped up again. It looks like he is on the move, and the Sounders seem to be a plausible destination.

Last week, Seattle Reign FC's Lauren Barnes spoke to 2 Up Front about the 2017 season, and her overall career in Seattle.

Seattle Reign FC at Chicago Red Stars: Player Ratings

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Haley Kopmeyer nearly salvaged a point on a day when everyone seemed a bit off.

For the second week in a row, Seattle Reign FC had an away match at midday on a hot, muggy day, this time falling to the Chicago Red Stars 1-0 in a game that Chicago dominated for most of the match. The Reign attempted to compensate for the heat and travel burden by trying a new approach—taking a day of rest in Seattle and flying to Chicago only the day before the match—but the combination of travel, fatigue, and a Red Stars team on a hot streak combined to sink Seattle's fortunes in a game that could have been much worse than the score line suggests, if not for the remarkable efforts of Haley Kopmeyer.

Hope Solo talks about her future with soccer

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Solo praises Haley Kopmeyer, addresses a possible return to the Reign FC, and more.

Hope Solo is the cover story in the latest issue of Ville Magazine. The former Seattle Reign FC & United States goalkeeper talked about what she's been doing during her recovery from shoulder replacement surgery, and also had a couple of things to say about the Reign.

Megan Rapinoe

Megan Rapinoe called up for U.S. January camp

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Rapinoe and Rachel Corsie will represent their countries in January friendlies

Seattle Reign FC forward Megan Rapinoe is coming off her most productive NWSL season, where she scored 12 goals in 18 matches and was a finalist for the NWSL MVP Award. She will start the 2018 season on a strong note, as Rapinoe was one of 26 players selected by Jill Ellis for the U.

USA v. Canada: Schedule, lineups, how to watch on TV, online

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Megan Rapinoe travels up the I-5 Corridor to B.C. Place.

On Thursday, November 9, Seattle Reign FC's Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. Women's National Team travels up the I-5 corridor for a match against their CONCACAF rivals, Canada. The match is the first of two against Canada and will air on ESPN2.

Seattle Reign FC v Orlando Pride: player ratings

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Some patented late-game Fishlock magic salvaged a point.

For the second week in a row, Seattle Reign FC faced an opponent dealing with the impacts of a hurricane. In this case rather than changing the match location, it was decided that they would face the Orlando Pride two days early, since fortuitously they had traveled directly to Orlando after their match against Houston in Dallas.

Seattle Reign FC’s Megan Rapinoe out five weeks

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The league leader in goals could possibly be back for the final two regular season games.

Just two days before Seattle Reign FC take on the North Carolina Courage, the club announced that forward Megan Rapinoe will be out at least five weeks. Rapinoe underwent arthroscopic surgery on her left knee sometime this week at the University of Washington Medical Center.

Seattle Reign FC vs. Sky Blue FC: player ratings

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Megan Rapinoe saves the day again in a wild 9-goal game.

On Saturday evening, Seattle Reign FC met Sky Blue FC at Memorial Stadium for the second time this season, and once again the game was a nail-biter, with Seattle holding on to win 5-4 after giving up four straight goals to let Sky Blue back into what was shaping up to be another Seattle rout.

Reign FC play Boston Breakers to a 1-1 draw

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A flat performance puts a damper on Laura Harvey's milestone.

The night started off festive as the Seattle Reign FC celebrated head coach and general manager Laura Harvey coaching in her 100th NWSL regular season match. Unfortunately the night did not end with a celebratory spirit as the Reign FC and Boston Breakers played to a 1-1 draw.

Seattle Reign FC vs Chicago Red Stars: player ratings

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Megan Rapinoe stepped up in an otherwise fairly sloppy game.

In their first midweek game of the season, Seattle Reign FC defeated the Chicago Red Stars for the first time in eight games, winning 2-1 on the strength of two Megan Rapinoe penalty kicks. The game was quite sloppy, with both teams feeling the effects of short rest.

Megan Rapinoe turns attention toward youth homelessness

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She doesn't want to #StickToSports. She'd prefer to use her platform to support LGBT youth.

As part of #SeaHomeless, a one-day media event spotlighting the issue of homelessness, we're highlighting Megan Rapinoe's efforts to support local LGBT youth.

As Pride Month wraps up, and Seattle's professional sports teams take down their rainbow flags and streamers, one local soccer player continues to use her platform to help others in the LGBT community.

USA vs. Sweden: Lineups, schedule, how to watch on TV, online

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Megan Rapinoe and the USWNT head to Europe for two international friendlies.

On Thursday, June 8, the United States Women's National Team kicks off its two-game European road trip in a match against Sweden. The game airs at 10:30 AM PT on ESPN2.

The last time the two teams faced off was in the quarterfinals of the 2016 Olympics.

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Reign FC sign Lydia Williams for 2018 season

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The Australian international had three appearances for Seattle last season.

Seattle Reign FC announced today that they have retained the services of Australian international goalkeeper Lydia Williams for the 2018 NWSL season. Williams is currently on loan to Melbourne City FC of the Australian W-League and will return to Seattle at the start of next season.

Merritt Mathias wonder goal keeps Reign FC’s season alive

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Seattle remains perfect against Dash in milestone win

If Seattle Reign FC wants to play in the 2017 NWSL Playoffs, they needed to get back on the winning side of things — and they did just that tonight, posting a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash.

The match was relocated to Toyota Stadium, home of MLS side FC Dallas, because of what Hurricane Harvey did to Houston and surrounding areas.

NWSL changes rules, game times to aid player safety

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Five Reign FC games shift kickoff time, but at the expense of seeing Seattle on TV again this regular season.

Following an outcry regarding the league's plan for extreme conditions after the Seattle Reign FC game against Houston Dash on May 27, the National Women's Soccer League announced today that it has adjusted the start times of 23 games over the remainder of the 2017 season and implemented new procedures for addressing extreme heat, effective immediately.

Seattle Reign FC vs. Houston Dash: Player Ratings

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Seattle adjusted to the heat with some smart midfield play and a bit of good luck.

In what ended up being Randy Waldrum's swan song, Seattle Reign FC outlasted the Houston Dash in hot conditions to come away with their first road win and first shutout of the season. Seattle stuck with their usual 4-3-3, but to compensate for the extreme conditions they didn't push their outside backs up as much and kept only one player forward to apply high pressure, defending in more of a 4-5-1.

Seattle Reign FC put five on it against the Houston Dash

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A Goal of the Week nominee and two rookies highlight Seattle's onslaught.

What a difference a week makes. After opening the season to a 1-1 draw against Sky Blue FC, Seattle Reign FC put on an old fashioned hammering on the Houston Dash, winning 5-1 Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.

You'd think five goals in general is a rarity, but for the Reign FC, it marks the 4th straight year in which they've had a game claiming 5 goals.

Laura Harvey

Laura Harvey out, Vlatko Andonovski in as Reign FC head coach

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Laura Harvey makes one final move with Reign FC.

As first rumored this morning, Seattle Reign FC have now officially announced the departure of head coach and general manager Laura Harvey, who leaves the team after five years at the helm to pursue other opportunities. She will be replaced by former FC Kansas City head coach Vlatko Andonovski, who has signed a two-year contract to serve as Reign FC head coach and executive director of Reign Academy.

Seattle Reign FC v Washington Spirit: player ratings

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Once again, late-game heroics from Jess Fishlock helped Reign FC finish the season on a positive note.

In their final game of 2017, Seattle Reign FC visited the Washington Spirit, looking to end the season on a positive note, give some depth players an opportunity to demonstrate their capabilities and help evaluate what the team has going forward into 2018.

Could Laura Harvey leave Reign for England national team?

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England native doesn't reject idea of replacing Mark Sampson.

No one person has become more symbolic of Seattle Reign FC than head coach and general manager Laura Harvey. The 37-year-old England native was one of owner Bill Predmore's first hires before the team's inaugural season in 2013 and has shaped the team very much in her image.

Trouble in Harveyville?

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Should Laura Harvey the GM and Laura Harvey the Head Coach break up?

There are times in soccer when the head coach and the general manager find themselves on different pages. The needs of the team in the short term, usually the head coach, and the long term, usually the general manager, sometimes fall in contrast with each other and a change is needed.

Seattle Reign FC at FC Kansas City: Player Ratings

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Naho Kawasumi leads a fluid attack to get a difficult point at Kansas City.

In the final game of a three-match road trip that featured beastly hot weather, extremely hot weather, and very hot weather, Seattle Reign FC visited FC Kansas City and split the points in a 2-2 draw. Injuries and fatigue from international duty forced a few changes to the Reign lineup this week.

Seattle Sounders

Major Link Soccer: New York Red Bulls rout Chicago Fire

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Also: Fredy Montero scores in the playoffs, and tattoos!

Seattle

With the playoffs officially under way, a poll was conducted on "Who would you like to see host MLS Cup". So far, Seattle is leading the way.

Love them or hate them, tattoos are a big thing. Take a look at some Seattle Sounders and their tattoos.

#BeatPortland begins with the Seattle Reign

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What does #BeatPortland mean to the Seattle Reign FC and its fans? This is our rally call.

The Seattle Reign FC and Portland Thorns don't have decades-deep history of grainy film footage of games played at the Kingdome. The two sides and the NWSL as a whole are still very new and forging their own legacy of what modern day women's soccer looks like.

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Reign FC lose home finale to FC Kansas City

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A Shea Groom goal eliminates Reign FC from playoff contention

A win would have kept Seattle Reign FC's improbable if not impossible hopes of returning to the NWSL Playoffs alive. A win would have also been the start of a storybook send-off to a Reign FC Original. Sometimes, though, the things we hope for do not become reality — as was the cast when Seattle Reign FC fell to FC Kansas City 1-0 at Memorial Stadium in their final home match of the 2017 season.

Reign FC grind out 2-1 win over Chicago Red Stars

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Pinoe converts on a pair of penalties to get 3 important points.

Fresh off grinding out a 1-1 draw against FC Kansas City where they were down to 10, the Seattle Reign FC were back at it on Wednesday night, hosting the Chicago Red Stars.

The Red Stars came into Memorial Stadium with a 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Sunday and looked to have Seattle's number again after their previous meeting earlier this month saw the Red Stars victorious over the Reign in Chicago.

Reign FC end road trip with 2-2 draw against FC Kansas City

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Three matches on the road, four points in all.

The Seattle Reign FC concluded their three match road trip with a 2-2 draw tonight against FC Kansas City at Swope Soccer Village. Goals from Alexa Newfield and Maegan Kelly for Kansas City, and Megan Rapinoe and Nahomi Kawasumi for Seattle, made for a thrilling night that easily could have had more than just four goals.

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NWSL reveals Washington Spirit 2018 season & home openers

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The 2018 campaign begins with a trip west, followed by a home opener that will be broadcast nationally on Lifetime

The NWSL has revealed the home openers for the 2018 season, with the Washington Spirit opening the year with a a challenging road game against Seattle Reign FC. The Spirit will play their first home game the following weekend, hosting the Orlando Pride at the Maryland Soccerplex.

Rachel Corsie waived by Reign FC

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The Scottish international battled injuries during her time with Seattle, but was a stalwart in defense.

In the third move of the day for Seattle Reign FC, the club announced on Wednesday that Scottish international defender Rachel Corsie has been waived.

Corsie joined Reign FC prior to the 2015 season after one season with Notts County in the FA Women's Super League.

Catching up with the Reign down under

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Eight Seattle Reign FC players are on loan in Australia; let's check in on how their seasons are going

The W-League season in Australia is entering its home stretch, with teams jockeying for position in their final few games and fighting for one of the four playoff spots before next month's Grand Final.

Rumi Utsugi stays with Reign FC for 2018

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The Japanese international is a key cog in Seattle's possession-oriented style of play.

Seattle Reign FC's week of re-signings continued today with the announcement that Japanese international midfielder Rumi Utsugi will stay with the team for the 2018 season.

Utsugi first joined Reign FC in the middle of their 2016 campaign, making seven appearances, mostly at fullback, and scoring one goal in the process.

Reign FC fall to North Carolina Courage 2-1

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It's only the third time Reign FC have lost at Memorial Stadium.

Since the 2014 season, the Seattle Reign FC have called Memorial Stadium home and to say the hard, fast, and narrow field plays to their advantage is an understatement. Fortress Memorial, indeed it is, as Seattle has only lost two games at home.

Seattle Reign FC vs. Boston Breakers: player ratings

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Christine Nairn pulled the strings to set Seattle up for goals, but the finishing was lacking this week.

Seattle Reign FC hosted the Boston Breakers on Saturday night, looking to make amends for their 3-0 defeat in Boston earlier this season, along with their equally disappointing 2-0 loss in North Carolina the week prior.

Seattle Reign FC at North Carolina Courage: player ratings

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Carson Pickett was a rare bright spot on an otherwise dark and stormy night for the Reign.

Saturday was a game to forget for Seattle Reign FC, who visited the North Carolina Courage for the first time and lost 2-0 in a game that was delayed for nearly two hours due to inclement weather. The combination of cross-country travel, injuries, weather delays, and facing the top team in the league combined for what could have been a much worse outcome had the Courage been a bit more precise in their finishing.

Seattle Reign at Boston Breakers: Three Questions

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Can Boston break its streak at the bottom of the league table?

For the last two seasons, the Boston Breakers have sat at the bottom of the NWSL table. If early results in 2017 are any indication, this might be the year the Breakers break that pattern. Last week, the New England side played to a 1-0 win against Sky Blue FC, the same team that dominated Seattle Reign FC the opening weekend.