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The Summer So Far, an NWSL Review

By Kevin Koczwara This National Women’s Soccer League season has been filled with controversy and heartbreak, as well as some of the best play the league has seen. But the league has been without a commissioner since March 2, 2017; it saw one team fold before the start of the season, and one relocate; a …

The selective defense of American soccer leagues

MLS and the NWSL have a lot in common, but this often goes overlooked (NWSL/Twitter) You might not know it from the mainstream media coverage, but there’s actually more than one top-flight soccer league in America. Of course there’s MLS, but there’s also the National Women’s Soccer League. And although the NWSL is pushed aside …

NWSL match played on insanely small pitch

As the U.S. women’s team beat South Africa 1–0 in friendly attended by 19,272 people at Soldier Field in Chicago, an NWSL match between the Western New York Flash and Seattle Reign was played on a shrunken field at a minor league baseball stadium. Western New York normally play their home matches at the soccer-specific …

FC Kansas City fans spot typo on championship rings

https://twitter.com/FCKansasCity/status/721494998487842817 The championship ring is a longstanding tradition in American sports that has seeped its way into the country’s professional soccer leagues. So, as reigning champions of the National Women’s Soccer League, FC Kansas City received their rings before their first match of the new season. And as this proud moment unfolded on the pitch, …