Posts tagged "NWSL"

Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars

Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars
From our friends at the Chicago Red Stars:  The Chicago Red Stars announced plans for two watch parties for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s round of 16 game in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. On Monday, June 22, they’re holding a watch party in the city at AJ Hudson’s Public House, and another, held simultaneously... Read more »

UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts

UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts
They’ve been on the road for four weeks. But it’s been the luckiest month in the seven-year history of the Chicago Red Stars.  On Wednesday, in Piscataway, New Jersey, against the likes of the USWNT’s Christie Rampone, the Chicago Red Stars were able to take control towards the second part of the first half.  They... Read more »

First USWNT Soccer Match Scheduled for January 31 on Fox 1

First USWNT Soccer Match Scheduled for January 31 on Fox 1
On a record-breaking cold weekend in the Midwest, what could warm our hearts more than to think of…soccer? USWNT women’s soccer, to be exact. U.S. Soccer announced that newly allocated Chicago Red Stars player Christen Press has been called into the U.S. Women’s National Team training camp running from Jan. 8-15 in Carson, Calif. Press is one... Read more »
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Will USWNT's Alex Morgan Join Expansion Houston Dash?

Will USWNT's Alex Morgan Join Expansion Houston Dash?
U.S. women’s national soccer team and Portland Thorns star forward Alex Morgan broke hearts around the world by announcing her engagement to  longtime boyfriend Servando Carrasco of the MLS’s  Houston Dynamo. And now, an interesting scenario is developing in the wake of the news that the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the founding of its ninth club and... Read more »

Chicago Red Stars: When A Golden Boot Is No Kick In the Pants

Chicago Red Stars: When A Golden Boot Is No Kick In the Pants
The Chicago Red Stars announced their end of season team awards today, with Lori Chalupny earning the Golden Boot and MVP awards and German international Sonja Fuss taking Defender of the Year. The awards were voted on by media, players, coaches and staff. Chalupny, one of the Red Stars team captains, led the way with... Read more »

Can Hope Solo Stop The Red Stars' Playoff Chances?

Can Hope Solo Stop The Red Stars' Playoff Chances?
In a word: Yes. As the National Women’s Soccer League‘s (NWSL) inaugural season approaches the playoffs, the Chicago Red Stars (6-7-5, 23 pts.) are battling for the fourth-place spot. But first, they have to stop Seattle Reign FC tomorrow night, on the Red Stars’ home field: Benedictine University Sports Complex in Lisle.  Gametime is 6:00 p.m.... Read more »
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Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans

Chicago Red Stars Get First Win In Front of 12,446 fans
The Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team  (1-4-2, 5pts) got their first win of the season last weekend, blazing past the league-leading Portland Thorns (6-2-1, 19pts) in a 2-0 defeat  in front of 12,446 Thorns fans at Jeld-Wen Field over the weekend. Zakiya Bywaters scored in the first half for Chicago, while Jackie Santacaterina added one in the... Read more »

Is the 3rd Time The Charm for US Professional Women's Soccer???

Is the 3rd Time The Charm for US Professional Women's Soccer???
Will the third women’s professional soccer league finally be the charm in the United States? A coalition made up of officials from the US, Canadian and Mexican Federations surely hope so. The timing might just be right, following the US Women’s National Team’s gold medal-winning efforts in the 2012 Summer Olympics. And after the inroads... Read more »