Boston Breakers / Group D / National Women's Soccer League / Women's World Cup

Simon reflects on daunting recovery and her return to the NWSL

Kyah Simon isn’t new to being a heroine, or viewed as a savior as her play in June’s Women’s World Cup showcased. The Blacktown, Australia native scored the most important goal in Australian football history to defeat powerhouse Brazil and help Australian advance to the quarterfinals for the first time on the men’s or women’s side.  The … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / US Women's National Team / Western New York Flash

Leroux to miss remainder of NWSL season with ankle surgery

Western New York Flash forward Sydney Leroux will undergo surgery on her right ankle to remove an accessory bone that has caused irritation. The bone has caused irritation over the past six months and was a possibility prior to the World Cup. Leroux will be sidelined three months and will miss the remainder of the … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Portland Thorns FC / US Women's National Team

Alex Morgan will miss 3-4 weeks after knee surgery

Portland Thorns FC forward Alex Morgan underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on her right knee to remove a plica, a small fold in the in the lining of the knee joint, Friday morning in Los Angeles. The 26-year-old is expected to return in 3 to 4 weeks. The injury is the latest in a recent string that has … Continue reading

FC Kansas City / National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC

Quick goals lead Reign to victory over FC Kansas City

Two minutes separated both of Seattle’s goals in the club’s 2-1 victory over FC Kansas City on June 27. The NWSL’s top offense has developed a reputation for its ability to score goals and net them in a quick fashion. Laura Harvey’s club did just that after being held scoreless for the first 60 minutes. Off … Continue reading

Group A / Women's World Cup

Group A: Canada draws New Zealand, China score late to beat Netherlands

Despite giving up a penalty kick in the 33rd minute to Amber Hearn, Canada held on to a scoreless tie against New Zealand at Commonwealth Stadium on Thursday. The match was delayed after the fourth minute due to heavy rain and lightning in the area. Hearn’s penalty was the Kiwis’ best chance of the night, rattling the … Continue reading