National Women's Soccer League / US Women's National Team / Washington Spirit / Women's World Cup

Crystal Dunn rebounds from World Cup cut with stellar club season

Three summers ago, Crystal Dunn was on top of the world. The United States U-20 women’s national team had made history by defeating Germany for its historic third FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title and Dunn, who recorded three assists and played every minute on defense, had emerged as one of the country’s top young players. … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC / Washington Spirit

Spirit come alive in second half, beat Reign in front of record crowd

The Spirit came alive in the second half, scoring three goals to earn a 3-0 win over the Seattle Reign in front of a sellout crowd. A quick goal from Amanda DaCosta just after halftime, a goal from Crystal Dunn, and then a converted penalty kick from Christine Nairn snapped the Reign’s eight-game unbeaten streak. … Continue reading

Boston Breakers / National Women's Soccer League / Washington Spirit

Boston earns first point on the road in Washington

The Boston Breakers gained their first point on the road this season, tying the Washington Spirit,1-1, Saturday night. After three straight home wins, it was the first home match where the Spirit dropped points. Despite dominating possession and outshooting the Breakers, 16-8, the Spirit gave up their lead and settled for a draw with the third … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Washington Spirit / Western New York Flash

PREVIEW: Washington Spirit at Western New York Flash

The Western New York begin their two-game home stand looking for a victory against the second-place Washington Spirit. Western New York (1-3-1, 4 points) enter today’s match down two goalkeepers, relying on an amateur keeper against Washington’s potent offense. Sabrina D’Angelo suffered a shoulder injury in a Week 6 draw against FC Kansas City, after … Continue reading

National Women's Soccer League / Seattle Reign FC / Washington Spirit

Reign remain undefeated at home

After suffering back-to-back road losses, the Seattle Reign powered past the Washington Spirit, 3-1, to earn a second consecutive home win and three crucial points. The two teams are now level on points (six) but the Reign sit just above the Spirit based on goal differential. Coming into the match, the Reign were in sixth … Continue reading