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NWSL: Challenge Cup Notebook #4

July 21, 2020

NWSL: Challenge Cup Notebook #4 by Leo Baudhuin

Fourth Challenge Cup Notebook; four remaining teams; three games to go. Last Friday, the eighth-seeded Portland Thorns pulled out a 1-0 victory over the first-place North Carolina Courage to advance to the semifinals. The match marks the first time that North Carolina have lost a

NWSL: Challenge Cup Notebook #3

July 16, 2020

NWSL: Challenge Cup Notebook #3 by Leo Baudhuin

Well, that's a wrap on the preliminary round. After relying on a four-way tiebreaker to determine teams four through seven, our next round is set. The takeaways so far? We've seen a lot of really good soccer – especially compared with MLS [https://twitter.com/watke_

NWSL Notebook: Cheers & Jeers Edition

August 01, 2019

NWSL Notebook: Cheers & Jeers Edition by Lindsay Eanet

The big WoSo story of the week is of coursee that USWNT coach Jill Ellis announced yesterday that she will leave the team [https://www.espn.com/soccer/fifa-womens-world-cup/story/3909182/legacy-securedjill-ellis-walks-away-from-game-she-loves] in October. There's plenty of speculation already as to who will replace Ellis