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Why wait for the other sources, when you can find what you need to know about professional soccer in Montgomery County right here?  Direct quotes from the players, action photos, game summaries, and breaking news. David Wolfe – who has covered the Washington Spirit since their inaugural year in 2013 – brings you close to the action.

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Spirit's Stars Lead the Way in Comeback Win

Spirit forward Mallory Pugh threads the needle.
20190928 NC Courage at Spirit
Photo Credit:  David Wolfe

The Washington Spirit made their 2019 home finale a memorable one with a come-from-behind 2-1 win against the North Carolina Courage. The Spirit’s two stars Mallory Pugh (75th minute) and Rose Lavelle (84th minute) scored before a sellout crowd at Maureen Hendricks Field in Boyds. Photographer David Wolfe captured all the great moments. The Washington […]

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Before Another Huge Crowd, Spirit and Reign Settle For Tie

Megan Rapinoe delivers a signature shot at the goal from the left side of the field.  Fortunately for the Spirit, it was blocked.
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Photo Credit:  David Wolfe

Spectators, 19,871 of them, could not have dreamed of a much better night for a match between the Washington Spirit and the Reign FC from Washington State. For the Spirit, the only thing better than a packed stadium and perfect weather would be a win.  The Spirit’s try for 3 more points in the standings […]

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Spirit Fall in Lavelle's First Home Game Back

Rose Lavelle
20190810 Chicago Red Stars at the Spirit 
Photo Credit:  David Wolfe

Rose Lavelle was back in the lineup at home for the first time since the World Cup but the Washington Spirit missed an opportunity to move up in the standings.  The Chicago Red Stars extended their winning streak to five games shutting out the Spirit 1-0 dropping them to sixth place in the National Women’s […]

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Dash Prevail as Spirit Welcomes Back World Cup Players

Mallory Pugh 
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Photo Credit:  David Wolfe

At a sold-out Maureen Hendricks Field in oppressive heat and humidity, the Houston Dash surprised the Spirit with a 2-1 victory on First Responders and Welcome Back World Cup players night. The first half of play was relatively even for both teams. Halftime arrived with no goals by either team. Mother nature interrupted the halftime […]

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Washington Spirit's Loss to North Carolina Courage Ends Streak

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In front of a crowd of 2,481, the Washington Spirit ended their seven game no-loss streak to the North Carolina Courage 1 – 2, Saturday June 29 at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds. North Carolina scored first but not until the third minute of added time in the first half. The goal was the result […]

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Washington Spirit Extends Unbeaten Streak with Home Win Against Houston Dash

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The Washington Spirit extended their unbeaten streak to seven matches with a draw against the Houston Dash, Saturday, June 22.  On the first ever Pride night, the Spirit played hard and fast.  They dominated possession of the ball 63.9% of the time and rarely gave the Dash a chance to mount a proper attack on […]

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