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September 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

Spirit Players Issue Statement About Owner’s Decision to Play National Anthem Early

The Washington Spirit players have issued a statement following the Sept. 7th match against the Seattle Reign. In the Sept. 9th statement, the players report they did not know about the decision to play the National Anthem early. Read their statement, below: “Dear NWSL community, “We are aware you have concerns over events surrounding our […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Release Statement About Decision to Play National Anthem Ahead of Schedule

The Washington Spirit has released a statement about the owner’s decision to play the National Anthem ahead of schedule on Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Read the statement in its entirety, below: “In light of Seattle Reign and U.S. Women’s National Team member Megan Rapinoe’s public declaration that she intended to ‘take a knee’ […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Forward Cali Farquharson Injures her ACL

Washington Spirit rookie forward Cali Farquharson is going to miss the remainder of the 2016 NWSL season after tearing her left ACL during the opening minutes of the Spirit’s match against Seattle on Sept. 7. “We all feel terrible for Cali,” said general manager and head coach Jim Gabarra. “She has developed considerably in her […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Clinches Home Playoff Game with 2-1 Win Over Seattle Reign (VIDEO)

Forward Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 2-1, lightning-filled win past the Seattle Reign Wednesday night at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The victory clinched the first home playoff game in franchise history. Dunn entered the match in the sixth minute for an injured Cali Farquharson and was involved in both goals, the first coming […]

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September 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County

UPDATED It’s going to be a hot one as this heat wave continues. Here are five more things to know today, Sept. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. WSSC is scheduled to hold a public hearing about its proposed CIP in Rockville later today. 2. A recognition ceremony is planned for Montgomery County Public Library’s Career […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit’s Tribute to Orlando During Game (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, watch the game action stop at the 49th minute of the Washington Spirit vs. Orlando Pride game at the Maryland SoccerPlex this past Saturday. The fans stood up and clapped during the one minute tribute. The game began with a moment of silence in tribute of Orlando following last […]

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June 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Game Against Orlando Pride Has Sold Out

The Washington Spirit has announced that Saturday’s National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) game against the visiting Orlando Pride has sold out. Fans are encouraged to arrive at Maureen Hendricks Field early in order to ensure entry by the 7 p.m. kickoff, with General Admission category ticket holders encouraged to arrive as early as 5:30 p.m. […]

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March 14, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Washington Spirit Kicks Off Training Camp Today

The Washington Spirit opened its National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) 2016 training camp today in Boyds. It will be a week of training in advance of the team’s first preseason match at 7 p.m. on Saturday at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex against the University of Virginia. The Spirit acquired a few new […]

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February 18, 2016 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Season Kicks Off at Home on April 16th Against Boston

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has released the 2016 season schedule. The Washington Spirit will play ten home games, all at 7 p.m. at Maureen Hendricks Field at the Maryland SoccerPlex. The Spirit will play each team twice, with the exception of Sky Blue FC which it will play four times. The 2016 NWSL […]

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November 30, 2015 | Staff Writer

Washington Spirit Signs Goalkeeper Kelsey Wys

The Washington Spirit has re-signed goalkeeper Kelsey Wys to a new contract for the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season. Per team and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Wys, 24, started eleven games for the Spirit in 2015. The Coral Springs, Florida native made 35 saves and recorded three shutouts. […]

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