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Ali Krieger returns home from Germany to play in NWSL, regain spot on U.S. Women’s National Team

Ali Krieger is back: one adventure completed and ready to start a new one. Krieger spent five and a half years in Germany playing for FFC Frankfurt, one of the top teams in the Frauen Bundesliga and in the world. After suffering a torn ACL, Krieger is ready to play again and has come home to play in the new NWSL and regain her spot with the U.S. Women's National Team.

Global Dec 24, 2012

Inaugural NWSL draft set for Jan. 18 during NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis

U.S. Soccer has announced that the first National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft will take place on Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at the NSCAA Convention in Indianapolis.

National Teams Dec 21, 2012

Portland Thorns FC name former USWNT great Cindy Parlow Cone head coach

Portland Thorns FC today named Cindy Parlow Cone their first head coach. One of the all-time leading scorers for the U.S. Women’s National Team and a FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, Parlow Cone will lead Thorns FC in the inaugural season of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) in 2013.

National Teams Dec 19, 2012

Chicago Red Stars announce 2013 NWSL coaching staff

The Chicago Red Stars have announced that head coach Rory Dames will serve as head coach of the club’s team in the new National Women’s Soccer League.

NWSL Dec 17, 2012

Joanna Lohman: Addressing NWSL’s identity crisis

Pro player Joanna Lohman presents her take on what she calls an identity crisis facing NWSL, the new women's professional league, in her latest post for

Global Dec 17, 2012
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New women’s pro league is National Women’s Soccer League

The new eight-team women's soccer league will be called the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL).

NWSL Dec 16, 2012

U.S. Soccer’s Gulati, other stakeholders announce key details about new women’s pro league

With three simple, direct sentences on Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati delivered the news that millions of women’s soccer fans, players, coaches and executives across North America have been eagerly awaiting.

National Teams Nov 21, 2012

U.S. Soccer to announce new women’s professional league today [UPDATED]

U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati is holding a press media call today to announce details surrounding the launch of a new women's professional league.

NWSL Nov 21, 2012