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Quick Breakers-Spirit thoughts

Take the internationals off two of the top teams in the NWSL, and what do you get? A Breakers team trying to shut down Crystal Dunn by any legal means necessary and sneak one on the counterattack. And to Boston’s … Continue reading &rarr...

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NWSL: Spirit, Breakers and the end of reality

What really happened at the Maryland SoccerPlex last night? We know the Washington Spirit got a 3-3 draw with the Boston Breakers in familiar fashion — a Diana Matheson penalty kick in the final minutes. But even after going through … Co...

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Washington Spirit vs. Boston: Defenders down

Hard to imagine a game more emblematic of the Spirit’s season: – A defender was injured. – The officials were atrocious, though they probably didn’t affect the outcome too terribly. – The result was worse than the Spirit...

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Washington Spirit vs. Boston: Better never than late

I can’t say I wasn’t warned. When I mentioned that I needed to watch the Spirit’s 3-0 loss to Boston at some point, several people urged me to reconsider. And I can’t say I’m glad I ignored that advice. This was a &hel...

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Washington Spirit vs. Boston: Ties, ties, ties!

Here’s a quick look at the top-to-bottom competitiveness of the NWSL: – The Boston Breakers are unbeaten. – The Washington Spirit is winless. – The Breakers and Spirit have played twice. – Both games have been ties. The ...

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Washington Spirit at Boston Breakers: See, that wasn’t so bad

You all almost had me convinced. All the last-place predictions. All the caterwauling over the preseason results. Put the Washington Spirit in last place and use the Sharpie, everyone said. That same Spirit team led most of the way Sunday … Co...

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Boston Breakers statement on WPS

I’ll have more analysis at some point over the weekend, in case my story and analysis at espnW aren’t enough for you. But I wanted to go ahead and pass this along from my inbox … May 18, 2012 (NORWOOD, … Continue reading &rar...

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D.C. United Women and Boston Breakers: A W-League/WPSL friendly

The leagues may have a fractious history, but second-year W-League club D.C. United Women welcomed the WPSL Elite League’s Boston Breakers (formerly of the WUSA and WPS) to the Maryland SoccerPlex on Saturday. Play was a little ragged, as you &...

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