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Balcer's Stoppage Time Goal Lifts OL Reign Past Utah

July 8, 2020 - HERRIMAN, Utah OL Reign had to wait until the late stages of Wednesday's match against Utah Royals FC to find the game-winning goal. Bethany Balcer, who came on as a second-half substitute, nodded in the goal in the first minute of second half stoppage time as the club took all three points. "It was a game like we wanted it to be," OL Reign head coach Farid Benstiti said. "The pressure was good and positive for us. We had a lot of pressure to do well. The pressure on the players must be positive. Even if you have to get a... Full Story

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Utah Royals FC Suffers First Defeat of NWSL Challenge Cup

July 8, 2020 - HERRIMAN, Utah - Utah Royals FC (1-1-1, 4 points) dropped its first points of the NWSL Challenge Cup presented by P&G and Secret in a 1-0 loss to OL Reign on Wednesday morning. 2019 NWSL Rookie of the Year proved to be the savior for OL Reign, netting the team's first goal of the tournament in stoppage time to give her side the victory. Postgame Quotes from URFCvRGN. The two sides played to a scoreless first half with each side seeing their fair share of chances at goal, including a shot from forward Brittany Ratcliffe... Full Story

Racing Louisville FC Announced as NWSL's Newest Franchise

July 8, 2020 - The National Women's Soccer League's newest expansion franchise will be known as Racing Louisville FC in recognition of local tradition and as a nod to the game on a global scale. Racing Louisville FC begins play in the spring of 2021 with backing from Soccer Holdings, LLC, the same group managing two-time USL Championship title winner Louisville City FC. Both the women's and men's sides will call Lynn Family Stadium home while training daily at a new $15 million facility fewer than two miles away. Soccer Holdings comm... Full Story

Midfielder Kenie Wright to Miss Remainder of 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup with Torn ACL

July 7, 2020 - Herriman, Utah - Sky Blue FC midfielder Kenie Wright will miss the remainder of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup after suffering a torn right ACL during a team training session on July 5. Wright, 22, sustained the non-contact injury during a small-sided game. Details of her surgery and rehabilitation will be available at a later date. "I am heartbroken by the news that I have torn my ACL but I have a great support system in my teammates, friends, family, and the Sky Blue staff," said Wright. "I know I will come back stronger a... Full Story

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North Carolina Courage North Carolina Courage - Cary, North Carolina
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