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Sweeney: Even with NWSL’s stars headed to England, that’s a good thing — for both the league and for the fans

As you’ve probably heard recently, the United States women’s national team stars have signed contracts with teams in England’s FAWSL. It started a month ago when Hanson’s Samantha Mewis signed with Manchester City. Rose Lavelle, formerly with the Boston Breakers prior to their early 2018 demise, signed with the Blues eight days later. This week, […]

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Will Boston return to the women’s soccer table? NWSL wants ‘thoughtful’ expansion moving forward, commish says

When the Boston Breakers bowed out of the National Women’s Soccer League in January 2018, the league’s then-managing director, Amanda Duffy, stressed that the Boston market was one the league believed in and wanted to return to. “It’s a brand that has a great historical reputation in women’s professional soccer,” Duffy had told The Associated […]

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Soccer Weekend: Several big games on tap in England, plus bits and bobs from MLS/American soccer

Let’s get right to it! Watford vs. Tottenham, Saturday, 7:30 a.m. Can Watford, one of the hottest clubs in the English top flight not named Liverpool, make it five wins in six? It would be an incredible feat should it happen against North London side Tottenham, a side still in the European hunt for next […]

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Breakers won’t return in 2020

Don’t expect an NWSL club back in Boston in 2020. The National Women’s Soccer League announced on Thursday, Dec. 19 that the league will remain at nine teams for the 2020 season, but that it “continues to engage in substantive discussions with several potential expansion groups with the possibility of announcing additional teams for the […]