MLS Expansion Profile: Raleigh/Durham

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Two new expansion teams are entering MLS this season, but many more are still to come. Twelve cities have come forward to announce their candidacy. One candidate is Raleigh/Durham, led by the re-branded North Carolina FC. Formerly the Carolina Railhawks, NCFC play in Division II NASL. Last season they placed seventh overall led by head coach […] READ MORE




A 2016 NWSL Championship Observation

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As I watched the 2016 NWSL Championship I noticed a lot of orange seats. I didn’t see much of a passionate crowd displaying their agony and joy. Well, I saw few supporters but mostly kids. The first two NWSL champions won their medals on the opponent’s soil filled with erupting fans. Houston was chosen to […] READ MORE




NWSL Semifinal Preview: Portland Thorns FC vs. Western New York Flash

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NWSL SEMIFINAL: PORTLAND THORNS VS. WESTERN NEW YORK FLASH OCTOBER 2ND, 2016 PROVIDENCE PARK. PORTLAND, OREGON 5:00 pm ET FOX SPORTS ONE This is the Portland Thorns‘ first semifinal appearance since 2014. They won the championship in the NWSL’s inaugural season but haven’t been back since that year. Portland’s sixth place finish last season had […] READ MORE