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Washington Spirit Star Karina Rodriguez Named to Mexico National Team Roste

Mexico Women’s National Team Head Coach Monica Vergara has named Spirit defender Karina Rodriguez to the team’s upcoming match against Colombia.  The team will play one game during the September FIFA window against Colombia at Aztec Stadium in Mexico City, Mexico. The match will take place on September 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET. In February of 2021, […]

O’Hara, Sonnett Named to USWNT’s 2021 SheBelieves Cup Roster

U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett to the 23-player roster for the 2021 SheBelieves Cup set to be held February 18 – February 24 in Orlando, Florida. The SheBelieves Cup features the top-ranked United States, Brazil and Canada (tied for 8th in the FIFA […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Japanese International Kumi Yokoyama to Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed forward Kumi Yokoyama to a new two-year contract. Yokoyama is the final player from the 2020 roster to re-sign with the Spirit, bringing the total number of players under contract heading into the 2021 preseason camp to 19. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on Yokoyama: “After […]

The Washington Spirit Acquire FIFA World Cup Champion Emily Sonnett from the Orlando Pride

The Washington Spirit have acquired FIFA World Cup Champion Emily Sonnett from the Orlando Pride. In the trade, Orlando receives midfielder Meggie Dougherty Howard, the 9th pick in the 2021 NWSL Draft, a contingent first-round pick in a future draft, and $140,000 in allocation money. Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say on […]

Cosmos Sign Legendary Spanish Striker Raul Gonzalez Blanco

The New York Cosmos announced today that former Spanish national team captain Raúl González Blanco has signed a multi-year contract to join the club for the 2015 North American Soccer League campaign, pending a physical. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Raúl will also take on an additional role as […]