Tag Archive | Richie Burke

Washington Spirit and Gotham FC Draw in 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Thriller

Electricity was in the air at Audi Field as the Washington Spirit took the pitch for the first time in the 2021 Season with a limited number of fans in attendance. It was the final match of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup and a challenging one against a talented opponent in Gotham FC. The two […]

Washington Spirit set to host Gotham FC in 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup action on Tuesday

The Washington Spirit took to the fields in Washington D.C. on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, as the ladies prepare to host Gotham FC in 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup action on Tuesday, at Audi Field. Playing in the shadows of RFK Stadium, that ladies are in the process of trying to work together the talent that […]

Washington Spirit set to take on Racing Louisville in NWSL Challenge Cup Action

The Washington Spirit will return to Audio Field as they will take on Racing Louisville FC, as both teams look to earn their first win in the NWSL Challenge Cup Tournament. In their last match the Spirit fell in a close match to the North Carolina Courage, but saw an encouraging debut from Trinity Rodman. […]

Washington Spirit forward Bayley Feist Out Indefinitely with Torn ACL

Washington Spirit forward Bayley Feist will be out indefinitely with a torn anterior cruciate ligament.  Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the injury: “This is the absolute worst part of my job, dealing with players when injuries of this magnitude happen. The emotion felt at this time is hard to contain. I cry a little […]

Washington Spirit and Elite Wellness Announce Sponsorship Agreement

The Washington Spirit and Elite Wellness are proud to announce a partnership agreement for the 2021 season. Elite Wellness is a women-owned small business in Loudoun County.  Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the partnership: “Our players are really pleased with this new partnership and I can’t wait to see the benefits from […]

1495 Sports TV: Washington Spirit Press Conference 2/15

Fans of the Washington Spirit are encouraged to check out the video above, as Washington Spirit stars Ashley Hatch and defender Tegan McGrady provided comments on how the team’s preseason has gone so far and about returning from injuries that ended their seasons in 2020. Also included is a funny moment as Head Coach Richie […]

1495 Sports Audio and Video as the Washington Spirit Get Ready for the 2021 NWSL Season

Fans of soccer and the Washington Spirit are encouraged to check out the following audio clip and video from the team as they prepare for the start of the NWSL Season Head Coach Head Coach Richie Burke shares these thoughts with the members of the media bout Week 1 of the team’s progress and how […]