Tag Archive | Richie Burke

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 […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign Goalkeeper Devon Kerr to New One-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed goalkeeper Devon Kerr to a new one-year contract with a team option for a second year. Kerr will join Aubrey Bledsoe as the goalkeepers under contract for 2021.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the contract extension: “After a strange season and a first year with our club that brought few opportunities […]

Spirit Re-Sign Forward Averie Collins to a Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed forward Averie Collins to a new two-year contract. Collins is the 10th player to re-sign with the Spirit this offseason and brings the total of players under contract for 2021 to 15 players.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about the contract extension: “I am really happy to return Averie to […]

Washington Spirit Re-Sign 2020 Second-Round Pick Natalie Jacobs to a Multi-Year Deal

The Washington Spirit have re-signed defender Natalie Jacobs to a new two-year contract. Jacobs is the ninth player to re-sign with the Spirit this offseason and brings the current list of players under contract to 14.   Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke had this to say about Jacobs: “After an eventful rookie year, one in which this talented newcomer to […]

VIDEO: Washington Spirit Introduces Kelly O’Hara

Earlier this Month the Washington Spirit acquired Two-Time FIFA World Champion Kelly O’Hara to the media in a press conference held by the team on 12/4. Here is the video that has thoughts from O’Hara, There were also thoughts from Head Coach Richie Burke, Andi Sullivan, Tori Huster, For more information on the Washington Spirit […]

Washington Spirit sign Japanese international Saori Takarada

The Washington Spirit have signed Japanese international Saori Takarada (SA-O-RREE – TA-KA-LA-DA) to a two-year deal from Nadeshiko League Club Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies ahead of the 2021 National Women’s Soccer League season. “Bringing another young international player of Saori’s quality to the Spirit for our 2021 season was a huge priority for our club […]