Tag Archive | Saori Takarada

Washington Spirit Complete Transfer to Send Saori Takarada to Linköping FC

The Washington Spirit have completed a transfer to send defender Saori Takarada to Linköping FC of the Swedish Damallsvenskan.  Takarada joined the Spirit on December 1, 2020 on a two-year deal from Nadeshiko League Club Cerezo Osaka Sakai Ladies. The Tateyama, Japan native appeared in 10 games for the Spirit, started six of those matches […]

Washington Spirit Takarada Named to Nadeshiko Japan Roster for Tokyo Olympics

Japan Women’s National Soccer Team Head Coach Asako Takakura has named Spirit midfielder Saori Takarada to the roster for the Tokyo Olympic Games. This is the first Olympic Games for Takarada.  The Olympic hosts will start off the tournament against Canada on Wednesday, July 21 (7:30 p.m. JST/6:30 a.m. EST). They will then face Great Britain on Saturday, […]

Washington Spirit Play to 1–1 draw with Pride in Regular Season Opener

1495 Sports is proud to bring the following Washington Spirit Press Conference. After the team’s 1-1 tie with the Orlando Pride in NWSL action on 5/16. Featuring thoughts from Spirit Head Coach Richie Burke along with stars Ashley Hatch and Andi Sullivan. The Washington Spirit tied their first match of the 2021 NWSL regular season […]

Washington Spirit Announce Final Roster Ahead of 2021 Challenge Cup

The Washington Spirit has announced the final 22-player roster ahead of the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup Presented by Secret Deodorant.   Defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett and midfielder Andi Sullivan have been called up by the United States Women’s National Team for April friendlies against Sweden and France. Midfielder Saori Takarada has been called up to the Japan National Team ahead of April […]

Washington Spirit Defender Saori Takarada Named to Nadeshiko Japan Roster for April Friendlies

Japan Women’s National Team Head Coach Asako Takakura has named Spirit defender Saori Takarada to the roster for the team’s April friendlies against Paraguay and Panama. Nadeshiko Japan will take on Paraguay on April 8 in Miyagi and Panama on April 11 in Tokyo.  Takarada joined the Spirit in December 2019 on a two-year contract. In seven […]

Washington Spirit Announce 26-player Preseason Roster

The Washington Spirit has announced an initial 26-player roster as the 2021 NWSL Preseason officially begins today.   Included on the 26-player roster are three non-roster invitees and four players that were selected in the 2021 NWSL Draft.   The Spirit will return to action when the NWSL Challenge Cup returns on April 9. More […]

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 […]