Tag Archive | Sweden

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 Star Andi Sullivan Added to U.S. Women’s National Team Roster for Matches Against Sweden and France

Washington Spirit Midfielder Andi Sullivan has been added to the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team roster for the two upcoming matches in Europe during the April FIFA international window. The USA will face Sweden on April 10 (FOX at 1 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. local) at Friends Arena in Stockholm and then will play […]

Sky Blue FC stars Carli Lloyd & Midge Purce Called Up to USWNT Friendlies

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team head coach Vlatko Andonovski has named 23 players for the trip to Europe during the April FIFA international match window that will feature friendly games against Sweden in Stockholm (April 10 at 1 p.m. ET on FOX) and France in Le Havre (April 13 at 3 p.m. ET on ESPN2). […]

Washington Spirit players O’Hara, Sonnett Named to USWNT’s April Friendlies

 U.S. Women’s National Women’s Soccer Team Head Coach Vlatko Andonovski has named Spirit defenders Kelley O’Hara and Emily Sonnett to the roster for the team’s April friendlies against Sweden and France.   The USWNT will take on two top-ranked teams in the FIFA World Rankings, No. 5 Sweden on April 10 (1:10 p.m. ET / 6:10 p.m. local on […]

Washington Spirit sign Swedish international Julia Roddar to a multi-year contract

The Washington Spirit have completed a transfer with Göteborg FC for midfielder Julia Roddar. Upon acquiring Roddar, the Spirit have signed her to a two-year contract. “Adding another full international to the ranks of our 2021 squad this year was always my intention, and getting someone of the quality of Julia Roddar made that acquisition […]

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 […]

Washington Spirit Waive Six Players

 The Washington Spirit have announced that defender Brooke Hendrix, midfielder Jaye Boissiere, and forwards Jenna Hellstrom, Meg McCool, Jessie Scarpa, and Crystal Thomas have been waived and placed on the offseason re-entry wire.   Hendrix joined the Spirit on January 4, 2020 from English team West Ham United of the FAWSL. The 5-11 defender from the University of Southern Mississippi played in five […]