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28dNick Said, KweséESPN

Van Wyk aims to erase World Cup heartaches

Houston Dash defender Janine van Wyk is preparing for what could be her last chance to qualify for a World Cup with South Africa.

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28dNick Said, KweséESPN

Van Wyk enjoying senior role at Houston Dash

Houston Dash defender Janine van Wyk feels her second season in the National Women's Soccer League is a success so far, despite middling results.

Van Wyk hopes South Africa will play at World Cup (0:31)
Van Wyk: Women's football needs work in South Africa (0:35)
Van Wyk: Pauw one of the best coaches I've worked with (1:13)
Van Wyk: Motlhalo, Kgatlana to come good (0:52)
NWSL Week 5 roundup (2:34)
NWSL Week 2 roundup (3:07)
NWSL Week 1 roundup (2:35)
New U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro chats with ESPN FC (6:28)
Mewis grateful for U.S. win on Courage's home pitch (1:12)
Sam Kerr equals single-season goal record (0:23)
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709dChris Wright

NWSL's ridiculously narrow pitch

Saturday evening's NWSL match between Western New York Flash and Seattle Reign has drawn criticism after the game took place on a narrow pitch.

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755dStephanie Brantz

Brantz: Williams reflects on Sorry Day

Lydia Williams is proud of her Australian indigenous roots as she continues to write her name into women's football history, writes Stephanie Brantz.

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NWSL: FC Kansas City beat Reign, win title

Amy Rodriguez helped FC Kansas City to a 1-0 win over the Seattle Reign for the National Women's Soccer League championship game on Thursday night.