2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
7th in United States NWSL
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43dESPN

Portland Thorns win 2021 NWSL Shield

Portland Thorns claimed their second ever NWSL Shield on Sunday as Lindsey Horan scored to ensure a 1-0 win over Houston Dash at the PNC Stadium.

Horan powers in as Thorns clinch NWSL Shield (1:13)
43d
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59dESPN

NWSL postpones games amid misconduct claim

The NWSL postponed its weekend matches pending a meeting with the players' association over misconduct accusations.

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194dJeff Carlisle

Sources: Houston Dynamo, Dash near sale

Ted Segal is close to acquiring a controlling stake of the Houston Dynamo and Houston Dash for around $400 million, sources have told ESPN.

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209dESPN

NWSL closes investigation into racism allegation

The NWSL said that no action would be taken in an incident in which Chicago's Sarah Gorden said she and her boyfriend were racially profiled.

USWNT's Kristie Mewis calls sister Sam a 'savage' (1:10)
231d
Mewis taking 'underdog' mentality to Dash's title defence (1:02)
235d
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1yGraham Hays

U.S. camp without Morgan, Lavelle, Press

Tobin Heath, Rose Lavelle, Sam Mewis, Alex Morgan and Christen Press are all playing in England and will not join the camp.

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1yAssociated Press

Dash beat Red Stars to win NWSL Challenge Cup

Sophie Schmidt scored early and Shea Groom added a late goal to give the Houston Dash the NWSL Challenge Cup title over the Chicago Red Stars.

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1yGraham Hays

NWSL: Officials join players kneeling for anthem

Three of four match officials joined players in kneeling during the national anthem before an NWSL game between the Houston Dash and Utah Royals FC.

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3yESPN

Houston Dash waive Banyana's Kgatlana and Motlhalo

The Houston Dash have waived the rights to two South African players, Thembi Kgatlana and Linda Motlhalo, the NWSL side announced on Tuesday.

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3yKweséESPN staff

Dash duo headline SA squad for women's Afcon

South Africa coach Des Ellis has named her final squad for the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations, as the team goes in search of a place in France.

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3yKweséESPN staff

Houston Dash extend contracts for Banyana duo

National Women's Soccer League side Houston Dash have extended the contracts of South African duo Linda Motlhalo and Thembi Kgatlana to next season.

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3yNick Said

Banyana's road to the World Cup starts now

South Africa's road to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup starts on Wednesday when they play their opening match of the COSAFA Women's Championship.