NWSL Season Home Openers Announced

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the schedule of home openers for the 2017 regular season. The 2017 NWSL season will kick off the weekend of April 15-16 with preseason training camps beginning on Monday, March 13. The NWSL will play a 24-game regular season schedule and compete in a single table, with […]

Julie King, From Nerinx Hall to the NWSL

I had the pleasure of interviewing Julie King (audio below) earlier this week while she was home visiting family. Julie is one of four area players competing in the National Womens Soccer League (NWSL), a list that includes Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City/Ladue), Alyssa Mautz (Chicago Red Stars/Ft. Zumwalt West) and most recently, Granite City’s […]

The Jacqui Report – Let’s Get This Party (NWSL) Started

The fourth season of the National Women’s Soccer League kicks off Saturday and that’s history in itself as the previous two leagues (WUSA from 2000-2003, WPS from 2009-2011 respectively) failed to reach a fourth year of existence. Women’s soccer in America is in completely new territory. It’s exciting, unpredictable and about damn time, am I […]

Jacqui – Beautiful Chaos in the NWSL

With only a handful of games left for each team, the race for the four playoff spots is heating up. Seattle, Chicago and Washington are at the top while the middle of the table is extremely close; with KC, Houston, Portland, and New York all within four points of each other. Sky Blue and Boston […]

Julie King, Boston Breakers via Nerinx Hall

As our week of recognizing the female player wraps up, I want to point to some other stories of note. Julie King opens her third season with the Boston Breakers next Saturday, when they travel to Portland to face the Thorns. She was re-signed less than a month following the end of the last season […]

ESPN Adds NWSL Broadcasts Beginning Sunday

Alex Morgan and Portland Thorns FC will host Julie King (Nerinx!), Heather O’Reilly and the Boston Breakers on Sunday in a match broadcast live on ESPN2. Glenn Davis will have all the play-by-play, with Monica Gonzalez providing analysis, as the defending champion Thorns seek their second consecutive appearance in the NWSL Playoffs. Game :Boston Breakers […]

Sauerbrunn Faces King in NWSL Action Sunday

Sunday’s game, to be played at Harvard Stadium at 6pm CT, will feature a pair of St Louis products, both defenders. Becky Sauerbrunn (Ladue) leads FC Kansas City in their game against Boston that features Nerinx Hall grad Julie King. Julie has played every minute for the Breakers in her third season with the team […]

Julie King and Boston Breakers on Fox Sports 1 Saturday

The Western New York Flash welcome the Boston Breakers with the opportunity to stake their claim at the top of the NWSL standings in a battle of the league’s best offenses live on FOX Soccer. A win Saturday in their final game of the regular season would guarantee the Flash a home playoff game and […]

Soccer on TV, Week 1

I’m going to use the EPL calendar to title this new weekly TV Broadcast post, for a number of reasons I won’t bore you with. That’s the key story of course, the opening of the English Premier League on Saturday morning. NBC Sports and its various affiliates will show all 360 of the games this […]

NWSL Begins Weekly Broadcasts July 14th

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the 2013 national TV schedule with FOX Sports Media Group to offer exclusive live coverage of nine matches, featuring six regular-season matches and all three playoff matches, which include the two semifinal games on August 24 and the championship game on August 31. FOX Soccer is set to […]