Interesting articles on the current status and future of professional women’s soccer in the US.

thefootyqueen:

Women’s Soccer League Tries to Connect and Survive

[The New York Times]

The struggle of women’s sports leagues has long been a nagging problem. In the world of women’s professional team sports, progress always seems to be inch by inch, if there is progress at all.

A Long Road to NWSL 2.0, but Hopeful First Steps

[bright & select]

“Women’s sports in general are different from men’s sports. And because they’re different, people want to say they’re better or worse. And there was this sense that no one wants to go out to women’s sports, because men’s sports are better.”

In the Book, with Becky Sauerbrunn, Vol. II

[FC Kansas City - NWSL]

We can’t expect greatness from the get-go, especially with our history of failed leagues. Can it get better? For sure. But in order to give this league a fighting chance, we all need to have a little perspective.

cool  
soccershipper:

This just gets better

soccershipper:

This just gets better

omgggggg  
myblueteam:

I think Homi got bored.

myblueteam:

I think Homi got bored.

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I WANT THAT HAT

wosoamerica:

pretty sure the hair lights up too

UH WHAT  
gkswagfordays:

A little cold Hope?
2014.04.23Seattle Reign vs. Washington Spirit

gkswagfordays:

A little cold Hope?

2014.04.23
Seattle Reign vs. Washington Spirit

cuttingthechains:

Ashlyn Harris cracking jokes. :D

cuttingthechains:

Ashlyn Harris cracking jokes. :D

ishneak:

Awesome photos from the Seattle Reign x Washington Spirit game.

lilpinoe:

This team is ridiculous.

lilpinoe:

This team is ridiculous.

gkswagfordays:

In which Carm the cuddly lion is being uber adorable with Kate

2014.04.23
Seattle Reign vs. Washington Spirit