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NWSL releases season schedule for WNY Flash

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The quest for a fourth-straight title will be the toughest slate yet for the Western New York Flash, who debut with two road matches before their home opener on April 27 at Sahlen’s Stadium.

Today, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) unveiled…

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Alex Morgan channels unimpressed Olympic gymnast - PHOTOS

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U.S. women’s soccer teammates Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux poked fun at fellow American Olympians over the weekend, dressing as champion gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas.

Morgan, who played for the WNY Flash in 2011, gave the camera her best…

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Former Flash stars Sinclair, Morgan surge at the Olympics

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In an Olympic quarterfinal for the ages, the U.S. women’s Olympic soccer team nudged past Canada 4-3 at Old Trafford

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Wambach, U.S. Women’s Soccer to play in Rochester post-Olympics

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U.S. Women’s National Soccer team star striker Abby Wambach will make a return to Rochester, her hometown, for a Sept. 1 friendly match against Costa Rica at Sahlen’s Stadium, the…

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Marta, Alex Morgan leave Western New York Flash

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In the aftermath of Women’s Professional Soccer’s decision to cancel its 2012 season, the league’s high-profile players are joining new clubs in different leagues with reckless abandon. The Western New York Flash lost Brazilian superstar Marta last…

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Women’s Professional Soccer to cancel 2012 season

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According to Charles Boehm of the National Soccer Wire, Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) has chosen to cancel the 2012 season. The league’s defending champions, the Western…

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Flash ink international, send four to pre-Olympic camp

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Now that Women’s Professional Soccer finally earned U.S. Soccer’s sanction as a top-tier league, the Western New York Flash continues to be aggressive in filling out its roster. The returning WPS champions have added United States Women’s National…

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The Return from Germany

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They captivated the nation for three weeks.  Hope Solo and Alex Morgan became part of the American vocabulary, the very hard forehead of Abby Wambach was recognized as America’s most dangerous weapon and the less-than-fairytale ending made the U.S. women’s…

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Flash’s Morgan selected to U.S. World Cup squad

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Western New York Flash striker Alex Morgan was named to the 2011 U.S. Women’s World Cup roster, taking place this summer in Germany from June 26th through July 17th. Morgan has 7 goals in 16 international appearances including the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over…