Before we get to tonight’s headlines we wanted to remind you to head over to the Boston Breakers “Boston Strong” Autographed T-Shirt auction. All the shirts in the auction were worn by Boston Breakers players during Saturday night’s warm-ups prior to their match with the Chicago Red Stars. Proceeds from the auction will go to The One Fund Boston. Right now Sydney Leroux, Heather O’Reilly and Cat Whitehill are leading the way with their shirts hitting $500.00 each and we still have about 15 hours remaining in the auction … now on to the headlines:

Sermanni Impressed with NWSL’s start, Leroux at

United States women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni has been traveling to various National Women’s Soccer League venues to take in matches. On Saturday, he watched the Boston Breakers beat the Chicago Red Stars 4-1. Sydney Leroux scored a hat trick for Boston.

A few honest words with NWSL executive director Cheryl Bailey at SportsMyriad

I think since it’s so new, it’s not something everyone automatically knows about. It’s new, it’s starting, it’s growing. Just the fact that it’s on YouTube — all the games are live. The last six weeks of the season, it will be on Fox. It’s a gradual transition.

Alex Morgan Bullish about NWSL at ESPNW

“All the fans have come out and supported us full force; we have had so many sold-out games,” Morgan said. “And the quality [of play] is really high.”

Allie’s Long and Winding Road at Big Apple Soccer

“I feel very blessed that I am able to play in the National Women’s Soccer League,” Long said. “I love the game and I hope to inspire and encourage young players to follow their dreams.”

Looking back at Week 4 of the NWSL Season at

For individual teams, there were still questions, particularly surrounding Kansas City and Chicago – two teams who ventured away from home for the first time in Week 4.

NWSL’s Canadian Content: Week 4 Recap at Waking the Red

It was another busy week for some of the Canadian 18, with twelve of them seeing at least some time on the field. Those who did see time played significant roles for their teams: some excellent, and some not so much.

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