";s:4:"text";s:7968:" , The first NWSL game was held on April 13, 2013, as the Portland Thorns visited FC Kansas City, playing to a 1–1 draw in front of a crowd of 6,784 fans at Shawnee Mission District Stadium.
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, Former general manager of the United States women's national soccer team Cheryl Bailey was announced by US Soccer President Sunil Gulati as the first commissioner of the NWSL on November 29, 2012. Next up is a visit from the Portland Thorns, also May 11. , On June 30, 2015, the NWSL announced a one-year agreement with Fox Sports once more to cover ten matches.
 Commissioner Jeff Plush said that over a dozen interested groups had contacted the league in the post-World-Cup weeks; MLS team Orlando City SC was one of the first newly interested groups made public. The NWSL season runs from April to August or September, with each team scheduled for twenty-four regular season games, twelve each at home and on the road.  Of the eight teams in the league during the inaugural season, the Boston Breakers were the only team that charged a fee for access to their broadcasts. Last year, she was voted into the NWSL Players Association’s first ever Best XI for the 2019 season, adding to that pair of MVP titles she was handed by her Courage team-mates. The Dash’s first home victory of 2019 sent the Pride to their fourth loss in five matches to open the season. Sign in for the free Official NWSL newsletter for news, highlights, schedule updates and more delivered to your inbox. “She has a massive impact on tactics because she controls the tempo, dictates the tempo and her job functions are multi-faceted. , Nike, Inc. was selected as league sponsor, providing apparel to all teams as well as the game ball. In the end it was the fifth straight match for Marta without a goal or an assist, her longest such streak as a member of the Pride. Playoffs", "Houston Dynamo looking into becoming second MLS team to own professional women's club", "Houston Dynamo launch Houston Dash as expansion member of National Women's Soccer League", "The Lowdown: World Cup bump engulfs NWSL", "10 minutes with NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush on the Women's World Cup, role models, league expansion", "Orlando City likely to add NWSL Women's team", "National Women's Soccer League set to capitalize on U.S.'s World Cup title", "Orlando Pride women's soccer team to join NWSL in 2016", "Real Salt Lake team to replace FC Kansas City: What it means for the NWSL", "Louisville's NWSL expansion team has a name, and it's a nod to Kentucky's favorite spirit", "Louisville NWSL team may get name change", "NWSL Louisville team rebranded as Racing Louisville FC", "Racing Louisville FC Announced as NWSL's Newest Franchise", "National Women's Soccer League announces expansion to Louisville in 2021", "MLS expands to St. Louis; team to start in 2022", "New Women's Soccer Team, Founded by Women, Will Press Equal Pay Cause", "New NWSL Franchise Angel City Commits To Tackling Social Inequality In Los Angeles", "Serena Williams, Natalie Portman, USWNT Legends Bringing Women's Soccer To LA In NWSL Ownership Group", "Portland Thorns fight back to earn massive 2-1 win over North Carolina Courage in front of record-setting crowd", "Orlando Pride rolls to 3–1 win before record crowd in home debut", "For US soccer wages, women still fall far short of men", "NWSL make modest increase to salary cap ahead of 2016 season", "Fairer wages for women to dominate CBA talks", "NWSL increases roster size ahead of the 2019 season", "NWSL announces new 2020 compensation guidelines", "NWSL approves $300,000 per team in allocation money, raises salaries league-wide", "Non-allocated NWSL players take step toward forming union", "[FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE] NWSL Non-Allocated Players Announce the Formation of a Players Association", "Non-allocated players form NWSL Players Association", "NWSLPA becomes legally recognized as union, opening doors to further improvements", "NC Courage shuts out Portland Thorns for NWSL championship, avenging 2017 title game", "Portland Thorns Become 2013 NWSL Champions", "Portland Thorns motivated to hoist championship trophy in front of home fans", "Attendance Shocker at 2017 NWSL Championship", "Portland Thorns win 2017 NWSL Championship with 1-0 victory over North Carolina Courage", "North Carolina Wins N.W.S.L. Three regular season and three playoff matches were televised on FS1, and four live-streamed on Fox Sports Go. ", "The Case for Toronto: National Women's Soccer League Expansion", "Exclusive: Gulati confirms no NWSL expansion for 2014", "Cy Woods girls' soccer coach living dream as pro player", "On Soccer: National Women's Soccer League on solid ground", "Sky Blue Looks Beyond N.W.S.L. The Equalizer Podcast: Farewell, Fall Series, Fran Kirby is in the form of her life despite a modified role with Chelsea, The Equalizer Podcast: USWNT Camp, NWSL Fall Series, Houston Dash end Fall Series with 2-1 victory over Orlando Pride, Kristie Mewis shines in Houston Dash 4-1 victory over Courage, Tension between Houston and Orlando highlights Fall Series safety ambiguity, Aubrey Bledsoe keeping Spirit safe and sound with big-time saves, The Equalizer Podcast, Episode 58: Final Decisions, Racing Louisville FC, NWSL Expansion Draft set, key dates released, Addisyn Merrick on her unusual, but promising, rookie season, FAWSL Week 5 round-up: Three USWNT players score, Miedema breaks scoring record. by. , Non-allocated players, including international players, also have minimum and maximum salary limits.
The highest attendance in the league's history occurred on August 11, 2019 at Providence Park when a sellout crowd of 25,218 watched Portland Thorns FC defeat the visiting North Carolina Courage 2–1.  On July 8, 2020, the Louisville team was rebranded as Racing Louisville FC, and its associated visual identity was announced on the same day. The current shield winners are also the Courage, who in 2018 became the first team to claim both the NWSL Championship and the NWSL Shield in the same season and repeated the feat in 2019. The Dash (2-1-1, 7 pts) hit the road to visit unbeaten league leaders Utah Royals FC the afternoon of Saturday, May 11. The teams own the league and periodically revisit the Management relationship with US Soccer and/or others. “I loved my team, I loved my coach – Lori (Walker-Hock) and I are quite close.
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