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Bandits Friday Feature - My Kind of Town, Chicago Is...

June 24, 2016 - Sammy Marshall is literally living the dream. Born in Winfield, Ill. and raised in Naperville, Ill., Marshall - like a lot of other 12-year-olds - had a dream of someday growing up and getting the chance to play for her hometown team. Last year, that dream became a reality when the Bandits selected her with the 18th overall selection in the 2015 National Pro Fastpitch Draft. Marshall has quickly become one of the new faces of the Bandits franchise - and leads a talented group of athletes w... Full Story

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Red Stars to Retire Lori Chalupny's Number

June 23, 2016 - Chicago - The Chicago Red Stars announced today that they will retire club legend and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champion Lori Chalupny's number 17 jersey at the Saturday, July 30, home game against FC Kansas City, which will kick off at 7 p.m. CT at Toyota Park in Bridgeview. The ceremony will honor the former Chicago captain's four-year career with Head Coach Rory Dames' team, over the course of which she became a fan favorite by virtue of her gritty, skillful play and her leadership on and o... Full Story

USWNT Names Three Red Stars for Chicago Match

June 23, 2016 - CHICAGO - U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 24 players to a training camp roster ahead of the July 9 match against South Africa at Soldier Field in Chicago (12 p.m. CT on FS1). The game will mark the first meeting with South Africa and it will be the USA's second-to-last match before departing for Brazil with the final Olympic send-off game taking place on July 22 vs. Costa Rica at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas (8 p.m. CT on ESPN). "We're looking for... Full Story

Red Stars Fall 2-0 to Ruthless Portland

June 23, 2016 - Portland, Ore. - The Chicago Red Stars failed to hold on to the top spot in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) standings on Wednesday evening, falling 2-0 to hosts and new first-place side Portland Thorns FC, which emerged victorious courtesy of first-half goals by Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim. Despite having been unable to train all of this week due to the quick turnaround following Saturday's home win over Boston, the Red Stars put up a promising display against their star-studded... Full Story

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