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Washington Spirit Defender Taylor Smith Joins Newcastle Jets FC for NWSL Offseason

October 20, 2018 - Boyds, Md. - Washington Spirit defender Taylor Smith has joined Newcastle Jets FC of the Australian W-League for the duration of the 2018 NWSL offseason. Smith has signed a one-season contract with Newcastle, and will compete in the W-League season which run from October 2018 through early February 2019. Smith will return to the Spirit after the offseason. Smith joined the Spirit via a trade from the North Carolina Courage last January, and went on to lead the team in total minutes played with 2,064 minutes over 23 gam... Full Story

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October 19, 2018 - HOUSTON - Houston Dash forward Thembi Kgatlana and midfielder Linda Motlhalo were named to the South Africa Women's National Team training camp roster prior to the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations in Ghana, the South African Football Association (SAFA) announced today. The African Women's Cup of Nations will also determine which national teams will represent the Confederation of African Football at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France next summer. Banyana Banyana (the Girls) are hoping to qualify for the World Cup... Full Story

October 19, 2018 - Following its third National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season, Orlando Pride has announced its 2018 end of season awards. Eight of the nine awards were selected by fans, who voted over the previous week through the Pride's Instagram story and narrowed down four finalists in each category to a winner. The Golden Boot is awarded to the player who leads the team in goals scored for the season. Most Valuable Player: Marta In her second season in Orlando, Marta was again one of the team's biggest contributors and the fan... Full Story

October 19, 2018 - Orlando Pride midfielder Camila Martins Pereira has signed a short-term contract with Brazilian club Esporte Clube Iranduba da Amazônia for the current National Women's Soccer League offseason. Camila, who is a member of the Brazil women's national team, will play with Iranduba for the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores Femenina. Camila joined the Pride ahead of the 2017 NWSL season and enjoyed a breakout campaign that was cut short after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament tear (ACL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) spr... Full Story

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