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WNY Flash midfielder Caroline Seger named WPS Player of the Week

Caroline Seger in action against magicJack (ISI Photos)

After her two-goal performance led the Western New York Flash to a 3-0 win over magicJack on Sunday, Flash midfielder and captain Caroline Seger earned WPS Player of the Week honors for gameweek 7. The Swedish international becomes the fourth Flash player in a row to win the award.

“I’m very happy to have won this, but I want to say thanks to my teammates because without them I wouldn’t have gotten this,” Seger told Our Game Magazine. “They make me play well and it’s easy to be good when you have 10 others that help you out there.” (more…)

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McCall Zerboni named WPS Player of the Week

For the third straight week, a member of the Western New York Flash earned WPS Player of the Week honors. This week, it went to forward McCall Zerboni, who scored two goals in a 3-2 win over the Boston Breakers last Friday night. Her goal in the 69th minute proved to be the game-winner for the Flash, who remained in first place in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS). (more…)


Interviews with Emma Part 3: A conversation with WNY Flash’s Caroline Seger

Emma with Caroline Seger

By David Bayer

I realize it’s still early in this series, but Emma and I decided to take a big step. We went … international! Our guest this week was Caroline Seger. Caroline is not only from Sweden, but she is the captain of the Swedish National Team! I’ll admit that I went into the interview feeling a bit intimidated. Luckily, Emma kept her composure. She broke the ice with her discussions about mosquitoes, her injury in the jumpie, and the 47 eggs she found on her Easter egg hunt. We then moved on to our questions. (more…)


Germany news: Lewandowski will return to Frankfurt next season, SC Bad Neuenahr announce new coach

Runners up 1.FFC Frankfurt announced the re-signing of Gina Lewandowski for the upcoming season. Lewandowski currently is with the Western New York Flash in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) and will re-join the German team for the 2011/12 season once the WPS season has concluded. SC Bad Neuenahr announced its new coach, 49-year-old England native Colin Bell. He spent seven years of his active career in Germany and has stayed their since. He has been coaching men’s teams, and is new in women’s soccer. His contract is for two seasons. (more…)


England upsets the U.S., Sweden tips Canada

The U.S. Women’s National Team had its 52-game unbeaten streak in friendly matches snapped Saturday night in East London as England, ranked 10th in the FIFA World Rankings, beat the No. 1 team in the world, 2-1. And in Italy on Saturday, Sweden beat Canada, 1-0, on an early goal by Charlotte Rohlin. (more…)


Analisa Marquez signs with the Atlanta Beat

In less than 10 months, Analisa Marquez has been part of three Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) organizations. Monday, she officially signed with her third team, the Atlanta Beat. The former Boston Breakers defender, who started the 2011 preseason with the Western New York Flash, landed in Atlanta on a trial basis. Four days later, the team signed the former University of Arizona star. (more…)