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Boston Breakers to retire Kristine Lilly’s No. 13

Kristine Lilly will become the first female professional athlete in Boston sports history to have her number retired when the Breakers honor the U.S. soccer legend at halftime of Sunday’s Breakers game against the Philadelphia Independence. She is also the first player in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) history to have her number retired. Lilly played for the Breakers in 2009 and 2010 and for the WUSA Breakers from 2001-2003. She is the most capped player in US Soccer history (men and women) with 352 international appearances for the United States Women’s National Team. (more…)


Former Atlanta Beat players Kristina Larsen and Vendula Strnadova find new home

On Tuesday, Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) announced that the Atlanta Beat had released forward Kristina Larsen and midfielder Vendula Strnadova. Late Wednesday night, Orange County Waves General Manager Terry Foley confirmed that the Waves, of the Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL), signed both Larsen and Strnadova. (more…)

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…)

Women’s Professional Soccer hits magicJack with penalties

On its website this morning, Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) posted that it has handed magicJack a series of penalties, including docking the Florida-based club one point in the WPS standings and losing future draft picks. (more…)

McCall and Emma – The Journey Continues

By David Bayer

As I mentioned at the end of my March 23rd article, our Bayer family and McCall Zerboni have not let a few miles (873 to be exact) get in the way of our relationship. We also won’t let that distance get in the way of teaming up to help others. Breast cancer awareness is very important to McCall, having lost a relative to this terrible disease. Our family has lost two friends, and we have another who has battled through it. Last fall, we participated in a local awareness festival to help raise funds. This year, we are again doing our part, but on a more widespread level. (more…)

WPS roster report released

The roster report for week five in Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) was released this morning. The first game of the weekend takes place Friday afternoon in Rochester, New York as visiting Sky Blue FC (0-2-1, 1 point) takes on the first-place Western New York Flash (2-0-1, 7 points). Sky Blue FC is without Kendall Fletcher and Lindsey Johnson, who are both injured. Meanwhile, the Flash will be without Christine Sinclair, who was not rostered for the game, as well as the injured Kaley Fountain and Alex Sahlen. The one other injury to note this week is Allison Falk (Philadelphia). Here is the entire WPS roster report for this week … (more…)