Flash signs Spaniard Losada, Dane Sandvej joins Spirit
[NWSL 2014 COUNTDOWN] The internationalization of the NWSL continues with the signing of the Western New York Flash's second Spaniard, Vicky Losada, and the league's first Dane, Cecilie Sandvej, acquired by the Washington Spirit after spending the winter with Perth Glory in the
Vicky, 22, is the captain at Barcelona, which won back-to-back La Liga titles in 2012 and 2013, and joins Adriana Martin on
“I’m very excited to have the captain of FC Barcelona sign with us,” said Flash general manager and head coach Aaran
Lines. “She’s a young player with tremendous upside. I’m happy that we are able to bring a new and exciting foreigner into the NWSL.”
Sandvej, 23, helped
Broendby win three Danish Women's Elite Division league titles and has seven caps for Denmark. She made one appearance for the Danes at Euro 2013.
“Cecilie is going to bring
great athletic ability, natural quality on the ball and experience,” said Washington general manager and head coach Mark Parsons. " She is a very
versatile player with experience playing at the back or in midfield."
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily What They're Saying: Bruce Arena Oct. 9, 2:47 a.m. |
"For the most part, the competition part of it is somewhat useless. I guess the part ... Business Report: Michael Bradley signs with Puma Oct. 9, 2:33 a.m.
U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley signed a long-term contract with Puma to wear its latest ... USA-Mexico: Who's got the edge at each position Oct. 9, 2:17 a.m.
Soccer is a team game, a collective test of 11-v-11, and in one of the biggest ... NBC Deportes will air all 52 Under-17 World Cup games Oct. 9, 1:42 a.m.
NBC Deportes will air all 52 games from the Under-17 World Cup, which kicks off Oct. ... What They're Saying: Jason Kreis Oct. 9, 12:43 a.m.
"I think that this is a tremendous challenge that we've embarked on and I'm not ready ... What They're Saying: Stephen Flamhaft Oct. 9, 12:23 a.m.
"They have not in any shape or form condemned Blazer. That's offensive to me. I'm a ... Fox Sports and Univision ready for Concacaf Cup Oct. 8, 11:54 p.m.
Saturday's USA-Mexico for the Concacaf Cup, on the docket for more than two months, will draw ... Honduras stands in way of U.S. Olympic berth Oct. 8, 11:36 p.m.
The USA, which failed to qualify for two of the last three men's Olympic soccer tournaments, ... Video Pick: How the U.S. U-19s lost 8-1 to Germany Oct. 8, 9:38 p.m.
It was a rough outing indeed for the U.S. defense and goalkeeper Jonathan Klinsmann in the ... Video Pick: England coach impresses with ball puncture Oct. 8, 9:17 p.m.
During England's preparations for Friday's European Championship qualifier against Estonia, goalkeeper coach Dave Watson impressed Joe ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives