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Taylor Smith interview: ‘Beauty in the struggle’ – New kicks in NC for the NWSL champ who came back with Courage

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A National Champion in college, Taylor Smith became a professional title-winner in her rookie season as part of the Western New York Flash’s unexpected 2016 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) success. For the one-time UCLA prospect, the year was in fact much more about personal reconstruction than blazing a trail, with a first U.S. Women’s National Team call capping it all for the North Carolina Courage forward. Read more →

Abby Erceg interview: Ferns captain bound by the beauty of the beat

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A Championship-winning captain this year with the Western New York Flash, New Zealand skipper Abby Erceg has led a cultivated soccer life up to now, taking elements and lessons from each country her career has so far encompassed, and finding just the right chords to her soul’s song in the process. Read more →

Amber Brooks interview: Flash forward with a little Carolina kickback for U.S. midfielder

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Photo: @abrooks22


With a first National Women’s Soccer League season behind her, recently-acquired Western New York Flash midfielder Amber Brooks is in the midst of another loan with FC Bayern Munich, and she is out to build on some success of yesteryear that provides reason for reminiscing. Read more →

Samantha Kerr interview: Visions of home back in a Flash for sparkling Matildas forward

Photo: Mark Novak

Photo: Mark Novak


Australian international forward Samantha Kerr has pushed the limits so far in 2013, shining amongst distinguished company for Western New York Flash in the NWSL, but there is more than a small piece of her native environment in everything she does. Read more →