FC Kansas City wins first match in National Women’s Soccer League

Sinead Farrelly slipped toward the back post and headed in a corner kick lob from Lauren Cheney in the 21st minute, lifting FC Kansas City to its first victory in franchise history — a 2-0 win against Seattle at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium. The Blues improved to 1-0-1 in the newly-formed National Women’s Soccer League.

Interest in women’s soccer is growing

A new professional league, which has a team in Kansas City, is one sign that women’s soccer is drawing more interest. One of the nation’s toughest and most talented-filled high school girls soccer tournaments is in Lee’s Summit this weekend.

FC Kansas City unveils new jerseys

FC Kansas City, one of eight team in the new National Women’s Soccer League, is ahead of Sporting Kansas City in one regard: The Blues didn’t have to wait more than two years for a jersey sponsor.

New women’s soccer league will open season in KC

The National Women’s Soccer League will make its debut in Kansas City when FC Kansas City plays Portland on April 13 to kick off the women’s outdoor league’s inaugural season. FC Kansas City, nicknamed the Blues, will play its home games at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium.

FC Kansas City will play home games at SM North

FC Kansas City finally has a home. Slated to open its inaugural season in just two months, Kansas City’s professional women’s soccer team will play its home games at Shawnee Mission North District Stadium, the team announced Wednesday morning.

FC Kansas City boosts offense in draft

The first round of player allocation left women’s soccer experts believing FC Kansas City had one of the best rosters in the eight-team National Women’s Soccer League. FC Kansas City team president Brian Budzinski shared that opinion.

Three from U.S. women’s soccer team on FC KC roster

As part of the first installment of roster announcements, FC Kansas City learned Friday it will feature three players from the U.S. women’s national team that won gold in the 2012 Olympics — midfielder Lauren Cheney, defender Becky Sauerbrunn and goalie Nicole Barnhart.

Women’s soccer league gets stars

A mere three months from beginning its inaugural season, the eight-team National Women’s Soccer League — which includes FC Kansas City — announced that all 18 members of the U.S. national team that won gold in the 2012 Olympics have jumped on board.