FC Kansas City re-signed four midfielders from its National Women’s Soccer League Championship team. Midfielders Jen Buczkowski, Mandy Laddish, Erika Tymrak and Frances Silva were the four players, and per league policy their terms were not disclosed.
FC Kansas City defeated the Chicago Red Stars 3-0 on the road to advance to the National Women’s Soccer League championship for the second straight season. Amy Rodriguez scored two goals and the defense recorded its 10th shutout.
Veteran midfielder Jen Buczkowski has provided consistency for FC Kansas City as the only player in National Women’s Soccer League history to start all 66 regular-season games. The team starts its third postseason run on Sunday.
Amy Rodriguez recorded a brace for the second time in three games to lead FC Kansas City to a 3-2 victory against Sky Blue FC in the regular-season finale Wednesday night in Piscataway, N.J. The Blues are set to play the Chicago Red Stars on the road in the National Women’s Soccer League semifinals unless the Washington Spirit defeat Seattle Reign FC on Saturday and jump to third.
FC Kansas City forward Amy Rodriguez tears up while honoring close friend and teammate Lauren Holiday before her jersey retirement Thursday night. The two have won a National Women's Soccer League title,
Lauren Holiday mapped out a three-point plan for her final year of professional soccer and phase three starts at 7 p.m. Thursday with her final FC Kansas City regular-season home game. The Blues will play host the Washington Spirit at Swope Soccer Village.
FC Kansas City’s four FIFA Women’s World Cup champions — Lauren Holiday, Becky Sauerbrunn, Amy Rodriguez and Heather O’Reilly — will be throwing out the first pitch for the Royals-Orioles game on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium.