WPS '09 season preview: women's league finally set to kick off again
Six years after the WUSA folded, the new league, Women's Professional Soccer (WPS), is ready to kick off with Sunday's Washington-Los Angeles debut match. Goal.com's
Defensively, U.S. international
Defensively, the Red Stars have a mix of players, including Scotland native
On paper, the Red Stars have a strong offensive squad and a good mix of players. With six countries represented and a lot of top-level internationals, Chicago should be a tough contender in the 2009 campaign.
The back line will include Brazilian
The Gold Pride will be a fan-favorite team from the get-go. But can it combine its mix of players into a successful squad? The odds are good.
The Sol may have WPS' must-see player, three-time FIFA World Player of the Year
Defensively, Los Angeles has four options, including Swedish international
Expect some offensive explosions out of Los Angeles and large crowds. Marta, who is known as
St. Louis native and U.S. international
St. Louis always has been known as a strong soccer city. With the roster picked out, the odds are Athletica will stand strong. It has one of the top keepers in the league and could prove that a strong back line is the ticket to the postseason. But expect a few fireworks here and there as well.