Washington Spirit

Founding member team and 2021 Champions of the National Women's Soccer League.

Operating as usual

01/24/2024

2024 schedule drops Thursday at 3 PM ET

Washington Spirit Announces Initial Preseason Roster 01/24/2024

Take a look at the initial 2024 preseason roster 📰⚽️

Washington Spirit Announces Initial Preseason Roster 26-player roster features six 2024 draftees, two additional trialists   Washington, D.C. (01/24/2024) – The Washington Spirit has released its initial 2024 preseason roster, the club announced today. The roster features three goalkeepers, seven defenders, seven midfielders and nine forwards. This...

Adrián González Appointed Washington Spirit Assistant Coach 01/23/2024

Adrián González appointed Washington Spirit Assistant Coach, the 15-year international soccer veteran will serve as interim head coach.

Adrián González Appointed Washington Spirit Assistant Coach 15-year international soccer veteran to serve as interim head coach   Washington, D.C. (01/23/2024) – The Washington Spirit announced today that international soccer veteran Adrián González will join as the club’s new assistant coach. He will serve as interim head coach until Jona Giráldez j...

Q&A: GM Mark Krikorian Reflects on 2024 Draft 01/23/2024

President of Soccer Operations/General Manager Mark Krikorian talks about the Spirit's 2024 rookie class following the Draft 🗒️

Q&A: GM Mark Krikorian Reflects on 2024 Draft The Washington Spirit added six new players to the team earlier this month in Anaheim, California during the 2024 NWSL Draft, including four first round picks. We caught up with the club’s President of Soccer Operations/General Manager Mark Krikorian about the newest team members.   Q: What was t...

01/22/2024

Wishing you all the best in KC, Bayley!

Thank you for everything you've done for the Spirit 🖤

01/22/2024

The Spirit community is forever grateful for you, Cam!

Thank you for everything 🖤

Get to Know: 2024 Draft Class 01/19/2024

The Spirit added six new players to the team last week in Anaheim during the 2024 NWSL Draft, including four first-round picks.

From California to Ohio, and even the DMV, get to know the Spirit’s newest players!

Get to Know: 2024 Draft Class The Washington Spirit added six new players to the team last week in Anaheim, Ca. during the 2024 NWSL Draft, including four first round picks. From California to Ohio, and even the DMV, get to know the Spirit’s newest players: Croix Bethune (Round One, Pick Three) The Spirit’s first selection o...

01/19/2024

Last fall, Spirit players spent an afternoon at Excel Academy soccer practice, teaching, learning and interacting.

The ongoing relationship with DC SCORES and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield t includes Excel players attending Spirit games and Spirit players visiting soccer and poetry practice.

01/18/2024

This offseason, Aubrey Kingsbury had the opportunity to pursue her passion off the pitch & learn about the business of baking at Village Sweet in Arlington.

She wraps up her apprenticeship on Sat., Jan. 20 from 8:00 - 9:00 am - come say hi!

https://www.villagesweetbakery.com

Photos from Washington Spirit's post 01/15/2024

“Everybody can be great, because anybody can serve.” - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Photos from Washington Spirit's post 01/15/2024

Pose on ‘em, Croix Bethune!

Photos from Washington Spirit's post 01/14/2024

Moments after being named a Spirit 🎤✨

01/13/2024

Stepped out in style 💅

01/13/2024

Can’t wait to get started with our new Spirits 🥰

01/13/2024

Courtney Brown is our final selection! Welcome to the Spirit 👌

01/13/2024

Playmaker incoming! Anna Podojil is a Spirit 🙌

01/13/2024

The author of some of the most magical moments in our history.

Thank you for everything, Sanch!

Washington Spirit Acquires Fifth Overall Pick in 2024 NWSL Draft in Trade with North Carolina Courage 01/13/2024

We've traded with the North Carolina Courage to acquire the fifth overall pick in the 2024 NWSL Draft and $250,000 in allocation in exchange for midfielder Ashley Sanchez.

Washington Spirit Acquires Fifth Overall Pick in 2024 NWSL Draft in Trade with North Carolina Courage Spirit sends midfielder Ashley Sanchez to Courage in exchange for a 2024 first round pick and allocation money Washington, D.C. (01/12/2024) – The Washington Spirit has agreed to trade terms with the North Carolina Courage ahead of Friday night’s 2024 NWSL Draft, the club announced today. The Sp...

01/13/2024

Makenna Morris is home bound 🏠
Welcome to the Spirit!

01/13/2024

Taking her talents to DC! Welcome, Kate Wiesner 😎

01/13/2024

Trading the Orange and purple ➡️ Black and white! Hal Hershfelt is our newest Spirit 👏

01/13/2024

A Dawg in DC!

Welcome Croix Bethune to the Spirit fam 🤩

01/13/2024

She’s here, she’s there, she’s forever part of our Spirit family.

Thank you to a legendary Ironwoman. Best wishes, Sam!

Washington Spirit Acquires Third Overall Pick in 2024 NWSL Draft in Trade with Chicago Red Stars 01/12/2024

We've acquired the third overall pick in tonight's NWSL Draft in a trade with Chicago for defender Sam Staab.

Washington Spirit Acquires Third Overall Pick in 2024 NWSL Draft in Trade with Chicago Red Stars Spirit sends defender Sam Staab to Red Stars in exchange for a 2024 first round pick Washington, D.C. (01/12/2024) – The Washington Spirit has agreed to trade terms with the Chicago Red Stars ahead of Friday night’s 2024 NWSL Draft, the club announced today. The Spirit will trade defender Sam St...

Get to Know: Brittany Ratcliffe 01/12/2024

Meet Brittany Ratcliffe and read about her signature bow on the pitch 🎀

Get to Know: Brittany Ratcliffe With free agent forward Brittany Ratcliffe signing a deal with the Washington Spirit, we take some time to get to know Brittany, our newest Spirit player.   South Jersey born and raised, Ratcliffe hails from Williamstown, NJ, located in Monroe Township just southeast of Philadelphia. Ratcliffe grew...

Washington Spirit Signs Free Agent Forward Brittany Ratcliffe 01/11/2024

Another thing to look forward to in 2024!

Washington Spirit Signs Free Agent Forward Brittany Ratcliffe Ratcliffe inks three-year deal with club in move from North Carolina Washington, D.C. (01/11/2024) – The Washington Spirit has agreed to terms with forward Brittany Ratcliffe on a three-year contract, the club announced today. Ratcliffe entered the NWSL in 2016, being drafted by the Boston Breaker...

01/10/2024

Equipment staff is ready for our latest signing 😃

Washington Spirit Signs Free Agent Defender Casey Krueger 01/10/2024

The Washington Spirit signs USWNT defender Casey Krueger!

Washington Spirit Signs Free Agent Defender Casey Krueger Krueger inks three-year deal with Spirit in move from Chicago   Washington, D.C. (01/10/2024) – The Washington Spirit has agreed to terms with free agent defender Casey Krueger on a three-year contract, the club announced today.   Krueger began her NWSL career with the Boston Breakers after she ...

Washington Spirit Names FC Barcelona Femení’s Jonatan Giráldez Costas New Head Coach 01/09/2024

It's official.

The Washington Spirit names FC Barcelona Femení’s Jonatan Giráldez Costas as new head coach!

Washington Spirit Names FC Barcelona Femení’s Jonatan Giráldez Costas New Head Coach FIFA Best Coach of the Year Nominee Joins Following an Unprecedented Winning Season   Washington, D.C. (01/09/2024) – The Washington Spirit announced today that FC Barcelona Femení’s Jonatan Giráldez Costas will join as the club’s new head coach. This move is part of fulfilling the club’s...

Washington Spirit Signs Goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart to New Contract 01/05/2024

Barnie is Back!

“I’m excited to be back for my 12th season in this league – a league I have seen grow so much over the years."

💪🧤

Washington Spirit Signs Goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart to New Contract Washington Spirit goalkeeper Nicole ‘Barnie’ Barnhart has re-signed with the team on a new one-year contract, the club announced today.

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About the Washington Spirit

Founding member team of the National Women's Soccer League in our 8th season of play. We play our home games in front of the #SpiritFam at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Boyds, MD, in Washington, DC at Audi Field and in Leesburg, VA at Segra Field.

We are committed to our players, our fans and our community.

We believe in excellence, passion and authenticity.

#JoinUs in 2020 and #CatchTheSpirit

Videos (show all)

Last fall, Spirit players spent an afternoon at Excel Academy soccer practice, teaching, learning and interacting.  The ...
Courtney Brown shares her heartfelt message for the Spirit fam after draft night 🫶
Anna Podojil sharing her excitement with the Spirit family 👊
Hal in the house! Our draftee saying hey to the Spirit fam 👋
Our hometown draftee Makenna Morris with a message for the Spirit fam on draft night 🥳
Equipment staff is ready for our latest signing 😃
The Spirit, CVS Health & Leveling the Playing Field, Inc.partnered to provide young, female athletes with a crucial but ...
Roll the tape on these stellar performances! 2023's Best XI, first and second teams!
Come with Cam Biegalski to her favorite places in DC! From Rock Creek Trail to Audi Field, there's so much to do in the ...
🌟Inspiring the next generation of athletes 🌟 The Spirit, alongside CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield & DC Scores, is making...
Embracing the best of both worlds - playing professional soccer and preparing to start a family. Thanks to Shady Grove F...
Andi Sullivan with the DC Scores poet-athletes after tonight's match 🏟️🫶

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