Transactions

Jan. 16, 2009: The Boston Breakers name Candace Chapman from Canada as a discovery player and have been assigned her WPS-playing rights.

Jan. 16, 2009: The Boston Breakers have relinquished their rights to Ireland's Emma Byrne.

Jan. 16, 2009: Saint Louis Athletica trades Joanna Lohman and the 23rd pick in the 2009 WPS Draft to the Washington Freedom for the 21st pick in the 2009 WPS Draft.

Jan. 15, 2009: The Boston Breakers have relinquished their rights to Brazil's Maycon.  Following their trade for Alex Scott, this was necessary to comply with the League’s guidelines concerning the rights to International Players. 

Jan. 15, 2009: The Chicago Red Stars trade Alex Scott, its 6th Round Pick (41st overall) in the 2009 WPS Draft and its 10th Round Pick (69th overall) in the 2009 WPS Draft to the Boston Breakers for the 2nd Round Pick (14th overall) in the 2009 WPS Draft and the 4th Round Pick (28th overall) in the 2009 WPS Draft.

Dec. 10, 2008: The Chicago Red Stars renounce their rights to Spain's Laura Del Rio and name Frida Ostberg from Sweden as a post-draft discovery player.  The Chicago Red Stars have been assigned Frida Ostberg's WPS-playing rights.

Dec. 5, 2008: The Chicago Red Stars name Nathan Kipp as Goalkeeper Coach.

Dec. 3, 2008: Sky Blue FC names Kelly Lindsey as Assistant Coach.

Dec. 1, 2008: FC Gold Pride names Adriane from Brazil as a post-draft discovery player and has been assigned her WPS-playing rights.

Nov. 25, 2008: The St. Louis WPS entry unveils its logo and name: Saint Louis Athletica.

Nov. 25, 2008: Los Angeles Sol name Johanna Frisk from Sweden as a post-draft discovery player and have been assigned her WPS-playing rights.

Nov. 19, 2008: The Bay Area WPS entry unveils its logo and name: FC Gold Pride.

Nov. 19, 2008: St. Louis renounces its rights to Sweden's Lotta Schelin and names Sara Larsson from Sweden as a post-draft discovery player.  St. Louis has been assigned Sara Larsson's WPS-playing rights.

Nov. 17, 2008: St. Louis renounces its rights to Norway's Ingvild Stensland and names Francielle Manuel Alberto from Brazil as a post-draft discovery player.  St. Louis has been assigned Francielle Manuel Alberto's WPS-playing rights.

Oct. 26, 2008: The Los Angeles WPS entry unveils its logo and name: Los Angeles Sol.

Oct. 15, 2008: Sky Blue FC names Paul Blodgett as Goalkeeper Coach and Mark Williams as Strength & Conditioning Coach.

Oct. 10, 2008: The Boston Breakers name Christine Latham from Canada as a post-draft discovery player and have been assigned her WPS-playing rights.

Oct. 3, 2008: The Washington Freedom name Lene Mykjaland from Norway as a post-draft discovery player and has been assigned her WPS-playing rights.

Oct. 3, 2008: Los Angeles names Charlie Naimo as general manager.

Oct. 2, 2008: The following teams name international players as post-draft discovery players and have been assigned the WPS-playing rights to those respective international players:

Chicago Red Stars: Laura Del Rio, Spain
Sky Blue FC: Anita Asante, England

Sept. 29, 2008: Bay Area names Sissi as an assistant coach and the Chicago Red Stars name Denise Reddy as an assistant coach.

Sept. 26, 2008: The following teams name international players as post-draft discovery players and have been assigned the WPS-playing rights to those respective international players:

Sky Blue FC: Collette McCallum (Australia)
St. Louis: Ingvild Stensland (Norway)

Sept. 25, 2008: The following teams name international players as post-draft discovery players and have been assigned the WPS-playing rights to those respective international players:

Bay Area:  Anja Mittag (Germany)
Boston Breakers:  Emma Byrne (Ireland)
Chicago Red Stars:  Alex Scott (England)
Los Angeles:  Camille Abily (France)
St. Louis:  Eniola Aluko (England)
Washington Freedom:  Erin McLeod (Canada)

Sept. 24, 2008: An initial international draft is held to assign WPS-playing rights of international players to the teams.  WPS Initial International Draft Results 

Sept. 24, 2008: St. Louis trades its 27th selection in the 4th round of the WPS International Draft and its 12th selection in the 2nd round of the WPS General Draft to Los Angeles for the 17th selection in the 3rd round of the WPS International Draft and the 24th selection the 4th round of the WPS General Draft.

Sept. 24, 2008: St. Louis trades its 6th selection in the 1st round of the WPS International Draft, its 3rd selection in the 1st round of the WPS General Draft and its 17th selection in the 3rd round of the WPS General Draft to the Washington Freedom for the 4th selection in the 1st round of the WPS International Draft, the 14th selection in the 2nd round of the WPS General Draft and the 15th selection in the 3rd round of the WPS General Draft.

Sept. 16, 2008: In an announcement held in New York City, members of the U.S. Women's National Team player pool are allocated to WPS teams:

Bay Area: Nicole Barnhart, Rachel Buehler, Leslie Osborne
Boston Breakers: Angela Hucles, Kristine Lilly, Heather Mitts
Chicago Red Stars: Carli Lloyd, Kate Markgraf, Lindsay Tarpley
Los Angeles: Shannon Boxx, Stephanie Cox, Aly Wagner
Sky Blue FC: Natasha Kai, Heather O'Reilly, Christie Rampone
St. Louis: Lori Chalupny, Tina Ellertson, Hope Solo
Washington Freedom: Ali Krieger, Abby Wambach, Cat Whitehill

Sept. 15, 2008: Los Angeles's WPS team names Abner Rogers as Head Coach.

Sept. 11, 2008: St. Louis's WPS entry unveils its logo and name: St. Louis.

Sept. 9, 2008: The New Jersey/New York WPS franchise unveils its logo and name: Sky Blue FC.

Sept. 3, 2008: WPS announces that Bay Area will field a team for the League's inaugural 2009 season and that the WPS team planned for Dallas is now slated to begin play in 2010 as the League continues to work on securing a facility, with the intention that the Team will start play in the League’s second season.  Bay Area names Albertin Montoya as head coach.

Aug. 27, 2008: St. Louis's WPS team names Jorge Barcellos as Head Coach.

Aug. 11, 2008: WPS announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to expand to Atlanta, Ga. in 2010.

June 3, 2008: Chicago's WPS entry unveils its logo and name: Chicago Red Stars.

May 27, 2008: WPS announces that it has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) for an expansion franchise in Philadelphia for 2010.

May 5, 2008: Chicago Professional Women’s Soccer, LLC names Emma Hayes as Head Coach.

Mar. 5, 2008:  The New Jersey/New York franchise in Women’s Professional Soccer names Ian Sawyers as General Manager and Head Coach.

Jan. 8, 2008:  Chicago Professional Women’s Soccer, LLC names Marcia McDermott as General Manager.

Sept. 26, 2007: Washington Freedom name Joe Quinn as President & General Manager, Jim Gabarra as Head Coach.

Sept. 1, 2007: Chicago Professional Women’s Soccer, LLC names Peter Wilt as President & CEO.

September 2007: Boston Breakers name Tony DiCicco as Head Coach.

May 2007: Boston Breakers name Joe Cummings as President & General Manager.

 

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