Monthly Archives: August 2013

Abby Wambach

NWSL championship preview

The first National Women’s Soccer League champion will be crowned on Saturday, as the Western New York Flash host the Portland Thorns in Rochester, N.Y. A dreamlike fantasy made in marketing heaven, this game features several marquee match-ups; US Women’s National team stars Western New York’s Carli Lloyd and Abby Wambach, against Portland Thorns Alex…

Willian Borges da Silva looks on during a press conference at Stamford Bridge in on November 6, 2012, while still playing with Anzhi Makhachkala.

Willian signs with Chelsea

On Wednesday, Chelsea finalized the transfer of midfielder Willian from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala. The 25-year-old Brazilian has signed a five-year contract with the Blues to wear the number 22 shirt. Willian exemplifies Brazil’s signature style. With his footwork, agility and creativity, he is capable of deconstructing defenses with maddening ease, evidenced in his impressive…