Wanna hear 40 minutes of Laura Harvey talk about Seattle Reign and Sounders? Sure you do! Covers everything from the 16 game unbeaten streak coming to an end to the American playoff system to who has worn the Donkey Shirt the most this season. There may also be a Reign vs Portland game coming up at Memorial. Maybe you haven’t heard. [x]
“To fulfill your dreams, one has to stay focused even when the chips are down and people tell you you can’t, even when there are distractions, the most important things are to stay focused on the goal in the end.”—Hope Solo (espn chat)
“Best wishes to her, she’s going through a hard time right now," said Zerboni, the fourth-year Flash midfielder who overcame a DWI arrest in 2011. "We like to think of ourselves as a sorority and we’re all sisters within this league and professional ballers and you don’t like to see a player in the media for negative things.”—
Do you think Hope will start in the game against the Flash on Weds?
Based on their reasons for not playing her Saturday she probably could. Missing a game like she did and some practices will get you benched regardless of the other circumstances. That said, you never want to let your backup have a foot in the door. Kop’s done well with her three games. Just one goal against. I really don’t know what weighs the most for them. My guess is she’ll start. Or the next home game in the least. I’m cool with whatever they decide. They know what they’re doing more than we do.