List of National Women's Soccer League stadiums

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Locations of teams for the 2017 National Women's Soccer League season.

National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is the highest-level professional soccer league for women in the United States. As of 2017, it consists of ten teams. As of 2016, the NWSL will use 10 stadiums. The highest attendance in the league's history occurred on April 23, 2016 at the Orlando Citrus Bowl when 23,403 people watched the Orlando Pride defeat the Houston Dash 3–1 in a regular season home match.[1]

Originally, many NWSL teams rented university stadiums. As the league has grown, NWSL teams have increasingly used MLS stadiums either by MLS ownership of NWSL team or increased cooperation between existing NWSL and MLS teams.

Primary Stadiums[edit]

Team Stadium Capacity Surface Field Lines Image
Boston Breakers Jordan Field[2] 4,100 FieldTurf soccer-specific Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium, Allston MA.jpg
Chicago Red Stars Toyota Park 20,000[3] Bermuda grass soccer-specific Toyota Park in March 2013
FC Kansas City Swope Soccer Village 3,557[4] Colorado Bluegrass [5] soccer-specific FC Kansas City v Orlando Pride (27359989465).jpg
Houston Dash BBVA Compass Stadium 7,000 (22,039)[6] Bermuda grass soccer-specific BBVA Compass Stadium, Skyline View.JPG
North Carolina Courage WakeMed Soccer Park 10,000 Bermuda grass soccer-specific SASSoccerPark2.jpg
Orlando Pride Orlando City Stadium 25,500 Bermuda grass soccer-specific Open House Event (32264010504).jpg
Portland Thorns FC Providence Park 21,144 FieldTurf soccer-specific Jeldwenfield2011.png
Seattle Reign FC Memorial Stadium 6,088 (12,000) AstroTurf multi-purpose[7] Memorial Stadium
Sky Blue FC Yurcak Field 5,000 Bermuda grass soccer-specific Sky Blue FC players warm-up before the game 2011.jpg
Washington Spirit Maryland SoccerPlex 4,000 [8] Kentucky bluegrass soccer-specific Maureen Hendricks Field at Maryland Soccerplex.jpeg

Secondary and Former Stadiums[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Jordan Field". Boston Breakers. 2017-03-06. Retrieved 2017-03-06. 
  3. ^ "Fun Within Reach". TOYOTA PARK. 
  4. ^ "Lloyd scores in return as Dash draw Kansas City". The Equalizer. July 20, 2015. Retrieved August 8, 2015. 
  5. ^ ""SOD ROLLING" FOR SWOPE SOCCER VILLAGE PROJECT BEGINS". KC Parks. 2013-09-04. Retrieved 2015-01-13. 
  6. ^ "Dynamo welcome NWSL expansion team: Houston Dash". Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
  7. ^ Oshan, Jeremiah. "Reign will play home games at Memorial Stadium in 2014 and beyond". Sounder at Heart. SB Nation. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  8. ^ "The Maryland SoccerPlex - Maryland Soccer Foundation". Mdsoccerplex.org. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  9. ^ "Boston Breakers to Play at Harvard Stadium in 2014". Boston Breakers. 2014-01-07. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  10. ^ "Chicago Red Stars Announce Doubleheader With Chicago Fire". Chicago Red Stars. 2014-02-11. Retrieved 2014-02-11. 
  11. ^ "NWSL Announces Complete 2015 Regular Season Schedule". Chicago Red Stars. 2015-02-05. Retrieved 2015-02-09. 
  12. ^ "RED STARS COME BACK TO TIE DASH, 1-1; Christen Press scored the game-tying goal in the 90th minute". nwslsoccer.com. Archived from the original on 2015-09-10. 
  13. ^ "KANSAS CITY ADVANCES TO FINAL AFTER DEFEATING CHICAGO, 3-0; Amy Rodriguez (2) and Erika Tymrak both scored in the first half". nwslsoccer.com. 
  14. ^ "NAMES VENUE FOR 2013 SEASON". FC Kansas City. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  15. ^ "FC Kansas City to play to fewer seats, no football lines". Equalizer Soccer. 2014-01-08. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  16. ^ "FC KANSAS CITY ANNOUNCE 2015 HOME OPENER". www.fckansascity.com. FC Kansas City. 21 January 2015. Archived from the original on 24 January 2015. Retrieved 21 January 2015. 
  17. ^ Bell, Thad. "FC Kansas City and Sporting KC partner". www.thebluetestament.com. SB Nation. Retrieved 17 January 2015. 
  18. ^ "FC Kansas City to play two matches in 2016 at Children's Mercy Park". Sporting Kansas City. 
  19. ^ "FC KANSAS CITY TO PLAY TWO GAMES AT CHILDREN’S MERCY PARK THIS SEASON". FC Kansas City. Archived from the original on 2016-03-02. 
  20. ^ "Seattle Reign FC to play at Starfire Stadium; ticket prices announced". Seattle PI Sports Blog. 
  21. ^ "WNY Flash, Seattle tie in rematch of controversial game at Frontier Field". Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. 2016-07-17. Retrieved 2016-07-18.