October 7, 2016 NWSL BEST XI
Gilliland, Press on first team, four Red Stars on second team
CHICAGO – Chicago Red Stars captain Christen Press and defender Arin Gilliland have been named to the NWSL Best XI, the league announced Friday. Press, defenders Lauren Barnes (Seattle Reign) and Becky Sauerbrunn (FC Kansas City) and midfielder Allie Long (Portland Thorns) were also named to the team last year.
October 6, 2016 RED STAR CALL-UPS
Five Chicago players join USWNT for Switzerland friendlies
Five Chicago Red Star players have been called into U.S. Women's National Team camp for two friendly matches against Switzerland. Coach Jill Ellis named 11 uncapped players, including Red Stars midfielder Danielle Colaprico and defenders Arin Gilliland and Casey Short. Also called in were Red Stars captain Christen Press and goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher.
September 24, 2016 SPIRIT-ED WIN
Red Stars roll over Washington 3-1
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--- Christen Press, Cara Walls and Sofia Huerta all scored as the Chicago Red Stars jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 3-1 win over the Washington Spirit at Toyota Park Saturday.
July 16, 2016 STREAK STOPPED
Red Stars shut out Pride
ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Chicago Red Stars snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Orlando Pride at Camping World Stadium Saturday night.
July 9, 2016 FALLING STARS
Chicago rattled by Spirit 2-0
BOYDS, Md. – Goals by Estefania Banini and Katie Stengel gave the Washington Spirit a 2-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars at the Maryland Soccer Complex Saturday.
June 22, 2016 OVERTAKEN
Red Stars' streak stopped by Thorns
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim scored as the Portland Thorns overtook the Chicago Red Stars for first place in the NWSL with a 2-0 victory at Providence Park Wednesday night.
May 29, 2016 SIX AND COUNTING
Red Stars stay on top in NWSL
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The first-place Chicago Red Stars extended their unbeaten run to six games, playing to a 1-1 tie with Sky Blue FC before a 2,502 crowd at Toyota Park Sunday night.
May 22, 2016 FIRST-PLACE TIE
Red Stars stifle Seattle Reign
SEATTLE -- The Chicago Red Stars extended their unbeaten streak to five games a 2-1 win over the two-time defending NWSL regular-season champion Seattle Reign FC Sunday night.
April 22, 2016 ROLE PLAYER
Red Stars rookie Raetzman ready to contribute wherever she is needed
The Chicago Red Stars have been the team to watch when it comes to rookies making a name for themselves. For two straight seasons in the NWSL, a Red Stars player has taken home Rookie of the Year honors. One of the incoming rookies hoping to help keep that award in Chicago this season is midfielder Courtney Raetzman.
March 15, 2016 LEADING THE WAY
USWNT players boost Red Stars
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- U.S. Women’s National Team members Julie Johnston, Alyssa Naeher and Christen Press lead the way as the Chicago Red Stars open preseason training under coach Rory Dames this week.
March 1, 2016 LONG-SERVING
Red Stars' Lomnicki retiring
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago Red Stars defender Michelle Lomnicki, the team’s longest-tenured player, announced her retirement Tuesday. Lomnicki, 28, a fan favorite, joined the Red Stars seven years ago, helping the team to its first postseason appearance as a professional franchise last year.
January 26, 2016 THREE STARS
Ellis names team for Olympic qualifying
The Chicago Red Stars’ Julie Johnston, Alyssa Naeher and Christen Press were named to the U.S. team for the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas.
January 25, 2016 PERFECT FIT
Red Stars acquire Amanda Da Costa
The Chicago Red Stars have acquired midfielder Amanda Da Costa and a natural fourth-round pick in the 2017 NWSL College Draft from the Washington Spirit, the team announced Monday.
December 10, 2015 BACK TO TOYOTA PARK
Red Stars to share stadium with Fire
The Chicago Red Stars will return to Toyota Park, playing all home games in the venue for the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season. Toyota Park was home to the Red Stars during the 2009 and 2010 Women’s Professional Soccer campaigns.
November 10, 2015 MAKING MOVES
Red Stars acquire Whitney Engen, send pair to Flash
The Chicago Red Stars have acquired U.S. Women’s National Team defender Whitney Engen and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft from Western New York Flash. In exchange, Western New York received Abby Erceg, Adriana Leon and a first-round (No. 9 overall) selection in the 2016 NWSL College Draft.
September 14, 2015 EARNING SOME HARDWARE
Red Star's Danielle Colaprico named NWSL Rookie of the Year
The Chicago Red Stars may have missed out on their chance to capture the National Women's Soccer League title, but they are getting some individual hardware. After starting every game for the Red Stars, midfielder Danielle Colaprico has been voted the league's Rookie of the Year in a vote by fans owners, general managers, coaches, players and the media.
September 13, 2015 RED STARS ROUTED
FC Kansas City rolls into final with 3-0 win
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars first appearance in the NWSL playoffs came to a quick end, as a pair of goals by Amy Rodriguez led FC Kansas City to a 3-0 win in front of a sparse crowd announced at 3,031 at Toyota Park Sunday.
September 11, 2015 EVENLY MATCHED
Red Stars host defending champs in Sunday semifinal at Toyota Park
Despite losing Lori Chalupny, Shannon Boxx, Christen Press, Karina LeBlanc, Adriana Leon, Melissa Tancredi and Abby Erceg, the Chicago Red Stars were the hottest team in the National Women's Soccer League during the Women's World Cup. If they hope to keep playing beyond Sunday's semifinal against FC Kansas City at Toyota Park, they will have to regain some of that rhythm.
August 29, 2015 FINALLY A WIN
Red Stars blank Flash 2-0
ROCHESTER, NY – Christen Press had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Red Stars ended a six game winless streak, defeating the Western New York Flash 2-0 at Sahlen's Stadium Saturday night.
August 23, 2015 PLAYOFF CLINCHER
Red Stars can't score but earn spot
LISLE, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars clinched their first ever National Women’s Soccer League playoff berth on Sunday evening at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex, behind a 0-0 draw with visiting Western New York Flash, who were eliminated from playoff contention in the process.
STREAK IS OVER
Red Stars fall to Thorns 2-1
PORTLAND, Ore. – Allie Long scored two goals, giving the Portland Thorns FC a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory against the Chicago Red Stars before 15,858 fans on Sunday night at Providence Park. The loss snaps the Red Stars six game unbeaten streak.
August 1, 2015 NOT ENOUGH
Press brace earns Red Stars a 2-2 draw
LISLE, Ill. – Christen Press scored two goals for the Chicago Red Stars, but it wasn't enough as FC Kansas City's Amy LePeilbet and Sarah Hagen each scored as the teams played to a 2-2 draw Saturday night at Benedictine University.
July 27, 2015 HANGING THEM UP
Shannon Boxx to leave Red Stars immediately
CHICAGO---Shannon Boxx is retiring. After winning the World Cup in her fourth try, the U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder will join the team for its victory tour this fall, but will hang up her cleats with the Chicago Red Stars immediately.
July 18, 2015 STAR STRUCK
With World Cuppers back, Red Stars settle for draw
LISLE, Ill. – Chicago Red Stars captain Lori Chalupny scored the go-ahead goal in her first NWSL match since the Women's World Cup, an equalizer from Boston Breakers forward Stephanie McCaffrey forced the teams to settle for a 1-1 draw at the Village of Lisle Benedictine University Sports Complex Saturday night.
July 13, 2015 DASHING INTO FIRST
Red Stars move up with 2-1 win in Houston
HOUSTON – Goals by Vanessa DiBernardo before the break and Jen Hoy after the break gave the Chicago Red Stars a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday night. Houston’s Tiffany McCarty
temporarily leveled the score early in the second half.
June 23, 2015 NO PLAYERS INVOLVED
Red Stars swap international spot for picks
CHICAGO – The Chicago Red Stars have traded one of their international player spots for the remainder of the 2015 season and the 2016 season to Washington in exchange for the Sprit's second and third round picks in the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft.
June 20, 2014 TO BE REPLAYED
Red Stars game called becuase of weather
LISLE, Ill.--After two lengthy weather delays, Saturday's game between the Washington Spirit and Chicago Red Stars at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex was postponed. The game, which was called in the 38th minute will be replayed in its entirety.
May 30, 2015 STILL UNBEATEN
Red Stars in scoreless draw
SEATTLE, Wash. – The Chicago Red Stars remained unbeaten battling home side and defending Shield holders Seattle Reign FC to a scoreless draw at Memorial Stadium Saturday night.
May 9, 2015 SOFIA IS THE (RED) STAR
With two goals, assist Huerta leads 3-0 win
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – It was a game of firsts for the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday against visiting Boston Breakers. With both teams missing nearly all their World Cup players, Chicago earned a dominant 3-0 win at Toyota Park courtesy of heroics by several rookies and newcomers, Sofia Huerta leading the pack with a brace and an assist.
April 25, 2015 PAIR FOR PRESS
Not enough as Red Stars draw 2-2 with Thorns
LISLE, Ill. – Christen Press scored two goals in the first eight minutes, but the Portland Thorns FC scored two second half goals to come from behind and earn a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Red Stars in front of 2,136 fans on Saturday night at Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.
August 9, 2014 STILL ALIVE
Red Stars win to stay in playoff hunt
LISLE, Ill.– The Chicago Red Stars pulled off a must win to keep their playoff chances alive, defeating FC Kansas City 2-1 Saturday night, on goals by Melissa Tancredi and Christen Press.
August 2, 2014 FADING HOPES
Red Stars fall to Spirit on late goal
BOYDS, Md -- – The Chicago Red Stars struck early with goal from Lori Chalupny, but Washington scored early in the second half with a 48th minute Christine Nairn goal and followed by a last-second winner from Yael Averbuch to take a 2-1 in at the Maryland SoccerPlex on Saturday.
July 26, 2014 NO FINISH
Red Stars, Dash in scoreless draw
LISLE, IL – Despite plenty of opportunities, the Chicago Red Stars were unable to connect, playing the Houston Dash to a 0-0 draw Saturday at Village of Lisle Benedictine University Sports Complex.
July 17, 2014 TIED AGAIN
Red Stars, Thorns in another draw, 1-1
LISLE, Ill. – Portland Thorns FC forward Jessica McDonald scored the quickest goal in National Women’s Soccer League history, but Lori Chalupny got a late equalizer for the Chicago Red Stars as the two teams drew for a third consecutive match 1-1 in front of 2,014 fans at Benedictine Sports Complex on Thursday night.
July 12, 2014 ENDING THEIR REIGN
Red Stars snap Seattle's unbeaten streak
LISLE, ILL. — Melissa Tancredi scored her first National Women's Soccer League goal to give the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win while snapping the Seattle Reign's 16 game unbeaten streak Saturday night at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex.
July 9, 2014 ANOTHER TIE
Red Stars and Thorns draw 1-1
LISLE, Ill.-- –An 86th minute penalty kick by Emily Van Egmond lifted the Chicago Red Stars to a 1-1- draw with the Portland Thorns FC at the Village of Lisle – Benedictine University Sports Complex Wednesday night.
July 4, 2014 PRESS NETS PAIR
Red Stars comeback falls short
PORTLAND, Ore –Christen Press scored two goals to lead a second half come-from-behind charge, that gave the Chicago Red Stars a 2-2- draw against the Portland Thorns FC a in front of 13,084 at Providence Park Friday.
June 21, 2014 SKID CONTINUES
Red Stars fall 1-0 to KC
KANSAS CITY, MO – Jen Buczkowski scored the lone goal to give FC Kansas City a 1-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars at Dunwood Stadium Saturday night.
June 18, 2014 EARLY AND LATE
Red Stars fall to Flash 2-0
ROCHESTER, NY – Brittany Taylor scored in the 2nd minute and Sam Kerr in the 91st, giving the Western New York Flash a 2-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars at Sahlen's Stadium Wednesday night.
June 4, 2014 STREAK STOPPED
Red Stars fall to spirit 1-0
LISLE, Ill---The Chicago Red Stars five game winning sreak came to an end Wednesday night with a 1-0 loss to the Washington Spirit at the Village of Lisle – Benedictine University Sports Complex
May 11, 2014 A-HOY
First half goal leads Red Stars over Houston 1-0
LISLE, Ill---Jen Hoy scored the only goal to give the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0win over the Houston Dash at Benedictine U. Sports Complex Stadium Sunday in a game that was delayed three hours due to delay due to lightning and storms
May 8, 2014 NEWEST RED STAR
Aussie co-captain van Egmond signs on
CHICAGO - The Red Stars have signed Australia international midfielder Emily van Egmond, pending the receipt of her P-1 visa and International Transfer Certificate, for the remainder of the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League season.
May 7, 2014 RED STARS RESERVES COMING UP
WPSL team has 10-game schedule
CHICAGO - The Red Stars will have a women’s amateur reserve team for the 2014 season. The Red Stars Reserves will compete in WPSL (Women’s Premier Soccer League) in the Midwest-Central Division with a 10-game schedule from May through July.
May 5, 2014 ERCEQ IS A RED STAR
New Zealand international signs for 2014
CHICAGO - New Zealand international defender Abby Erceg has signed with the Red Stars for the remainder of the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League season, pending the receipt of her P-1 visa and International Transfer Certificate.
April 30, 2014 ROAD BLUES
Red Stars fall to Kansas City 1-0
KANSAS CITY, KS ----A ninth minute goal by Amy Rodriguez gave FC Kansas City a 1-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars, who were playing their first road game of the season, Wednesday night at Verizon Wireless Stadium.
April 6, 2014 SPLIT DECISION
Red Stars draw De Paul, defeat Oakland
The Chicago Red Stars closed out their preseason with a 0-0 draw against DePaul University, and a 2-0 victory over Oakland University (MI) at Village of Lisle – Benedictine University Sports Complex Sunday.
March 29, 2014 ALL SIGNED
Red Stars ink three draft picks
The Chicago Red Stars have signed all members of their 2014 NWSL College Draft class. First round picks Julie Johnston and Vanessa DiBernardo, as well as third round pick Hayley Brock have all agreed to their first professional contracts.
March 22, 2014 GATEWAY DRAW
Red Stars tie KC 1-1 in St. Louis
FENTON, MO – The Chicago Red Stars kicked off the 2014 preseason in a 1-1 draw with FC Kansas City on a cool Saturday evening in front of a 2,000-plus crowd at St. Louis Soccer Park.