National Women's Soccer League Players Association

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National Women's Soccer League Players Association
Full name National Women's Soccer League Players Association
Founded 2017
Key people Meghann Burke, spokesperson; Yael Averbuch
Country United States

The National Women's Soccer League Players Association, or NWSLPA, is the association of professional National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) players who are not allocated by the United States or Canadian national teams.[1]

History

The NWSLPA was formed in May 2017 under the leadership of Yael Averbuch.[2] The group is represented by lawyer and former WPS player, Meghann Burke.[3][4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Non-allocated NWSL players take step toward forming union". Sports Illustrated. Associated Press. May 15, 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  2. ^ Murray, Caitlin (May 15, 2017). "What does the new NWSL Players Association mean for players and the league?". Fox Sports. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  3. ^ "NWSL players form Players Association". Sounder at Heart. May 15, 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  4. ^ Megdal, Howard (May 15, 2017). "NWSL Players Have Unionized". Vice Sports. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  5. ^ "INTERVIEW: BURKE LEADS NEW US UNION". FIF Pro. May 16, 2017. Retrieved 21 November 2017.

External links

  • National Women's Soccer League Players Association on Twitter
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