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This weekend in the WPS – magicJack bounced back in convincing fashion, Sky Blue is on a two game win streak, the Flash stay undefeated, and magicJack owner Dan Borislow gets hit with a fine. The #WPSchat will look at the outcomes of this week’s games and the WPS’s role in policing the league and its franchises.

Q1: magicJack vs. The Beat.

  • magicJack bounced back convincingly after their first loss of the 2011 campaign. What is the magic behind magicJack?
  • The Beat continue to struggle offensively and defensively. How much have injuries and national team call-ups impacted the young team’s chemistry?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the re-cap.

Q2: The Breakers vs. Sky Blue.

  • The Breakers potentially potent offense has gone missing. What can their offense do to find their way back once the star players leave for the WWC?
  • Sky Blue has its longest win streak of the season. What can the Flash do next week to put an end to it?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the Breakers re-cap and Sky Blue re-cap.

Q3: The Independence vs. The Flash.

  • What are your thoughts on the Independence’s performance?
  • What are thoughts the Flash’s performance?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the re-cap.

Q4: WPS Policing.

  • What is the WPS office role in policing the league and its franchises?
  • Should the role change as the league grows and ages?
Join us on Monday at 8pm EST to throw your thoughts into the mix. Just log on to Twitter, Tweetchat, or Tweetgrid, and use the #WPSchat tag.
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This week in the WPS the much-anticipated match between the #1 team the Flash and the #2 team magicJack went down in the books and the Legend Kristine Lilly had her jersey retired. The chat will take a look at this week’s outcomes and the Legend’s retirement.

Q1: The Beat vs. Sky Blue.

  • The Beat continue to struggle with their fourth consecutive defeat. How this young team need to grow fast in order to stay competitive this season?
  • Sky Blue records a convincing victory and are right back in the hunt. Will this victory jumpstart the team to a place at the top of the league?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the Beat re-cap and Sky Blue re-cap.

Q2: The Independence vs. The Breakers.

  • The Independence on the road come away with a point and continue to move up in the standings. Will they be able to be the first team to knock off the Flash?
  • The Breakers stepped up their play in the second half and tied up the game to come away with a point. What do they be able to cool down Sky Blue next week and keep the fourth spot in the standings?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the Independence re-cap and the Breakers re-cap.

Q3: magicJack vs. The Flash.

  • MagicJack suffer their first loss of the season. How will they bounce back?
  • What are your thoughts on magicJack’s performance?
  • The Flash are the only undefeated team left in the WPS. Will they run the table and have an undefeated season?
  • What are your thoughts on the Flash’s performance?
  • Who is the player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score.

Q4: The Legend’s Retirement.

  • What is the impact to the WPS and soccer?
  • Will anyone be able to replace Kristine Lilly and who could it be?
  • What does it take to become a player and leader at Lilly’s level?
For more information on Kristine Lilly, read this article.

Join us on Monday at 8pm EST to throw your thoughts into the mix. Just log on to Twitter, Tweetchat, or Tweetgrid, and use the #WPSchat tag.

The first WPS weekend of games played with the WWC depleted rosters. The chat will take a look at those outcomes, the US WNT vs. Japan game, and WPS attendance.

Q1: The Breakers vs. The Flash.

  • The Flash offense did not slow without the star talent of their NT players gone. Is this a good gauge as to what we should expect come the WWC?
  • The Breakers record their second multiple goal game of the season. Will this line-up continue to put goals on the board during the WWC?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the Breakers re-cap and the Flash re-cap.

Q2: The Independence vs. The Beat.

  • Playing with a player advantage and at home, the Beat couldn’t come away with any points. Will they be able to points during the WWC?
  • This was a  strong performance by the Independence. Will they gain ground during the WWC?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, the Independence re-cap and the Beat re-cap.

Q3: Japan vs. The US WNT.

  • What are your thoughts on the US performance?
  • Besides the players absence on their WPS club teams, what other impact does the NT call-ups have?
  • What are thoughts on Japan’s performance?
  • Who is your player of the match?

Q4: WPS Attendance.

  • What impact will the WWC have on game attendance?
  • The regular season average is down from last season by almost 1,300. Why do you think this is happening?
Join us on Monday at 8pm EST to throw your thoughts into the mix. Just log on to Twitter, Tweetchat, or Tweetgrid, and use the #WPSchat tag.

The WPS season is officially in full gear with the second weekend with all teams playing. Let’s take a look at this week’s match-ups and how the teams measured up.

Q1: Sky Blue vs. The Flash.

  • Are the Flash the measuring stick for the rest of the WPS?
  • Will Sky Blue bounce back and make a run for the playoffs?
  • @alexmorgan13 logged her best performance this season, should she be in the talks for POTW?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, Sky Blue re-cap and the Flash re-cap.

Q2: The Beat vs. magicJack.

  • Is magicJack the team to beat?
  • Is the Flash/magicJack game the ticket to have?
  • With their second straight loss will the Beat bounce back at home?

For more information on the match, check out the box score.

Q3: The Breakers vs. The Independence.

  • What are your thoughts on @AlyssaNaeher performance?
  • Where do the Breakers need to improve for next week’s match vs. the Flash?
  • What are thoughts on the Independence performance?
  • Is this the win the Independence needed to start a streak?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box scoreBreakers recap and Independence recap.

Q4: The Chicago Red Stars.

  • What does moving to the WPSL mean for the organization?
Join us on Monday at 8pm EST to throw your thoughts into the mix. Just log on to Twitter, Tweetchat, or Tweetgrid, and use the #WPSchat tag.

The first full WPS weekend gives this week’s chat plenty to discuss. We will discuss all three matches: magicJack/Philly II (or is it I ?), Beat/Flash II, and the much-anticipated Sky Blue vs. Breakers match. Also on tap for discussion is the first time back-to-back winner of the WPS POTW and the US Coast Guard SOTW. As a bonus we’ll look at what it means for the Red Stars to move to the WPSL.

Q1: The Independence vs. magicJack.

  • Is the home field advantage for magicJack the field width instead of the fans? What impact does this have on the opposing team?
  • What are your thoughts on magicJack’s game two performance?
  • What impact if any did the time lag between games have for Philly?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score and re-cap.

Q2: The Beat vs. The Flash II.

  • The Flash sit at the top of the table, is this the point where they start to break away from the rest of the teams?
  • Christine Sinclair records the first multi-goal game, what do you think of her performance and is it worthy of the WPS POTW award?
  • What are your thoughts on the Beat’s performance (having two strong outings followed by this game)?
  • Which Beat team should we expect to see through out the rest of the regular season?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, Beat recap, and Flash recap.

Q3: Sky Blue vs. The Breakers.

  • What are your thoughts on the Breakers performance?
  • What are your thoughts on the adjusted line-up for the Breakers, having Alex Scott in the midfield and Amy LePeilbet at outside back?
  • What impact did the two-week lag in between games have for Sky Blue?
  • Sky Blue doesn’t get an easy match next week playing the Flash, can they come away with a win? What type of effort is needed for them to win the next match?
  • Who is your player of the match?

For more information on the match, check out the box score, Sky Blue recap and Breakers recap.

Q4: The WPS POTW.

  • Let’s discuss the performance of the first back-to-back winner, Alli Lipsher.

For more information on the POTW, check out the article.

Q5: The US Coast Guard SOTW.

  • Let’s discuss the performance of the winner, Ashlyn Harris.

For more information on the SOTW, check out the video.

Bonus Q: The Chicago Red Stars.

  • What does moving to the WPSL mean for the organization?
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