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Articles by Richard Farley

10 April 2018
As the league gets more ambitious and big-money MLS owners buy in, the founding “independent” owners are getting pushed out. How do they feel about that? We spoke with them about the power shift in the board room.
ISI Photos-Howard C. Smith
22 March 2018
From stars on the field, to those in charge off of it, the NWSL's sixth season features plenty of intriguing subplots.
ISI Photos-Craig Mitchelldyer
21 March 2018
The 2017 NWSL MVP says she still hasn't conquered this league, yet. As she and Chicago sought change, their objectives aligned.
ISI Photos-Mike Lawrence
27 February 2018
U.S. Soccer has a new president, and the women's national team will soon have a new GM. They will want to see that the Americans are ready to face top competition at the World Cup.
18 December 2017
Royals’ brass tells FourFourTwo about the two intense weeks that led the NWSL to Salt Lake City.
Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports
8 December 2017
Seattle began laying its foundation upon entering MLS, and it has set a high bar since. 
Photo: Utah Royals
6 December 2017
Originally destined for U.S. Soccer job after leaving Seattle, the coach's career was suddenly in limbo. Then, on a beach in Hawaii, her phone rang.
ISI Photos-Brad Smith
4 December 2017
You've heard of Horan and Pugh, but that's only the start. How do two Denver-area clubs compete with those drawing from much larger areas? A confluence of factors, FFT found out.
1 December 2017
Best American defender? World's best center back? Underrated? The USWNT co-captain might be all these things. (Missed our No. 6 player? Click here to go back.)
1 December 2017
You thought 2015 was her breakthrough? This year could be the groundwork which allows O'Hara to peak in 2019. (Missed our No. 9 selection? Click here to go back.)