At least three veteran Canadians will be suiting up in the W-League this year. Brittany Baxter has signed on with the Seattle Sounders and has already seen preseason action with the squad.
Rhian Wilkinson and Josee Belanger have both inked deals to play with the Laval Comets.
You can expect all three to get ample minutes, while providing plenty of leadership for their respective clubs. Combined, the three players have over 280 caps for Canada.
Update (April 29th 2014): The representation for Shelina Zadorsky and Bry McCarthy has announced they will both join the Ottawa Fury.
Update (May 1st 2014): Two more Canadians sign on with the W-League:
The 2014 W-League season runs from May to July, with the championship match taking place July 27th.
About the author:
Sandra Prusina is a journalist and broadcaster based out of Calgary, Canada. She has covered women’s soccer since 2010. She’s also a segment reporter for Olympic Broadcast Services, traveling to Vancouver, London and Sochi to work for the host broadcaster.