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June 13, 2013 at 1:02 PM

Reign FC will be without four in Portland, learns national TV games

reignfcReign FC, in pursuit of its first NWSL win this season, heads to Portland on Sunday, but Seattle will be without four key players due to national team duty.

Those unavailable are goalkeeper Hope Solo, defender Emily Zurrer, and midfielders Jess Fishlock and Kaylyn Kyle.

Solo will be with the U.S. national team for friendlies against South Korea on Saturday and June 20. Fishlock and Wales head to Slovakia on Monday. Zurrer and Kyle, Canadian internationals, face Germany on Wednesday.

All four are expected back for a June 23 road game against the Western New York Flash.

Also, the NWSL announced its national TV schedule with the FOX Sports Media Group on Thursday. Reign FC will host the first FOX Soccer broadcast, a July 14 home game against the Washington Spirit at Starfire Stadium. Seattle will also be on FSC for an Aug. 10 road game at Washington.

FOX Soccer will televise one game a week over the final six weeks of the season, and each of the league’s eight teams will get at least appearance. The FOX Sports Media Group will then air all three playoff games, the two semifinals on Aug. 24 and the championship on Aug. 31 (channels TBD). See the schedule below:

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Date Game Time (PT) TV
Sunday, July 14 Reign FC vs. Washington Spirit 5:30 p.m. FOX Soccer
Sunday, July 21 Western New York Flash vs. Sky Blue FC 10:30 a.m. FOX Soccer
Sunday, July 28 Portland Thorns FC vs. Chicago Red Stars 4 p.m. FOX Soccer
Sunday, Aug. 4 Portland Thorns FC vs. FC Kansas City 5:30 p.m. FOX Soccer
Saturday, Aug. 10 Washington Spirit vs. Reign FC 4 p.m. FOX Soccer
Saturday, Aug. 17 Western New York Flash vs. Boston Breakers 5 p.m. FOX Soccer
Saturday, Aug. 24 NWSL semifinal 11 a.m. TBD
Saturday, Aug. 24 NWSL semifinal 5 p.m. TBD
Saturday, Aug. 31 NWSL championship 5 p.m. TBD

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