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Flash defeats Philly for the title

Western N.Y. defeats Philly for WPS title

Originally Published: August 27, 2011
By Beau Dure

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- This summer, Japan lifted the Women's World Cup trophy. On Saturday, it was the United States' turn.

And Brazil's turn. And New Zealand's turn. And Sweden's. And Canada's. Maybe even a wayward squirrel's.

The Western New York Flash, its players gathered from around the globe, combined to have the best record in the WPS regular season and earn home field for the league final. That collection of talent and home-field spirit -- a WPS final-record crowd of 10,461 -- ...

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