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The Boston Globe


Women’s soccer tries third pro league

Opening Day for any team represents a new beginning. For the Boston Breakers women’s soccer club, Sunday’s match at Dilboy Stadium in Somerville may also kick off their last chance.

The Breakers are one of eight members of the new National Women’s Soccer League, the third pro circuit established since Brandi Chastain scored the game-winning goal in the 1999 Women’s World Cup final, pulled off her jersey, and made many believe that American interest in women pros could be as strong as her abdominals.

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