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NWSL Drafts: Live Updates, Picks and Expert Analysis from Expansion and College Drafts


The league just shared tonight’s expansion draft order, with Angel City taking the top pick tonight. And just so you don’t have to keep last week’s trade tracker open in another window, here’s your reminder on how the teams got immunity from tonight’s draft.

Total immunity:

Chicago Red Stars

San Diego: Traded Katie Johnson, Makenzy Doniak, 2021 Draft Pick Kelsey Turnbow

Angel City: traded Sarah Gorden, Julie Ertz, place on the international list

NJ / NY Gotham FC

San Diego: traded Kailen Sheridan, received immunity and $ 130,000 in allowance money

Angel City: traded DiDi Haracic, received immunity and $ 50,000 in allowance money

Kansas City Current

They got an exemption from this project as an expansion team.

North Carolina Courage

Angel City: rights swapped for Cari Roccaro for immunity

San Diego: rights traded against Angharad James for immunity

Partial immunity:

OL reign

Angel City: No.36 pick traded in the 2022 NWSL Draft for a stipend of $ 25,000, plus partial immunity set as Angel City agreeing not to select an attacker from Reign’s list of unprotected players

Portland thorns

Angel City: rights traded for Simone Charley and Tyler Lussi for immunity, $ 100,000 allowance, ACFC 2022 second-round natural pick in college draft

Louisville FC Race

Angel City: Rights traded with Christen Press for immunity, plus Angel City’s natural first-round pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft and $ 75,000 in allowance money

Spirit of Washington:

Angel City: Rights traded on MA Vignola for “allocated player protection” plus $ 30,000 in allocation money

San Diego: Rights traded for Tegan McGrady, an international spot in 2022 and a natural first-round choice of the NWSL 2022 (via OL Reign) for immunity

No immunity:

Houston Scoreboard

Orlando Pride

Meg linehan·

Editor-in-Chief, Women’s Soccer