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PPL Park to host CONCACAF WWC qualifying elimination games; KC, DC, Chicago get first round

PPL Park to host CONCACAF WWC qualifying elimination games; KC, DC, Chicago get first round

Jeff Kassouf July 24, 2014 24

Venues for CONCACAF 2015 Women’s World Cup qualification in October are set, with Kansas City, greater Chicago and Washington, D.C., hosting first-round games and PPL Park outside of Philadelphia hosting the semifinals, third-place match

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Marta stays in Sweden, signs with FC Rosengård

Marta stays in Sweden, signs with FC Rosengård

Jeff Kassouf July 21, 2014 50

Five-time FIFA World Player of the Year Marta has signed with Swedish club FC Rosengård on a six-month deal, with an option for another year. Marta was previously without a club after UEFA Champions

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Nigeria ban lifted, U-20s will play in World Cup

Nigeria ban lifted, U-20s will play in World Cup

Jeff Kassouf July 18, 2014 3

FIFA lifted Nigeria’s international ban on Friday after the country’s football federation leaders were reinstated, meaning the country’s U-20 women’s team will play in next month’s World Cup. The team’s participation in the U-20

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Young Sullivan taking on leadership role for U-20 USWNT ahead of World Cup

Young Sullivan taking on leadership role for U-20 USWNT ahead of World Cup

Jennifer Gordon July 18, 2014 14

In a few weeks the 2014 U-20 Women’s World Cup will kick off in Canada. The U.S. is looking to rebound from disappointing results in youth World Cups since winning the last U-20 World

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French names US U-20 WNT World Cup roster

French names US U-20 WNT World Cup roster

Jeff Kassouf July 17, 2014 26

United States U-20 women’s national team coach Michelle French has named her 21-player World Cup roster, and there are some surprises. The biggest shock is the omission of Notre Dame midfielder Morgan Andrews, who

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Fiona O’Sullivan continues playing abroad while coaching US youth during summer

Fiona O’Sullivan continues playing abroad while coaching US youth during summer

Tim Grainey July 16, 2014 4

As many Americans have returned home from clubs abroad to play in NWSL this season, including U.S. national team pool members Christen Press, Yael Averbuch, Whitney Engen and Meghan Klingenberg, to name a few,

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US women to face Switzerland August 20 in Cary, NC

US women to face Switzerland August 20 in Cary, NC

The Equalizer Staff July 16, 2014 60

The United States women’s national team will play Switzerland — the first European team to qualify for next year’s Women’s World Cup — on August 20 in Cary, N.C. The match marks the first-ever

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Horan signs two-year extension with PSG

Horan signs two-year extension with PSG

The Equalizer Staff July 14, 2014 28

Lindsey Horan made history two years ago when she decided to forego college powerhouse North Carolina for the chance to play professionally for Paris Saint-Germain. Horan’s time with PSG has been successful, leading to

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Nadia Nadim adjusting to life with Sky Blue FC

Nadia Nadim adjusting to life with Sky Blue FC

Harjeet Johal July 10, 2014 14

Nadia Nadim stepped onto the pitch and made her Sky Blue FC and NWSL debut on Sunday against FC Kansas City (a 5-0 loss) just before the second half kicked off. The 26-year-old striker

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Canada 2015 World Cup poster unveiled

Canada 2015 World Cup poster unveiled

The Equalizer Staff July 10, 2014 14

The 2015 Women’s World Cup starts in just under a year, and event organizers unveiled on Thursday the official poster for the tournament: The poster was shown off in Brazil, at Rio de Janeiro’s

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