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Ellis names 28-player roster for Mexico friendlies

Ellis names 28-player roster for Mexico friendlies

The Equalizer Staff August 29, 2014 15

Jill Ellis has named her 28-player roster for the United States women’s national team’s two September matches vs. Mexico. The roster includes most of the usual faces, but also marks another return for midfielders

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Fishlock thrived in improved Reign side

Fishlock thrived in improved Reign side

Dan Lauletta August 28, 2014 15

TUKWILA, Wash. — Jess Fishlock hit NWSL like a tornado last year.  She arrived from Wales a virtual unknown but made an immediate impact.  Fishlock cut a conspicuous figure with her platinum blonde hair,

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Bailey: No NWSL expansion for 2015…as of now

Bailey: No NWSL expansion for 2015…as of now

Jeff Kassouf August 28, 2014 3

As of now, there won’t be any expansion for the National Women’s Soccer League in 2015, league executive director Cheryl Bailey says. But of course, as the tail-end of 2013 proved, things can always

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Thorns loan Brooks to Bayern, Dash re-sign Henderson

Thorns loan Brooks to Bayern, Dash re-sign Henderson

The Equalizer Staff August 28, 2014 13

Portland Thorns FC today has loaned midfielder Amber Brooks to FC Bayern Munich — her previous club — for the 2014-15 Frauen-Bundesliga season. Brooks scored 10 goals in 22 appearances in 2013 with Bayern

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Reign midfielder Little named 2014 NWSL MVP

Reign midfielder Little named 2014 NWSL MVP

The Equalizer Staff August 28, 2014 35

Seattle Reign FC midfielder Kim Little has been named the 2014 National Women’s Soccer League MVP. The Scottish midfielder led the league in goals (16) in her first season in the NWSL. She also

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Australian players oppose turf at 2015 Women’s World Cup as FIFPro VP backs players

Australian players oppose turf at 2015 Women’s World Cup as FIFPro VP backs players

Jeff Kassouf August 27, 2014 33

In a statement released Wednesday, Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) said that FIFPro Vice President and FIFPro Asia Chairman Brendan Schwab will have the world players’ association raise women’s players’ concerns with FIFA over the

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Harvey named NWSL Coach of the Year

Harvey named NWSL Coach of the Year

The Equalizer Staff August 27, 2014 12

Laura Harvey’s massive makeover of Seattle Reign FC has her team in Sunday’s National Women’s Soccer League final, and it’s also earned her the NWSL Coach of the Year award. Harvey guided Seattle to

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NWSL to play 20-game schedule, break for World Cup; national team players to miss 7-8 games

NWSL to play 20-game schedule, break for World Cup; national team players to miss 7-8 games

Jeff Kassouf August 27, 2014 113

The National Women’s Soccer League will play a 20-game schedule in 2015 and take a two-week break for the group stage of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, the league announced on Wednesday. The season

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Reign say NWSL final practically sold out

Reign say NWSL final practically sold out

The Equalizer Staff August 26, 2014 13

Sunday’s NWSL championship match will be played at Starfire Soccer Complex in Tukwila, Wash., since Seattle Reign FC’s usual venue in downtown Seattle, Memorial Stadium, is being used all weekend for a music festival

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Sauerbrunn named best NWSL defender for 2nd straight year

Sauerbrunn named best NWSL defender for 2nd straight year

The Equalizer Staff August 26, 2014 19

FC Kansas City defender Becky Sauerbrunn has won the NWSL Defender of the Year award for the second straight season, becoming the first repeat award winner in the fledgling league. Washington Spirit defender Ali

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