Portland Thorns

Heavy USWNT presence in CONCACAF player of the year nominations

The CONCACAF Awards nomination list is out for 2017, and on the women’s side, there’s a big United States presence, as you might expect, given the …

NWSL

The WoSo Independent Podcast – Episode #31 – NCAA Tournament Review + Dr. Offseason (Portland)

Chris and Jon return for Episode #31 of the WoSo Independent Podcast. They start off by talking about the College Cup to this point and discuss the …

Women's Soccer

Ten Things To Be Thankful For (Even Now) About Soccer In America

No World Cup berth? No problem!<p>Ok, maybe it’s a bit troubling, but it’s also important to remember that the lights have not gone out on this sport in America. Fans in the U.S. have much to look forward to in the near future, and just as much to be thankful for in the present.<p>In the spirit of the …

FIFA

FC Kansas City is no more. The National Women’s Soccer League officially pulled the plug on the franchise Monday. The club will be replaced by the one announced last week to be under the same umbrella as Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake. Even if the transfer of ownership from the seemingly ambivalent Elam Baer […]

FC Kansas City celebrates its 2014 NWSL Championship. (Photo Copyright Patricia Giobetti for The Equalizer)<p>FC Kansas City is no more. The National …

Soccer

NWSL Announces FC Kansas City To Cease Operations

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced that it has re-acquired FC Kansas City LLC’s membership interest in the league and will be …

Women's Soccer

Jodie Taylor to leave Arsenal Women for Melbourne City then Seattle Reign

<b>England striker Jodie Taylor will leave Arsenal Women for a six-week spell in Australia, before joining American club Seattle Reign on a permanent deal.</b><p>The 31-year-old, who won the Golden Boot at Euro 2017 with five goals in four games, will initially join W-League side Melbourne City in …

Soccer

National Women’s Soccer League Welcomes Real Salt Lake

NWSL Heads to Rio Tinto Stadium with Newly-Launched Club in Historic Sixth Season<p>The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has announced that Real …

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Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen will announce Thursday that women’s professional soccer is coming to the Salt Lake Valley in the form of a …

Soccer

Portland Thorns plan to sign another 'top-shelf' attacking player in offseason

The Portland Thorns are planning to add another "top-shelf" attacking player in the offseason.<p>Thorns owner Merritt Paulson told Timbers in 30 that …

NWSL

USWNT vs. Canada: 3 things to know ahead of the match

The USWNT face Canada Thursday in the first of two friendlies. Here are three things to know ahead of the match.<p>The U.S. women’s national team renew …

FIFA

Success in NWSL Brings Franch, Sonnett Back to WNT

The NWSL is many things to many people. The five-year-old league offers elite female players an environment to fulfill their dreams of becoming …

Women's Soccer

Rumours of Caps’ interest in women’s pro team start to bubble up again | The Province

If you’re a women’s soccer fan, you have to be hoping that what both John Herdman and Bob Lenarduzzi are saying these days lines up.<p>Canadian team …

Canadian News

NWSL Teammates, National Team Rivals

The top-ranked U.S. Women’s National Team will face fifth-ranked Canada twice over four days in a home-and-home series which will provide an exciting …

NWSL

Canada and U.S. Women's soccer teams set to renew rivalry at BC Place

Canada has struggled to find success against their southern rival<p>Thursday's game between the Canadian and U.S. women's national soccer teams is …

Soccer

PREVIEW: USA Wraps Up 2017 Against Canada with Home-and-Home Series

CHICAGO (Nov. 7, 2017) – The U.S. Women's National Team has played 14 matches in 2017 with two remaining, both against Canada, with the first leg on …

Washington Spirit

Lindsey Horan: Finding Her Confidence in 2017

/stories/2017/11/07/21/29/20171107-video-wnt-lindsey-horan-finding-her-confidence-in-2017<p>Two years after returning to the U.S. following her time in …

Women's Soccer

Thorns FC Abroad | Eckerstrom picks up clean sheet in Newcastle's win over Sonnett and Sydney

After opening W-League action last week, a trio of Thorns FC players returned to action this weekend, suiting up for their Australian club …

NWSL

Why We Discriminate Against Women Athletes And Why I Almost Kicked A Kid: An Essay

It was a Wednesday afternoon.<p>A crisp, fall breeze gently kissed the trees that framed the Los Angeles skyline. But I was in a mall food court scribbling down a joke about dog farts ’cause I’m a comic and a goddamned professional.<p>Then it happened.<p>Two yards away and one tired teriyaki chicken …

Sport (Australia)

Thorns FC announce 2017 club awards

<b>PORTLAND, Ore.</b> – Following the conclusion of the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League season, four Portland Thorns FC players were named recipients of …

Soccer

Canadian skipper Christine Sinclair leads young squad against U.S.

TORONTO — Captain Christine Sinclair will see plenty of familiar faces when she leads Canada out against the top-ranked Americans in a two-game …

NWSL

John Herdman has called in six teenagers as part of a 19-woman roster that will face the United States in friendly matches on November 9 and 12. An additional nine players are 25 and under leaving only four players over the age of 25. Chief among them is captain Christine Sinclair who most recently played […]

Captain Christine Sinclair is one of four Canadians over the age of 25 who will face the USWNT next week. (photo courtesy Canada Soccer)<p>John Herdman …

Women's Soccer

Herdman announces Canadian lineup for U.S. game at B.C. Place Stadium | The Province

Christine Sinclair is slated to suit up for the Canadian women’s soccer team for the 260th time when her squad hosts the Americans next Thursday at …

Canadian News

Thorns FC's Christine Sinclair named to Canada Women's National Team roster for friendlies against United States

<b>PORTLAND, Ore.</b> – Portland Thorns FC forward <b>Christine Sinclair</b> was named to the Canada Women’s National Team roster for a pair of friendlies against …

NWSL

Jill Ellis names 23 players to USWNT roster for matches against Canada

USA Will Finish 2017 Schedule on Nov. 9 at BC Place and Nov. 12 at Avaya Stadium<p>USA Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 23 players …

Women's Soccer

Ellis names 23-player USWNT roster for Canada friendlies

The U.S. will close out 2017 with a pair of friendlies against John Herdman's side – one on either side of the border<p>U.S. women's national team manager Jill Ellis has named a 23-player roster for her side's upcoming pair of friendlies against Canada.<p>The U.S. will close out 2017 with the two …

Soccer

Ellis Names Roster For Canada Friendlies

Jill Ellis has named 23 players to the roster for two friendlies between the U.S. Women’s National Team and the Canadian Women’s National Team to …

Women's Soccer

Carli Lloyd, Tobin Heath, Taylor Smith on U.S. women's soccer team to face Canada

The roster features some significant new names and some significant absences.

Philadelphia

Orlando Pride Forward Chioma Ubogagu Earns First U.S. WNT Call-Up

<b>ORLANDO, Fla. (October 31, 2017)</b> - Orlando Pride forward Chioma Ubogagu received her first call-up to the senior U.S. Women’s National Team on …

Women's Soccer

Ellis Names 23 Players to Training Camp Roster for WNT's Final 2017 Matches vs. Canada

<b>U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position (Caps/Goals):</b> <br>GOALKEEPERS (4): Jane Campbell (Houston Dash; 2/0), Adrianna Franch (Portland Thorns FC; …

Women's Soccer

Why Women's Football is Having a Moment

Side note: Both those statements warrant a greater response than is possible in an elevator ride and I apologise to the people kept waiting while we …

Sport (Australia)