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Sauerbrunn, Lloyd up for BBC World Player of the Year

Sauerbrunn, Lloyd up for BBC World Player of the Year

Kieran Theivam April 29, 2016 43

The often-overlooked Becky Saurbrunn has been named among a list of five players for the second BBC Women’s World Player of the Year award. The Word Cup winning defender missed out on the shortlist

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Familiar but unfamiliar: Group F will be tricky in Rio

Familiar but unfamiliar: Group F will be tricky in Rio

Harjeet Johal April 27, 2016 16

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Commencement of celebrations on Wednesday to mark 100 days until the 2016 Rio Olympics are a stark reminder: the Games are coming — quickly. The women’s soccer tournament begins two

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Lyon, Wolfsburg on course for UWCL final rematch

Lyon, Wolfsburg on course for UWCL final rematch

The Equalizer Staff April 24, 2016 19

Lyon and Wolfsburg are well on their way to another meeting in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final after huge first-leg wins in Sunday’s semifinals. Lyon hammered French rival PSG, 7-0 in Lyon on

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French, German rivals to duel in UWCL semifinals

French, German rivals to duel in UWCL semifinals

Kieran Theivam April 23, 2016 27

On May 26th the northern town of Reggio Emilia in Italy will welcome fans from France and Germany, but from which clubs at this stage, we do not know. Europe’s premier competition, the UEFA

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For Manon Melis, Seattle a quick sell

For Manon Melis, Seattle a quick sell

Kieran Theivam April 20, 2016 14

Three minutes is all it took Seattle Reign Head Coach Laura Harvey to convince Manon Melis to join the two time NWSL Shield winners. Melis, 29, has moved to the Pacific North West after

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Herdman discusses Canada’s Olympic draw

Herdman discusses Canada’s Olympic draw

Harjeet Johal April 14, 2016 75

VANCOUVER, B.C – Canada’s journey to reach the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympic games will be difficult, but if they have the confidence and swagger of Coach John Herdman, they stand a better

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USWNT to play France in Olympic group play

USWNT to play France in Olympic group play

The Equalizer Staff April 14, 2016 256

The United States will open their quest for a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal against New Zealand and will also play France and Colombia in group play. The draw for the Olympic tournament in

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Former Ballon d’Or winner Kessler retires

Former Ballon d’Or winner Kessler retires

Kieran Theivam April 14, 2016 34

Former Women’s World Player of the Year Nadine Kessler has been forced to retire from the game at the age of 28 after failing to recover from a serious knee injury. Kessler is one

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Johnston’s brace lifts USWNT past Colombia, again

Johnston’s brace lifts USWNT past Colombia, again

The Equalizer Staff April 10, 2016 639

Julie Johnston scored twice and the United States women’s national team defeated Colombia, 3-0 on Sunday at Talen Energy Stadium. It was the U.S.’ second win in five days over Colombia after winning 7-0

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McLeod reveals torn ACL; will miss Olympics

McLeod reveals torn ACL; will miss Olympics

Dan Lauletta April 6, 2016 36

The Canadian Soccer Association and Erin McLeod formally announced on Wednesday that the keeper has a torn ACL suffered in her Champions League debut with FC Rosengard last month. It is McLeod’s third torn

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