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Report: Ellis gets new contract as USWNT coach

Report: Ellis gets new contract as USWNT coach

Jeff Kassouf August 4, 2015 31

Jill Ellis has agreed to a new multi-year contract as coach of the United States women’s national team, according to Steve Goff of the Washington Post. Ellis’ initial contract — signed in May 2014

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CONCACAF Olympic qualifying in US in January

CONCACAF Olympic qualifying in US in January

Jeff Kassouf August 4, 2015 47

CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying will take place in the United States from Jan. 21-30, 2016, according to FIFA.com. Dates and venues are yet to be determined, a source tells The Equalizer, but the tournament

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Nigeria misses second straight Olympics with loss

Nigeria misses second straight Olympics with loss

The Equalizer Staff August 3, 2015 11

Nigeria’s women’s soccer team will not take part in the Olympics for the second straight competition. The reigning African champions lost, 2-1 to Equatorial Guinea on Sunday to lose the two-leg series, 3-2 on

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Dunn nets first-half hat trick as Spirit down Dash

Dunn nets first-half hat trick as Spirit down Dash

Jennifer Gordon August 1, 2015 595

BOYDS, Md. — Crystal Dunn led the Washington Spirit to a 3-1 win over the visiting Houston Dash on Saturday night with a first-half hat trick. With the three goals, Dunn now leads the

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Press nets brace, but Hagen equalizes late for KC

Press nets brace, but Hagen equalizes late for KC

The Equalizer Staff August 1, 2015 217

Christen Press scored twice on Saturday at Benedictine University to give her eight goals in six NWSL matches this season, but it wasn’t enough for the Chicago Red Stars in a 2-2 draw with

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Reign win third straight, extend Breakers’ misery

Reign win third straight, extend Breakers’ misery

Ray Curren August 1, 2015 45

BOSTON — As the calendar flips from July to August, attrition and fatigue begin to become big factors in a congested NWSL schedule. In a battle of self-admittedly tired squads on Saturday afternoon, it

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Flash cling to playoff hopes with dramatic win in NJ

Flash cling to playoff hopes with dramatic win in NJ

The Equalizer Staff August 1, 2015 38

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The Western New York Flash kept their NWSL playoff hopes alive with a late, 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Saturday at Yurcak Field on the campus of Rutgers University.

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NWSL Week 16 Preview:  Dash look to keep clmbing

NWSL Week 16 Preview: Dash look to keep clmbing

Dan Lauletta August 1, 2015 29

Injuries, rivalries, and sellouts will be storylines in Week 16 in the NWSL season. Here is a look. Saturday Seattle Reign FC (8-3-3) at Boston Breakers (3-8-3) 4:00 pm EDT, Soldiers Field Watch: Youtube

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Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

Quereda’s reign as Spain coach ends after 27 years

The Equalizer Staff July 31, 2015 18

Ignacio Quereda stepped down as coach of Spain’s women’s national team on Thursday, ending a 27-year run as the squad’s only coach in history. Jorge Vilda, who most recently coached Spain’s U-19 women’s team,

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Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Zerboni enjoys happy, winning return to Rochester

Dan Lauletta July 30, 2015 16

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — McCall Zerboni spent four mostly good years with the Western New York Flash. Along the way she went from a role player on the amazing 2011 WPS team to the star

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