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A NWSL team in Vancouver? Canada WNT are all for it

A NWSL team in Vancouver? Canada WNT are all for it

Harjeet Johal February 8, 2017 24

VANCOUVER, B.C – An NWSL franchise in Canada is something that is long overdue. If Canada is going to continue to produce and develop top talent, players need an opportunity to stay in Canada and play

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Hope Solo wants a chance at France 2019

Hope Solo wants a chance at France 2019

The Equalizer Staff February 7, 2017 31

During an interview on Showtime’s 60 Minutes Sports, suspended U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo hinted that she would like the opportunity to be the team’s goalkeeper at the next World Cup in France. “No one

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Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

The Equalizer Staff February 7, 2017 58

Also in today’s roundup, Spirit Girls DA plans to move forward without key partner clubs, Lifetime Canada announces it will not air NWSL games, Matheson and Brynjarsdottir battle injury ahead of NWSL season, and

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The Lowdown: My team could be good if…

The Lowdown: My team could be good if…

Dan Lauletta February 7, 2017 83

Remember soccer? Let’s talk about it for a bit. We’re about three weeks from really heating up on the women’s side with the SheBelieves Cup starting March 1 followed by NWSL preseason and a

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Monday Roundup: 2017 NWSL match ball revealed

Monday Roundup: 2017 NWSL match ball revealed

The Equalizer Staff February 6, 2017 21

Also in today’s roundup, Crystal Dunn debuts for Chelsea, weather cancels Canada-Mexico friendly and Rae Dower resigns as Canberra United head coach At Thursday’s joint press conference with NWSL and A+E Networks, most of the

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Whitney Engen announces she will not return for 2017

Whitney Engen announces she will not return for 2017

The Equalizer Staff February 6, 2017 41

In a Monday afternoon social media post, Whitney Engen announced that she would not be returning to play in the NWSL in the 2017 season. “At this time I have made the decision to

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Friday Roundup: Pregnant Kelly Smith won’t play in farewell match

Friday Roundup: Pregnant Kelly Smith won’t play in farewell match

The Equalizer Staff February 3, 2017 13

Also in today’s roundup the Spirit fill out a coaching staff, Meg Morris runs, Australia deals with extreme heat, and T&T gets a financial lifeline Kelly Smith will not play in her own farewell

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Lauletta, Kronick discuss NWSL media partnership

Lauletta, Kronick discuss NWSL media partnership

Dan Lauletta and Hannah Kronick February 2, 2017 54

Thursday, NWSL announced a breakthrough agreement with A+E Networks that will see a weekly match broadcast on Lifetime every Saturday during the regular season over the next three years and makes A+E an investor

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Thursday Roundup: Sauerbrunn speaks out against Muslim ban

Thursday Roundup: Sauerbrunn speaks out against Muslim ban

The Equalizer Staff February 2, 2017 19

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, SOLO TO APPEAR ON 60 MINUTES AND SPIRIT RELEASE PRESEASON SCHEDULE USWNT co-captain and defender Becky Sauerbrunn spoke out against the recent executive order issued by President Trump denying entry

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NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

NWSL, A&E partnership underscores growth of WoSo

Evan Davis February 2, 2017 59

The WUSA was on its last legs in 2003 when the first part of the semifinal between the Atlanta Beat and San Diego Spirit didn’t go on the air. ESPN2 was carrying the game,

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