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Tuesday Roundup: Breakers, Thorns, Pride make roster moves

Tuesday Roundup: Breakers, Thorns, Pride make roster moves

The Equalizer Staff March 7, 2017 10

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, U.S. U-23s finish off La Manga trip with win over Norway and Celtic FC sign former UNC captain Darcy McFarlane and former Pitt defender Jaclyn Poucel Today, the Boston Breakers

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Christie Rampone: reliable, steady, Captain America

Christie Rampone: reliable, steady, Captain America

Danielle D'Avanzo March 6, 2017 4

One last hurrah… As her name was announced throughout Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., former U.S. national team member and long-time captain Christie Rampone stood alongside her two daughters, Rylie and Reece, and

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US Soccer legislates standing during national anthem

US Soccer legislates standing during national anthem

The Equalizer Staff March 4, 2017 36

U.S. Soccer has passed a new rule requiring “all persons representing a Federation national team” to stand respectfully during the playing of the national anthems before any event where the national teams are involved.

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Thursday Roundup: Groom Re-Signs with FCKC

Thursday Roundup: Groom Re-Signs with FCKC

The Equalizer Staff March 2, 2017 23

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, BREAKERS RELEASE PRESEASON SCHEDULE, U23S TRIUMPH OVER JAPAN, AND SESSELMAN SIGNS WITH SANTA CLARITA FC Kansas City announced today that they have re-signed Shea Groom for the 2017 season. This

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Jeff Plush steps down as NWSL commissioner

Jeff Plush steps down as NWSL commissioner

The Equalizer Staff March 2, 2017 20

Jeff Plush announced on Thursday that he is stepping down as commissioner of NWSL after more than two years on the job. A national search for his replacement will begin immediately. A league spokesperson

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Lauletta: XI games to circle on NWSL calendar

Lauletta: XI games to circle on NWSL calendar

Dan Lauletta March 2, 2017 11

At long last the 2017 NWSL schedule is out. The wait was not without its share of agita from the fanbase, but the final product dazzles with each team hosting just one midweek match

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NWSL announces weekend heavy 2017 schedule

NWSL announces weekend heavy 2017 schedule

The Equalizer Staff March 1, 2017 10

Only 10 of an NWSL record 120 matches are scheduled to be played in the middle of the week during the 2017. The full schedule, released Wednesday morning, includes nine Wednesday night matches and

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Henry hoping SheBelieves can be launching point for France

Henry hoping SheBelieves can be launching point for France

Harjeet Johal February 28, 2017 11

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The SheBelieves Cup is about to get going Wednesday with France vs England in the opening match at Talen Energy Stadium, in Chester, Pennsylvania. U.S. Soccer fans will recognize a familiar

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Tuesday Roundup: Tibetan club team denied U.S. Visas

Tuesday Roundup: Tibetan club team denied U.S. Visas

The Equalizer Staff February 28, 2017 12

Also in today’s roundup, Australia Algarve woes, FCKC re-signs Yael Averbuch, Homare Sawa becomes a mom plus Orlando Pride news and a World Cup champion retired Fifteen players, estimated to be in the 18-20

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Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Diana Matheson re-tears ACL, will miss NWSL season

Dan Lauletta February 28, 2017 17

Diana Matheson has a re-torn the ACL in her left knee, the Seattle Reign announced on Tuesday. The recently acquired midfielder will miss the entire 2017 NWSL season. Matheson previously tore the same ACL

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