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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: USWNT hosts inaugural SheBelieves Cup

Allison Lee December 22, 2016 61

In January U.S. Soccer announced that the U.S. women’s national team would be hosting the inaugural SheBelieves Cup, an international tournament named after the #SheBelieves campaign created by members of the 2015 World Cup-winning

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Solo to AP: Fight for quality more important than return to USWNT

Solo to AP: Fight for quality more important than return to USWNT

The Equalizer Staff December 22, 2016 195

In an extensive interview with Anne M Peterson of the Associated Press, Hope Solo said she hopes to play for the U.S. national team again but that the fight for equality for its players

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French federation releases tentative SheBelieves Cup schedule

French federation releases tentative SheBelieves Cup schedule

Kieran Theivam December 22, 2016 41

The second edition of the SheBelieves Cup is almost certainly going to take place on the East Coast after tentative details were released by the French Football Federation. The competition, which will once again

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Lauletta: What Alex Morgan to Lyon means

Lauletta: What Alex Morgan to Lyon means

Dan Lauletta December 20, 2016 522

The seeds were sown for Alex Morgan to play for Lyon as early as March when club chairman Jean-Michel Aulas suggested that U.S. national team players would join his side in 2017. Morgan’s name

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Williams, Ohai to the USWNT

The Equalizer Staff December 20, 2016 5

One of the most exciting series of moments in 2016 happened leading up to the NWSL Championship and ended with the pair of U.S. national team games against Switzerland later in October. We are

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XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Pride set NWSL attendance record

XI WoSo Moments of 2016: Pride set NWSL attendance record

Dan Lauletta December 19, 2016 56

The Orlando Pride played their debut match April 17 in Portland. They lost that match 2-1 but six days later—April 23, 2016—they trumped their more seasoned NWSL sisters when 23,403 came to the Citrus

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Heath to ESPN: “I am very happy here in the U.S.”

Heath to ESPN: “I am very happy here in the U.S.”

The Equalizer Staff December 14, 2016 469

In an interview on ESPN after winning U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year, Tobin Heath said she is happy playing in NWSL. “I love European football and the idea of playing in the

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Tobin Heath, Ashley Sanchez win US Soccer honors

Tobin Heath, Ashley Sanchez win US Soccer honors

The Equalizer Staff December 14, 2016 150

Tobin Heath has been voted U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year for 2016. The announcement was made Tuesday on ESPN’s soccer program ESPNFC. Also honored was 17-year old Ashley Sanchez who was voted

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US Soccer reveals Player of the Year nominees

US Soccer reveals Player of the Year nominees

The Equalizer Staff December 5, 2016 738

FIFA World Player of the Year finalist Carli Lloyd was among five nominees named Monday by U.S. Soccer for the Female Player of the Year award. Lloyd has already won the award twice including

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Alex Morgan in France, could ink deal with Lyon

Alex Morgan in France, could ink deal with Lyon

Dan Lauletta December 3, 2016 343

Multiple media reports have placed Alex Morgan in Lyon, France this week admid speculation she could soon sign to play for the French power. French news outlet PiedsCarres was the first to report that

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