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Lauletta: Final thoughts on France, USWNT

Lauletta: Final thoughts on France, USWNT

Dan Lauletta March 7, 2017 500

The 2017 SheBelieves tournament is over, but the discussion of what transpired over the last seven days won’t soon fade away. Hot takes being what they are it will be easy to write off

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Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Lauletta: 3 things we’ve learned…so far

Dan Lauletta March 4, 2017 498

HARRISON, N.J. — The 2017 SheBelieves Cup is now two matches old with a third still to be played on Tuesday in Washington D.C. For the United States it has been an interesting two

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Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Allie Long discusses transition to center back

Kieran Theivam January 20, 2017 327

U.S Women’s National Team defender Allie Long says she is enjoying being ‘the quarterback’ in the side as she continues to adapt to her role in Coach Jill Ellis’s defensive back three. The Portland

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Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

Sauerbrunn makes 4th straight NWSL Best XI

The Equalizer Staff October 7, 2016 90

Becky Sauerbrunn’s three-year reign as NWSL Defender of the Year ended earlier this week, but the FC Kansas City captain is now the sole player to have made every Best XI. She was joined

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Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Things Learned: Thorns just couldn’t stop set pieces

Ray Curren October 2, 2016 76

In the end, Portland knew what was coming Sunday afternoon from Western New York. The Thorns knew they would be seeing a very direct 4-4-2. Mark Parsons probably called every player Paul Riley put

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NWSL Semifinal: Best offense meets best defense

NWSL Semifinal: Best offense meets best defense

Chelsey Bush October 1, 2016 29

2016 NWSL Semifinal Western New York Flash at Portland Thorns FC Providence Park, 5pm EDT (FS1/foxsportsgo.com) Season series: Thorns won, 2-0-0 All-Time series: Thorns lead, 5-2-3 Past playoff meeting: 2013 NWSL Championship, 2-0 Thorns

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NWSL Week In Review: Where do non-playoff teams go from here?

NWSL Week In Review: Where do non-playoff teams go from here?

Ray Curren September 27, 2016 119

Sadly, the close of the regular season means that we say goodbye to 60 percent of the NWSL’s teams until the spring. But before they walk out the 2016 door, it gives us a

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For Thorns, Shield was total team effort

For Thorns, Shield was total team effort

Dan Lauletta September 26, 2016 51

On July 30, Allie Long was dozing off in her hotel in Brazil watching the stream of her Portland Thorns against the Seattle Reign. The Reign carried much of the play that night, but

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Portland wins Shield with 3-1 victory over Sky Blue

Portland wins Shield with 3-1 victory over Sky Blue

Eric Scatamacchia September 25, 2016 84

On the final day of the 2016 NWSL season, the Portland Thorns took on Sky Blue with a chance to take the Shield with a win or draw. The Thorns earned the Shield in style coming

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US rallies to win after conceding early to Netherlands

US rallies to win after conceding early to Netherlands

The Equalizer Staff September 18, 2016 1,120

The U.S. women’s national team defeated the Netherlands on Sunday, 3-1 at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, despite giving up a goal less than two minutes into the match. Carli Lloyd and Allie Long

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