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Friday Roundup: US Soccer names U-20, U-17 head coaches

Friday Roundup: US Soccer names U-20, U-17 head coaches

The Equalizer Staff April 7, 2017 36

Also in today’s roundup the Dash finish preseason on a high note, the Courage add three to their coaching staff, and Lisa De VAnna signs with an Australian semipro team U.S. Soccer has made

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Dash come alive in 3-0 win over Thorns

Dash come alive in 3-0 win over Thorns

The Equalizer Staff July 16, 2016 79

The Houston Dash handily beat the Portland Thorns 3-0 on Saturday night, the Dash’s first win (and goals) since May 7th, a scoreless streak that lasted 567 minutes of play . A crowd of

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Klingenberg officially traded to Seattle — for now

Klingenberg officially traded to Seattle — for now

Jeff Kassouf October 26, 2015 43

The trade which will send United States national team defender Meghan Klingenberg to Seattle Reign FC is officially complete, Reign FC and the Houston Dash announced on Friday. The Equalizer first reported the trade

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Second-half surge sees Reign extend unbeaten run

Second-half surge sees Reign extend unbeaten run

The Equalizer Staff July 11, 2015 15

For 45 minutes, it looked like the Western New York Flash had finally solved Seattle Reign FC. Then the Reign scored three goals in six minutes just after halftime, continuing their recent dominance in

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Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Harvey to Wambach: No pressure to play in 2015

Dan Lauletta March 30, 2015 209

Seattle Reign FC head coach and general manager Laura Harvey said her club did not acquire Abby Wambach with the expectation that she will go back on her decision to sit out the entire

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Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Flash, Reign swap Wambach, Leroux in blockbuster

Jeff Kassouf March 30, 2015 277

Abby Wambach’s rights are now with Seattle Reign FC after the biggest trade in National Women’s Soccer League history. Seattle acquired Wambach on Monday from the Western New York Flash and sent U.S. teammate

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Flash trade Zerboni, Williamson to Thorns for Brooks

Flash trade Zerboni, Williamson to Thorns for Brooks

Dan Lauletta November 6, 2014 111

The dismantling of the Flash roster continued on Thursday when the club traded longtime midfielder McCall Zerboni plus Kat Williamson to Portland in exchange for Amber Brooks.  Zerboni had been with the Flash since

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Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Thorns bust Blues’ streaks in 7-1 thrashing

Dan Lauletta July 13, 2014 213

FC Kansas City’s win streak and Nicole Barnhart’s shutout streak both crash landed in spectacular fashion Sunday night at the hands of Portland Thorns FC, who established a league record for goals and winning

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VIDEO: Brooks sees NWSL as best shot at 2015 WC

VIDEO: Brooks sees NWSL as best shot at 2015 WC

The Equalizer Staff March 24, 2014 21

Amber Brooks is settling into Portland, where new head coach Paul Riley plans to implement rotating formations depending on matchups. Brooks will likely always play in the holding midfield role for the Thorns, taking

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Week in review: Busy, busy times in women’s soccer

Week in review: Busy, busy times in women’s soccer

The Equalizer Staff January 5, 2014 78

Well, that was a whirlwind. NWSL allocations, injuries, the latest U.S. roster, Houston’s first coach and plenty of drama. If you blinked, here is what you missed: — Fifty players from the United States,

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