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USWNT notebook: Morgan’s health, Wambach’s role

USWNT notebook: Morgan’s health, Wambach’s role

Jeff Kassouf May 26, 2015 149

United States women’s national team coach Jill Ellis says that Alex Morgan‘s knee injury continues to be monitored, but Ellis expects her star striker ready for the World Cup. Morgan, 25, has a bone

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Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Rodriguez leads FC Kansas City over Reign, 1-0

Jeff Husted April 23, 2015 221

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Thursday’s rematch of last year’s NWSL championship game lived up to the promised excitement as FC Kansas City edged the Seattle Reign, 1-0. Amy Rodriguez notched her first goal of

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2015 NWSL Preview: FC Kansas City

2015 NWSL Preview: FC Kansas City

Jeff Husted April 9, 2015 11

When the NWSL first opened play, FC Kansas City set the league on fire. Behind Lauren Holiday, the team was able to set records on the way to a share of the league’s best

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Rodriguez, Rapinoe impress in big USWNT win

Rodriguez, Rapinoe impress in big USWNT win

Jeff Kassouf April 4, 2015 155

Call it confidence. Call it the pieces coming together. Go ahead and blame New Zealand’s jet lag. No one factor stood far and above another for the United States women’s national team in a

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Ellis experiments as USWNT beats Switzerland

Ellis experiments as USWNT beats Switzerland

Jeff Kassouf March 6, 2015 702

The United States women’s national team stayed unbeaten at the 2015 Algarve Cup with a 3-0 win over Switzerland on Friday. Alex Morgan, Amy Rodriguez and Abby Wambach scored. The win sets up the

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After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

After another USWNT win over Mexico, all eyes on Ellis’ World Cup qualifying roster decisions

Jeff Kassouf September 18, 2014 277

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Jill Ellis did as she said she would and tested out new players in the United States’ lineup on Thursday, and the result against Mexico was the same: a comfortable 4-0

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The Lowdown: KC’s risky off-season pays off with title

The Lowdown: KC’s risky off-season pays off with title

Dan Lauletta September 2, 2014 58

TUKWILA, Wash. — To properly trace the roots of the 2014 FC Kansas City team, you have to go back to last fall, when Lauren Holiday was boarding a bus following national team practice.

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NWSL final notebook: Putting a bow on Season 2

NWSL final notebook: Putting a bow on Season 2

Jeff Kassouf September 1, 2014 62

TUKWILA, Wash. – In the words of Laura Harvey, Sunday felt like a proper cup final. The two best teams of the season, both similar in tactical brilliance, played an end-to-end chess match that

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Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Andonovski: No one was going to be better than us today

Dan Lauletta August 31, 2014 17

TUKWILA, Wash. — Vlatko Andonovski gathered his team in the locker room before the start of Sunday’s NWSL Championship and delivered something of an unconventional message. The FC Kansas City coach acknowledged that his

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Rodriguez, Holiday combine to lift FC Kansas City past Seattle Reign, to 2014 NWSL Championship

Rodriguez, Holiday combine to lift FC Kansas City past Seattle Reign, to 2014 NWSL Championship

Jeff Kassouf August 31, 2014 325

TUKWILA, Wash. – Amy Rodriguez scored twice on assists from Lauren Holiday as FC Kansas City defeated Seattle Reign FC, 2-1 on Sunday at Starfire Stadium to win the 2014 NWSL Championship. Rodriguez scored

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