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Thursday Roundup: Sophie Schmidt sidelined with facial fracture

Thursday Roundup: Sophie Schmidt sidelined with facial fracture

The Equalizer Staff March 9, 2017 49

Also in today’s roundup, Melanie Leupolz ruled out of Champion’s League quarterfinals with knee injury, Caroline Kastor retires, FC Kansas City announces preseason schedule and the U.S. U-20s leave La Manga on a high

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Spain upsets Canada to win Algarve; Swiss win Cyprus

Spain upsets Canada to win Algarve; Swiss win Cyprus

The Equalizer Staff March 8, 2017 38

Spain completed a Cinderella week in Portugal by knocking off Canada 1-0 to win the Algarve Cup in their first trip to the event. Leila Ouahabi’s 5th minute goal stood up under intense, late

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Algarve Day 3: Canada return to Algarve Cup Final

Algarve Day 3: Canada return to Algarve Cup Final

The Equalizer Staff March 6, 2017 9

Also included, Day 3 at the Cyprus Cup Portugal 0, Canada 0 (Group A): In the last pair of games on the third day of the Algarve Cup, Canada and Portugal battled through 90 minutes

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Day 1 Algarve Cup Results: Schelin leads Sweden past Australia

Day 1 Algarve Cup Results: Schelin leads Sweden past Australia

The Equalizer Staff March 1, 2017 9

The 2017 Algarve Cup and 2017 Cyprus Cup both kicked off earlier today for the first day of group play. Here’s a recap of all the action from today’s 12 matches. Sweden 1, Australia

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Tuesday Roundup: Canada to host CRC in two-match series in June

Tuesday Roundup: Canada to host CRC in two-match series in June

The Equalizer Staff February 21, 2017 48

Also in today’s roundup, Thorns sign Australian forward Ashleigh Sykes, Cabrini names 23-player Italy roster ahead of Cyprus Cup and the Spanish Federation announces Algarve squad The Canadian women’s national team announced on Tuesday

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A NWSL team in Vancouver? Canada WNT are all for it

A NWSL team in Vancouver? Canada WNT are all for it

Harjeet Johal February 8, 2017 24

VANCOUVER, B.C – An NWSL franchise in Canada is something that is long overdue. If Canada is going to continue to produce and develop top talent, players need an opportunity to stay in Canada and play

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Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

Tuesday Roundup: Chicago Red Stars release new brand identity

The Equalizer Staff February 7, 2017 58

Also in today’s roundup, Spirit Girls DA plans to move forward without key partner clubs, Lifetime Canada announces it will not air NWSL games, Matheson and Brynjarsdottir battle injury ahead of NWSL season, and

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Canada defeats Mexico 3-2 in Bronze Medal Celebration match

Canada defeats Mexico 3-2 in Bronze Medal Celebration match

Harjeet Johal February 4, 2017 26

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Canada’s Bronze Celebration Match was a success after a 3-2 victory over Mexico. The match was much more than an international friendly between the 4th (Canada) and 26th (Mexico) ranked FIFA teams.

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Monday Roundup: Breakers sign Canadian forward Adriana Leon

Monday Roundup: Breakers sign Canadian forward Adriana Leon

The Equalizer Staff January 30, 2017 59

Also in today’s roundup, Stephanie Verdoia signs with Vifdamene of Norway after being waived by Boston Today, the Boston Breakers announced the signing of Canadian forward Adriana Leon for the upcoming season. Leon returns

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Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

The Equalizer Staff January 19, 2017 47

ALSO IN THIS ROUNDUP, REIGN RE-SIGN DALLSTREAM, CANADA ANNOUNCES ROSTER AND USWNT SPEAKS TO MEDIA PORTLAND TO HOST PRESEASON TOURNAMENT Following last year’s positive reception, the Portland Thorns will once again host a preseason

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