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Chastain, MacMillan elected to Hall of Fame

Chastain, MacMillan elected to Hall of Fame

The Equalizer Staff May 5, 2016 2

Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan are part of the 2016 elected class for the National Soccer Hall of Fame. They were announced Thursday along with Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber. Both players were

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Thorns’ depth to be tested without Williamson

Thorns’ depth to be tested without Williamson

The Equalizer Staff May 5, 2016 39

The Portland Thorns are off to a strong start this season, with 7 points from three matches, but the immediate road ahead will be tricky without center back Kat Williamson. Williamson is currently sidelined

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Breakers sign German forward Eunice Beckmann

Breakers sign German forward Eunice Beckmann

The Equalizer Staff May 5, 2016 9

The Boston Breakers announced on Thursday the signing of German forward Eunice Beckmann, a move the club hosts will bring a much-needed scoring punch after failing to score a goal in the first three

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Abby Wambach signs multi-platform deal with ESPN

Abby Wambach signs multi-platform deal with ESPN

The Equalizer Staff May 4, 2016 40

Abby Wambach has signed a multi-year agreement to join ESPN in a wide-ranging role. Soccer’s all-time international goal scorer will launch a bi-weekly podcast later this month called Fearless Conversation with Abby Wambach. This

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Lyon add Dzsenifer Marozsan from Frankfurt

Lyon add Dzsenifer Marozsan from Frankfurt

Kieran Theivam May 4, 2016 48

UEFA Women’s Champions League finalists Lyon have bolstered their squad after confirming the signing of Germany international Dzsenifer Marozsán on a two-year contract. She will not be eligible for the Champions League final. Marozsán,

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The Lowdown:  Pros, cons for all through Week 3

The Lowdown: Pros, cons for all through Week 3

Dan Lauletta May 3, 2016 316

Every now and then I like to use this space for a rundown of the teams. We’re only three weeks into the season but believe it or not this is the first time every

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Lyon, Wolfsburg set up Champions League final rematch

Lyon, Wolfsburg set up Champions League final rematch

The Equalizer Staff May 3, 2016 34

Wolfsburg and Lyon are set for a rematch of the 2013 UEFA Women’s Champions League final after booking their places in this year’s final this week. Lyon defeated rival PSG, 1-0 on Monday in

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Sky Blue signs New Zealand goalkeeper Nayler

Sky Blue signs New Zealand goalkeeper Nayler

The Equalizer Staff May 2, 2016 43

Sky Blue FC announced on Monday the signing of New Zealand goalkeeper Erin Nayler, who played every minute in net for the Football Ferns at the 2015 World Cup. Nayler is 24 years old,

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Chicago’s Press scores game-winner against Orlando

Chicago’s Press scores game-winner against Orlando

The Equalizer Staff May 1, 2016 478

The Red Stars defeated the Orlando Pride by a score of 1-0 on Sunday evening at Toyota Park. Christen Press scored the lone goal on a long free kick taken by Danielle Colaprico in

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Little goal lifts Reign, keeps champs winless

Little goal lifts Reign, keeps champs winless

The Equalizer Staff May 1, 2016 29

Kim Little’s goal early in the second half gave Seattle Reign FC a 1-0 victory over FC Kansas City in a rematch of the last two NWSL Championships, both of which went to the

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