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Friday Roundup: Emma Bryne says Ireland WNT is falling behind

Friday Roundup: Emma Bryne says Ireland WNT is falling behind

The Equalizer Staff March 17, 2017 110

Also in today’s roundup, Ari Romero is headed to Norway, Patrizia Panico makes coaching history, Orlando Pride goes to the dogs and Morgan Brian sidelined from practice with injury. Women’s professional and international soccer

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Thursday roundup: US Soccer names Hickey as Director of Girls’ Development Academy

Thursday roundup: US Soccer names Hickey as Director of Girls’ Development Academy

The Equalizer Staff February 16, 2017 13

Also in today’s roundup, the Pride re-sign four players, Dagny Brynjarsdottir named to Iceland’s Algarve roster, FIFA dismisses Tatjana Haenni and Liverpool Ladies re-sign Murray U.S. Soccer announced its hiring of Miriam Hickey as the

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Americans abroad: 2016-17 Westfield W-League preview

Americans abroad: 2016-17 Westfield W-League preview

Tim Grainey November 3, 2016 28

Australia’s Westfield W-League begins its ninth season this weekend, with the same nine teams as last season. As in the NWSL, the top four teams make the playoffs, with the two semifinal winners advancing

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O’Reilly winner completes FCKC rally in Orlando

O’Reilly winner completes FCKC rally in Orlando

The Equalizer Staff September 24, 2016 13

Heather O’Reilly, in her first game since retiring from the national team, converted the game-winning penalty kick to help FC Kansas City to a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory over Orlando Pride in the final match

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Jasmyne Spencer keeps making the most of her chances

Jasmyne Spencer keeps making the most of her chances

Jennifer Gordon September 22, 2016 28

The path of a professional athlete is seldom linear. Setbacks come in a variety of forms. Injuries, losses, cuts, and yips are an all too familiar part of the journey. For Jasmyne Spencer, a fourth-year NWSL

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NWSL Week In Review: Sky Blue, Holly defying the odds

NWSL Week In Review: Sky Blue, Holly defying the odds

Ray Curren July 25, 2016 15

Congratulations if you didn’t belong to this not-so-exclusive group, but it was somewhat difficult to find an NWSL preseason prediction that didn’t have Sky Blue ninth or – gasp! – 10th (yes, behind Boston).

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NWSL Week In Review: Flash show they are near top to stay

NWSL Week In Review: Flash show they are near top to stay

Ray Curren July 19, 2016 43

Everything seemed ripe for a Western New York comeuppance Saturday night as they traveled cross-country to take on reigning NWSL Shield holders Seattle. The Flash were not only coming off a highly controversial victory

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Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Horan’s late winner caps Thorns rally in Orlando

Dan Lauletta June 26, 2016 185

The Thorns used a late push to rally for a 2-1 victory in Orlando on Sunday night to remain undefeated ahead of the departure of several key players. One of them, Lindsay Horan, stuck

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Harris, Spencer heroics keep Pride perfect at home

Harris, Spencer heroics keep Pride perfect at home

The Equalizer Staff June 23, 2016 147

Jasmyne Spencer’s dramatic, stoppage-time goal kept the Orlando Pride perfect at home on the wings of a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dash. The winner came moments after Ashlyn Harris made two remarkable saves

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NWSL Week in Review: Knee injuries sad reality of life

NWSL Week in Review: Knee injuries sad reality of life

Ray Curren April 25, 2016 25

The jury is still out on why women tear ACLs (and injure knee ligaments) more than men, but most of the research has centered on body and muscular differences. There have been strides made

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