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Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

Thursday Roundup: Portland Thorns Announce Preseason Tournament

The Equalizer Staff January 19, 2017 9

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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U.S. Soccer officially announces dates, locations for SheBelieves Cup

U.S. Soccer officially announces dates, locations for SheBelieves Cup

Allison Lee January 11, 2017 13

U.S. Soccer has officially announced the dates and locations for the second SheBelieves Cup, confirming reports made when the French Football Federation sent out a press release with part of its 2017 schedule included back

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Ellis names A-Rod among 29 for January camp

Ellis names A-Rod among 29 for January camp

The Equalizer Staff January 4, 2017 455

U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has named 29 players for an 11-day camp beginning next week at the U.S. Soccer National Training Center in Carson, California. The camp will feature the return of

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Lloyd, Ellis named finalists for FIFA year end awards

Lloyd, Ellis named finalists for FIFA year end awards

The Equalizer Staff December 2, 2016 101

Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis remain in contention to repeat as The Best FIFA Women’s Player and Coach respectively after the sport’s global governing body announced the three finalists for each on Friday. Lloyd

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FIFA names 10-person shortlist for 2016 best coach award

FIFA names 10-person shortlist for 2016 best coach award

The Equalizer Staff November 1, 2016 22

FIFA named its 10-person shortlist for its annual coach of the year award, and four of them are no longer with their teams. Philippe Bergeroo, Vadao, Vera Pauw and Silvia Neid made the shortlist.

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Ellis talks Heath, Press, Williams, Sullivan and more

Ellis talks Heath, Press, Williams, Sullivan and more

John D Halloran October 27, 2016 205

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. — The United States women’s national team defeated 15th-ranked Switzerland 5-1 on Sunday in the second of two friendly wins against the European side in the past week. The victory in Minneapolis

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Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Five players earn first caps for USWNT

Dan Lauletta October 20, 2016 210

Preparation for the 2019 World Cup is officially underway. Jill Ellis called 11 uncapped players into camp ahead of friendlies against Switzerland, five of whom saw the field in Wednesday’s 4-0 victory at Rio

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Ellis discusses Solo, Engen, new USWNT call-ups

Ellis discusses Solo, Engen, new USWNT call-ups

The Equalizer Staff October 14, 2016 232

U.S. women’s national team coach Jill Ellis spoke with media at halftime of Sunday’s NWSL Championship, which the Western New York Flash won in a penalty kick-shootout over the Washington Spirit. Ellis spoke about

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Bush: Examining Jill Ellis’s 11 fresh USWNT call-ups

Bush: Examining Jill Ellis’s 11 fresh USWNT call-ups

Chelsey Bush October 8, 2016 126

Following up on her comments since Rio regarding her future plans for the national team, Jill Ellis called up a 24-person roster for the team’s upcoming fixtures against Switzerland. Included in this group were

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Engen told she is not in USWNT future plans

Engen told she is not in USWNT future plans

Dan Lauletta October 2, 2016 329

In a Sunday afternoon Twitter post, Whitney Engen announced that she has been told by U.S. coach Jill Ellis that she is not in the team’s plans going forward. A letter to our fans:

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