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Wednesday Roundup: FC Barcelona Femení Defeats FC Rosengård in Champions League Match

Wednesday Roundup: FC Barcelona Femení Defeats FC Rosengård in Champions League Match

The Equalizer Staff March 22, 2017 23

ALSO IN TODAY’S ROUNDUP, ASHLYN HARRIS REUNITES WITH COACH, TIBET SOCCER TEAM HOSTS TOURNAMENT, DAWN SCOTT VISITS CLUBS, AND INTERNATIONALS RETURN TO NWSL FC Rosengård fell to FC Barcelona Femení 1-0 in the first

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Lloyd leads four Americans on FIFPro Women’s World XI

Lloyd leads four Americans on FIFPro Women’s World XI

The Equalizer Staff March 8, 2017 34

Four Americans including FIFA World Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd have been named to FIFPro’s Women’s World XI.  Hope Solo, Ali Krieger, and Alex Morgan were also voted to the team. Lloyd and

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Wednesday Roundup: Nine USWNT players named to Women’s World XI shortlist

Wednesday Roundup: Nine USWNT players named to Women’s World XI shortlist

The Equalizer Staff February 22, 2017 134

Also in today’s roundup, Herdman announces Canada’s Algarve Cup squad, Portland re-signs Menges and Shim, the U.S. U-18 WNT continues to win in England and Cal alumna Emma Fletcher heads to Norway FIFPro, the

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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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CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

CBF could end Brazil WNT’s residency program

The Equalizer Staff August 22, 2016 20

The Brazilian federation is reportedly considering ending the funding of a permanent residency program for its women’s national team following a fourth-place finish on home soil at the 2016 Olympics. Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte

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Marta accepting of loss, rooting for Sweden for gold

Marta accepting of loss, rooting for Sweden for gold

The Equalizer Staff August 17, 2016 52

Brazil will be playing on Friday, but not for the medal the team hoped for. Instead, Marta & Co. will take on Canada in the bronze-medal match after the Rio 2016 Olympic host fell

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Brazil-Sweden preview: Can Sweden use U.S. blueprint to win again?

Brazil-Sweden preview: Can Sweden use U.S. blueprint to win again?

Ray Curren August 16, 2016 184

Being called a “coward” is not quite the same as being dubbed a “chicken”, but even if Brazil spends the hours between now and Tuesday’s Olympic semifinal clucking outside their hotel, I don’t think

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Brazil through to medal round on PKs over Aussies

Brazil through to medal round on PKs over Aussies

Dan Lauletta August 12, 2016 49

Host Brazil survived a tense, scoreless draw and advanced to the semifinals after a gripping penalty shootout against Australia. The two-time silver medalists will meet Sweden on Tuesday afternoon at the Maracana after the

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Brazil wins Group E after scoreless draw

Brazil wins Group E after scoreless draw

The Equalizer Staff August 9, 2016 5

Brazil was held to a scoreless draw by a tenacious South Africa side late Tuesday but comfortably won Group E and will face Australia in Friday’s quarterfinal. The Brazilians were eliminated from last summer’s

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Cristiane sets Olympic record as Brazil smashes Sweden

Cristiane sets Olympic record as Brazil smashes Sweden

The Equalizer Staff August 7, 2016 53

Saturday’s result at the Olympic Stadium in Rio likely said more about Sweden than it did about Brazil. But, oh, what it could mean for the host country. Marta & Co. electrified a partisan,

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