A new collective bargaining agreement between the United States women’s national team and US Soccer was signed on Tuesday and announced on Wednesday, just in time for US players to begin reporting to their National Women’s Soccer League team training camps.
Abby Wambach trained with the Western New York Flash for the first time. The team produced a video with Wambach after her first training session (also embedded below).
Heather O’Reilly and Sydney Leroux were at Boston Breakers training and Lori Lindsey and Ali Krieger were at Washington Spirit training (video also below). The Breakers posted a quick interview with Leroux after her first training session.
Rachel Buehler, along with Canadians Karina LeBlanc and Christine Sinclair, is scheduled to to begin training with Portland on Thursday.
Keelin Winters, who did not play in the Algarve Cup, is in Japan with Seattle Reign FC. Canadians Kaylyn Kyle and Emily Zurrer are also there
Additionally, FC Kansas City unveiled all three of its kits on Wednesday. The jerseys feature presenting sponsor Title Boxing Club. Our Thad Bell was at the press conference (more on this later). Here’s a photo:
Krieger and Lindsey react to first training session with Washington: