Stories By Jeff Kassouf
International/ 1 year ago
The Scoop is back with ATA Football!
Each week, The Equalizer and ATA Football bring you The Scoop, a bite-sized roundup of highlights and results from some of...
NWSL/ 1 year ago
A player at the table: Sydney Miramontez retires to join NWSLPA
A realization of the lack of player power and agency in the National Women’s Soccer League has been one of the...
Spirit drop interim status, name Kris Ward as head coach
The Washington Spirit have named Kris Ward as the team’s full-time head coach. Ward led the Spirit to the 2021 National...
Angel City FC/ 1 year ago
Angel City, San Diego add to rosters with picks in barebones NWSL Expansion Draft
An anticlimactic National Women’s Soccer League Expansion Draft saw the league’s two newest teams select a total of seven players on...
Reign move to Lumen Field for home games to settle in Seattle, once and for all
It took over eight years for the Reign franchise to play its first game in Seattle’s crown-jewel stadium, the downtown venue...
San Diego Wave unveil crest, announce new SDSU stadium as permanent home
San Diego Wave FC will play home games at San Diego State University’s new Snapdragon Stadium when the venue opens in...
Analysis/ 1 year ago
Kassouf: Circumventing the NWSL expansion draft underscores the need for free agency
It is hard to imagine a more anticlimactic buildup to Thursday’s National Women’s Soccer League Expansion Draft. What originally was going...
USWNT, USSF sign MOU to extend CBA to March 31, abolish NWSL allocation system
U.S. Soccer and the United States Women’s National Team Players Association have signed a memorandum of understanding to extend the current...
Sources: Thorns plan trade to protect core of roster from San Diego
Portland Thorns FC have an agreement in place to protect the core of their National Women’s Soccer League Shield-winning roster from...
Racing Louisville hires Kim Björkegren as new head coach
Racing Louisville FC on Thursday announced Kim Björkegren as the team’s new head coach, following what the club said was an...
NWSL/ 12 hours ago
For OL Reign, a move back to Starfire is a small step forward for training facilities
• Reign’s move from a Tacoma high school to Starfire is an upgrade, but...
Analysis/ 3 days ago
NWSL preview: Key questions for each team
The 2023 National Women’s Soccer League season is one week away, and it’s time...
NWSL/ 4 days ago
The Washington Spirit are ready to move forward
• After a traumatic year-plus, Spirit players feel the club can now set the...
Analysis/ 4 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: Previewing Courage, Dash
Bekki Morgan and Arianna Cascone continue our NWSL season previews with the North Carolina...