Stories By Richard Farley
The U.S.’ attack problem: How the scars of Sweden obscure Wambach’s loss
The scars may feel like they’ve healed, but really, scars never do. At least, not fully so. They’re scars because you...
USWNT/ 5 years ago
No more injuries, please: 5 things to watch for from the U.S.’ friendlies against China
Consider the names returning to U.S. women’s national team camp this week. Christen Press was out in April, dropped as she...
Three tweaks to get Washington into the NWSL postseason
No team, coming into the 2018 NWSL season, was a more compelling combination of high ceiling, low floor than the Washington...
Three tweaks to get Orlando into the NWSL postseason
We started with Utah, but as we march through the other teams we’ve identified as threats to the NWSL’s early top...
Three tweaks to get Utah into the NWSL postseason
There is an early gap forming in the NWSL. You can see it in the standings, right between the “4” and...
Houston Dash/ 5 years ago
Kealia Ohai: The heart of the Dash is about to return
PORTLAND, Ore. – Kealia Ohai knew she was a month from playing. Her words were more optimistic, like she was trying...
The 3-4-3 is reemerging for the USWNT (out of its 4-3-3’s shell)
If we described formations by their attacking shapes, almost every team in the world would be playing a three-back. The formation...
What Jill Ellis’s lineups tell us about the USWNT’s new core
It was during last summer’s Tournament of Nations that U.S. women’s national team head coach Jill Ellis finally opened the curtain...
Examining the fine line the NWSL walks between player control and losing talent
In addition to being a defender with the Seattle Reign, Yael Averbuch is the president of the NWSL Player Association, a...
NWSL/ 5 years ago
The joy of Lauren Holiday is alive in Megan Rapinoe
It shouldn’t have been a surprise to see Megan Rapinoe, coming off the best season of her professional career, be one...
North Carolina Courage/ 4 hours ago
What we learned about the Courage on matchday one
CARY, N.C. – A new-look North Carolina Courage defeating the Kansas City Current, last...
Analysis/ 1 day ago
Stars, futures, X-factors: Team-by-team players to watch for the 2023 NWSL season
The National Women’s Soccer League is, more than ever, the players’ league. Players have...
Analysis/ 2 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: Previewing Current, Thorns
Arianna Cascone and Jeff Kassouf wrap up our NWSL season previews with the two...
NWSL/ 2 days ago
VAR comes to the NWSL: What to expect
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