Month: June 2017

Draft Class Magic: Late Round Picks that Paid Off

The NWSL draft has brought some truly outstanding players into the league from the world of college soccer: Crystal Dunn, Rose Lavelle, both Mewis sisters, the list of first round picks could go on and on. But past the second round the chances of success can fade. I’ve gone back […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 10

Backline Soccer Recap: Promoting Pride in Courage Country: In her debut piece, Becca Kimble talks about her personal experience at the NC Courage’s first Pride night.  The Furt and the Fabulous: Episode 3: RJ Allen brought you her latest negatives and positives from the NWSL. This week she delves into a problem […]

No Regrets: How Mexican International Katie Johnson is Impacting the NWSL

After a Week 8 match-up against the Chicago Red Stars and earning her first start, Katie Johnson spoke with Backline Soccer about NWSL draft day, rookie life, and making an impact in the league as a Mexican International and Mexican-American player. During the second round of the annual NWSL draft, […]

6 Takeaways from NWSL: Week 9

The NWSL returned from the short FIFA break this past weekend and the action was non-stop. There were a combined 20 goals scored across the league this weekend, some unexpected losses and some big upsets. Honestly, we’re just so thrilled to be watching club WoSo again, all the excitement was […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer, International Break #1

Backline Soccer Recap: USWNT take on Norway in Sandefjord – Jordan Small previewed the USWNT match against Norway this past Sunday. Route Two Soccer – NWSL Teams at the Break: Buy/Sell/Hold? – Charles Olney takes a look into where each NWSL team stands as we are one-third of the way […]