Euro Roundup: Casey Stoney Retires, International Previews, and More

Welcome to the third edition of the Euro Roundup. There’s a few different points in this week’s edition, with international tournaments coming up, and, of course, the top leagues being back in action after the international and winter break. Press Play Have you wanted to look behind the scenes and […]

Get Hyped: 5 Things to be Excited for This NWSL Season

Alright, my friends, let’s just say it how it is. This off-season has been rough for the NWSL. I think the majority of us will agree to that. We lost a team, we had some really weird coaching shakeups (looking at you, Laura Harvey), and we still have no schedule […]

Q&A: Orlando Boss Tom Sermanni Talks W-League, Salary Caps, and Beating Portland

The Orlando Pride off-season has been anything but conventional. The team made the most out of a third-round pick, while trading away popular mainstays like Steph Catley and Jasmyne Spencer to add additional pieces. The team also bypassed the Boston Breakers dispersal draft to bring Sydney Leroux to town—all while […]

We’re Hiring

Dear Readers, With the 2018 NWSL season drawing ever closer, Backline Soccer is on the hunt for new contributors to join our growing team. We’re looking for both writers and photographers, with a particular eye toward expanding our pool to include more contributors in or near NWSL markets. If you’re […]

It’s The World’s Game – We Should Treat It As Such

When it was announced that John Herdman would be leaving his position as the head coach of the Canadian Women’s National Team to head the Canadian Men’s Team the soccer media world erupted. ‘How could he do that?, Was the team aware?, Does that man have any loyalty?’ were just […]