Month: January 2018

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 […]

Long Traded To Seattle, Stott and Johnson To Sky Blue, Foord to Portland

A three-team trade has shuffled several players around the National Women’s Soccer League. 🚨 #NWSL Trade Alert 🚨 3⃣ teams, 2⃣ trades =@ReignFC acquire Allie Long@ThornsFC acquire rights to Caitlin Foord, 2020 draft pick@SkyBlueFC acquire Rebekah Stott, Katie Johnson Details ➡️ https://t.co/n1gRxtQ8wp pic.twitter.com/FJm0e9gh9G — NWSL (@NWSL) January 11, 2018 Sky […]

Where do the USSF Presidential Candidates Stand on Women’s Soccer?

Note: After this piece was published the US Soccer Athlete Council posted surveys taken by each of the candidates. Some of the answers touch on women’s soccer more deeply than their campaign sites. Their answers can be found here. The race for the next USSF president has been about men’s […]

Quick Kicks: A New Year

Quick Kicks is a weekly news webcast with a Q and A afterward. The first episode will talk about the Sky Blue/Utah trade, the USSF presidential race, a look at the NWSL draft and more. Follow our hosts on Twitter  RJ Allen: @TheSoccerCritic Luis G. Hernandez: @RadioactivClown  Quick Kicks: @QuickKicksNews