Author: Leigh Nieves

» July 19, 2017

Women’s soccer has had a slow climb to popularity in the United States. Before the NWSL existed there were two other leagues that started and failed. Both of those teams, […]

» March 2, 2017

Earlier today Jeff Plush announced he is stepping down as the Commissioner of the NWSL. While the NWSL has released a statement saying that they will soon begin a nationwide […]

» February 6, 2017

I grew up in Greeneville, TN. I lived there until I was 10 years old. Our town was extremely small and nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. We had three claims […]

» December 9, 2016

In November, The Lingerie Soccer League announced on Twitter and Facebook that they will be launching a North American league in the Fall of 2017. My initial thought was, “Okay, how will […]

» November 18, 2016

Last week, Ashlyn Harris and Megan Rapinoe took to social media to express their concerns over a quote in an article posted by the Nutmeg News. The article quoted Bill […]

» October 10, 2016

Most people are familiar with the women’s soccer statistic that if a team wins a World Cup one year, they will not win gold at the following Olympics. But, there’s another trend […]

» September 16, 2016

It seems that more and more athletes are creating their own clothing lines lately and the U.S. Women’s National Team is no exception. Even though many players have had clothing […]

» September 12, 2016

Recently, it was unofficially confirmed that LAFC would receive an NWSL expansion team in 2018. With this announcement, the conversation is now beginning to shift to other cities that are […]

» September 10, 2016

I recently had the chance to talk with Amanda Duffy, a former professional player who is now the President of Louisville City FC. We spoke about how she became involved […]

» September 2, 2016

In their fourth season, the NWSL has managed to do something that the MLS was not able to do in their first four years: find growth in attendance. I thought […]

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