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 […]

Route Two Soccer – A Good Trade for Sky Blue

In the first big NWSL blockbuster deal of the offseason, Sky Blue traded away one of their key players. It will be hard to imagine the New Jersey side without Kelley O’Hara, who has been a bulwark of the team’s structure, formation, and identity since the founding of the league. […]

Who May Tom Sermanni be Looking to Lure to Orlando?

The National Women’s Soccer League off-season is in full swing, and it’s been lit. While teams around the league have hired a new manager, rebranded, or re-signed players for the next season, things on the Orlando Pride side have been fairly quiet. The team has several players using the off-season […]

Fly Away Home: 5 Reasons Players Are Flocking Overseas

Morgan Brian is packing her bags and taking her talents to Lyon. Jessie Fleming is allegedly setting her sights on Europe. Crystal Dunn is playing very well for Chelsea Ladies FC. And Rachel Hill has found her stride in Perth. Meanwhile, what’s going on in America you ask? Well, a […]

Route Two Soccer: 3 Winners and 2 Losers from the NWSL Final

Winner: Portland, for getting the job done The Thorns showed up with a chip on their shoulder, ready to complete the ‘unfinished business’ of last season. It’s strange to say for a team that has now won either the league title or the shield in three out of the league’s […]

Route Two Soccer – Portland and Orlando Fight Out an Interesting 0-0 Draw

Portland showed how to defend against Orlando, without doing much to threaten on the other end The Orlando Pride entered Saturday’s match against Portland on an offensive tear, winning five of their previous six games and scoring 17 goals in the process. But that high-flying attack ground to a halt […]