Category: Analysis

Around the World of WoSo: NWSL Champions Crowned, Stanford Falls; New Blood for USWNT

Flash Stun Spirit in NWSL Final: Let’s be real. This game was messy, foul driven, and ended in penalty kicks. Not exactly the dream final between Western New York and Washington that I was hoping for. But the last 45 minutes of action, between the 30 minutes of extra time […]

Around the World Of WoSo: NWSL Semis Go Bananas

Washington Advance to NWSL Championship: The first ladies of professional soccer have finally advanced to the National Women’s Soccer League Championship after beating the Chicago Red Stars over the weekend. In a cold and rainy game, this was such a great matchup to have on TV for all kinds of […]

Around the World of WoSo: A weird week

Seattle Reign Captain Announces Retirement: Keelin Winters has been captain of the NWSL club Seattle Reign since day one back in 2013 when the league began. She has been the heart and soul of this club without question. In her 85 appearances for the club, her role hasn’t necessarily been […]

A Brief Look at Attendance Trends in the NWSL and MLS

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 it would be interesting to take a look at attendance between NWSL teams that share cities with MLS teams and […]

The Future of the USWNT is in the NWSL: Offense

With the USWNT beginning a new cycle and the team in transition, it’s time for new blood. In this two-part series, I take a look at whose NWSL play has earned a call-up to National Team camp and the chance to make an impression on Jill Ellis. Part One examined […]

The Future of the USWNT is in the NWSL: Defense

With the USWNT beginning a new cycle and the team in transition, it’s time for new blood. In this two-part series, I take a look at whose NWSL play has earned a call-up to National Team camp and the chance to make an impression on Jill Ellis. Part One examines […]

Olympic Quarter Final Matchups Set

With the last group stage games played it’s now time for the quarterfinals of the Olympic women’s soccer tournament. On Friday, August 12th, eight teams will be paired down to four semifinalists. The winners are guaranteed at least one more game and a chance to play for either gold or bronze.  […]