Category: News

Ellis Names NWSL Heavy Roster for Switzerland Friendlies

Jill Ellis, head coach of the USWNT, has named her 24-person roster ahead of friendlies against Switzerland (October 19th at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, and October 23rd at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota). And out of the 24 women called up, 11 players have yet to earn a […]

Josh Brunais will Act as Honorary Captain for the Spirit Friday Night

The Washington Spirit announced this morning that US Paralympic Flag Bearer Josh Brunais will act as Honorary Captain for their Friday night semifinal match against the Chicago Red Stars. The midfielder, a native of Stafford, Virginia, competed for the US Paralympic National Team in 7-a-side soccer, which finished 7th over-all […]

Rapinoe Kneels Amid Violent Weekend in Chicago

A special moment took place in Chicago this weekend, before an intense match between the Chicago Red Stars and the Seattle Reign, both fighting for playoff positions. Although not in the starting lineup and on the pitch for the national anthem, Seattle Reign’s Megan Rapinoe took a knee as the […]

Introducing Backline Soccer

RJ Allen: I am RJ Allen. I am the Editor in Chief of Backline Soccer. I’m joined by Chelsey Bush, who is the Managing Editor of Backline Soccer. So Chelsey, why is Backline Soccer a thing now? Chelsey Bush: We felt like it was time to devote all our attention […]