Opinion

» October 16, 2018

It is the lot in life for most head coaches to be let go of the team they are leading. This came to be true for Tom Sermanni, as the […]

» October 14, 2018

The 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship has been strange. Both Jamaica and Panama have made the semifinals while Costa Rico and Mexico–two teams that were expected to make the cut–are now […]

» September 22, 2018

We have finally made it to the very last day of the 2018 NWSL season. We have weathered the summer thunderstorms, the midday heat, the head scratching trades, the coaching […]

» September 14, 2018

Last weekend, Serena Williams faced Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open Women’s Final, a match where the quality of play was overshadowed by the umpire. Williams was penalized for breaking […]

» September 10, 2018

The National Women’s Soccer League 2018 season will be remembered for the extremes of the standings with the dominance of the North Carolina Courage and the woes in New Jersey […]

» August 19, 2018

When the Orlando Pride were announced in the team’s introductory press conference by the fountain of Lake Eola which is the basis for the team logo, Tom Sermanni was named […]

» August 15, 2018

Every year there is a conversation on who the NWSL MVP should be. We here at Backline Soccer decided to offer 9 nominations, one from each NWSL team. Chicago Red […]

» August 14, 2018

The NWSL has some truly outstanding international soccer talent rostered on the nine current teams in the league. We are all incredibly lucky to be able to watch some of […]

» July 27, 2018

The Orlando Pride started its three-match homestand with a frustrating draw with the Seattle Reign. Both teams were missing key players this match due to national team duty: Alex Morgan and […]

» July 10, 2018

The last two offseasons have seen considerable movement among NWSL franchises, with Western New York relocating to North Carolina, FC Kansas City being replaced by the Utah Royals, and the […]

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