Opinion

» August 31, 2016

Plenty of good and not so good things happened this week in the world of women’s soccer. Here’s my weekly roundup for you. Kelley O’Hara Taken Down From Behind: The […]

» August 25, 2016

In an unexpected announcement Wednesday afternoon, US Soccer revealed that long-time goalkeeper Hope Solo had been suspended for six months after comments made regarding the playing of Sweden in the […]

» August 24, 2016

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 […]

» August 24, 2016

As part of a new series at Backline Soccer, I will be discussing and offering my opinion on a weekly basis, gathering news and topics from all over the world […]

» August 23, 2016

With rumors swirling about an NWSL expansion team in Los Angeles, questions have risen about whether or not the city is capable of sustaining a professional women’s team.  As an Angeleno, […]

» August 21, 2016

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 […]

» August 15, 2016

I haven’t always been a sports fan. I grew up in southeast Wisconsin, a place where Sunday Catholic masses in the fall usually included a reference to the Packers during […]

» August 13, 2016

Pay to play is not a new concept in youth sports, especially soccer. Articles have been written, research has been done, and lectures have been given. The pay to play […]

» August 5, 2016

If the Boston Breakers hadn’t gone 0-3 in their last three WPS games in 2009, I wouldn’t be writing about what is perhaps the most unlikely championship in American professional […]

» August 5, 2016

In many ways, the National Women’s Soccer League has never looked better. With last season’s post-World Cup surge in attendance, the addition of a tenth team in the Orlando Pride, […]

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