Opinion

» 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, […]

» August 5, 2016

Hey all you new NWSL fans out there. Yeah you. I have a message for you. Pick a team. Pick an NWSL team and stick with them. For one whole […]

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