» 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 16, 2016

If a month ago I was told that a CONCACAF team swept their group, won their quarterfinal match-up against France, and looked like they had a fire lit under them […]

» 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 10, 2016

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 […]

» 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 […]

» August 4, 2016

The Olympics start tonight. Here is a quick guide to the group stage for the USWNT and a look at what the knockout rounds might bring. The Group Stage: Group […]

» August 4, 2016

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, […]

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