Where do the USSF Presidential Candidates Stand on Women’s Soccer?

Note: After this piece was published the US Soccer Athlete Council posted surveys taken by each of the candidates. Some of the answers touch on women’s soccer more deeply than their campaign sites. Their answers can be found here. The race for the next USSF president has been about men’s […]

Hope Solo probably shouldn’t be the US Soccer president, but it’s good that she’s running

To the average fan of US Soccer, the job of president is defined primarily by big decisions on high profile issues. Who should be the head coach? How should money be spent? How should resources be collected? But the reality is that the job is far more prosaic than these […]

Kickbacks: Five Things about the Roster for Russia

Earlier this morning, US Soccer released a 24-player roster in anticipation of the Women’s Team’s upcoming friendlies against Russia. Back together in a week! 👊 Ellis names 24 players for April training camp and friendlies vs. Russia: https://t.co/AJhaSR6ewM. pic.twitter.com/o6oH3TbLsf — U.S. Soccer WNT (@ussoccer_wnt) March 23, 2017 The two-leg set […]

(Scape)GOAT: On Hope Solo’s Suspension and Termination

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 quarterfinal loss in Brasilia on August 12. Solo’s comments, widely reported as variants on “Hope Solo Calls Sweden Cowards,” were, […]