Tag: Megan Rapinoe

Route Two Soccer – Which Seattle is the Real Seattle

Which Seattle is the real Seattle? The one that destroyed Houston and Washington? The one that was devastated by Boston early in the season? The one that ran roughshod over Portland a couple weeks ago? Or the one that was manhandled by North Carolina the following week? The glib answer […]

6 Takeaways from NWSL: Week 11

Week 11 brought us a double scoop of NWSL action with most teams playing a midweek match on top of all the action from the weekend. There were highlight reel goals, penalty kicks awarded, and referee controversy. That was just the beginning, so let’s buckle in as we offer up […]

Around the World of WoSo: Marta Arrives, Rapinoe Still Has It, Boston Impress

A New Pasture for the G.O.A.T.: Marta, regarded as one of the greatest women’s players of all time, has arrived in America … for the fourth time. This time she can be found in the National Women’s Soccer League, playing with the Orlando Pride. Marta Vieira da Silva comes to […]

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 […]

Around the World of WoSo: USSF Adds Policy, Plush Steps Down

Plush Steps Down: Jeff Plush has announced he is formally steppeing down as the National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner. Plush has been in the role since January of 2015. In his tenure, he saw the league grown to 10 teams when the Orlando Pride entered in 2016. Plush also oversaw the […]

Rapinoe Kneels Amid Violent Weekend in Chicago

A special moment took place in Chicago this weekend, before an intense match between the Chicago Red Stars and the Seattle Reign, both fighting for playoff positions. Although not in the starting lineup and on the pitch for the national anthem, Seattle Reign’s Megan Rapinoe took a knee as the […]