» April 2, 2019

This piece is one I don’t want to write. And for a long time I didn’t think I would ever write something like this. And then I watched the Canadian […]

» March 28, 2019

Dante’y Buitureida was on hand to capture some wonderful photos from Portland’s preseason invitational.

» March 25, 2019

As someone who has not been shy about their feelings on fans picking a team and sticking with them, why would I become a member of 9 different supporters groups? […]

» March 20, 2019

Raquel Rodriguez is under contract with Sky Blue FC, but has yet to make an official public appearance with the team. According to sources, this is not a coincidence, but […]

» March 20, 2019

Charles Olney (@olneyce): Welcome to our Backline Soccer slack chat for the week. It’s been a long cold winter, but the NWSL is finally on its way back, and we are […]

» March 19, 2019

In auto racing, there are times when cars are forced to use a restrictor plate over the air intake to limit the power of the engine. It’s often done under […]

» March 12, 2019

Last week I discussed the theory of replacement level valuation, and described some general ideas about how it can be usefully employed to think about the NWSL. This week, I […]

» March 4, 2019

Sports analytics has evolved by leaps and bounds over the past three decades. Arguably the single most important concept undergirding that explosion has been the idea of ‘replacement level.’ Indeed, […]

» February 15, 2019

Charles Olney (@olneyce): Welcome to our Backline Soccer slack chat for Valentine’s Day week. We’re going to cover the US National Team, some NWSL news, and a bit of global soccer […]

» February 6, 2019

RJ and Luis are back and talking about the NWSL in 2019. Due to some mic issues the show is a bit shorter than normal. Sorry Y’all.

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