The Way I See It: Unsung Hero of the Week

In my new weekly series, I will be highlighting a player each week from the National Women’s Soccer League who was their respective team’s unsung hero, win or lose. A player who does the dirty work, does the little but important things in a game and someone who didn’t exactly fill […]

The Unused Sub: No, I Don’t Know Where Mallory Pugh Is Going

… but a gambling syndicate in southeast Asia probably has a good line on it. Hey, guess what? I’m back for another installment of The Unused Sub. So no questions for me to tackle? I’m serious about @-ing me on Twitter (@jacobcristobal) for a question. Hell, it doesn’t have to […]

A Comedy of Errors, an Open Letter to the NWSL

Congratulations on a fifth season.  I’d say “historic” fifth season but at this point, every new season is historic, so what’s the point? Still, it’s a big deal, and I’m thrilled to be watching as the ten teams in the league compete to lead the table this year. And when […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 1

Welcome to our first installment of “Off the Bench,” the latest Backline Soccer weekly series. Backline Soccer Recap: This last week on Backline Soccer, we posted all ten of our 2017 NWSL team previews. If you haven’t yet read them, please visit our site to check them out and let us […]

Around the World of WoSo: NWSL TV details, Mittag to Sweden

Mittag on the move: German international Anja Mittag has announced she will be returning to Sweden’s FC Rosengard this season. The-31 year-old striker is familiar with the club, having played for them from 2012-2015. She will leave Wolfsburg behind after just one season, and played her final game for the […]