Route Two Soccer – How Will Chicago Use Morgan Brian?

When news arrived that Houston had traded Morgan Brian to Chicago, it immediately inspired speculation about the motivations for the deal. Was Brian the rumored national teamer that might be headed to Lyon? Was this simply Houston’s effort to get something out of the player before she departed for foreign […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, International Break #2

Backline Soccer Recap: The Unknown International: Nahomi Kawasumi – In her weekly series, Allison Carey shines the spotlight this week on Nahomi Kawasumi.  Midway Report: Chicago Red Stars Half Season Review – Sandra Herrera breaks down the Chicago Red Stars season halfway through. She also has some post game comments […]

Chicago Red Stars Head Coach Rory Dames is Here to Remind You He’s Chicago AF

It’s Week 3. And yeah, it’s a bit early in the season. But unless you’re the NC Courage, many teams are still busy building fitness, establishing chemistry, and finding their offensive rhythm. But if there’s one thing other than the sporadic goals to remind us that NWSL is back for […]

Danielle Colaprico: The Mini Fortress

Before the start of the 2016 NWSL season the Chicago Red Stars lost veteran midfielder and former captain Lori Chalupny. She made the decision to retire from both club and country after the 2015 season. Despite missing Chalupny, Chicago has been able to command their midfield presence with two important […]