Tag: Seattle Reign

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 11

Image Credits: Elizabeth Wawrzyniak Backline Soccer Recap: The View from the Sideline: Washington Spirit vs the Portland Thorns: Kelly Piper shows off her photography skills with this weeks showing from the Spirit win over the Thorns.  View from the Sideline: Chicago Red Stars vs Sky Blue FC: Elizabeth Wawrzyniak traded her editing chops […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 10

Backline Soccer Recap: Promoting Pride in Courage Country: In her debut piece, Becca Kimble talks about her personal experience at the NC Courage’s first Pride night.  The Furt and the Fabulous: Episode 3: RJ Allen brought you her latest negatives and positives from the NWSL. This week she delves into a problem […]

6 Takeaways from NWSL: Week 9

The NWSL returned from the short FIFA break this past weekend and the action was non-stop. There were a combined 20 goals scored across the league this weekend, some unexpected losses and some big upsets. Honestly, we’re just so thrilled to be watching club WoSo again, all the excitement was […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer, International Break #1

Backline Soccer Recap: USWNT take on Norway in Sandefjord – Jordan Small previewed the USWNT match against Norway this past Sunday. Route Two Soccer – NWSL Teams at the Break: Buy/Sell/Hold? – Charles Olney takes a look into where each NWSL team stands as we are one-third of the way […]

Route Two Soccer – NWSL Teams at the Break: Buy/Sell/Hold?

We are now one-third of the way through the season, and things seem to be settling down a bit. While there have been plenty of surprises week-to-week, the league table points toward some broad stability. We’ve got one tier of clear frontrunners, a second group of playoff hopefuls, and a […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 8

Image Credits to Leanne Keator.  Welcome to Week 8 of Off the Bench! Backline Soccer Recap: The View from the Sideline: North Carolina vs. Sky Blue FC:  Check out Guillermo Delgado’s amazing images from the game.  View from the Sideline: Sky Blue FC vs Orlando Pride – 5/27:  Leanne Keator was at the Sky […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 7

Welcome to Week 7 of Off the Bench! Backline Soccer Recap: The 123rd Minute: Parity, this league has it, and an interview with Yael Averbuch: Last week, RJ Allen and Charles Olney welcomed FC Kansas City’s Yael Averbuch to the 123rd minute podcast. She talked about the newly created NWSL players […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 6

Welcome to Week 6 of Off the Bench!  Backline Soccer Recap: This week we introduced a new series created by RJ Allen, The Furt & the Fabulous. 6 Takeaways From NWSL: Week Five: This week Jordan Small, Leigh Nieves, and Luis Hernandez take you through their six takeaways from week five. […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 5

Image Credits to Kelley Piper.  Welcome to Week 5 of Off the Bench!  Backline Soccer Recap: 6 Takeaways from NWSL: Week Four: This week, Jordan Small, Luis Hernandez, and Elizabeth Wawrzyniak take you through the latest 6 Takeaways piece. They go through the empty seat situation in Chicago, the competitiveness of […]

6 Takeaways From NWSL: Week Four

Welcome to the second month of the NWSL season, where April golazos bring May own-goals. At least so far. Yes, indeed, this weekend was notable for the three OGs scored on Saturday; one per game, in fact. But while the action this week was both entertaining and at times frustrating, […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 4

Welcome to Week Four of Off the Bench!  This week, the format has shifted from game recaps to short game previews. Take a moment and let us know what you think by leaving a note in the comment section! Backline Soccer Recap: This week we welcomed four new people to our […]

6 Takeaways From NWSL Week 3

Week 3 in the young NWSL season is at a close, and the standings are a bit unexpected. Do we believe the top five are the best of the best this season? Or will one of the current bottom-dwellers be able to right the ship and turn their season around? Verizon’s […]

Off the Bench with Backline Soccer: 2017, Week 3

Welcome to Week 3 of Off the Bench. Next week we will be switching the format to previewing games instead of recapping as our podcast, “The Scouting Report,” will provide you with all of your game recapping needs. Backline Soccer Recap: We introduced another new weekly series, Four Star Takeaways from Chicago […]

Battle of the Keepers: NWSL Goalkeeper Power Ranking

RJ Allen: Hey Jordan, you wanna talk about goalkeepers? Jordan Small: Of course! Who doesn’t want to talk about the best position in the game? RJ Allen: So before we started,Jordan and I ranked 1-10 the best goalkeepers in the league. Then we made a joint list I think we’re […]