Tag: Shea Groom

Nevertheless, She Played: What It Means to ‘Play Like a Girl’

It’s 2017. Sports is still a major part of our American culture, and more and more women are playing them.  So why does it seem like there’s still a double-standard when it comes to female athletes and aggressive play? When a woman appears to play aggressively on the field, they’re […]

6 Takeaways from NWSL: Week 12

Well, faithful followers, it has been quite the week in WoSo, hasn’t it? From the nail-biting 12-minute score-a-thon from Sam Kerr to Carli Lloyd’s “You think that’s a red card, I’ll show you a red card” last minute send-off on Saturday night, our heart rates are still not quite back […]

Will the Stars Align for FCKC in 2017?

Heading into the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League’s fifth season, I think we can assure any FC Kansas City fans out there that they will have plenty to be excited about this season. For starters, two key playmakers will be returning to the offensive side while two important pieces on […]

Ellis Names NWSL Heavy Roster for Switzerland Friendlies

Jill Ellis, head coach of the USWNT, has named her 24-person roster ahead of friendlies against Switzerland (October 19th at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, and October 23rd at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota). And out of the 24 women called up, 11 players have yet to earn a […]