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 […]

WoSo Remix: Chance the Rapper and Chicago Red Stars

This is part three of a three-part series. [Part 1, Part 2] **DISCLAIMER** Yes, this is a women’s soccer article referencing a rap album. Yes, there is foul language. Yes, this is your Parental Advisory. Back in August, Backline Soccer published Part One of this WoSo Remix series featuring Chance The […]

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 […]