Reviewing USWNT’s 23-player roster for 2015 Women’s World Cup

Jill Ellis released her 23-player roster today for the U.S. Women’s National Team heading to this summer’s Women’s World Cup. Goalkeepers: Hope Solo (Seattle Reign FC), Ashlyn Harris (Washington Spirit), Alyssa Naeher (Boston Breakers) Defenders: Lori Chalupny (Chicago Red Stars), Whitney Engen (Western NY Flash), Julie Johnston (Chicago Red Stars), Meghan Klingenberg (Houston...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ellis stays with Algarve Cup roster for training camp

CHICAGO (AP) U.S. coach Jill Ellis is sticking with the 25 players from the Algarve Cup for her roster that will train from March 23-30 at Carson, California, ahead of the team's first home game of the year. The Americans play New Zealand on April 4 at St. Louis, and Ellis plans to select 18 players for that match as the U.S. prepares for the World Cup in June. The U.S. also plays...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Controversial call gives USWNT win over England

The US Women’s National Team rebounded from their 2-0 loss to France with a 1-0 win against England in Milton Keynes. While Alex Morgan scored her 50th goal on a beauty of a header and the USWNT played much better than in France, it can be argued that they still didn’t deserve the win against England. England scored a nice goal in the 56th minute of the game. Fran Kirby rocketed...
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

US women continue World Cup prep against England

The U.S. women's national team certainly isn't panicking over recent losses. Instead, the focus is on the process. Following a shutout by France last weekend, the United States is readying for another exhibition on Friday against England. The ultimate goal is preparation for this year's Women's World Cup. ''At this point, we're in the process of evaluating and also building and that...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEOS: France scores two beautiful goals against struggling USWNT

The USWNT has been struggling today and it hasn’t looked good. The 2nd ranked team, the US Women’s National Team, went to play against France, the 3rd ranked team in the world and the USWNT didn’t play well against a top team once again. Ironically, the one position that the USWNT was worried about was just fine. Though she allowed two goals, Ashlyn Harris held her own in goal...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

France defeats shorthanded US women's soccer team 2-0

LORIENT, France (AP) France scored back-to-back goals early in the second half to defeat the U.S. women's national team 2-0 Sunday in a tuneup game for the World Cup. Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Houara scored within a minute for third-ranked France. The goals came against Ashlyn Harris, making just her fifth international appearance in place of suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo....
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

USA women stumble to loss against impressive France in friendly

The USA women’s national team got a reality check Sunday evening in Lorient, as a slick-passing and technically superior French side downed the Americans 2-0 in a friendly. Goals from Eugenie Le Sommer and Jessica Hourara punctuated what was a convincing and emphatic performance by Les Bleues. Until today, under manager Jill Ellis, the USA had looked solid. They stormed through...
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

US Women's team inadvertently releases roster

The U.S. women's national team inadvertently posted its 20-player roster for the upcoming CONCACAF championship, which serves as qualifying for the World Cup next year in Canada. Several websites, including, published the roster that includes goalkeeper Hope Solo and veterans Christine Rampone and Abby Wambach. U.S. Soccer said the roster will be officially announced...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

USWNT Names Roster For Midweek Friendly Against Switzerland

U.S. Women’s National Team head couch Jill Ellis has put together her 19-women roster for the August 20 friendly against Switzerland at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. For all intensive purposes, it is a safe and predictable roster for Ellis, who narrowed her field from June’s roster against France, when she called up 26 players. U.S. Women’s National Team Roster...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

US women to play Russia on Feb 8 in Florida

The U.S. women's soccer team will play an exhibition against Russia on Feb. 8 at Boca Raton, Fla. The game, announced Monday, will be the first match between the nations since a 5-1 U.S. win in September 2002. It will be the second match of the year for the Americans following a Jan. 31 meeting with Canada at Frisco, Texas. Twenty-eight players were selected for a training camp...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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