The United States men’s national team and women’s national team have unveiled their 2015 away uniforms, which will be worn for the first time at the USWNT’s Algarve Cup in early March. Here is the first look at the new kits, as provided by the U.S. Soccer press release:More
Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo, midfielder Megan Rapinoe and forward Sydney Leroux have all been named to the U.S. women’s national team roster for this month’s CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. The USWNT, which has 22-1-0 all-time in CONCACAF qualifying, will be begin the fight for three automatic berths to the 2015 World Cup in Canada beginning…More
Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo, midfielder Megan Rapinoe and forward Sydney Leroux have been called up to the U.S. women’s national team for its friendly against Switzerland on Aug. 20, the club confirmed in a Thursday release. Solo can break the USWNT’s all-time shutout record in the match — which will be hosted at WakeMed Soccer…More
As we’ve covered throughout the week, Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo has been charged with domestic violence stemming from an incident early Saturday morning. Here was our latest story on the issue, as Solo pleaded not guilty and was released on her own recognizance.
Here is the statement from Solo, as posted on her Facebook page:More
Most attention these days is on the U.S. men’s national team amid this exciting World Cup, but the women’s national team sneaked in a friendly Saturday against France, notching a 1-0 win behind a goal from Sydney Leroux and a shutout from Hope Solo — two Reign FC stars. Leroux scored the winner in the 21st…More
The wait is over. U.S. Soccer has named its new head coach of the women’s national team, and it’s the same coach who has been in charge the past few months on an interim basis: Jill Ellis. Ellis, 47, had been leading the team since Tom Sermanni was fired earlier this year. She becomes the eighth…More
Reign FC’s Sydney Leroux scored a 78th-minute equalizer Thursday as the U.S. women’s national team salvaged a 1-1 tie with Canada, an exhibition played in Winnipeg. The hosts opened the scoring in the 35th minute when 18-year-old defender Kadeisha Buchanan headed in a corner kick from Diana Matheson. The U.S. responded when Leroux got on the…More
Michelle Akers, a U.S. women’s national team legend and Shoreline native, will be in town this weekend to visit the Washington Youth Soccer State Cups at Starfire Sports in Tukwila and partake in a few other events. Akers, once named by FIFA as the Female Player of the Century, will hang championship and second-place medals for…More
Reign FC and U.S. women’s national team star Megan Rapinoe spoke to reporters on a few subjects after Saturday’s season-opening 3-0 win against Boston. The recent firing of U.S. women’s national team coach Tom Sermanni was a popular subject, as was her decision to come to Seattle for the whole NWSL season this year after joining in the summer last year.
Here is a transcript:More
Reign FC’s season opener is just around the corner as the team is set to host the Boston Breakers at 4 p.m. Sunday at its new home, Memorial Stadium at the Seattle Center. I had a chance to catch up with Laura Harvey, coach and general manager, after Friday’s practice, and here is a transcript of our 10-minute chat:More