Pro/Rel: Let’s Talk about the Real Elephant in the Room

Posted on 2 CommentsPosted in Open System, Women's Soccer

Sean Flynn – CEO of the NASL’s Miami FC – and Denis Crowley – founder of Kingston Stockade FC – filed a claim against CONCACAF and USSF on Aug. 3, 2017. I have spent the past month reflecting upon the promotion-and-regulation debate as a whole and I noticed a discrepancy. Throughout history, social, cultural and political […]

Arin Gilliland: An Unfamiliar Face with an Inspiring Story

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in NWSL, USWNT, Women's Soccer

This article is written by Erin Curtin (@ecurtin50) for the inaugural American Soccer United Women’s Soccer Month #WoSoMonth. Arin Gilliland is a name many soccer fanatics are not familiar with. Going into her third season with the Chicago Red Stars, the 24-year-old also was on loan in Newcastle, Australia, playing with the Newcastle Jets in the […]

Jennifer Smith: Letter to My 13-Year-Old Self

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in ASU, NWSL, USWNT, Women's Soccer

This article is written by Jennifer Smith (@1_uswnt) for the inaugural American Soccer United Women’s Soccer Month #WoSoMonth. Birmingham, Alabama. — The greatest eight years of your life are headed your way. Nothing about it will be easy – supporting women’s soccer never is, but it’s rewarding. It’s satisfying, fulfilling. It’s worth it. — You’re […]

Hope Solo: From World Class Goalkeeper to Suspended Soccer Player, How An Emotional Remark Post-Olympic Loss Caused Her to Lose Her Job

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in ASU, NWSL, USWNT, Women's Soccer

This article is written by Gionna Vitale (@gionnav) for the inaugural American Soccer United Women’s Soccer Month, #WoSoMonth. Cover image via FoxSports. On August 24, 2016, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced its decision to suspend Hope Solo, the number one goalkeeper in the world, for six months and terminate her contract following the team’s Olympic loss. Now, […]