Sauerbrunn Named to SheBelieves Cup Roster

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the 23-player roster for the 2017 SheBelieves Cup that will feature four of the world’s top teams in the USA, Germany, France and England playing in three doubleheader events at three different venues over a seven-day period. England will open the tournament against France on […]

NWSL Season Home Openers Announced

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced today the schedule of home openers for the 2017 regular season. The 2017 NWSL season will kick off the weekend of April 15-16 with preseason training camps beginning on Monday, March 13. The NWSL will play a 24-game regular season schedule and compete in a single table, with […]

Becky Sauerbrunn Nominated as US Soccer Female Player of the Year

U.S. Soccer has announced the five nominees for the 2016 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year award. This year’s field features forwards Crystal Dunn and Alex Morgan, midfielders Tobin Heath and Carli Lloyd, and defender Becky Sauerbrunn. Sauerbrunn is a St. Louis native who now lives in Denver and played High School soccer at […]

Shea Groom Called into USWNT For Upcoming Friendlies

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named 24 players to the training camp roster ahead of two matches against Switzerland, on Oct. 19 at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah (8 p.m. CT on ESPN2) and Oct. 23 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (13:45 p.m. CT on FS1). Ellis will […]

2016 St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Banquet

Dear Friends of Soccer – The St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the Inductee Class of 2016, and request your attendance during St. Louis Soccer Hall of Fame Week by attending the Memorial Mass and Induction Banquet on Tuesday October 11th and Saturday October 15th, 2016. The Memorial Mass will be […]

The Jacqui Report – Pugh Impresses, USWNT Rolls

In their final tune up match before the Olympics, the U.S. Women’s National team put on a strong performances in front of 12,635 to beat Costa Rica 4­0. As temperatures reached triple digits, not even that could slow down the attack which was heavily controlled by Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd and Mallory Pugh. Goals: 15’ […]

Becky Sauerbrunn Named to 2016 Rio Olympics Squad

CHICAGO (July 12, 2016) – U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the 18-player roster for the 2016 Olympic Games. Seven players make a return to the Olympics after helping the USA to the gold medal in 2012 in London while 14 players who were members of the USA’s 2015 Women’s World […]

Soccer on TV – USWNT, European Final and MLS

How much fun was June in terms of Soccer on TV. Great stuff although not much help in terms of productivity in the office. Fortunately the pendulum didn’t swing all the way to the other side, we just have a better balance of soccer to enjoy while feeling somewhat responsible. Like Summer. The key highlights […]

US Women’s National Team Pay Dispute

Four weeks in advance of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the US Women’s National team has begun a public relations campaign, looking to build public support for their pay dispute. That comes on the heels of Megan Rapinoe’s comments in an article in the NY Times: “It’s quite frustrating to know that he’s making comments that […]

Chicago Red Stars Retiring Lori Chalupny’s Jersey

A great weekend in Chicago is available at the end of July. The Chicago Red Stars announced this week that they will retire Lori Chalupny’s jersey during their game against FC Kansas City on Saturday July 30. How’s that for a triple treat – Chicago, Lori and FC Kansas City. The defending champions will not […]