How the USWNT depth chart is adjusting to injuries ahead of the World Cup – Equalizer Soccer

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Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports Only eight weeks remain until the first match of the 2023 World Cup kicks off, but US women’s national team head coach Vlatko Andonovski is still facing some uncertainty regarding his World Cup roster. On Tuesday, forward Catarina Macario announced that she has removed herself from World Cup selection due to […]

Midfield questions remain – Equalizer Soccer

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Catarina Macario will not be fit in time for the 2023 World Cup, Rose Lavelle has not played in going on two months, Taylor Kornieck just returned from an extended layoff, and Julie Ertz is only three league games into her comeback. What exactly is the United States women’s national team’s midfield going to look […]

Pachuca upsets Chivas, controversy in Tijuana loss to Rayadas – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Club Tijuana Femenil. The Liguilla is underway Liga MX Femenil’s Clausura season! The playoffs kicked off last week in thrilling fashion with lots of goals and plenty of controversy. As always with the Liguilla, matches were split into two legs, one home and one away for each team. There was one upset, with No. […]

Casey Krueger on soccer, motherhood and self-belief – Equalizer Soccer

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© Mike Dinovo-USA TODAY Sports When Chicago Red Stars defender Casey Krueger found out she was pregnant in late 2021, she had just finished playing her sixth season in the National Women’s Soccer League and her first Olympics with the US women’s national team. She found herself at the crossroads of continuing to play or […]

From worst to (almost) first and (almost) back in Kansas City – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo Copyright Jay Biggerstaff for USA TODAY Sports The meme of the weekend in another chaotic round of National Women’s Soccer League fixtures was Kansas City Current midfielder Debinha shouting, “f*ck off” at the referee in second-half stoppage time. Such is life in Kansas City right now. The Kansas City Current, who made it to […]

Sam Staab started her first pro game. She hasn’t stopped since – Equalizer Soccer

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When the Washington Spirit lined up for last Saturday’s away match against Angel City FC, the surest thing going within the team was on display yet again. Just like every regular-season Spirit match since 2019, the lineup sheet included Sam Staab in the starting lineup, playing center back. “I’ve wanted to be in the 11 […]

Daniela Cruz using first Liga MX Femenil season to prepare for World Cup – Equalizer Soccer

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(Photo Copyright Atlas Femenil FC) Daniela Cruz found herself in the market for a new club this past winter. She needed to get good, strong competition each week to help prepare for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. That’s how Cruz found Atlas in Liga MX Femenilthe top women’s league in Mexico. “I’ve been following […]

Nos. 10-1 – Equalizer Soccer

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We at The Equalizer are looking forward to covering this year’s World Cup in depth, but we’re just as excited about the future. In two months, the United States competes at another major finals. But in three months, a new tournament cycle begins. With that in mind, we want to think one step ahead, and […]

May the best Division 1 league prevail – Equalizer Soccer

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Graphic created by Rachael Kriger, The Equalizer Four years after the United Soccer League began seriously exploring its own top-flight women’s league came Tuesday’s news: the USL Super League will launch in 2024 not as a second-tier league as initially announced, but as a first-division league in direct competition with the National Women’s Soccer League. […]

Nos. 30-21 – Equalizer Soccer

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We at The Equalizer are looking forward to covering this year’s World Cup in depth, but we’re just as excited about the future. In two months, the United States competes at another major finals. But in three months, a new tournament cycle begins. With that in mind, we want to think one step ahead, and […]