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Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

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Women’s World Cup 2015: USWNT Preview

The four year wait is over and the 2015 Women’s World Cup has officially begun. The United States Women’s National Team will look to win their first Women’s World Cup trophy in sixteen years after losing the 2011 final to Japan on penalty kicks. The team will open their 2015 World Cup run at 7:30 pm […]

Tony Gustavsson Named Assistant Coach for US Women’s National Team

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Tony Gustavsson Named Assistant Coach for US Women’s National Team

On Tuesday, May 27th, U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named Tony Gustavsson as a full-time assistant coach starting with the matches against France in June. Gustavsson was a member of the coaching staff for fellow Sweden native Pia Sundhage’s staff for the 2012 Olympics, helping the USA to the gold medal in front […]

Jill Ellis Named US Women’s National Team Head Coach

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Jill Ellis Named US Women’s National Team Head Coach

On Friday Jill Ellis was named the new Head Coach of the US Women’s National Team. Ellis had been the interim coach of the USWNT since Tom Sermanni was fired in early April. This was the second time Ellis had been named interim coach of the team. The first time was in late 2012 with the departure of Pia Sundhage […]

USWNT: Lack of Direction, Excessive Experimentation Lead to Tom Sermanni’s Firing

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USWNT: Lack of Direction, Excessive Experimentation Lead to Tom Sermanni’s Firing

Late Sunday night, US Soccer Federation announced they released Tom Sermanni from his USWNT head coaching duties immediately  after beating China 2-0 earlier in the day. The official release from U.S. Soccer said “the team needed to go in a different direction”. Jill Ellis will be the interim coach for the Thursday friendly with China. The […]