News of Note: FIFA Women’s Rankings, December Update… Christen Press now linked with Tyresö… Kick-off times for the 2013 Women’s EURO finalized… MAC Hermann Trophy finalists announced… And, if you missed it on Thursday: Norway brings back Even Pellerud. Continue reading “News of Note: December 7th, 2012 – FIFA Women’s Rankings, Christen Press Now Linked with Tyresö, Women’s EURO Kick-Off Times Finalized”
News of Note: Christen Press may not re-sign with K/Göteborg FC… FC Kansas City names head coach and assistant… FA WSL will add a lower division in 2014… The City of São Paulo International Tournament Begins on Sunday… FIFA Women’s Rankings, December Update due on Friday. Continue reading “News of Note: December 6, 2012 – Christen Press May Not Re-Sign with Göteborg, FC Kansas City Names Head Coach, FA WSL To Add a Lower Division in 2014”
On Thursday, October 11th, Kopparbergs/Göteberg FC defeated Tyresö FF by a score of 2:1 to win its second Swedish Cup (Svenska Cupen Damer) title in a row (SvFF write-up plus box score, SvFF LiveScore). For Göteberg, American Christen Press scored the opening goal of the match and earned the decisive penalty in extra time. Three other Americans started the match for Göteberg: midfielders Yael Averbuch and Ingrid Wells plus outside back Camille Levin. For Tyresö, another American, Meghan Klingenberg, also started. Brazil’s Marta had the equalizer in regulation for Tyresö. Last year, Göteberg also defeated Tyresö to win the Swedish Cup, albeit on penalties (SvFF). Continue reading “Americans Abroad: K/Göteberg FC Wins The 2012 Swedish Cup”
US Soccer released the roster of players called into the USWNT’s next camp, which will be held in New Jersey, from May 10th to the 25th, prior to the team’s friendly versus China, which is on May 27th. Twenty-eight players were called up, including first-timers Adrianna Franch (goalkeeper) and Gina Lewandowski (centerback). Not included in the roster is Christen Press who was invited (per her interview in this video), but was presumably not released by her club, K/Göteborg FC. Continue reading “USWNT: May Camp Roster – Christen Press Unable to Attend, Two New Faces”
The deadline for Olympic rosters is two months away and Pia Sundhage has some challenging decisions to make regarding which players are included in the final roster for the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) and which players are left out.
In this first post of a potential series, the situation regarding forwards is examined. Continue reading “USWNT: The Forwards Situation for the 2012 Olympics”
On Friday, US Soccer announced the roster of players who have been invited to a training camp which runs from April 18th to April 30th in Florida. Twenty-seven players were invited, including all 23 players who traveled to Portugal, for the Algarve Cup, and Japan, for the Women’s Kirin Challenge Cup. Additional players invited to the camp include goalkeeper Jill Loyden; midfielders Kristie Mewis (the only player still in college) and Keelin Winters; and forward Christen Press. Continue reading “USWNT: Late April Training Camp Roster Includes Christen Press”