Post-Holiday Round-Up: Two More U.S. Soccer Coaches Step Down; NWSL News; Japan Confirms SheBelieves Cup Participation

A quick round-up of notable news since mid-December:

  • U-20 USWNT head coach Mark Carr hired by the University of Oklahoma
  • USWNT goalkeeping coach Graeme Abel hired by the University of Oregon
  • 2023 FIFA WWC bid books published
  • NWSL News:  OL Groupe buys Reign FC; 2020 Draft list of eligible players released; No expansion
  • 2020 SheBelieves Cup:  Japan confirmed, one to go
  • 2020 FIFA U-20 WWC:  Will be jointly hosted by Costa Rica and Panama

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NWSL News of Note: Seattle Team Name Revealed, Cindy Parlow Cone To Coach Portland, The Return Of Ali Krieger

News of Note relating to the National Women’s Soccer League from the past few days: Seattle Team Name Unveiled: The Seattle Reign FC… Cindy (Parlow) Cone to helm Portland Thorns FC… Only a draft for college players… Mexico has been asked to up its sponsoring commitment to 16 players… League Twitter handle changed… League LLC created and trademarks filed. Continue reading “NWSL News of Note: Seattle Team Name Revealed, Cindy Parlow Cone To Coach Portland, The Return Of Ali Krieger”