Jill Ellis calls in 26-player USWNT roster for January camp, friendlies

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Portugal — The U.S. Women’s National Team is officially counting down the days until the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This year is a World Cup year, with the tournament taking place in June. The reigning champions will look to lift a fourth World Cup trophy in France this summer. For the last three years, Jill Ellis, […] READ MORE



Analysis: Jill Ellis makes bold starting XI decisions vs. Japan

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EDITORIAL (July 27, 2018) — Just when you thought Jill Ellis couldn’t get more interesting. The U.S. Women’s National Team manager rolled out a different Starting XI during the opening Tournament of Nations match against Japan. The United States ended up finishing the match with a 4-2 victory. Analysis: Jill Ellis makes bold starting XI decisions […] READ MORE


Samantha Johnson Makes Utah Royals Debut in Victory Over Sky Blue FC

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SANDY, UTAH (June 30, 2018) — Last week, it was all about Christen Press. This week, attention still swirled around Press, but her fellow new Utah Royals FC player earned her own debut. Samantha Johnson started and featured for a full 90-minute shift under Laura Harvey. Samantha Johnson Makes Utah Royals Debut in 3-1 Win Over […] READ MORE


Christen Press Makes Utah Royals FC Debut in Scoreless Draw

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SANDY, UTAH (June 27, 2018) — Christen Press is officially a full-fledged member of Utah Royals FC. The veteran forward made her debut for the Royals against Seattle Reign FC on Wednesday night. Despite sending seven shots in, with four ranging on goal, the Royals couldn’t capitalize. Instead, the Royals settled for a scoreless draw with […] READ MORE


Preview: USWNT hosts China for friendlies

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SANDY, UTAH (June 6, 2018) – The very first time Alex Morgan featured for the United States Women’s National Team there was snow everywhere. In Sandy, Utah, the Rio Tinto Stadium was covered with a blanket of fresh snow. For Morgan and the team, it was a sight unlike no other. That was the first time […] READ MORE


Amy Rodriguez scores first Royals goal at the Rio T against Thorns FC

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SANDY, UTAH (April 28, 2018) – Amy Rodriguez scored the first Utah Royals FC goal at Rio Tinto Stadium Saturday night. The veteran forward scored the opening goal for the Utah Royals in the 53rd minute. The goal came after a two-year-long NWSL absence. Rodriguez said that she loved the “chance to get out there […] READ MORE


Carli Lloyd scores 100th goal in United States 6-2 win over Mexico

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – History was made in more ways than one at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday afternoon. Carli Lloyd scored her 100th international goal in the United States Women’s National Team 6-2 victory over Mexico. The match was a tune up before the two teams face each other in October for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers. […] READ MORE



Controversial Becky Sauerbrunn Hand Ball Call Leads Orlando Pride to Draw With Utah Royals

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA (March 24, 2018) — It only took Gunnhildur Yrsa Jónsdóttir three minutes to score the first goal in Utah Royals history. The NWSL club made their league debut in Orlando at Orlando City Stadium. In front of a crowd of over 9,000 fans, Jónsdóttir scored the first goal in Royals history — and her first-ever […] READ MORE