Seattle Reign Academy expands with Seattle United FC, Eastside FC
Seattle Reign FC has joined forces with Eastside FC and Seattle United FC to expand the Reign Academy. Reign Academy is an elite female youth soccer program and founding member of the U.S. Soccer Girls' Development Academy (DA) - a group of sixty-nine youth soccer clubs across the country that collectively represent the highest level of competition for female youth soccer players in the United States. Reign Academy will begin play in the DA in the fall of 2017.
USMNT to play Honduras on March 24 in critical World Cup Qualifier
The U.S. Men’s National Team looks to bounce back in 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying when they host USA-Honduras, Presented by Volpi Foods on Friday, March 24 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. (10:30 p.m. ET; FS1, UniMas). Following a successful January Camp under newly installed head coach Bruce Arena, the U.S. will need three points from its third Final Round World Cup Qualifier to get back on track towards Russia 2018.
Ellis names 24-player roster for USWNT friendlies vs. Russia in Texas
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named a 24-player training camp roster for two matches against Russia, taking place on April 6 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas (7:30 p.m. CT; FS1 with the pre-game show starting at 7 p.m. CT) and April 9 at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston (1 p.m. CT on ESPN).
US Club Soccer NPL Update: Northeast Region
Six months ago, US Club Soccer previewed all NPLs across the country. The Northeast preview garnered significant attention, as one of the hotbeds of NPL talent that includes numerous NPL Finals defending champions. Now, just four months until the 2017 NPL Finals, all five regional NPL leagues are intent on securing more hardware this summer.
U.S. U-23 WNT set for back-to-back training camps in Oregon, Florida
The U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team will hold back-to-back training camps on opposite coasts at the end of March and beginning of April that will include four matches against National Women’s Soccer League teams. The USA will participate in the Thorns Spring Invitational from March 26-April 1 in Portland, Oregon, taking on three NWSL teams at Providence Park, before traveling to Orlando, Florida, for a camp from April 2-8 that will feature a closed-door match against the Orlando Pride on April 7 and a game against the University of Central Florida on April 5.