The USWNT celebrates after scoring against France in the 2019 World Cup. (Manette Gonzales)

Andonovski Names 20-Player Roster for Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The U.S. Women's National Team begins its quest to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a roster that includes 18 players from the 2019 World Cup-winning team. Head coach Vlatko Andonovski added two new faces to the 20-player roster in midfielder Andi Sullivan and forward Lynn Williams while Mallory Pugh, Allie Long, Morgan Brian, Alex Morgan, and Tierna Davidson were not selected. Morgan is expecting her first child while Davidson is recovering from injury.
Erika Tymrak head shot for the Utah Royals FC.

Erika Tymrak Announces Retirement

Erika Tymrak, midfielder for the Utah Royals of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) announced her retirement in early January 2020.
Members of the U.S. WNT playing around after practice. Edited version. (Brad Smith/ISI)

Interview: Brad Smith, Photographer for the U.S. Women’s National Team

Brad Smith is the team photographer for the U.S. Women's National Team. Smith is embedded with the team, traveling and documenting the team through every training session, friendly, and tournament. In addition, he shoots games in the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and college. Our Game Magazine spoke with Smith and we had a wide-ranging discussion that covered how he got started with photography, the equipment he uses, technique, and his favorite moments.

France 2019: Jill Ellis Says USA is Attacking the World Cup not Defending It

United States head coach Jill Ellis says the defending champions will be attacking, not defending the World Cup after the draw was made for next summer’s tournament in Paris. The U.S. was placed into Group F alongside Thailand, Chile, and familiar foes Sweden, ensuring an encounter between the sides for a fifth World Cup group stage in a row.
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2019 World Cup Draw Preview

With the 2019 Women’s World Cup now agonizingly close, many have theorized for weeks over the draw: who could be drawn with who and where they could play as the...