Foreigners dominate First XI
[WPS] Foreigners -- three from England, two from France and one each from Brazil and Canada -- claimed seven of the 11 berths on Women's Professional Soccer's First XI.
(The English and French players will miss the All-Star Game because of Euro '09.)
Brazilian Marta, who plays for regular-season champion Los Angeles, was the highest vote-getter. Sol coach Abner Rogers was selected by the players to coach the WPS All-Stars against Sweden's Umea in the WPS All-Star Game on Aug. 29.
Karina LeBlanc, Los Angeles Sol (Canada)
Tina Ellertson, Saint Louis Athletica (USA)
Amy LePeilbet, Boston Breakers (USA)
Alex Scott, Boston Breakers (England)
Camille Abily, Los Angeles Sol (France)
Sonia Bompastor, Washington Freedom (France)
Shannon Boxx, Los Angeles Sol (USA)
Lori Chalupny, Saint Louis Athletica (USA)
Kelly Smith, Boston Breakers (England)
Eniola Aluko, Saint Louis Athletica (England)
Marta, Los Angeles Sol (Brazil)
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily MLS attendance takes big jump April 20, 9:23 p.m. |
MLS average attendance is on course to smash the league record set last year and top ... What They're Saying: Klaus Allofs April 20, 7:06 p.m.
"There are a lot of ways of finding out when training is. And it is not ... Video Pick: Obafemi Martins golazo leads best of MLS April 20, 5:59 p.m.
NYC's Mehdi Ballouchy, Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco, Columbus' Federico Higuain, and Seattle's Obafemi Martins and Lamar Neagle ... MLS Power Rankings: Red Bulls cling to top spot April 20, 2:54 p.m.
The Red Bulls remained unbeaten and atop Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings by beating San Jose, ... Jordan Morris returns for USA-Mexico, Act 2 April 20, 1:46 p.m.
Coach Andi Herzog has named a 20-man roster for the U.S. U-23 men's national team's friendly ... MLS: National Team Watch April 20, 2:18 a.m.
Five of the nine MLS players with U.S. U-20 eligibility who played in Week 7 were ... Week 7: *Three goals you must watch April 20, 2:11 a.m.
*It was impossible to stop at three. There is no doubt about this week's top goal, ... Video Pick: A world-class goal from Welshman April 20, 1:59 a.m.
One of the weekend's top glazes was in the Welsh league: A flying volley by Prestatyn's ... Europe in a Nutshell: The end of an era in Dortmund April 20, 1:46 a.m.
La Liga pictures; Champions League notes; Chelsea's title procession continues; why the Europa League now means ... What They're Saying: Brendan Rodgers April 20, 1:11 a.m.
"I think sometimes you can want to win too much and the focus comes away from ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives