Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Seattle Reign dominates NWSL Best XI selections
August 29th, 2014 8:59PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  nwsl

MOST COMMENTED

[AWARDS] The regular-season champion Seattle Reign FC leads all teams with four players on the 2014 NWSL Best XI (and three more on the Second XI). Seattle hosts FC Kansas City, which has three Best XI picks, on Sunday in the NWSL final at Starfire Stadium in Tukwila, Wash. (live on ESPN2 at 3 p.m. ET).

Four players -- Sky Blue FC defender Christie Rampone, FC Kansas City defender Becky Sauerbrunn, Seattle Reign FC midfielder Jess Fishlock and FC Kansas City forward Lauren Holiday -- were voted to the Best XI for the second consecutive season.

Sixteen of the 22 players on the two teams are Americans. And of those 16, 13 have been called into the U.S. women’s national team training camp ahead of a pair of matches against Mexico. The three players not called up were Seattle Reign FC defenders Kendall Fletcher and Lauren Barnes and Portland Thorns FC forward Jessica McDonald.

NWSL Best XI
Goalkeeper
Alyssa Naeher, Boston Breakers
Defenders
Kendall Fletcher, Seattle Reign FC
Ali Krieger, Washington Spirit
Christie Rampone, Sky Blue FC
Becky Sauerbrunn, FC Kansas City
Midfielders
Veronica Boquete, Portland Thorns FC
Jess Fishlock, Seattle Reign FC
Kim Little, Seattle Reign FC
Forwards
Lauren Holiday, FC Kansas City
Nahomi Kawasumi, Seattle Reign FC
Amy Rodriguez, FC Kansas City

NWSL Second XI
Goalkeeper
Hope Solo, Seattle Reign FC
Defenders
Lauren Barnes, Seattle Reign FC
Stephanie Catley, Portland Thorns FC
Stephanie Cox, Seattle Reign FC
Julie Johnston, Chicago Red Stars
Midfielder
Carli Lloyd, Western New York Flash
Allie Long, Portland Thorns FC
Heather O'Reilly, Boston Breakers
Forwards
Jessica McDonald, Portland Thorns FC
Christen Press, Chicago Red Stars
Jodie Taylor, Washington Spirit


1 comment
  1. James e Chandler
    commented on: August 30, 2014 at 10:17 a.m.
    Holiday (Cheney) is not a forward, so how can she be one on the "best" eleven? Politics, and soccer, a distasteful mix. Come to think of it, politics and anything is pretty nauseating.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: All Pulisic touches vs. Honduras    
The 18-year-old Christian Pulisic scored and had two assists in the USA's 6-0 win over Honduras, ...
Video Pick: Ronaldo hits 70th with perfect free kick    
Cristiano Ronaldo's second goal, a low, far-range free kick off the inside far post, in a ...
Datebook: Hexagonal Matchday 4    
The USA will face Panama Tuesday with a chance to move back into the top three ...
Hex Files: Pinto stays on as Honduras coach -- for now    
What They're Saying: Adrian Heath    
"Every time they attacked it looked like they were going to score ..." -- Minnesota United ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"I don't think there's any perfect way to protest. I think if there was something else ...
Crowd Count: Three USL teams set records in openers    
Three USL teams set club attendance records on opening day, topped by the Richmond Kickers, who ...
MLS Injury Report: Grella out with knee injury    
The New York Red Bulls lost midfielder Mike Grella indefinitely while he undergoes treatment on his ...
MLS Week 4: Crew rookie Hansen hits winner in debut    
Rookie Niko Hansen came off the bench to score the winning goal in his MLS debut ...
USMNT: Arriola called up, four players depart    
Tijuana midfielder Paul Arriola joined to the U.S. national team for its World Cup 2018 qualifier ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives