Milbrett parlays tryout into spot on FC Gold Pride

[WPS] Tiffeny Milbrett scored 100 goals in 202 international matches for the U.S. women's national team, but that wasn't good enough to get selected in the recent Women's Professional Soccer draft. FC Gold Pride was the only one of four clubs to respond favorably to the 36-year-old striker's request for a tryout, after which she won a spot on its 24-player roster for the 2009 season.

Since leaving the U.S. national team program in 2006, Milbrett has played in Sweden and more recently for the W-League's Vancouver Whitecaps.

Milbrett joins Brandi Chastain, Canada's top striker, Christine Sinclair, and current U.S. national team members Nicole Barnhart and Rachel Buehler on FC Gold Pride.

FC Gold Pride will kick off the 2009 WPS season on April 5 at home against the Boston Breakers at Buck Shaw Stadium.

ROSTER:
Goalkeepers
Nicole Barnhart
Katie Hultin
Meagan McCray
Allison Whitworth
Defenders
Marissa Abegg
Rachel Buehler
Carrie Dew
Tracy Hamm
Lindsay Massengale
Midfielders
Ameera Abdullah
Stacie Alberico
Brandi Chastain
Kristen Graczyk
Jill Oakes
Leslie Osborne
Leigh Ann Robinson
Leah Tapscott
Kimberly Yokers
Forwards
Eriko Arakawa
Liz Bogus
Tiffeny Milbrett
Christine Sinclair
Tiffany Weimer
Kandace Wilson

 

 

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