What They're Saying: Jill Ellis

"I think where we eventually get to is an environment much like the rest of the world, where players get selected based on their performance [in the moment], Right now, I think we are in the exploratory phase, looking at a number of players. Does that mean some of our current players won't be in? Yes. Does it mean they are eliminated? Of course not."

-- U.S. women's national team Jill Ellis, signaling that she will make changes in the U.S. squad as it uses the next two years to prepare for qualifying for the 2019 Women's World Cup. (ESPNW)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Jill Ellis".
  1. R2 Dad, October 6, 2016 at 12:02 a.m.

    Sounds like a good idea--current form is what counts. This is a change, since until now the USWNT has operated like a sorority. Either you're in or you're out. Does that mean the door is still open for Engen to return, if her form improves?

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