Posts tagged "Chicago Red Stars"

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too

Hey, Chicago News, ESPN the Body Issue has Delle Donne and Press, too
If you listened to any report on Chicago television news Tuesday night regarding the ESPN the Body Issue, you’d think Chicago Cubs All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta was the only Chicago athlete posing nude for the cameras. Two other athletes…superstars in their own right…were ignored almost universally: 2016 Olympics-bound forward Elena Delle Donne of the WNBA’s... Read more »

Chicago Red Stars Return to Toyota Park in 2016

Chicago Red Stars Return to Toyota Park in 2016
Last season, the Chicago Red Stars earned their first playoff berth in the NWSL, on the strength of Women’s World Cup gold medalists Christen Press, Lori Chalupny, and Julie Johnston, playing to sellout crowds at Benedictine University/Village of Lisle Sports Complex, their home since 2011. On December 11, General Manager Alyse LaHue announced the Red... Read more »

Shannon Boxx ends a storied 16-year soccer career 'for family'

Shannon Boxx ends a storied 16-year soccer career 'for family'
Two weeks ago, the Chicago Red Stars’ Shannon Boxx, fresh off a Women’s World Cup victory, startled a media gathering with the announcement that she would retire. At the time, it sounded as if she’d finish the NWSL season, hopefully helping the Chicago Red Stars make the playoffs for the first time in franchise history.... Read more »
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Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars

Watch Party Monday follows a stormy Saturday for Chicago Red Stars
From our friends at the Chicago Red Stars:  The Chicago Red Stars announced plans for two watch parties for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s round of 16 game in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. On Monday, June 22, they’re holding a watch party in the city at AJ Hudson’s Public House, and another, held simultaneously... Read more »

Chicago Red Stars dethrone Solo, undefeated Seattle Reign

Chicago Red Stars dethrone Solo, undefeated Seattle Reign
Has the controversy surrounding Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo finally gotten the best of her? Though she was unavailable for post-game comment, it would appear so in Saturday’s 1-0 loss to the surging Chicago Red Stars. It was the first loss of the season for the Reign (13-1-3).  Solo was making just her second start... Read more »

UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts

UPDATE: Chicago Red Stars women's soccer on five-game winning streak, ESPN broadcasts
They’ve been on the road for four weeks. But it’s been the luckiest month in the seven-year history of the Chicago Red Stars.  On Wednesday, in Piscataway, New Jersey, against the likes of the USWNT’s Christie Rampone, the Chicago Red Stars were able to take control towards the second part of the first half.  They... Read more »
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Toyota Park a Lucky Place for Chicago Red Stars

Toyota Park a Lucky Place for Chicago Red Stars
From 2009-2010, the Chicago Red Stars women’s professional soccer team called Toyota Park home.  In 2012, they returned to the Bridgeview, Illinois facility to win the National Women’s Cup Final. Five seasons after they first stepped into Toyota Park, the Red Stars returned home in a special anniversary celebration, a first-ever doubleheader match with the... Read more »

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week

Open Team Tryouts For Chicago Red Stars This Week
“In every passion is a profession waiting to blossom”  Anonymous Think you have what it takes to be the next Hope Solo? Abby Wambach? Alex Morgan? Megan Rapinoe? Here’s your opportunity: The Chicago Red Stars of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced open team tryouts for the 2014 season will be held on Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February... Read more »

First USWNT Soccer Match Scheduled for January 31 on Fox 1

First USWNT Soccer Match Scheduled for January 31 on Fox 1
On a record-breaking cold weekend in the Midwest, what could warm our hearts more than to think of…soccer? USWNT women’s soccer, to be exact. U.S. Soccer announced that newly allocated Chicago Red Stars player Christen Press has been called into the U.S. Women’s National Team training camp running from Jan. 8-15 in Carson, Calif. Press is one... Read more »
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Will USWNT's Alex Morgan Join Expansion Houston Dash?

Will USWNT's Alex Morgan Join Expansion Houston Dash?
U.S. women’s national soccer team and Portland Thorns star forward Alex Morgan broke hearts around the world by announcing her engagement to  longtime boyfriend Servando Carrasco of the MLS’s  Houston Dynamo. And now, an interesting scenario is developing in the wake of the news that the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced the founding of its ninth club and... Read more »