The 2015 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Rookie of the Year, Danielle Colaprico’s blend of attractive play, simplicity and a willingness to scrap ensured she stamped her mark as a first-year pro among the league’s best, and although she may not be the first you’ll find stepping up with the dance moves, the Chicago Red Stars midfielder is continuing to find her rhythm impressively in year two. Read more →
Sunderland AFC Ladies
Adding her understanding and poise to Sunderland AFC Ladies as they reached new heights last year, former Everton midfielder Brooke Chaplen settled swiftly in the North East, finding her spot among a group possessing the steel and character to serve them so well on the pitch, along with a welcome unpredictability off it.
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Chicago Red Stars’ Michelle Wenino changing her jersey name to Lomnicki after her marriage to her husband, Wes (pictured).
In the second half of this feature, recently-retired Chicago Red Stars defender and fan favourite Michelle Lomnicki joins the dots of her journey as she goes back behind the scenes of music, life and love in Colorado, as well as college, coaches, and living in the promised land of the pros. Read more →
Photo: Christy Mehaffie
On the surface, a piece of Chicago Red Stars heritage was relinquished with the retirement of long-serving defender Michelle Lomnicki (née Wenino) this March, but to think that would mean underestimating an unconditional bond, born from a life’s love, driven on through devotion, and illuminated all the while by those around her. Read more →
When faith is invested in him, San Jose Earthquakes forward Quincy Amarikwa has shown before just how impressive he can be, with the air of extravagance that goes with his force and industry making him a great watch at his best, even if it’s merely one side to a multi-layered, young Major League Soccer veteran. Read more →