This year, the East Conference of United Women’s Soccer (UWS) has seen its largest single-year expansion in the history of the national pro-am league. A fourth team has now been added to the conference lineup for the 2021 season as long-time club powerhouse Scorpions Soccer Club will run out on the UWS East pitch.
Newly-expanded Stryker Soccer Complex will serve as FCW’s home field METUCHEN, NJ – The newly-established Central Conference of United Women’s Soccer (UWS) has added its fifth addition for the 2021 season. FC Wichita will round out the conference lineup alongside the previously announced quartet of teams: Nebraska-based Gretna Elite Academy, KC Courage and two teams […]
The 2021 National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Draft was conducted on Wednesday night and two United Women’s Soccer (UWS) alumnae were selected in the First Round. The Santa Clarita Blue Heat can puff out their chests in satisfaction as University of Southern California forward Tara McKeown (8th overall) and University of California – Los Angeles midfielder Viviana Villacorta (9th overall) were drafted by the Washington Spirit and Orlando Pride, respectively. It is the second straight NWSL Draft that saw multiple UWS alumnae selected in the First Round.
The gold rush of expansion continues as a third team has been added to the East Conference of United Women’s Soccer (UWS) for the 2021 season. The Connecticut Rush will be the second team associated with Rush Soccer – an international sports organization focused on the development of soccer players – and Northeast Rush to join the UWS East this month as an Albany, New York-based team was announced on January 5th.
United Women’s Soccer (UWS) is proud to announce that expansion has come to the Midwest as Michigan Stars FC will join the conference lineup for the 2021 season. MSFC is a professional men’s soccer team currently participating in the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA): the third tier on the American soccer pyramid. The women’s team will primarily consist of college athletes nationwide with an emphasis placed on in-state players. Future plans will include players from their newly formed youth club creating a competitive pathway from youth to adult.
Five Florida-based teams will make up the Sunshine Conference in United Women’s Soccer (UWS) League Two this summer. Jacksonville FC, Atletico Miami Union Deportiva, Unity FC, Soccer Paradize and Orlando FC Royals will take the pitch and compete for the conference crown. Jacksonville FC and Atletico Miami UD are new additions while Orlando and Unity FC competed against each other last summer in the inaugural UWS League Two game.
United Women’s Soccer (UWS) League Two announced the formation of the Mid-Atlantic Conference in November for the upcoming 2021 season. Two new franchises have now been added to the lineup as Northern Virginia FC and the Delaware Union will take part in the conference’s inaugural campaign. The newcomers will join the first four teams that have been announced: Annapolis United FC, Keystone FC, Lancaster Inferno and Maryland-Elite SC.
Expansion has recently become a major buzzword in United Women’s Soccer (UWS) news with teams and conferences being added to the national pro-am league at breakneck speed. From the Southwest to the Southeast all the way up to the East, the newest league franchise is further West. North of the border to be more exact as St. Albert Soccer Association (SASA) Impact FC will bring UWS action to the Greater Edmonton, Alberta region and the West Conference this upcoming season.
More expansion has come to the East Conference of United Women’s Soccer (UWS) as the Albany Rush will join the steadily burgeoning lineup of teams. The Capital District team is the second new organization to be added to the UWS East in the past few weeks, alongside the New Jersey Teamsterz Football Club. The Albany, New York-based club has been in operation since 2016 as a region of New York Rush and contains a comprehensive youth program boasting over 80 teams and more than 1,000 players.