Must-Follow Women’s Soccer Tweeps
We didn’t include any of the Two Touch Pass team in these recommendations (shameless plugs here: @ashleydoc, @backseatgaffer, @becca4kicks, @futboldaddy, @justkhoai and @twotouchpass) and we tried our best to recommend Twitter handles who focus mainly on the topic of women’s soccer including their own personal views about the sport; breaking important and relevant news; and/or linking to interesting soccer stories on the internet.
Yael Averbuch (@Yael_Averbuch): Yael is a professional women’s soccer player who has played on the championship-winning Western New York Flash (WPS), the USWNT, and most recently, the New Jersey Wildcats (W-League). Yael is constantly mentioning ways to grow the women’s side of soccer, whether it’s through her blogs on the New York Times, or by participating in discussions with fans.
David Copeland-Smith (@beastmodesoccer): Soccer coach and 1-on-1 elite soccer skills development trainer. Good thoughts and ideas on growing and sustaining a women’s professional league in the U.S.
Diane (@Deegley): Conversationalist on all topics regarding the women’s game.
Anthony DiCicco (@DiCiccoMethod): CEO of Soccer Plus. Son of Hall of Fame coach Tony DiCicco. Dedicated advocate of women’s soccer and growing the game at the grassroots level.
Beau Dure (@duresport): Former writer at USA Today, Beau now writes for SportsMyriad, covering soccer, Olympic sports and mixed martial arts.
Charlie Flowe (@djflowe): Radio host of the Philadelphia-based World Sports Show. One of the few radio programs which has women’s soccer as a main topic of discussion, Charlie has interviewed USWNT starts Carli Lloyd and Heather Mitts on his show.
Julie Foudy (@juliefoudy): Former USWNT star Julie Foudy always has something to say about helping to promote the sport. Foudy is also known as a soccer commentator
James Galanis (@coachgalanis): James is a professional soccer coach (the former coach of the Atlanta Beat) and president of Universal Soccer Academy. He is undoubtedly dedicated to women’s soccer and is always drumming up new ideas on how to sustain a successful league in the United States.
Monica Gonzalez (@MonicaGonzo): ESPN Analyst and former Mexico Women’s National teamer, Monica is a passionate advocate for women’s soccer. She is also the founder of @GONZOsoccer, a soccer & leadership academy for girls (ages 8-16) from underserved communities in Chicago.
Ingrid Green (@Ingridium): Uber passionate advocate for women’s soccer, the Canadian Women’s National Team and JoLi Academy. Great info in her links — just ignore the occasionally aggressive tone.
Chris Henderson (@chris_awk): College Soccer Editor of AllWhiteKit.com. Follow for updates and news on the women’s collegiate game.
@katreus: Comes to us from across the Pacific. Witty and intelligent on soccer.
Ciara McCormack (@ciaramccormack): Professional soccer player, Contributing Editor at @OurGameMagazine and CEO of @girlscanftball. Her blog: http://girlscansocceradventures.wordpress.com is a must read.
Jenna Pel (@jenna_awk): Writes for All White Kit and Pro Soccer Talk. She is both informative and insightful on the game and always writes very honest posts regarding a multitude of women’s teams and leagues.
Pitchside Report (@pitchsidereport): Another online women’s soccer magazine. This magazine seems to focus more on pro players in pro leagues here in the United States. They also feature blog posts from various pro players from Rebecca Moros to Ingrid Wells.
U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team (@ussoccer_wnt): The official feed for the Women’s National Team. All the information you need on the USWNT including schedules, training information, news, stories, videos and more.
Women’s Soccer Express (@wsoccerexpress): Women’s Soccer Express is constantly updated with blogs and posts about various women’s soccer-related news.
Women’s Sporting News (@WSN247): WSN seemingly cover all women’s sports, including soccer. WSN is an excellent reminder that there are female athletes working hard to grow their respective sports.
Women’s Soccer United (@WomensSoccerUtd): A catch-all website for the women’s game. A fantastic account to follow for anyone looking for information about international teams as well as domestic teams.