SUPERGROUP COMES TOGETHER Many former WPS stars to attend camp in Downingtown, Pa.
UCLA and Philadelphia Independence star Tina DiMartino will be one of the former WPS players on hand for coach Paul Riley's first SUPERGROUP camp at United Sports Training Center in Downingtown, PA. Linda Cuttone/Sports Vue Images
When Women's Professional Soccer suspended its 2012 season, the league's two-time coach of the year Paul Riley envisioned a way to keep some of the league's top players in tip-top form.
Modeled after the U.S. National Team’s residency camps, Riley devised the SUPERGROUP. Complete story
Modeled after the U.S. National Team’s residency camps, Riley devised the SUPERGROUP. BACK TO SWEDEN Marta signs with Tyreso FF
STOCKHOLM---Five time world player of the year Marta has signed a contract to play for Tyreso FF in Sweden’s Damallsvenskan Marta spent three seasons in Women’s Professional Soccer, playing for three different teams. MAKING PLANS WPS teams have different 2012 options
Women's Professional Soccer teams are making plans for what they will do in 2012 while the league takes a year off to regroup. They range from playing in the Women's Premier Soccer League, to touring Japan to holding clinics and youth programs. WHAT’S NEXT? WPS players weighing their options
For the members of the U.S. Women's National Team, there was almost no time to dwell on the fact that Women's Professional Soccer suspended its 2012 season. Just days after winning the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament and booking passage to the 2012 Summer Games in London, the national teamers were called into another camp.
But players who are not part of the national team pool are now having to decide what to do now that playing pro soccer is not an option.