CAITLIN MURRAY has written about soccer forThe New York Times, ESPN, Fox Sports, and theAthletic. She was alsoThe Guardian's correspondent during the 2015 World Cup and followed the U.S. team on their path to victory. Her work has also appeared inThe Buffalo News, theOregonian, theOrlando Sentinel, Minnesota'sStar Tribune, and many other publications. She graduated with a degree in journalism from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. A native of Buffalo, New York, she now resides in Portland, Oregon. Follow her at caitlinmurraysoccer.com and @caitlinmurr.
"Murray interviewed dozens of players to assemble a moving
insider's account of their struggle for respect and attention." --
"Journalist Caitlin Murray's timely history of the team shows how those two kinds of thread have always been intertwined, and she renders in-game heroics and ongoing struggles against an obstinate sports media and U.S. Soccer Federation with equal dynamism" -- Vanity Fair
"sportswriter Murray interviewed almost 100 players and coaches for her history of the U.S. women's national soccer team, which chronicles the squad from its formation in 1985 to its three World Cup championships. Soccer star Brandi Chastain said Murray did "a wonderful job sharing the history, personal stories, and memories of the national team." -- Los Angeles Times
"a book that will quickly bring any fan, casual or expert, up to speed on the team's history." -- Book Riot