Tag Archive | New Jersey

Eleider Alvarez & Joe Smith Jr. Face Off in Title Eliminator on 8/22 LIVE on ESPN

Leave the judges at home because ELEIDER “STORM” ALVAREZ and JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. are coming for the knockout. Alvarez and Smith will face off in a WBO light heavyweight world title eliminator in Top Rank’s return to the MGM Grand Conference Center Saturday, Aug. 22. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Joe […]

Sky Blue FC Midfielder Kenie Wright to Miss Remainder of 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup with Torn ACL

Sky Blue FC midfielder Kenie Wright will miss the remainder of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup after suffering a torn right ACL during a team training session on July 5. Wright, 22, sustained the non-contact injury during a small-sided game. Details of her surgery and rehabilitation will be available at a later date. “I am […]

Carli Lloyd Will Miss NWSL Challenge Cup With Minor Knee Injury

Sky Blue FC midfielder Carli Lloyd will miss the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup after suffering a minor injury on her left knee. The midfielder from Delran, New Jersey, sustained the injury during the offseason and has been undergoing rehab since then. “It’s unfortunate that Carli has suffered this injury,” said Head Coach Freya Coombe. “We […]

Sky Blue Signs Three Players to Short-Term Contracts

Sky Blue FC has signed midfielder Nicole Baxter, defender Cassidy Benintente, and midfielder Jennifer Cudjoe to short-term contracts. Per team and league policies, further details were not disclosed. Cassidy Benintente joins Sky Blue’s roster after several successful years in Europe. She spent 2019 in Sweden playing for Asarums IF FK in the Elitettan Division. Prior […]

New York City FC to Begin Full Team Training in Accordance with MLS Guidelines

New York City FC  announced that the Club will begin full team training this afternoon ahead of the MLS Is Back Tournament in Orlando. Due to current New York State Guidelines prohibiting full team training sessions, the Club will schedule its full team training sessions at the Red Bulls Training Facility in New Jersey. NYCFC […]

Sky Blue FC Head Coach Freya Coombe Adds Becki Tweed to 2020 Technical Staff

Sky Blue FC Head Coach Freya Coombe has named Becki Tweed as the team’s newest assistant coach. She joins Coombe, Assistant Coach Rebecca (“Becca”) Moros, Goalkeeper Coach Dean O’Leary, High Performance Coach Philip Congleton, and Technical Advisor Marcia McDermott. “I am really excited and grateful to be part of such a great club and group […]

Sky Blue FC Resumes Practices at Red Bulls Training Facility

Sky Blue FC will return to Small Group Training today at the Red Bulls Training Facility in East Hanover, New Jersey. The Club’s return to training follows the National Women’s Soccer League’s (NWSL) announcement on Monday permitting Small Group Training subject to state and local laws. On May 26, New Jersey’s stay-at-home order was modified […]