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NWSL 2014 allocation list revealed

The 2014 allocation list for the NWSL is being unveiled today but we have the list early

The NWSL announces the 2014 National team allocations
The NWSL announces the 2014 National team allocations
Cooper Neill

The NWSL is announcing the 2014 national team allocations later today. A source close to the allocation process provided this list prior to the announcement. It appears that there will be 26 U.S., 15 Canadian and 8 Mexican player allocations. If this list is the final allocation, there are some interesting moves by all three federations.

Expansion side Houston only gets one U.S. player (Engen) but will reportedly be able to pick up two more in an expansion draft. This seems to indicate that Kansas City and Seattle would be most likely to lose an allocated U.S. player but the process has not been announced yet. Canadian forward Melissa Tancredi was allocated to the Dash also. Tancredi sat out last season to finish a degree.

Rachel Quon played for Chicago last year but is now allocated by Canada. Quon previously played for the U.S. youth teams but decided to switch to Canada in 2013. She was called in to camp for Canada but has not yet earned a cap. With Quon's allocation, Chicago now has three Canadians.

Desiree Scott and Lauren Sesselmann are both on the list for Kansas City despite reports that neither one is under contract with NWSL or the CSA. Scott just signed with Notts County FC in England.

Mexican keeper Cecilia Santiago is allocated to Kansas City, that would make two national team keepers on the Blues.


U.S.                Heather O'Reilly, Kristie Mewis, Meghan Klingenberg

Mexico     Dinora Garza

Canada         Chelsea Stewart, Kaylyn Kyle


U.S.                Shannon Boxx, Amy LePeilbet, Christen Press

Mexico         N/A

Canada         Rachel Quon, Adriana Leon, Erin McLeod


U.S.                Whitney Engen

Mexico         Teresa Noyola

Canada         Melissa Tancredi

Kansas City

U.S.                Lauren Holiday, Becky Sauerbrunn, Nicole Barnhart, Amy Rodriguez

Mexico         Cecilia Santiago

Canada         Desiree Scott, Lauren Sesselmann


U.S.                Rachel BuehlerAlex MorganTobin Heath

Mexico      Jackie Acevedo

Canada         Christie Sinclair, Karina leBlanc


U.S.                Hope SoloMegan RapinoeSydney LerouxStephanie Cox

Mexico     Arianna Romero

Canada         Carmelina Moscato

Sky Blue

U.S.                Christie Rampone, Jill Loyden, Kelley O'Hara

Mexico      Monica Ocampo

Canada         Sophie Schmidt, Jonelle Filigno


U.S.                Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Yael Averbuch

Mexico       Renae Cuellar

Canada         Diana Matheson, Robyn Gayle

Western NY

U.S.                Carli Lloyd, Abby Wambach

Mexico        Veronica Perez

Canada         Selenia Iacchelli