The definitive Christy Holly timeline within the NWSL and U.S. Soccer – Equalizer Soccer

Racing Louisville FC followers held up a banner that mentioned “Arrest Holly” through the Louisville Metropolis FC match in opposition to Detroit Metropolis FC on the Lynn Household Stadium in Louisville, Ky. on Oct. 5, 2022. (Photograph credit score: Sam Upshaw Jr./Courier Journal / USA TODAY NETWORK)

In October, the Sally Q. Yates report on systemic abuse within the Nationwide Girls’s Soccer League despatched shockwaves throughout the ladies’s soccer group with revelations concerning participant mistreatment and abuse all through the league’s historical past. This was simply the primary of two reviews on this topic, nonetheless, and on Wednesday, the NWSL’s personal report carried out collectively with the gamers affiliation was launched. 

Thanks to those reviews, we now know the explanations Racing Louisville’s inaugural coach, Christy Holly, was fired in August 2021. These reviews additionally give a fuller image of how Christy Holly — an unqualified and inexperienced coach — was capable of transfer from a place at Sky Blue to a scouting place with U.S. Soccer to Racing Louisville, regardless of a number of accounts of abusive conduct and inappropriate relationships with gamers.

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