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2019 Women’s World Cup Pulled In Astonishing, Record-Breaking Viewership Numbers — Here’s What It Means

The numbers are officially in, and the 2019 Women's World Cup viewership totals are astronomical — double what they were in 2015 by some of the most important metrics.

MLS Attendance Drops While Popularity Grows

It's no secret that soccer is growing in the United States. More children are playing the game, it's become much more accessible on TV with a myriad of different streaming options and soccer jerseys are almost becoming a fashion statement on the street.

The Chicago Fire Are Officially Returning To Soldier Field

We’ve known it’s been coming for quite some time — the Fire called the announcement “The World’s Best Worst-Kept Secret” — but it’s now officially official: The Chicago Fire will return to Soldier Field beginning with the 2020 season.

Orlando Pride Angers Fans With Shockingly Insensitive Marketing Ploy

The Orlando Pride might just be the worst-named club in the world. Not because Pride is a bad name, but because the ownership and/or marketing team doesn't seem to understand its fans and community.

This American Soccer League Has Plans For A Promotion/Relegation System

NISA (National Independent Soccer Association), the first major soccer league with a promotion/relegation system, kicked off its inaugural season recently, with the opening match between California United and the Oakland Roots ending in a thrilling 3-3 tie.

Jamaica Women's National Team Goes On Strike After 9 Months Without Pay

The Jamaica women’s national team has announced that it will refuse to play until it receives the compensation that the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) owes them.

5 Cities That Deserve MLS Expansion Teams

With MLS just announcing that the city of St. Louis will be the next to join the league, other cities are beginning to scramble to fill the final slots MLS has made for expansion teams. Of all the cities interested, here are five that we think deserve a franchise the most.

St. Louis Stays Winning, Will Be Awarded MLS Expansion Team

Multiple reports have emerged confirming that the city of St. Louis, Missouri, will be the proud home of the 28th club in Major League Soccer. The official announcement from MLS is set to come early next week.

The team will likely join the competition for the 2022 season, following Miami and Nashville in 2020 and Austin in 2021.

Newly Announced USWNT GM Kate Markgraf Will Not Limit Coaching Search To Female Candidates

The United States Soccer Federation announced the first official USWNT general manager will be former U.S. player Kate Markgraf on Monday.

Raheem Sterling Considers Deal That Will Make Him The Face Of Air Jordan's New Soccer Fashion Line

According to the Telegraph, Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling has been offered a contract worth $120 million from Nike subsidiary Air Jordan to be face of the company’s upcoming soccer line.

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