FIFA Women's World Cup

Insane Women’s World Cup Ticket Fiasco Enraging Fans Weeks Before Kickoff

The 2019 Women’s World Cup kicks off in less than three weeks in France. FIFA announced fans who bought Women's World Cup tickets could print them out starting on Monday. 

Women's World Cup tickets were cheap and fairly easy to score, even for the final and semifinals, as we outlined here. But it appears FIFA’s ticketing system had some major flaws. 

Almost immediately on Monday, people began to notice a huge problem — and FIFA’s response was even more infuriating. 

USWNT Blanks South Africa 3-0 To Begin Send-Off Series

The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup is only 25 days away, and the USWNT is showing how prepared it is to defend the title. In its first Send-Off Series match against South Africa on Sunday night in Santa Clara, California, the USWNT struggled to find the back of the net until the 36th minute.

Samantha Mewis took matters into her own hands when she beat a South African defender at the top of the box and put the U.S. on the scoreboard. 

England Reveals Women’s World Cup Squad With Help From Celebs Like David Beckham, Ellie Goulding, Emma Watson And Prince William

Making the England Women's World Cup squad is a dream come true for the 23 players selected. 

Thankfully, the folks in the media department at the England FA realized that the reveal video for the men’s World Cup roster last year was kinda weird

So when it came time to announce the 2019 England Women’s World Cup squad on Wednesday, the Lionesses received fantastic, individualized messages from some of England’s biggest stars — and some we assume are also famous.

FIFA Names 15 Video Assistant Referees For 2019 Women’s World Cup — All Men

In March, FIFA confirmed the use of VAR — video assistant referees — for the 2019 Women’s World Cup, something it really had to do after its successful implementation at the 2019 men’s World Cup. 

On Thursday, FIFA named the 15 video assistant referees who will man the booths at this summer’s Women’s World Cup — and we do mean man.

All 15 VAR picks are men. 

Jill Ellis Announces USWNT World Cup Roster To Defend 2015 Title With A Couple Key Inclusions

Coach Jill Ellis unveiled her USWNT World Cup roster for the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Thursday, the 23 players who will attempt to defend their title and win a record fourth championship.

The 2019 USWNT World Cup roster includes few surprises. Half of the squad (12 of 23) returns from the 2015 team, including eight who started the final. 

Why The World’s Best Player Refuses To Play At The Women’s World Cup

Editor’s note: This story originally ran on Feb. 26 and has been updated to include Norway’s final World Cup roster decisions.

The best women’s footballers on the planet will gather in France for the Women’s World Cup this summer. 

Well, the best players minus one.

One-On-One With USWNT Legend Kristine Lilly, Soccer’s Iron Woman

There are few athletes in the world who have won as much as Kristine Lilly.

She’s got two Women’s World Cup trophies, two Olympic gold medals and four NCAA championships. She appeared in more international matches than anyone in the world — men or women — while playing for the most dominant team in the history of sport

The Players With The Most Women’s World Cup Goals Of All Time

On June 7, the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off in Paris, France. The USWNT enters the tournament as the defending champions and the world’s No. 1 ranked side, and the team can still rely on Carli Lloyd, who finished joint-top scorer in 2015 with six goals. However, when it comes to the most Women’s World Cup goals of all time, the 36-year-old remains just outside the top 10 with seven total goals.

VAR Officially Approved For Women’s World Cup In Rare Show Of Common Sense From FIFA

It’s rare we get to do this, so let’s take a moment today to celebrate FIFA for having some common sense. Football’s world governing body confirmed the use of video assistant referees at this summer’s Women’s World Cup. The Women's World Cup VAR decision was made Friday, a month after FIFA trialed the technology with referees at the Al Kass Cup, a youth club competition. 

This will be the first time VAR is in use for a Women’s World Cup. 

Nike’s Full Range Of 14 Women’s World Cup Uniforms Has Been Unveiled

Nike will provide the uniforms for 14 of the 24 competing nations at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and the sportswear giant unveiled them all during an incredible innovation event in Paris.

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