FIFA Women's World Cup

How The Women's World Cup Works: A Guide For Everyone

In many ways, the Women’s World Cup is a lot like its male counterpart. In many ways, it isn’t. So with the tournament set to arrive this summer in France, we thought we’d explain how the Women's World Cup works in 2019.

The men’s World Cup has been around since 1930, but the women’s World Cup didn’t start until 1991. The men’s World Cup has 32 teams, the women’s just 24. The U.S. sucks at the men’s World Cup; the U.S. dominates at the Women’s World Cup.

LA Rams Player Celebrates Touchdown With Alex Morgan-Esque Tea Celebration

In American football action on Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams defeated the Carolina Panthers thanks in large part to a fourth quarter touchdown reception from tight end Tyler Higbee.

Did Anyone Else See Daniëlle Van De Donk's Ridiculous Volleyed Goal?

After a stellar World Cup campaign in which she helped carry the Netherlands to a World Cup final, Dutch playmaker Danielle van de Donk continues to show that she’s world class. Tuesday night's 3-0 thrashing of Turkey was business as usual for the Netherlands women’s national team, but that didn’t keep Van de Donk from adding a little bit of magic.

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.

Messi, Zlatan And Cliftonville Ladies FC Set To Battle For FIFA Puskás Award

It’s that time of year again: FIFA has announced the 10 finalists for the annual Puskás Award, the trophy given to the player, male or female, “judged to have scored the most aesthetically significant, or ‘most beautiful,’ goal of the calendar year.”

This most certainly wasn’t the case last year when Mohamed Salah scooped the award after Liverpool and Egypt supporters spammed the fan vote. The goal Salah scored against Everton back in December of 2018 hadn’t even won the Premier League’s Goal of the Month, so it was an awful joke to see it given the prestigious Puskás Award.

U.S. Soccer Preparing Bid To Host 2027 Women's World Cup

On the heels of the announcement of Kate Markgraf as the first general manager of the USWNT, the USSF has stated it will be preparing a bid to host the 2027 Women's World Cup. The 2027 bid has been hinted at over the past year, with president Carlos Cordeiro mentioning a potential bid at a USSF meeting in February.

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.

Alex Morgan Wants A Third Women’s World Cup Title

Alex Morgan wants a three-peat. 

The ESPN+ exclusive four-part series “Alex Morgan: The Equalizer” concluded with the USWNT star striker saying she’s not planning to retire anytime soon. The 30-year-old has her eyes on more medals and an unprecedented third Women’s World Cup title.

No Rest For The Weary: USWNT Confirms Full Victory Tour Dates For This Fall

The work never ends when you’re a women’s footballer, as the 2019 USWNT victory tour makes abundantly clear. 

After a 10-match pre-World Cup schedule and seven grueling games at the Women’s World Cup in France, the USWNT will be trotted out five more times in 2019. U.S. Soccer has announced all five dates on a moneymaking USWNT victory tour, including stops in Philadelphia, St. Paul, Minnesota, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Cincinatti, Ohio. 

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