NWSL

Racing Louisville Is Immediately One Of The Best Away Days In The NWSL

Historically speaking, there’s only ever been one correct answer to the question of a dream away day in the National Women’s Soccer League. As well as producing the sort of football that’s landed two NWSL championships, the Portland Thorns boast the division’s best atmosphere with an average attendance (we have to go back to 2019 to look at such things) of over 20,000 at beautiful Providence Park.  

But I believe Portland has been usurped for three reasons: views, horse racing and bourbon.

Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris Adopt Future USWNT Star

USWNT and Orlando Pride power couple Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger have adopted a beautiful baby girl. On February 12, Sloane Phillips was born and will grow up in a loving household with two superstars and 20-plus aunties to help raise her. Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris have gone through the adoption process while also competing at the highest level of play. They were fully supported through the entire journey by their teammates, coaching staff and family and they will step away from the game for a bit while they take care of the new addition to their family. 

‘You Can Count On Us’ — German Soccer Declares Its Future Support For Gay Players

German sports magazine 11FREUNDE “11 Friends” has teamed up with more than 800 soccer players playing in the country in a mission to support gay soccer players.

In 11FREUNDE’s latest issue the hashtag and slogan “Ihr Könnt Auf Uns Zählen” (You Can Count On Us) has been echoed by the magazine and some of the biggest men and women stars playing in Germany.

What’s Up With Mallory Pugh?

Mallory Pugh has unfortunately had a few injuries that've set her back, causing her to miss out on USWNT play, NWSL play and falling behind in fitness and performance. As a top-tier athlete, injuries can make or break players, and with the immense amount of young talent joining the USWNT senior squad, this leaves Pugh’s future on the squad unknown. 

United Women’s Soccer Announces New Professional Women’s League In The U.S.

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) is currently the only professional women’s league in the United States, but not for long.

The United Women’s Soccer organization (UWS) is a pro-amateur women’s league that allows former and current college players to stay in top shape and continue to play competitively against the best of the best in the off-season. This past week, the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) announced its partnership with the UWS to advance the opportunities for top-level players.

NWSL Commissioner Lisa Baird Shows Why She Is The GOAT

Lisa Baird was named commissioner of the NWSL in February 2020 and she came in wanting to make changes throughout the league and for women’s sports as a whole. As a female in power she has found herself in a position that is becoming more common as women are making their way into top positions in the sports world.

Three-Time Grand Slam Champion Naomi Osaka Joins NC Courage Ownership Group

Japan's three-times Grand Slam tennis champion Naomi Osaka has invested in National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) team North Carolina Courage to become a team owner, the U.S. top-flight club said on Thursday.

"The women who have invested in me growing up made me who I am today, I don't know where I would be without them," Osaka, the world number three, wrote on Twitter. "Throughout my career I've always received so much love from my fellow female athletes so that's why I am proud to share that I am now an owner of the NC Courage."

Key Dates Announced For 2021 MLS And NWSL Seasons

After the myriad of alterations, postponements and cancellations that rocked the 2020 domestic calendar, we’re glad to see some normalcy return for both Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League in 2021 (although there’s little hope that stadiums will be at full capacity come April). 

NWSL Gives The People What They Want: Flannels And Masks

The National Women’s Soccer League has grown tremendously even through a time of a world shut down. Not only does it supply the world with quality female footballers, but it also gives the people what they want. Flannels and masks have arrived in the NWSL shop and the fans are ecstatic. 

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