Women's Soccer

NWSL, A+E End Broadcast Partnership, Leaving NWSL Without Matches On TV

It’s been an eventful week considering it’s offseason around the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL announced its 2019 schedule but also lost its primary broadcast partner. So those wondering how to watch NWSL matches in 2019 may be in for a change from recent seasons.

The NWSL and A+E Networks announced an “amicable end” to their partnership on Wednesday, with one year remaining on a three-year broadcast deal. This came a day before the release of the full 2019 season schedule.

Petr Čech Treats Arsenal Women’s Team To Dinner Following League Cup Win

The 2018-19 season could prove to be a special one for the Arsenal women. The Gunners are trailing Manchester City by two points in the FA Women’s Super League, but Arsenal maintains two games in hand. The club could also capture its first piece of silverware this season when playing City on Saturday in the final of the FA Women’s League Cup. 

Arsenal men’s goalkeeper Petr Čech has been paying close attention, and the Czech shot-stopper made good on his promise of taking the team out for dinner on Monday night while footing the bill for 16 people at Sushi Samba in London.

FIFA’s Anti-Corruption Progress Apparently Doesn’t Apply To Women’s Game

The bidding process for the 2023 Women's World Cup host began on Tuesday. 

The Cutest Top Bin Challenge Ever

Back in my day, social media was just starting to become a hot commodity and I’m only 22. The time of flip phones that could only call three people and using AIM to chat with your friends is long over. Nowadays parents can post videos of their kids and they go viral within seconds.

Two girls who have made a name for themselves via social media are Brooke Maryland, 7, and Ariana Dos Santos, 8. Both girls took part in the Top Bin Challenge and absolutely crushed it.

But most importantly, their celebrations are probably the cutest thing you will see all day.  

NWSL Team Seattle Reign FC Upgrades By Selling Beer

The home of Seattle Reign FC since their first National Women’s Soccer League season in 2014 was Memorial Stadium in Seattle Center. But late 2017, the NWSL made it clear that due to the declining attendance and conditions inside the stadium, they had to find a more suitable home.

While making sure they remain in Washington, they have decided to move to Cheney Stadium in Tacoma for the upcoming 2019 season. 

FIFA Hasn’t Committed To VAR For Women’s World Cup, But It’s Not Time To Panic Just Yet

Will the 2019 Women’s World Cup use VAR? That’s the question on the minds of the countless players and coaches preparing for this summer’s tournament. 

About four months away from the start of the competition, FIFA has yet to confirm whether VAR will be in use at the Women’s World Cup. 

But it’s not time to panic just yet, for a couple reasons. 

Athletic Bilbao Sets Spanish Attendance Record For Women’s Soccer, Here's Where it Ranks In The World

Atletico Madrid visited Athletic Bilbao for a Copa de la Reina quarterfinal match on Wednesday, pulling out a 2-0 victory despite going down to 10 women early in the second half. But the story of the day wasn’t the Madrid side’s resolve but the Bilbao fans in the stands. A record 48,121 fans turned out for the match at the San Mamés, a the highest attendance in women's soccer in Spain.

Rather Than Play For Sky Blue, Two Top 10 NWSL Draft Picks Opt To Leave The Country

NWSL club Sky Blue FC has been down in the dumps recently due to poor working conditions for its professional athletes. It's so bad that newcomers that just achieved their lifelong dreams of playing professional soccer are refusing to sign with the team. Prior to being drafted, both draftees said they would not play for Sky Blue in hopes that manager Phil Murphy wouldn’t pick them.

18 Players You’ll Fall In Love With At This Summer’s Women’s World Cup

The biggest sporting event of 2019 is the Women’s World Cup, which kicks off on June 7 in France. Unlike the players in the men’s version of the tournament, the Women's World Cup Players aren’t quite as recognizable, as they aren’t on TV every day of the week.

But they’re typically much more likable.