Women's Soccer

When Is The Next USWNT Game?

When is the next USWNT game? Good question. Women’s soccer is undoubtedly on the rise (psst, the NWSL just shattered viewing records), and new fans are streaming in on the daily. If you aren't supporting these wonderful ladies yet then you're just plain wrong. 

Young Canadian Star Fleming Signs With Chelsea

Chelsea have signed Canada international midfielder Jessie Fleming on a three-year contract, the reigning Women's Super League (WSL) champions announced on Wednesday.

The 22-year-old joins Chelsea on her first professional contract after having spent four years with the UCLA Bruins soccer team where she scored 25 goals in 75 games.

NWSL Challenge Cup Semifinal Preview: It's Impossible To Predict

The semifinals of the 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup have been decided, and if they're anything like the quarterfinals, they'll be nail-biters.

As we say goodbye to many in Herriman, Utah, the pressure is on for the four remaining teams. The Portland Thorns, Houston Dash, Sky Blue FC and Chicago Red Stars have qualified for the semis that'll be played on Wednesday, July 22 on CBS All Access.

2020 Ballon d’Or Cancelled Due To COVID-19 Disruption

The Ballon d'Or will not be awarded this year for the first time in its 64-year history after the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the football calendar, organizers France Football magazine said on Monday.

The prestigious award, voted for by journalists, is an annual prize given to the best male footballer in the world since 1956. The women's Ballon d'Or was first awarded in 2018.

USWNT Stars Aim To Help Female Entrepreneurs To Level Playing Field

LOS ANGELES — Members of the U.S. women's national soccer side are using their experience as female entrepreneurs to lend their support to businesses selling everything from coffee to lingerie, as part of the team's mission to try to level the playing field for women.

A project called Stacy's Rise will award 15 female entrepreneurs $10,000 each, as well as advertising services and executive mentorship from successful women, including U.S. soccer World Cup champions Christen Press and Tobin Heath.

Rookie’s Goal Sends Shockwaves Through NWSL As Reigning Champs Eliminated In First Round

The North Carolina Courage have been, by far, the best team in the NWSL. The two-time reigning league champs were the only team to go unbeaten and the only team to finish with a positive goal difference in the four-game preliminary round at the NWSL Challenge Cup.

But when it mattered most in 2020, North Carolina came up short.

Rookie Morgan Weaver scored a 68th-minute winner as Portland Thorns FC stunned the N.C. Courage 1-0 in the opening match of the knockout rounds of the NWSL Challenge Cup on Friday. 

NWSL Challenge Cup Injury Report Grows At An Alarming Rate

The NWSL Challenge Cup has taken the place of the season that was cancelled due to COVID-19. As the preliminary matches are coming to an end before the knockout rounds begin, many players are being tested to their limit. Even though this was the risk all players and coaches had to come to terms with to just get back to playing, the fatigue these players are experiencing is leaving many injured.

Mexican Defender Kenti Robles Part Of Real Madrid’s First Women’s Team

It’s been a long time coming but the Real Madrid Femenino team has finally arrived, and there’s some North American representation in the form of Mexican defender Kenti Robles.

Previously known as Club Deportivo Tacón, Real Madrid officially announced the absorption of the team back in June of 2019 following its promotion to the Primera División. The club spent the 2019-20 season as Tacón, finishing in 10th with a record of six wins, five draws and 10 defeats in a season that was brought to a premature end by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NWSL Celebrates Pride Month By Highlighting Transformative Work Of Clubs And Players

On July 11, 2020, the National Women’s Soccer League announced that teams would use the matchdays of July 12 and 13 to show support for Pride Month.

The league itself wrote and released the press release, which is a new and groundbreaking move.

18-Pass Team Goal Lifts Washington Spirit Over Houston Dash In Challenge Cup

The Washington Spirt defeated the Houston Dash 1-0 in the final match of the preliminary round for both teams with Bayley Feist’s 16th-minute strike proving the difference.

Even without Rose Lavelle in the squad, the Spirit controlled the match while completing a Challenge Cup-best total of 507 passes. 18 of those came in one passage of play that included nine different Spirit players and ended with Feist providing the finish from the edge of the area.