Women's Soccer

Unsuspecting Winner Of SheBelieves Contest Given Call From Hero Lindsey Horan

The 2020 SheBelieves Hero contest was developed by U.S. Soccer and supported by USWNT players to encourage girls and women of all ages to achieve their goals and make a difference in their community. Originally launched before the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, the contest has helped foster a special relationship between the team and its fans. 

Believing in yourself and being a leader in your supporting community, no matter the circumstances, are key components in the selection of the SheBelieves Hero. 

2020 NWSL Season Begins With Spicy Rematch Of Last Year’s Championship Game

The 2020 NWSL schedule has been announced with the eighth season of the league set to begin play on Saturday, April 18. The same nine clubs return to do battle with the North Carolina Courage having won the last two NWSL Championship games. 

Why Doesn’t U.S. Soccer Pay USWNT More? Because Men Are Superior, Federation Argues

The U.S. Soccer Federation is doing everything in its power to avoid paying the U.S. women’s national team more money. Now it appears the non-profit that runs soccer in America is willing to lose whatever integrity it has left to win the lawsuit levied against it by the USWNT.

Two Americans Among Nominees For BBC Women’s Footballer Of The Year 2020

The nominations for the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2020 have been revealed and the nominees are standouts for both country and club. The five contenders were chosen by a group of experts including coaches, players administrators and journalists. Voting is done by the public and closes on Monday, March 2. 

The BBC Women's Footballer of the Year nominees are:

Fran Kirby Breaks Silence On Illness And Prolonged Chelsea Absence

Chelsea and England star Fran Kirby is nearing a return to the pitch after missing major time due to illness. The 26-year-old was diagnosed with pericarditis, a rare inflammation of tissue surrounding the heart, back in November and hasn't played since.


Lindsey Horan Simply Cannot Stop Putting The Ball Into The Net

Fresh off helping the USWNT book its ticket for Tokyo 2020 by scoring six goals at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, Lindsey Horan was back in her home state of Colorado on Wednesday night to watch the Denver Nuggets host the Los Angeles Lakers at the Pepsi Center.

You don’t need a reminder of Horan’s remarkable skill on the ball, but here’s a reminder — the goal she scored against Canada in the final was poetry in motion.  

USMNT Union Just Made USSF Look Really, Really Bad In USWNT Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

It’s been nearly a year since the USWNT filed its gender equity lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation. Eleven months into the legal battle, some of the most damning evidence against the USSF came out on Wednesday, courtesy of the USMNT players union.

Lindsey Horan’s Skillful Strike Highlights USWNT Win In Olympic Qualifying Championship

The USWNT has triumphed at the 2020 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship following a 3-0 victory over Canada in the final on Sunday. After a scoreless first half, Lynn Williams, Lindsey Horan and Megan Rapinoe all got on the scoresheet to accentuate a perfect campaign for Tokyo 2020.  

USWNT Qualifies For Olympics Thanks To Rose Lavelle Being The Meanest Nice Person On The Planet

Rose Lavelle always seems to have a smile on her face. But don’t let it fool you — she will absolutely destroy your soul if you come between her and a USWNT victory (or her dog, Wilma). 

Remembering The Time Mexico Beat The U.S. In One Of The Biggest Upsets In Women’s Soccer History

(Editor’s Note: This story originally ran on Oct. 3, 2018, before the USWNT vs Mexico match in the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship. It has been updated to preview the Feb. 7, 2020, USWNT vs Mexico match in Olympic qualifying.)