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.

Celebrate Your Favorite USWNT Players With These Awesome Funko Pop! Figures

Hide your wallets, folks. The USWNT Funko Pop! figures are coming.

The USWNT is the best soccer team of all time, having won four Women’s World Cup titles and four Olympic gold medals. But you’ve never truly made it until you’ve had a Funko Pop! vinyl figurine made in your likeness. The collectible company announced five USWNT Funko Pop! models this week at Toy Fair New York 2020.

Women’s Footballer Bashes Dislocated Kneecap Back Into Place, Plays On Like A Boss

Sadly, there still exists a population of humans who dismiss women’s football as being lesser than the men’s game. For all those numskulls in that camp, let us present Jane O’Toole.

The captain of St. Mirren WFC showed more toughness in a single Scottish Women’s Championship Cup than most men’s footballers will show in an entire season on Sunday against Inverness Caledonian Thistle. 

The 18 Best Mia Hamm Commercials Of All Time

At her height, Mia Hamm was one of the most popular athletes in the United States. Her goal scoring (and sometimes shot stopping) abilities were matched only by her charisma off the pitch, so it was no surprise countless companies flocked to the face of soccer in the U.S. for their own Mia Hamm commercials. 

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:

The One Detail You May Have Missed From Kealia Ohai’s Stunning Wedding To JJ Watt

The 2019-20 NWSL offseason has been loaded with weddings, but the latest one may have upstaged them all based on the Kealia Ohai wedding pics plastered all over social media.

Orlando Pride teammates Ali Krieger and Ashlyn Harris were married at a lovely Miami wedding with many of their USWNT colleagues in attendance on Dec. 28. A week before that, Portland Thorns keeper Adrianna Franch married her partner, Emily Boscacci. 

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.


This Alexandra Popp Free Kick Is A Nugget Of Joy With The Sauce To Match

While the men’s Champions League Round of 16 begins this week, the women’s competition doesn’t return until the end of March with the staging of the quarterfinals. The question — on the back of four straight titles — is can anyone disrupt Lyon’s recent hegemony of the competition?

One potential answer is Wolfsburg. 

The club won back-to-back European titles in 2013 and 2014, but in the five tournaments since, they’ve been bounced by Lyon four times (twice in the final, twice in the quarters). This season, the two clubs won’t possibly meet until the final.