Women's Soccer

FIFPRO Survey Shows Just How Severely Women’s Soccer Has Been Affected By Covid-19

Professional women's soccer players have seen wages cut or suspended amid the COVID-19 pandemic in 47 percent of the nations surveyed by the global players' union FIFPRO.

FIFPRO collected data from national player unions in 62 different countries from July through October.

Why You Should Watch Spain’s Women’s League

Spain’s LaLiga has some of the biggest names in football like Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Ramos. But Spain’s other league you may not be watching is certainly worth your time. 

The Primera Division is Spain’s highest level of competition for women’s football. It consists of 18 teams who all compete for the league title, as well as for two spots in the UEFA Women’s Champion League. 

The18’s Guide For Matches To Watch During This International Break

Let's face it: International breaks can be difficult to follow. With the Premier League, you know there will be four matches each on Saturday and Sunday, two on Monday and maybe the occasional midweek fixture. The international break though? Chaos. 

Some teams are playing friendlies, others in the UEFA Nations League, some are competing in World Cup qualifying, while others are still in the European Championship playoffs. And to top it off, you still have lower-level club fixtures being played. It's a lot.

Megan Rapinoe Criticizes Clubs Like Man United For Taking So Long To Embrace The Women’s Game

World Cup-winning U.S. midfielder Megan Rapinoe has denounced the lack of investment in women's soccer around the world, saying it is "disgraceful" that a club like Manchester United had taken so long to revive their team.

United faced criticism for not forming a team after their women's side was scrapped in 2005 and were granted a licence to play in the second tier Championship in 2018.

Alex Morgan (Finally) Makes Her Tottenham Debut

It seems like we’ve been waiting forever for this moment, but it finally came Saturday. No, I don’t mean the U.S. presidential election was called; I mean the Alex Morgan Tottenham debut.

Alex Morgan came on as a sub in the 69th minute in Tottenham’s Women’s Super League match with Reading on Saturday. It was the American’s first appearance on the pitch in more than a year after she gave birth to her first child in May

Sam Mewis And Newcastle Combine To Ruin Everton’s Sunday Across The Board

That’s a hellish Sunday afternoon for supporters of Everton Football Club.

On the women’s side, the 2020 FA Cup Final at Wembley Stadium was lost after a dramatic 3-1 extra time defeat to Manchester City. City’s Sam Mewis opened the scoring with an unmarked header off a corner kick in the 40th minute.

Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird Give Us Some Good News We Desperately Need Right Now

The world’s biggest soccer star and basketball star are getting hitched.

Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird announced their engagement on Friday night via Bird’s Instagram account, followed by a flood of congratulations on social media, including from the Democratic presidential nominee. 

MLS Club Has Reportedly Reached Out To Jill Ellis To Become Next Head Coach

Former U.S. women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis talked informally with D.C. United last week about the club's head-coaching vacancy, the Washington Post reported Thursday.

According to the newspaper, Ellis is believed to be the first woman ever viewed as a candidate to become the head coach of a Major League Soccer team. It's an idea The18 floated last year.

Ranking Sydney Leroux’s 25 Greatest Costumes From Gymnast To Video Game Characters

Sydney Leroux is a proven, talented goal scorer for both club and country. The Orlando Pride and USWNT star is feared by defenders and revered by teammates. But more than that, she’s got one of the most fun Instagram pages in the world — primarily because of all the crazy costumes she’s worn over the years, from video game characters to ’90s icons.