Women's Soccer

Watch: Brazilian Player Has A Macaw Land On Her Head During Training

An unreal scene took place during a training session for the Brazil women’s national team when a macaw landed on the head of defender Bruna Benites. No, it was not during a match despite nearly every sports media outlet saying so.

We’re Still Trying To Figure Out How Ashlyn Harris Kept This Out

The North Carolina Courage won a seven-goal thriller last week. Back on CBS this week, the 2019 NWSL champs just couldn’t find a way past USWNT keeper Ashlyn Harris.

The Orlando Pride, playing in their first match of 2020, held the Courage to a 0-0 draw on Saturday in the NWSL Fall Series, with Harris and the Pride defense coming up big to deny North Carolina’s potent offense. 

USWNT Stars Mourn Loss Of Women’s Rights Hero RBG, A Noted USWNT Fan

In March of 2019, USWNT players celebrated Women’s History Month by wearing the names of inspirational women on their jerseys for a SheBelieves Cup match against England. One of the most prominent names was on Becky Sauerbrunn’s back, three simple letters that mean so much to so many: RBG.

FIFA 21’s Top-Rated Women Show EA Sports Hasn’t Watched Any WoSo This Year

Every year, a lot is made of the new FIFA ratings. Most of the focus is on the men’s players, with FUT becoming a cash cow for EA Sports. But taking one look at the FIFA 21 women's ratings makes it clear no one at EA watches much women’s soccer. Even the top-rated player agrees she’s not the best right now.

Nike Releases New Matildas Shirt, Only Makes It Available In Men’s Sizes

Australia's women's soccer team, the Matildas, apologised on Friday after it emerged that their replica away kit was not on sale in female sizes.

The new kit, made by Nike of 100 percent recycled polyester from plastic bottles, was unveiled earlier alongside the men's home and away jerseys but fans soon noted that only the women's gold home shirt was available for purchase online.

Copa Libertadores Makes History With First Female Refs — But Not By Choice

BUENOS AIRES — The Copa Libertadores made history on Thursday with its first female officials, drafted in at the last minute to officiate in two matches after the scheduled officials tested positive for COVID-19.

Four Brazilians were among those named to run the Racing v Nacional game in Buenos Aires but they tested positive and were replaced by two Chileans and two Argentines, one of whom was assistant referee Mariana de Almeida.

The situation was repeated in the match between Argentine side Defensa y Justicia and Ecuadorean club Delfin.

Manchester United Captain Tests Positive For Covid-19, Withdrawn From England Camp

Manchester United women's captain Katie Zelem has been withdrawn from England's training camp after testing positive for COVID-19, the FA said on Wednesday.

Zelem, 24, was named in coach Phil Neville's 30-player squad last week for the Lionesses' training camp at St George's Park.

The FA and the club said the midfielder will now self-isolate for 10 days as per the health protocol.

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