Women's Soccer

Nike Officially Unveils The 2019 USWNT World Cup Uniforms

We got our first look at a possible USWNT 2019 World Cup away jersey back in October, and then a possible leaked version of the home shirt appeared a few days back, but now Nike has officially unveiled the uniforms that the defending world champions will be wearing in France,   

Adidas Announces Equal World Cup-Winning Bonuses For Men And Women

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, adidas announced that any sponsored players on the Women’s World Cup-winning team would receive the same bonus pay given to their male counterparts. 

The 2019 USWNT World Cup Jersey Has Leaked

The 2019 USWNT World Cup jersey has leaked over at Footy Headlines, and we think it’s simplistic perfection. Obviously the knee jerk reaction to jerseys these days is to say “WHAT? A WHITE JERSEY?? DID THEY REALLY PAY SOMEONE TO DESIGN THESE?!” and to garner the Facebook likes, as though putting Mia Hamm’s head on the body of a bald eagle soaring through a pattern of stars and stripes is the only way to go about designing a cool kit.

Given Recent USWNT Struggles, Should Jill Ellis Consider Bringing Back Jaelene Hinkle?

At the highest level of sport, how much does chemistry matter?

Do athletes need to have the full trust and respect of teammates to perform at the best of their abilities? Or can professionals put aside personal matters for the sake of the team?

Can you invite a player onto a team who has actively demonized players and coaches on said team?

These are the questions Jill Ellis must ask in the lead-up to the Women’s World Cup this summer.

5 Managers That'll Decide The Fate Of The 2019 Women's World Cup

We’re now just a few months away from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, and the hype is starting to build apace. Here at The18, we’ve already covered 18 players to watch at this summer’s tournament, but here are five coaches that are worth following come June. Some have served as pioneers of the women’s game, while others are taking their respective countries to new found heights.

Five Players Who Can Help Turn USWNT Around After SheBelieves Cup Feebleness

The U.S. women’s national team is used to being the best team in the world. No one has won more Women’s World Cups or Olympic gold medals than the U.S. But three months before the 2019 Women’s World Cup, the USWNT players don’t look near good enough to win a record fourth championship. 

The 2019 Women's World Cup Posters Are Simply Stunning

As of March 3, it’s now only 96 days until the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 with hosts France taking on South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris. With the date fast approaching, we can now feast our eyes on the official FIFA tournament posters for each of the nine host cities.

USWNT Has Won Once In Four Matches In 2019 After Draw With England

Another game, another draw. Is it time to worry?

The USWNT was always in for a challenge at the 2019 SheBelieves Cup against the teams ranked No. 4 (England), 8 (Japan) and 10 (Brazil) in the world. But for the No. 1-ranked team, back-to-back draws showed the challenge may have been too much for the current U.S. team.

USWNT Players Wearing Names Of RBG, Cardi B, Mother Teresa On Their Backs Vs. England

When the U.S. women’s national team lines up to play England in the SheBelieves Cup on Saturday, you won’t see the names of Morgan, Rapinoe and Sauerbrunn on the backs of the jerseys. Not that Alex, Megan and Becky will be missing, but the USWNT jerseys vs England will be displaying something more important than the surnames of some of the best players in the world. 

To honor Women’s History Month, the U.S. players will wear the names of women who have inspired them on the back of their jerseys.