Women's Soccer

NWSL Team Seattle Reign FC Upgrades By Selling Beer

The home of Seattle Reign FC since their first National Women’s Soccer League season in 2014 was Memorial Stadium in Seattle Center. But late 2017, the NWSL made it clear that due to the declining attendance and conditions inside the stadium, they had to find a more suitable home.

While making sure they remain in Washington, they have decided to move to Cheney Stadium in Tacoma for the upcoming 2019 season. 

FIFA Hasn’t Committed To VAR For Women’s World Cup, But It’s Not Time To Panic Just Yet

Will the 2019 Women’s World Cup use VAR? That’s the question on the minds of the countless players and coaches preparing for this summer’s tournament. 

About four months away from the start of the competition, FIFA has yet to confirm whether VAR will be in use at the Women’s World Cup. 

But it’s not time to panic just yet, for a couple reasons. 

Athletic Bilbao Sets Spanish Attendance Record For Women’s Soccer, Here's Where it Ranks In The World

Atletico Madrid visited Athletic Bilbao for a Copa de la Reina quarterfinal match on Wednesday, pulling out a 2-0 victory despite going down to 10 women early in the second half. But the story of the day wasn’t the Madrid side’s resolve but the Bilbao fans in the stands. A record 48,121 fans turned out for the match at the San Mamés, a the highest attendance in women's soccer in Spain.

Rather Than Play For Sky Blue, Two Top 10 NWSL Draft Picks Opt To Leave The Country

NWSL club Sky Blue FC has been down in the dumps recently due to poor working conditions for its professional athletes. It's so bad that newcomers that just achieved their lifelong dreams of playing professional soccer are refusing to sign with the team. Prior to being drafted, both draftees said they would not play for Sky Blue in hopes that manager Phil Murphy wouldn’t pick them.

18 Players You’ll Fall In Love With At This Summer’s Women’s World Cup

The biggest sporting event of 2019 is the Women’s World Cup, which kicks off on June 7 in France. Unlike the players in the men’s version of the tournament, the Women's World Cup Players aren’t quite as recognizable, as they aren’t on TV every day of the week.

But they’re typically much more likable.

Rare Sighting Of Luis Suarez Getting A Taste Of His Own Medicine

The release of Puma’s new cleat collection called for dope lighting, fresh kicks and entertainment. In Berlin, the Puma fam had freestylers and professionals showing off their skills and making the new gear look even better. 

Remarkable Solo Run From Christen Press The Difference In USWNT Victory Over Spain

It’d been a long time since any nation treated the USWNT like Spain did in the opening 45 of today’s contest in Alicante. 2019 will mark La Roja’s second-ever World Cup appearance (the first came in 2015), but the growing European side controlled 58 percent of possession and out-passed the defending world champions 274-195 in the first half. Not bad for a first-ever meeting with the powerhouse that is the USWNT.  

France Humbles USWNT 3-1, Ending 28-Match Unbeaten Streak

Jill Ellis got the test she wanted for the USWNT vs France. And then some. 

Kadidiatou Diani scored two goals, including an audacious second-half chip, to send third-ranked France to a 3-1 win over the U.S. in front of a sold-out crowd Saturday at Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France. 

The USWNT had its 28-match unbeaten streak snapped in the first game of 2019 after having gone unbeaten in 2018. The last time the U.S. women lost was July 27, 2017, a 1-0 defeat to Australia in the Tournament of Nations. 

Checking In On What The USWNT Has Been Up To Ahead Of First Match Of 2019

The USWNT is hard at work preparing to defend its World Cup title from four years ago. The players arrived for the first camp of the year in the first week of January, and their first match is Saturday against third-ranked France. Before the World Cup kicks off in June, the U.S. women will play 10 matches in 10 different cities

Imke Wübbenhorst, First Woman Coach In Germany's Top 5 Leagues, Brilliantly Responds To Sexist Question

Imke Wübbenhorst became the first woman to coach in Germany's top five leagues, joining BV Cloppenburg after a professional playing career. She can also add G.O.A.T. to her running resume after her amazing clap back to a sexist question.

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