Women's Soccer

One Of The Best Women’s Players In The World Will Officially Not Be At The World Cup

Two more fates were sealed in the fight for the final UEFA berth in the 2019 Women’s World Cup Tuesday night. A few weeks ago, the four second-place teams with the highest point totals in their groups during Women's World Cup qualifying were drawn against each other in two-legged playoffs.

Denmark faced off against the Netherlands in a highly anticipated repeat of last year’s Euro final while Belgium looked to get through Switzerland to step one closer to its first-ever World Cup berth.

FIFA Announces New Strategy For Women’s Soccer And The Hidden Message Isn’t Surprising

FIFA launched its first-ever global strategy for women's soccer on Tuesday. It outlined three objectives for the game and five strategies to reach those goals. Hidden in each is the real reason FIFA is putting an emphasis on women's soccer.

We applaud any effort on the part of FIFA to grow the women’s game. It’s much needed from an organization that for years was run by a man whose only idea for increasing interest in women's soccer was to have the participants wear shorter, tighter pants. 

Hat Trick Hero Carli Lloyd Inspires USWNT To 5-0 Win Over Panama

The USWNT crushed Panama 5-0 to improve its record at the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship to 2-0 with a goal difference of +11, all but guaranteeing a place in the semifinals of the competition and moving one step closer to automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup in France.

Texas A&M Midfielder Earns Puppy After Scoring A Golazo

She didn’t even wait for the ball to reach the goal before she began celebrating — Addie McCain knew what it meant.

Her teammates knew, too. They were yelling at her from the sidelines with name suggestions. 

With one powerful lash of her right foot, the Texas A&M sophomore earned herself the greatest prize a college kid could ask for: a puppy!

USWNT Puts On A Clinic In Second-Half Rout Of Mexico In World Cup Qualifying

The U.S. women’s national team opened World Cup qualifying with a goal in the second minute against Mexico. The USWNT absolutely dominated the rest of the half without finding another goal.

The second half, though, was another story.

Tobin Heath Previews The CONCACAF Women’s Championship — The USWNT’s Road To The World Cup

As a 10-year member of the USWNT and a key contributor at two previous World Cups, attacker Tobin Heath is one of the more wizened veterans of the 20-player group selected to earn America’s place at the 2019 Women’s World Cup via the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Championship. 

With 138 caps to her name, Heath is the fifth most-capped player on the USWNT’s Women’s Championship roster. At the age of 30, she’s the sixth oldest. 

USWNT Kicks Off World Cup Qualifying Against Mexico — Here’s What You Need To Know

The 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship schedule kicks off Thursday in Cary, North Carolina, with the USWNT facing off against Mexico. The tournament doubles as qualifying for the 2019 World Cup. It’s kind of a big deal, with two of the world’s top five teams involved, fighting for three and a half World Cup berths. 

Here’s everything you need to know, from the Concacaf Women's Championship schedule and preview to why it matters and how to watch it.