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World Cup Winner A-Rod Retires From NWSL To Join College Coaching Ranks

One of U.S. soccer’s greatest strikers is hanging up her boots to join the coaching ranks. Amy Rodriguez, who won at every level, retired from the NWSL on Friday to join her alma mater, USC, as an assistant coach.

A-Rod, as the 34-year-old is affectionately known, won an NCAA title with USC, two Olympic gold medals and the 2015 Women’s World Cup. She led FC Kansas City to back-to-back NWSL titles, scoring 64 goals in 160 matches in her professional career. 

Not Yet Retired — Rapinoe Re-Signs With Reign

Megan Rapinoe isn’t hanging up the boots just yet. Following the lead of her fiancée, the USWNT icon is sticking around for at least one more season. Rapinoe re-signed a one-year deal to stay with the OL Reign in the NWSL, the club announced on Wednesday.

USWNT Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Fully Recovered From Knee Injury Suffered 6 Months Ago At Olympics

United States women's national team goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher on Monday said she is fully recovered from the right knee injury she suffered during the Tokyo Olympics and returns with a newfound appreciation for the sometimes cruel sport.

The veteran player collided with a teammate while trying to intercept a crossing pass early in a 1-0 semifinal loss to Canada, and the resulting injury led to a lengthy rehab.

Tobin Heath Scores 92nd-Minute Equalizer In Arsenal's 1-1 Draw With Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England - Tobin Heath struck the equalizer deep into stoppage time as Arsenal snatched a 1-1 draw away to Manchester City in the Women's Super League, while Manchester United went second thanks to a 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur earlier on Sunday.

The draw leaves Arsenal top of the table on 26 points, two ahead Manchester United with a game in hand. Chelsea, who were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Brighton & Hove Albion, are third on 22 points, with one game in hand over Arsenal and two over United.

Fifth Pick In NWSL Draft Decides To Play In Mexico Instead Of Orlando

It’s o-Fishel — after a week of rumors, the anticipated Mia Fishel Tigres signing was announced Friday afternoon. The U.S. youth national teamer and former UCLA Bruin chose to join the Liga MX Femenil club instead of the Orlando Pride, who drafted her with the fifth overall pick in the 2022 NWSL Draft less than a month ago.

After Rejecting Invite In November, Trinity Rodman Accepts First USWNT Call-Up

Trinity Rodman, the dynamic 19-year-old forward who was named 2021 NWSL Rookie of the Year, will finally get her first senior U.S. women’s national team experience this month. Two months after she rejected a previous invite, Rodman accepted Vlatko Andonovski’s call-up for the USWNT’s January camp.

Post-Riley N.C. Courage Exodus Continues With Blockbuster Lynn Williams Trade

The North Carolina Courage are in full-on rebuild mode in the post-Paul Riley era. Lynn Williams is the latest star leaving the storied NWSL club after seven seasons with the Courage/Western New York Flash; the team announced a blockbuster trade to send the USWNT forward to Kansas City on Monday morning.

With Baby On The Way, Who Is Crystal Dunn’s Husband?

Crystal Dunn is arguably the most versatile footballer on the planet. Capable of being one of the NWSL’s best forwards and then becoming one of the world’s best fullbacks with the USWNT, there isn’t much she can’t do. Her next position? Mom. So just who is this Crystal Dunn husband who will help the star footballer raise a baby along with a few cats and chickens?

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