FIFA Women's World Cup

Big names miss out on Spain's World Cup roster in early ‘W’ for the USWNT

During Barcelona's recent Women's Champions League Final victory over Wolfsburg, nine Spanish players helped show why Barça are the preeminent force of the club game. It should logically follow that Spain are one of the pre-tournament favorites at this summer's World Cup, but on Monday their 30-player provisional roster was released with some big names already omitted before the squad is cut to 23.

USWNT stars feature in FOX’s new Women’s World Cup commercial ‘USA vs The World’

The 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand is right around the corner kicking off on July 20. The United States women’s national team’s opener vs. Vietnam is on Friday, July 21 at 10 p.m. ET.

FOX will be broadcasting the tournament and released a one minute and 25 second ad on Friday that features several USWNT players and their biggest opponents trying to stop them.

The humorous video shows fans from other top countries at the World Cup like England, Brazil, Germany and more devising comedic plans to end the U.S. Women's dominant run in the World Cup.

Itzel Velasco se agiganta y México vence a Estados Undos en la final Femenil Sub-20 de la Concacaf

¡Una estatua para Itzel Velasco, por favor!

La joven arquera del América fue la gran heroina en la victoria de México sobre Estados Unidos en la final del Campeonato Sub-20 Femenil de la Concacaf, el cual entregó boletos para el Mundial de Colombia 2024.

Sí, Estados Unidos, el gran coco de la región.

El triunfo de la Selección Mexicana fue apretado (2-1) y por supuesto vino con una buena dosis de sufrimiento.

England reveals squad that will challenge the USWNT for World Cup glory this summer

BIRMINGHAM — Bethany England and Millie Bright were included in England manager Sarina Wiegman's 23-player squad for the Women's World Cup on Wednesday as the Dutch coach dealt with missing a number of key players due to injury.

Wiegman unveiled her selection 50 days before the World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand on July 20.

USWNT star Catarina Macario confirms she won’t be going to 2023 Women’s World Cup

United States women’s national team and potentially soon-to-be Chelsea midfielder Catarina Macario posted on social media that she won’t recover from her ACL injury in time for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

With the tournament starting in less than two months the 23-year-old looked like a long shot for making the roster. She missed the entire 2022-23 season for her club team Lyon (France) after suffering an injury to her left ACL in June 2022.

Lynn Williams’ insane form for Gotham FC should earn her a spot on USWNT World Cup roster

No one envies the job that U.S. women’s national team head coach Vlatko Andonovski has right now in trying to whittle down his roster to 23 for the World Cup. He will have many tough decisions to make, however one choice that shouldn’t be hard is including Lynn Williams.

The 29-year-old missed nearly all the last NWSL season with a hamstring injury she picked up in March 2022. In the offseason she made a move to Gotham FC and she’s off to an electric start to the 2023 campaign.

FIFA threatens Women’s World Cup broadcast blackout after low-dollar bids from broadcasters

Europe's top soccer nations face a broadcast blackout for this year's Women's World Cup unless media can improve on their "disappointing" offers for the rights, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said.

Offers from "Big 5" European countries were not acceptable to football's world governing body and a "slap in the face" of the players and "all women worldwide", Infantino said.

The 'Big 5' nations are Britain, Spain, Italy, Germany and France.

England’s World Cup dream takes another hit — Fran Kirby will undergo ACL surgery

England were handed another devastating blow after forward Fran Kirby said on Tuesday she will undergo knee surgery and miss the women's World Cup, adding to a growing list of players sidelined with knee injuries.

USA/Mexico one of four bids to host 2027 Women's World Cup

FIFA received four bids to host the 2027 Women's World Cup, soccer's governing body said on Monday, with the hosts set to be appointed at its Congress in May next year.

Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands have submitted a joint expression of interest to host the tournament while the other joint bid includes the United States and Mexico.

England suffers massive blow as captain Leah Williamson will miss World Cup with ACL injury

England captain Leah Williamson said she will miss the Women's World Cup after her club Arsenal confirmed she had suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament in a Women's Super League match against Manchester United.

Williamson, 26, went down in pain 12 minutes into their 1-0 loss to United on Wednesday and she was helped off the pitch by medical staff before limping down the tunnel.