Soccer

NWSL TV Deal Confusion, No Commissioner and Women’s Soccer Season Starts April 15

The National Women's Soccer League lost Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan to Manchester City and Lyon, respectively, during the winter. Then on March 3rd, commissioner Jeff Plush announced his resignation…

Departures of USWNT Players from American Pro League Continues with Carli Lloyd

First it was Alex Morgan, who signed with French women's team Lyon in January. Now the departures of United States women's national team players from the National Women's Soccer League continues…

Busy Winter for National Women’s Soccer League

It has been a busy January for women's soccer in the United States. The National Women's Soccer League continues to put pieces in place for April's kickoff. The 2017 season…

NWSL Champion Western New York Flash relocate to become North Carolina Courage

The 20016 National Women's Soccer League champion Western New York Flash will relocated to become the North Carolina Courage for the 2017 season. https://twitter.com/TheNCCourage/status/818504703311040513 Founded 2008, the Flash has been…

Alex Morgan Lyon transfer shows ambition

Alex Morgan has left the National Women's Soccer League; at least for the time being. In late December, the United States Women's National Team member announced her departure from Orlando…

Tobin Heath Shining Star in USWNT Uncertain Future

Tobin Heath was one of Portland Thorns and USWNT's main reasons for success in 2016. The former University of North Carolina standout was paramount to both teams' performances. Heath's domestic league…

USC wins women’s College Cup

USC wins women's College Cup defeating West Virginia 3-1 in San Jose, California. The University of Southern California women's soccer team was crowned national champions on Sunday after knocking off…

Women’s College Cup Final: West Virginia meets USC

Women's College Cup final is set as West Virginia meets USC in Sunday's final in San Jose. West Virginia, the top team for much of  the NCAA women's soccer season,…

Women’s College Cup 2016 is set

NCAA's women's soccer is down to its last four teams and Friday marks the kickoff of the women's College Cup 2016. The final four will take place in San Jose,…

NCAA Women’s Soccer Down to Last 8

Despite snowy and wet conditions in some parts of the United States, eight teams fought through the third round of matches and now remain in the NCAA Women's Soccer season.…

NCAA women’s soccer tournament nears

NCAA women's soccer tournament nears as the major conference tournaments are being played out. The Atlantic Coast Conference women's soccer tournament has entered the semifinal round as Friday will see…

West Virginia remain No. 1 in women’s college soccer top 25

The West Virginia Lady Mountaineers remain No. 1 in the NCAA's women's college soccer top 25. West Virginia remains at the top of the NCAA's women's college soccer top 25…

NWSL: Western New York Flash Win NWSL Championship

The National Women's Soccer League's Western New York Flash win their first-ever NWSL Championship on penalties following 2-2 draw with Washington Spirit. It took 120 minutes of soccer and a dramatic…

NWSL: Western New York Flash and Washington Spirit to face off in final

NWSL's Western New York Flash and Washington Spirit will face off in the league's showpiece final on Sunday. The National Women's Soccer League championship final is set after the Western…

NWSL: National Women’s Soccer League Playoffs set

National Women's Soccer League Playoffs are set after the NWSL's 20 game season concluded on Sunday September 25. The Portland Thorns were crowned NWSL champions as the club defeated Sky…

Stanford holds on to Women’s College Soccer No. 1 ranking

NCAA women's soccer soccer is just over a month into the season and Stanford University remain No. 1 in the coaches' poll. Despite several of college soccer's top teams falling…

NWSL: Washington and Portland go down to wire in race for first place

The NWSL is down to its last weekend of action. The Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns will go down to the wire in the race for first place. It was a…

NWSL: Washington Spirit clinch NWSL Playoff spot

The National Women's Soccer League headed into its home stretch over the weekend as the league's top team the Washington Spirit clinched an NWSL playoff spot. With only three matches…

NWSL: Seattle Reign keep playoff hopes alive

National Women's Soccer League returned to action after the Olympic break with the Seattle Reign keeping their playoff hopes alive thanks to a 3-1 win against northwest rivals Portland Thorns.…

Seattle Reign and USWNT Goalkeeper Hope Solo suspended six months

US Soccer suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo on Thursday as punishment for her remarks following the United States Women's national team's loss to Sweden in the Olympic quarterfinals. When Cristiano Ronaldo criticized…

NWSL: National Women’s Soccer League resumes after Olympic break

National Women's Soccer League resumes after Olympic break. Washington Spirit look to hold onto first place. Three quarters of the NWSL season is in the books and the Washington Spirit…

Olympic soccer: Germany face Sweden in Women’s Soccer Final

Germany and Sweden will meet for gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics after both countries advanced to the women's soccer final on Tuesday in Brazil. The Rio Olympics' women's soccer…

Olympic Soccer: USWNT Crash Out of Rio 2016

The US women's national team crashed out of the Rio Olympics, losing its quarterfinal match against Sweden on penalties after finishing 1-1 AET. The USWNT's four matches at the Rio…

Olympic soccer: USWNT Top Group Despite Hope Solo Gifting Colombia Two Goals

The US women's national team topped Group G at the Rio Olympics despite drawing 2-2 with last place side Colombia. The USWNT sealed its passage into the quarter-finals of the Rio…

Olympic soccer: Hope Solo keeps clean sheet in USWNT win

Hope Solo made six saves in the USWNT's second group stage match, helping the women's team defeat France 1-0. The USWNT defeated France 1-0 on Saturday evening in Belo Horizonte thanks to Carli…

Olympic Soccer: US Women Cruise to 2-0 Victory over New Zealand

The US women's national team kicked off the Rio Olympic soccer tournament with an easy 2-0 victory over New Zealand in the first match for both teams. The defending Olympic…

NWSL: Portland Thorns return to top of the league

NWSL Portland Thorns return to top of the league with 1-0 victory over rivals Seattle Reign. The National Women's Soccer League's Portland Thorns defeated Pacific Northwest rivals Seattle Reign to…

NWSL: Sky Blue FC seals back-to-back wins

NWSL Sky Blue FC seals back-to-back wins. The club defeated Boston Breakers 3-2 and is now five points back of the final NWSL playoff place. Coming into the National Women's…

USA Women’s National Team Sets Roster for Rio Olympics

The USA Women's National Team sets roster for Rio Olympics. The USA is striving for its fourth straight Olympic gold medal. The USA Women's National Team roster for the 2016…

NWSL: pitch problems overshadow weekend soccer

NWSL pitch problems overshadow weekend. Music concert prevents Western New York Flash from using home stadium in match against Seattle Reign. The National Women's Soccer League's Western New York Flash…

NWSL: Western New York Flash and Washington Spirit keep pace

NWSL Western New York Flash and Washington Spirit keep pace with Portland Thorns. Both sides pick up 2-0 home wins. The National Women's Soccer League's Western New York Flash defeated Chicago…

US Women’s National Team debut Exclusive Olympic kit

The US Women's National Team debut Olympic kit ahead of August soccer tournament in Rio. The US Women's National team and Nike have unveiled the team's new kit for this…

NWSL: Portland Thorns go five points clear

In the NWSL Portland Thorns go five points clear with second win of the week, beating Orlando Pride away from home. Thorns continue fine form. The Portland Thorns have increased…

NWSL: Chicago Red Stars defeated by Portland Thorns

The National Women's Soccer League's Chicago Red Stars defeated by Portland Thorns in mid-week play. The Thorns move into first place in the NWSL. The NWSL returned to action for…

NWSL: Portland Thorns beat Western New York, end win streak

The National Women's Soccer League's Portland Thorns beat Western New York, ending the Flash's three match win streak with a 2-0 victory. Portland Thorns moved into second place in the NWSL…

NWSL: Western New York Flash continues surge

The National Women's Soccer League returned to action over the weekend. The Western New York Flash continues surge with 1-0 win over Orlando Pride. The NWSL's Western New York Flash…

Eva Carneiro awarded settlement in sexual discrimination case

English Premier League soccer team Chelsea FC has reached a settlement with former club doctor Eva Carneiro. The club had offered her a $1.7 million settlement, however, that has been…

NWSL: Chicago Red Stars move into first place

Chicago Red Stars move into first place. The National Women's Soccer League has a new league leader. After seven matchdays, the NWSL is taking shape with a fifth of the…

NWSL: Portland Thorns claim important win

The National Women's Soccer League's Portland Thorns claim important win. Thorns defeated first place Washington Spirit in NWSL goal fest. The NWSL's sixth matchday saw goals galore as 17 were…

NWSL: Washington Spirit stay undefeated in 2016

The National Women’s Soccer League’s Washington Spirit return to winning ways. The Spirit stay undefeated in 2016 with a 1-0 win over Houston Dash. Washington Spirit improved to 4-0-1 this…

NWSL: Portland Thorns end Washington Spirit’s win streak

The NWSL's Portland Thorns ended Washington Spirit’s win streak. Washington's 100% record ended with a hard fought 0-0 draw. The Portland Thorns ended Washington Spirit’s 100% record, as the two…

American Soccer star Abby Wambach Joins ESPN

American soccer star Abby Wambach joins ESPN. The soccer great has the opportunity to be the voice of a new generation of American sports fan with ESPN. Former US international Abby Wambach was unveiled…

NWSL: Washington Spirit stays perfect in week 3

Washington continues fast start to 2016 NWSL season.  The Washington Spirit continued their fine form in Week 3 of the National Women’s Soccer League as the ladies are a perfect three wins…

Carli Lloyd Sprains MCL, Out 3-6 Weeks

Carli Lloyd Sprains MCL Good news in the women's soccer world, FIFA World Player of the year, Carli Lloyd has a sprained MCL and will miss 3-6 weeks. With the…

Carli Lloyd Injured. Will Undergo MRI on knee.

National Women's Soccer League: Carli Lloyd Injured Orland, Florida. - U.S. women's national team star and the reigning FIFA World Player of the Year, Carli Lloyd injured her knee in…

Football: US women’s team threatens to boycott Olympics over equal pay issue

 USWNT Team News Five players from the US women’s football team are threatening to boycott the Olympic Games in Brazil if their demand for equal pay is not met. The…

Carli Lloyd Writes NY Times Op-Ed Addressing US Soccer Wage Gap

Carli Lloyd Wants Fair Pay Carli Lloyd along with her teammates Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, and co-captain Becky Sauerbrunn have filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity…

U.S. women’s soccer team shuts out Colombia in friendly

 The U.S. women's soccer team defeats Colombia 3-0. CHESTER, Pa. — After last year's World Cup championship, the U.S. women's soccer team appears even hungrier as it approaches this summer's…

The US Women’s National Soccer Team Rout Colombia 7-0

It was a great day for the US Women as they put seven goals in the net. Two came from newcomer Allie Long. Additional goals came from Crystal Dunn, Mallory…

Why is Billie Jean King Leading the Way for Women’s Soccer?

In an effort to improve their world-wide image FIFA has started a Women's Football and Leadership Conference. Last March was their second conference and Billie Jean King was a keynote…

US women’s football star apologizes after drunken driving charge

Washington (dpa) - Retired US women's football star Abby Wambach said Sunday she took full responsibility for her actions after being arrested in Portland, Oregon, on a charge of drunken…

Women’s Soccer Suit Reveals Wider Sports Pay Gap Issues

On Wednesday, five of the biggest names in women’s soccer issued a yellow card to the United States Soccer Federation. Carli Lloyd, who scored a hat trick in Team USA’s…

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Allege Wage Discrimination

Five U.S. women’s soccer players filed a federal complaint against U.S. Soccer on Thursday over alleged wage discrimination. The five players—team co-captains Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn, goalkeeper Hope Solo,…

April USWNT Schedule, TV Info, and Tickets

USWNT schedule for April. Team USA is set for two games in April, both against Columbia. The first game takes place at 7PM ET on April…

FIFA Releases Latest Women’s World Rankings

Perhaps not surprisingly the USWNT is ranked at the number one spot in FIFA's world rankings.  The US team has gone 9-0 in 2016 and has…

DEAR DIARY : Women and sports in Bongo

Last year, I joined other soccer loving Tanzanians to watch Yanga and Simba playing at the national stadium. And for now, I will not mention the…

North Korean women’s football crew draws South in Rio qualifiers

OSAKA, Japan North Korea's women's soccer team drew 1-1 with South Korea in Japan, in its first game of Asian qualifying for the 2016 Rio de…

In Preseason NWSL Play FC Kansas City Beats Missouri 3-1

Preseason NWSL is here! Heather O'Reilly lead FC Kansas City with a dominating hat trick performance.  Melanie Donaldson added 1 goal for Missouri.  For full story click here.

USA Wins Inaugural SheBelieves Cup

The USWNT won the first ever SheBelieves Cup with wins over three of the top five nations in the world: England, France, and Germany.

World Cup Champ Brandi Chastain Is Donating Her Brain For CTE Research

The soccer star who once inspired a nation with her winning shootout goal (and jubilant celebration) during the 1999 World Cup final is stepping back into…