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/ 1 day ago

USWNT falls to lowest ever FIFA ranking despite unbeaten run

The United States women's national team, or USWNT, has fallen to fifth in the latest FIFA ranking reveal. The drop means that the Stars and Stripes are now at the lowest spot in their history. FIFA initially began ranking women's teams back in 2003. Emma Hayes' new team was previously ranked fourth by the governing […]

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/ 91 days ago

San Diego wins 2024 NWSL Challenge Cup thanks to late Morgan goal

The 2024 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) kicked off Friday night as San Diego Wave FC faced NJ/NY Gotham FC in New Jersey. The two teams were pitted against each other in the newly reformatted UKG NWSL Challenge Cup. While the competition was previously a league cup involving all of the top flight teams, organizers […]

News

/ 91 days ago

San Diego wins 2024 NWSL Challenge Cup thanks to late Morgan goal

The 2024 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) kicked off Friday night as San Diego Wave FC faced NJ/NY Gotham FC in New Jersey. The two teams were pitted against each other in the newly reformatted UKG NWSL Challenge Cup. While the competition was previously a league cup involving all of the top flight teams, organizers […]

News

/ 92 days ago

NWSL side Wave FC set to be sold for league record $113 million

San Diego Wave FC owner Ron Burkle has announced that he reached a sale of the side. The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side only launched in the summer of 2021. After quickly creating the team, Wave FC began league play in the spring of 2022. Despite Burkle only owning the club for less than […]

News

/ 92 days ago

NWSL side Wave FC set to be sold for league record $113 million

San Diego Wave FC owner Ron Burkle has announced that he reached a sale of the side. The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side only launched in the summer of 2021. After quickly creating the team, Wave FC began league play in the spring of 2022. Despite Burkle only owning the club for less than […]

Alex Morgan

/ 207 days ago

Morgan left off USWNT roster as Hayes makes impact from afar

Emma Hayes is already seemingly having an impact on the United States women's national team roster. The current Chelsea women's team coach was recently named manager of the Stars and Stripes. However, Hayes will not officially take over at the helm of her new team until May. This is when Chelsea wraps up its Women's […]

Alex Morgan

/ 323 days ago

FIFA VP stirs equal pay controversy at Women's World Cup

The sport of soccer is a vibrant environment where athleticism, strategy, and enthusiasm all thrive. It is an exciting demonstration of human potential, from the enthusiastic enthusiasm of the crowd to the skilled maneuvering on the field. Underneath all the flash and splendor, though, a war that is about far more than soccer itself rages […]

Alex Morgan

/ 343 days ago

Horan, Morgan named captains of USWNT for World Cup

The United States women's national team has officially revealed their captains ahead of the upcoming 2023 Women's World Cup. Head coach Vlatko Andonovski was forced to name a new leader of the group after an injury to Becky Sauerbrunn. The veteran defender will miss the tournament in Australia and New Zealand due to a foot […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 446 days ago

NWSL weekend wrap-up: Takeaways from gameweek 1

NWSL returned this weekend to kickoff a new season in gameweek 1. The league entered its eleventh campaign. Part of the additions and changes was the welcoming of VAR. And, in true VAR fashion, it dominates the discussion of the league in its first weekend back. Regardless, gameweek 1 in the NWSL featured great performances. […]

Canada

/ 484 days ago

USWNT beat Canada to open SheBelieves Cup

The United States Women's national team beat neighboring Canada on Thursday night in their first match of the SheBelieves Cup. Mallory Swanson's first half brace was enough to grab the victory on the night. The Yanks now begin the tournament atop the table with the 2-0 win. Prior to the match, the Americans joined the […]

New Zealand

/ 514 days ago

USWNT rides second-half surge to defeat New Zealand

The United States Women's National Team played its first game of 2023 down under, picking up a comfortable win over New Zealand, 4-0. The Football Ferns are co-hosts of the 2023 Women's World Cup with Australia. Therefore, it was a sensible friendly for both involved. Then, for much of the first half, New Zealand did […]

USWNT

/ 540 days ago

US House passes bill for equal pay for women; A win for USWNT

The United States House has passed a bill that allows equal pay for women competing at international events. This means that all American women will receive the same financial compensation as men during tournaments such as the World Cup and the Olympics. Passed late Wednesday evening, the Equal Pay for Team USA Act covers more […]