AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — First-year MLS team Austin FC has signed Argentinian midfielder Sebastián Driussi as its third designated player, the club announced Thursday. Driussi, 25, has been with Zenit St. Petersburg since 2017 and exercised a buyout clause in his contract shortly after the club won the Russian Super Cup on July 17. He […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Casey Stoney, who has led Manchester United in the Women’s Super League for three seasons, has been hired as the new head coach of the National Women’s Soccer League’s expansion team in San Diego. The former standout for England’s national team led Manchester United to a 52-19-6 record during her tenure […]
A pair of Washington Spirit defenders will be part of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Olympic team when Emily Sonnet and Kelley O’Hara make the trip to Tokyo. It will be O’Hara’s third straight Olympic appearance and the second straight for Sonnet.
With a new identity, Gotham FC of the NWSL looks to bring a combined excitement for women’s soccer in the New Jersey and New York area.
The coronavirus outbreak brought significant disruption to women’s soccer around the world, with some players going without competition for as many as 250 days, according to a FIFPRO report. Three-quarters of women’s leagues stopped play because of the pandemic. And national teams were also impacted, with players experiencing a 56% drop in minutes. The lack […]
Former Rowan University goalie Shelby Money is now a part of Racing Louisville FC and the team is currently competing in the NWSL’s 2021 Challenge Cup.
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States’ 16-match winning streak was snapped in a 1-1 draw with Sweden on Saturday in Carli Lloyd’s 300th national team appearance. Lina Hurtig put Sweden ahead off a set piece in the 38th minute before Megan Rapinoe’s penalty kick pulled the United States even in the 87th. The draw extended […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The long delayed trial in the case of female players against the U.S. Soccer Federation has been pushed back again. U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner said Friday he was delaying the trial date from March 9 to June 15 due to the unavailability of jurors during the novel coronavirus pandemic. […]
After a multi-year hiatus, the NWSL has returned to Kansas City. Led by an ownership group of Chris and Angie Long, Jen Gulvik and Brittany Matthews, the new KC NWSL franchise is eager for its inaugural season in 2021.
With the No. 2 overall pick in the NWSL Draft, the Washington Spirit added WSU forward Trinity Rodman. Though she’s the daughter of NBA great Dennis Rodman, Trinity wants to make a name for herself with the Spirit.