With only eight days between the end of competitive games in Europe and the start of the tournament in Qatar, even minor issues are knocking players out.
The Thorns are the first team to win three championships in the National Women’s Soccer League, which is addressing allegations of player abuse.
Lo’eau LaBonta led the Current from last place in the National Women’s Soccer League to Saturday’s title game against Portland.
The National Women’s Soccer League’s title game comes as attendance and viewership grew—as did attention to reports of systemic abuse by coaches.
After a summer spent trying to repair financial wreckage, the club was counting on the riches of European soccer. But on the pitch, Barça is still rebuilding.
The defending champions begin group play on July 22 in New Zealand; one group-stage opponent will come from February playoff.
The club defied Premier League orthodoxy and stuck by manager Mikel Arteta after last season’s collapse. Now it sits top of the Premier League.
The American shoe giant signed Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to sponsorships at the dawn of their careers. Then it lost one.
Merritt Paulson is resigning amid revelations that he enabled an abusive women’s coach, and is not saying whether he will also seek to sell the teams.
Gavin Wilkinson and Mike Golub were longtime executives at the Timbers and Thorns of Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League.
The U.S. dynasty is fed by thousands of girls’ teams. The Lionesses compete at big-brand clubs. They face off Friday at sold-out Wembley Stadium.
U.S. Soccer’s independent investigation says players’ misconduct allegations against coaches were repeatedly ignored in the National Women’s Soccer League.
The most productive striker in English soccer barely touches the ball. But when he does, it usually means goals for Manchester City.
The Americans concluded their run of tuneup matches with a defeat against Japan and a draw against Saudi Arabia.
The National Women’s Soccer League franchise wraps its first season by blowing past its financial goals.
With a freshly-installed American billionaire in charge, the club’s $310 million spree led a record-breaking summer transfer window for the English Premier League.
Leeds United, with two U.S. men’s national team players in the lineup, is off to a hot start in the Premier League under Wisconsinite manager Jesse Marsch.
Heather O’Reilly won three Olympic golds and played in three World Cups. This summer, she joined Ireland’s Shelbourne FC for a final run.
The most successful club of the Premier League era appears to have run out of ideas. A sale is the only one it hasn’t tried.
After plenty of turnover at the top, clubs are preparing for a season with an abrupt November break for the World Cup.