Latest FIFA Women's World Cup News

England-US women's game at Wembley sells out in one day

Aug. 03, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — England's women's soccer team is continuing to generate unprecedented fan interest following its European Championship victory, with its planned game against the United States at Wembley Stadium in October selling out in less than a day. The game pitting the European...

Women's final will cap Olympic soccer tournament in Paris

Jul. 28, 2022 07:25 AM EDT

The Olympic soccer competition at the 2024 Paris Games will conclude with the women's final — instead of the men's — for the first time. FIFA announced the Olympic soccer competition schedule on Wednesday. The governing body also said there will be no double-headers in France,...

Ian Darke to broadcast for Fox during this year's World Cup

Jul. 26, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ian Darke will call play-by-play for Fox at this year’s World Cup after working the 2010 and 2014 tournaments for ESPN. Darke becomes the third play-by-play commentator announced by Fox for this year’s tournament, to be played in Qatar from Nov. 21 to Dec....

Hope Solo pleads guilty to DWI, gets 30-day sentence, fine

Jul. 26, 2022 09:18 AM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo pleaded guilty Monday to driving while impaired, almost four months after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in North Carolina with her 2-year-old twins inside. Solo also...

US women's team has new vibe, work to do before World Cup

Jul. 25, 2022 16:10 PM EDT

The transformation of the U.S. women’s national team has been significant in the year since the Tokyo Games. The defending World Cup champions have a new look with young talent, and coach Vlatko Andonovski has tweaked the team's traditional straightforward and speedy attack to take...

US beats Canada for W Championship title, '24 Olympic berth

Jul. 19, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — Alex Morgan never gets tired of winning championships, even after so many titles already. Morgan converted on a penalty in the 78th minute and the U.S. women's national team won the CONCACAF W Championship 1-0 over Canada on Monday night to secure one of...

Alex Morgan has assumed a more vocal role for US women

Jul. 17, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — As the U.S. national team has focused on developing young talent in anticipation of next summer's World Cup, veteran forward Alex Morgan has assumed a more vocal role. Morgan, 33, is now one of the more senior members of the team, which has brought in...

Canada preps for US amid concern over federation's dealings

Jul. 16, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The Canadian women's national team is keeping a wary eye on concerns about its federation back home while focusing on a showdown with the United States in Mexico. An investigation this week by The Sports Network detailed a controversial agreement between...

Sports court upholds soccer bans on Russian teams

Jul. 15, 2022 13:05 PM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia remains barred from international soccer competitions including the Champions League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected appeals by the national soccer federation and four clubs on Friday. CAS upheld decisions by UEFA and FIFA which...

US advances to W Championship final against Canada

Jul. 15, 2022 10:48 AM EDT

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. women's national team will play Canada in the final of the CONCACAF W Championship for a spot in the 2024 Olympics. The United States beat Costa Rica 3-0 in the semifinals Thursday night on goals from Emily Sonnett, Mallory Pugh and Ashley...