Latest Women's soccer News

Equal pay deal for US women's soccer approved by judge

Aug. 12, 2022 01:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The proposed $24 million settlement between U.S. women soccer players and the sport’s American governing body was approved Thursday by a federal judge, who scheduled a Dec. 5 hearing for final approval. U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner granted the motion...

Olivia Moultrie proud of stand she took to play in NWSL

Aug. 08, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's been a little more than a year since Olivia Moultrie signed with the Portland Thorns after suing to join the National Women's Soccer League at just 15 years old. For Moultrie, the lasting lesson of her legal odyssey is that women should have the same...

US national team star Mewis out for season with knee injury

Aug. 05, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — U.S. national team midfielder Sam Mewis will miss the remainder of her season with the Kansas City Current because of what the club called “a long-standing progressive injury to her right leg” that occurred before she joined the team. The 29-year-old...

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...

End of the beginning: England wants Euro win to lead to more

Aug. 01, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In soccer-mad England, which sees itself as the home of the world’s game, women and girls finally have a team full of heroes who look like them. Some 7,000 singing, dancing, flag-waving fans — many of them mothers and daughters — jammed into central London’s...

AP PHOTOS: England wins title at memorable Women's Euro

Aug. 01, 2022 07:06 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A European Championship-record crowd of 87,192 watched England beat Germany 2-1 in the final at Wembley Stadium to cap a tournament full of memorable goals and scenes. Chloe Kelly's goal in the second half of extra time propelled England to its first major women’s...

England beats Germany in extra time to win Euro 2022

Jul. 31, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Just when it seemed England might again be weighed down by expectations and history, Chloe Kelly made the breakthrough. Kelly's goal in the second half of extra time — the first time she had ever scored in a competitive international game — propelled England to...

It's coming home! England rejoices as soccer women win Euros

Jul. 31, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — “It's coming home!” England won a major international soccer tournament on Sunday for the first time in more than half a century. The fact it was the women’s team, not the men’s, that ended decades of pain made it all the sweeter for many fans. ...

England beats Germany 2-1 in Women's European Championship soccer final, wins 1st major title

Jul. 31, 2022 14:37 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — England beats Germany 2-1 in Women's European Championship soccer final, wins 1st major title.

Jaelene Daniels refuses gay pride jersey, sits out NWSL game

Jul. 30, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Courage defender Jaelene Daniels refused to play Friday night when the team celebrated Pride Night and wore jerseys to support the LGBTQ community. The Courage played to a 3-3 draw with the Washington Spirit in the National Women's Soccer League. ...