Latest Women's soccer News

Press, Williams score in US women's 2-0 victory over Nigeria

Jun. 17, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning was expected for the U.S. women's national team. The harder part for coach Vlatko Andonovski may be trimming the roster to the final 18 players for the Olympics. Christen Press scored late in the first half, Lynn Williams added a goal in...

Lloyd scores quick goal and US women defeat Jamaica 4-0

Jun. 14, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored 24 seconds into the game and the U.S. women's national team went on to defeat Jamaica 4-0 on Sunday night in the Summer Series. The U.S. women are undefeated in 41 straight matches, the third-longest streak in team history. The team is...

Sam Mewis scores in U.S. women's 1-0 win over Portugal

Jun. 11, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sam Mewis scored in the 76th minute and the U.S. national team beat Portugal 1-0 in the Summer Series on Thursday night. The U.S. women are undefeated in 40 straight matches, the third longest streak in team history. The team is undefeated in 54 games on...

Blackwood scores, Jamaican women beat Nigeria 1-0

Jun. 10, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Deneisha Blackwood scored early in the second half and Jamaica defeated Nigeria 1-0 to open the Summer Series on Thursday night. Blackwood, who also plays for the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League, scored in the 51st minute for the...

Jill Ellis to lead NWSL expansion team in San Diego

Jun. 08, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

Former U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis will serve as president of a National Women's Soccer League expansion team in San Diego. The new team, owned by investor Ron Burkle, will be launched next season. The team is expected to announce a name in the coming weeks, and...

NBCUniversal will have 7,000 hours of Tokyo Games coverage

Jun. 07, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

NBCUniversal will present 7,000 hours of coverage of the upcoming Tokyo Olympics across eight networks and multiple digital platforms from July 20 to Aug. 8. The Tokyo Games will be NBCUniversal’s 11th consecutive Olympics production and ninth consecutive Summer Games...

Women's soccer saw significant disruption from pandemic

Jun. 02, 2021 06:34 AM EDT

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...

CBS hitting stride on soccer coverage with Champion's League

May. 28, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

Pete Radovich has directed some of CBS Sports' most memorable openings featuring Jay-Z, John Malkovich and Patrick Stewart. But the most rewarding assignment of Radovich's nearly 20 years at the network comes Saturday when the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea...

Nike says it ended deal with Neymar amid assault allegations

May. 28, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

Nike has confirmed it ended its sponsorship agreement with Neymar after he refused to collaborate in an investigation into an accusation that he sexually assaulted a female employee from the company years ago. The soccer superstar has denied the accusation and criticized...

FIFA survey: 70% of women’s soccer clubs operate at a loss

May. 26, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

A comprehensive survey of women’s soccer has found that 70% of women's soccer clubs internationally operate at a loss. Just 13% of clubs generate revenue over $1 million, and more than half of those revenues come from sponsorship deals, according to FIFA data released...