Latest FIFA Women's World Cup News

Horan injured, left off US roster for SheBelieves Cup

Feb. 12, 2019 1:33 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Lindsay Horan was left off the U.S. roster for the SheBelieves Cup tournament because of a quadriceps injury. It was unclear when the Portland Thorns midfielder was hurt. Coach Jill Ellis announced 23 players for her roster on Tuesday. The United States opens with Japan on Feb. 27 in...

In soccer-mad Argentina, women fight sexism and inequality

Feb. 7, 2019 12:29 PM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Almost 90 years after men's soccer turned professional in Argentina, the women's game is still being played by amateur athletes who get little to no money for their work on the field. Macarena Sanchez wants to change that — now. The 27-year-old Sanchez is taking legal...

France ends 28-match US unbeaten run with 3-1 victory

Jan. 19, 2019 5:53 PM EST

Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France ended the U.S. national team's 28-game unbeaten streak with a 3-1 victory Saturday in Le Havre, France. The top-ranked United States had not lost since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017, The Americans were 25-0-3 over the span. Marie-Antoinette Katoto also scored for...

Davidson goes No. 1 in NWSL draft, will skip senior year

Jan. 10, 2019 5:38 PM EST

Defender Tierna Davidson, who decided to skip her senior season at Stanford to play professionally in the National Women's Soccer League, went to the Chicago Red Stars with the No. 1 pick in the league's draft Thursday. Davidson, named U.S. Soccer's Young Player of the Year for her play last season, is also a...

Defending champion US women to open camp ahead of World Cup

Jan. 4, 2019 5:38 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Two goals away from reaching 100 for her career, forward Alex Morgan is on the roster for the U.S. women's national team as it opens training camp ahead of the World Cup in France this summer. Morgan was among 26 players named to the roster by coach Jill Ellis on Friday. The defending...