Latest Women's soccer News

FOX Sports MLS broadcast will feature first all-female crew

Aug. 17, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

The FOX Sports broadcast of Sunday's Major League Soccer match between D.C. United and the New England Revolution will feature an all-female on-air crew for the first time. The group will include play-by-play announcer Lisa Byington, analyst Danielle Slaton and sideline reporter Katie Witham at D.C. United's new...

A squad built in weeks: Man United women's team is revived

Aug. 17, 2018 3:08 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Within a few weeks, Casey Stoney has completed the job many soccer coaches would envy and some find daunting: Assembling a squad completely from scratch. Thirteen years after Manchester United women's team was disbanded to prioritize resources on the men, gender equality has...

Complaint: New Mexico violated law in vote to cut sports

Aug. 10, 2018 4:06 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico lawyer wants a state judge to toss out a University of New Mexico's decision to eliminate four sports, claiming the school violated the state's open meetings law Maria Touchet of Albuquerque filed a complaint in state district court Friday, the latest in a saga...

The Latest: New Mexico AG threats UNM over sports cut move

Aug. 9, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on University of New Mexico proposal to eliminate sports (all times local): 3:05 p.m. New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says he will take the University of New Mexico to court unless its board of regents reconsiders a decision to eliminate four sports. Balderas...

US defeats Brazil 4-1 to clinch Tournament of Nations title

Aug. 2, 2018 11:13 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Julie Ertz, Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan scored second-half goals and the United States took control to beat Brazil 4-1 on Thursday night for the Tournament of Nations title. Heath's curling goal in the 62nd minute put the United States up 3-1 and gave the team the margin it needed...

Horan's late goal pulls US into 1-1 draw with Australia.

Jul. 29, 2018 9:34 PM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Lindsey Horan scored in the 90th minute to give the United States a 1-1 draw with Australia on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations. Horan scored on a bouncing header off a well-placed corner kick from Megan Rapinoe. The tie extended the Americans' undefeated streak to 18...

Barcelona women's team acquires first major shirt sponsor

Jul. 27, 2018 2:51 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Barcelona women's team has acquired its first jersey sponsorship, agreeing to a deal with U.S. tool company Stanley Black and Decker. Barcelona announced the deal Friday at the Beverly Wilshire hotel during its U.S. tour alongside the men's team. Barcelona star Lieke...

Hat's off! Alex Morgan's 3-goal game leads US past Japan 4-2

Jul. 26, 2018 10:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — As a wave of energetic young players make inroads with the U.S. national team, Alex Morgan admitted to feeling a bit of pressure from coach Jill Ellis to continue to perform at a high level. Hard to get much higher than Thursday night. Morgan capped a seemingly effortless hat trick...

USOC dismisses Hope Solo's complaint about US Soccer

Jul. 26, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee has dismissed a complaint by former U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo that accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of illegally favoring Major League Soccer. Solo filed the complaint in January when she was among the candidates running for...

US women view Tournament of Nations as World Cup tuneup

Jul. 25, 2018 2:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Amy Rodriguez and Becky Sauerbrunn arrived in Kansas City this week with their focus somewhat split. The veterans of the U.S. women's national team understand the importance of the four-team Tournament of Nations, which begins with a match against Japan on Thursday night. And they...