Latest Women's soccer News

Christine Sinclair re-signs with Portland Thorns

Jan. 27, 2022 18:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Christine Sinclair has signed a one-year contract extension with the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League. Sinclair is embarking on her 10th season with the Thorns this year. The contract, announced Thursday, has an...

Portland's Lindsey Horan sent to French club Lyon on loan

Jan. 27, 2022 17:05 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns midfielder Lindsey Horan has been loaned to French club Lyon through the summer of 2023. In addition to the loan, Portland announced Thursday that Horan has signed a contract extension with the Thorns through the 2025 season. She has been with...

Rapinoe, Lavelle re-sign with OL Reign

Jan. 26, 2022 18:59 PM EST

Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle are back with OL Reign. The National Women's Soccer League club re-signed Rapinoe to a one-year deal while Lavelle's new deal is for two. Terms were not released. Rapinoe and Lavelle were on the U.S. team that won the World Cup in 2019....

Wambach, Rogers, Jones on US Soccer inclusion panel

Jan. 26, 2022 17:40 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Former players Abby Wambach, Robbie Rogers and Cobi Jones were appointed Wednesday to a seven-person advisory council on inclusion by the U.S. Soccer Federation. Titled Game Changers United, a council on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, the group also...

Naeher back with US team after recovering from injury

Jan. 24, 2022 17:40 PM EST

After her heartbreaking exit from the Tokyo Olympics, Alyssa Naeher is back with the U.S. women's national team. Naeher, who was knocked out of the Summer Games by a hyperextended right knee and a bone contusion, is training with the team at its camp in Austin, Texas. “I’m 100%,...

Young players highlight first US women's camp of 2022

Jan. 21, 2022 19:06 PM EST

The new year has brought new faces to the U.S. women's national team. The back-to-back World Cup champions opened their January camp in Austin, Texas, with 14 players who have fewer than 12 appearances for the United States. Coach Vlatko Andonovski is taking a look at...

Video review added for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers

Jan. 20, 2022 02:13 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF will institute video review during the final two windows of World Cup qualifying starting next week. The governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean was criticized by U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter in September for its lack of Video...

MLS Crew names Bernert as senior business executive

Jan. 18, 2022 13:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have hired Kristin Bernert as president of business operations, the latest woman to move into a prominent executive role in Major League Soccer. Haslam Sports Group announced Bernert's addition on Tuesday. She previously spent 10 years with...

Weaver, Gautrat added to US women's training camp roster

Jan. 13, 2022 18:41 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Forward Morgan Weaver and midfielder Morgan Gautrat were added Thursday to the roster for the U.S. women's national team training camp starting next week in Austin, Texas. Defender Imani Dorsey was originally named to the roster announced Wednesday by coach Vlatko...

US women's team focus on emerging talent for upcoming camp

Jan. 12, 2022 15:52 PM EST

Several prominent U.S. women's national team veterans were left off coach Vlatko Andonovski's January training camp roster as the squad focuses on preparing its younger players for World Cup qualifying this summer. Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Christen Press and Tobin Heath were not...