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US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

May. 18, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money. The federation on Wednesday announced separate collective bargaining...

EXPLAINER: US Soccer's equal pay play and what it means

May. 18, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation has agreed to pay its men’s and women’s national teams equally in a historic move that was years in the making. The collective bargaining agreements announced Wednesday include identical pay structures and equal distribution of World...

Rubio Rubin approved for switch to Guatemala from US

May. 18, 2022 15:21 PM EDT

Real Salt Lake forward Rubio Rubin has been approved by FIFA to switch his national team affiliation to Guatemala from the United States. Guatemala's governing body made the announcement Tuesday. Rubin, a 26-year-old from Beaverton,...

A look at agreements for US men's and women's soccer teams

May. 18, 2022 09:20 AM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation agreed to landmark collective bargaining agreements with its men's and women's teams, equalizing compensation for the first time. The CBAs announced Wednesday run through 2028. The USSF is the first national governing body to promise both sexes matching...

Slonina, viewed as US future keeper, listed on Poland roster

May. 17, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

The Chicago Fire's Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, was listed on Poland's 39-man roster announced by coach Czesław Michniewicz on Tuesday ahead of four Nations League matches next month. Slonina, who turned 18 on...

Dempsey: Steffen, Turner should consider loans next season

May. 16, 2022 17:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Demspey says he thinks American goalkeepers Zack Steffen and Matt Turner should consider going on loans for the start of next season to get sharp ahead of the World Cup if they are not going to be playing regularly for their Premier League clubs. Turner is...

American Richy Ledezma scores 1st goal for PSV Eindhoven

May. 15, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

American midfielder Richy Ledezma scored his first goal for PSV Eindhoven, putting the visitors ahead in the second half Sunday in a season-ending 2-1 victory at Zwolle. The 21-year-old from Phoenix ran onto a long through pass after the ball took two bounces and beat goalkeeper...

Rapids up home streak to 22 with 2-0 victory over LAFC

May. 14, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

Gyasi Zardes and Diego Rubio scored first-half goals on penalty kicks and the Colorado Rapids extended their home unbeaten streak to 22 matches with a 2-0 victory over Western Conference-leading LAFC in MLS play on Saturday. With the victory, the Rapids (5-4-3) have tied Columbus...

Shannon Boxx heads into Soccer Hall of Fame as role model

May. 13, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

Shannon Boxx embraced the impact she could have on a younger generation even as she was redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team. Boxx played during a time when the national team was predominately white. At the 2015 Women's World Cup, she was...

Long's calf injury appears relatively minor, Struber says

May. 12, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — American defender Aaron Long's calf injury appears to be relatively minor, according to New York Red Bulls coach Gerhard Struber. The 29-year-old center back left Tuesday night's 3-0 win at D.C. United in a U.S. Open Cup round of 32 match because of calf...