Latest FIFA Women's World Cup News

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...

US women to host Colombia for 2 matches in June

Apr. 21, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

The U.S. women's national team will host a pair of matches against Colombia in June as it prepares for World Cup qualifying. The games will be held in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 25 and Sandy, Utah, on June 28, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday. The U.S. will then...

US vs Mexico, Jamaica, Haiti in Women's World Cup qualifying

Apr. 19, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

The United States will play Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, which will determine qualifiers for the 2023 Women's World Cup. Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago were drawn Tuesday into Group B of the North and Central...

Macario, Lavelle score 2 each and US downs Uzbekistan 9-0

Apr. 12, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

CHESTER, Penn. (AP) — Rose Lavelle and Catarina Macario each scored a pair of first-half goals, and the U.S. women's national team beat Uzbekistan 9-0 on Tuesday to extend the team's unbeaten streak to 67 games on American soil. Trinity Rodman, who came in as a second-half...

Gio Reyna to miss rest of Bundesliga season with leg injury

Apr. 10, 2022 16:30 PM EDT

American midfielder Gio Reyna will miss the rest of the Bundesliga season. The 19-year-old sustained a muscle and tendon injury just after kickoff of Borussia Dortmund's game against Stuttgart on Friday night, and he left the field in tears in the second minute. ...

Smith youngest hat trick for US women since '00 in 9-1 rout

Apr. 09, 2022 20:59 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sophia Smith became the youngest player in 22 years to score a hat trick for the U.S. women's national team, which routed Uzbekistan 9-1 on Saturday and extended its unbeaten streak on American soil to 66 games. Smith scored in the 33rd, 35th and 56th...

Hope Solo arrested on DWI, child abuse charges

Apr. 01, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in North Carolina with her 2-year-old twins inside, police said. A police report said Solo was arrested on Thursday in...

Qatar and FIFA criticized harshly ahead of World Cup draw

Mar. 31, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup host Qatar and FIFA received scathing criticism from within soccer on Thursday, a day before the tournament’s draw. On their own territory. In their own house. By a member of soccer's extended family. The president of Norwegian soccer...

Rodman among US players called up to face Uzbekistan

Mar. 29, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

Trinity Rodman was among the young players named to the U.S. women's national team roster for a pair of matches next month against Uzbekistan. Coach Vlatko Andonovski left veterans including Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Tobin Heath off the squad announced Tuesday...

Report: Iran blocked women from attending soccer match

Mar. 29, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran blocked women from attending the country’s last 2022 World Cup soccer qualifying match Tuesday, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported. ISNA said 12,500 tickets were sold online, of which 2,000 had been reserved for women. Iran defeated Lebanon 2-0...