Latest FIFA Women's World Cup News

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...

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...

US women, men have not committed to single pay structure

Jan. 11, 2022 17:11 PM EST

The unions for the U.S. women’s and men’s national teams have not committed to agreeing to a single pay structure proposed by the U.S. Soccer Federation, the head of the federation said in a letter to fans Tuesday. The federation's board refused to move ahead with a deal...

Man City player Mendy released on bail while awaiting trial

Jan. 07, 2022 13:31 PM EST

CHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City player Benjamin Mendy was released from prison on bail on Friday while his trial on rape charges was put back until June at the earliest. Mendy, who remained suspended by City, was in custody for 134 days, since first being arrested and...

US women to face Iceland, New Zealand and Czech Republic

Jan. 05, 2022 14:58 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Iceland, New Zealand and the Czech Republic in the SheBelieves Cup tournament next month. The seventh annual event will be played Feb. 17-23 at venues in Carson, California, and Frisco, Texas. The defending World Cup...

Alex Morgan heads home to California with NWSL's Wave

Dec. 13, 2021 16:16 PM EST

After nearly a decade of crisscrossing the country and the globe for her professional career, Alex Morgan is headed home to Southern California. Morgan is joining the San Diego Wave, which will begin play in the National Women's Soccer League next season. “I think...

Women's team players, US Soccer extend labor deal 3 months

Dec. 13, 2021 14:31 PM EST

The U.S. Soccer Federation and the union for its women's national team agreed to a three-month extension of their labor contract through March, a move announced on the same day players filed a brief asking a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay claim. As part of the...

Olympic leaders criticize FIFA as activists target meeting

Dec. 11, 2021 12:45 PM EST

Olympic leaders aimed their ire at FIFA’s president over his push for staging more World Cups, during an IOC-hosted meeting that Tibetan students tried to interrupt on Saturday in a protest against the Beijing Winter Games. FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s plan to stage men’s...