Latest Women's soccer News

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...

Florida State's Howell wins second straight Hermann Trophy

Jan. 07, 2022 20:48 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Florida State senior midfielder Jaelin Howell won the Hermann Trophy for the second straight year Friday night as the top women's college soccer player and Georgetown junior midfielder Dante Polvara took the men's award. Howell, from Lone Tree, Colorado, had three...

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...

Ex-US Soccer president running again 2 years after quitting

Jan. 05, 2022 11:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Cordeiro is running to regain his job as U.S. Soccer Federation president, two years after he quit amid a backlash to the group’s lawyers filing legal papers claiming the women’s national team players had less physical ability and responsibility than their male...

Equal pay appeal by US women soccer players set for March 7

Dec. 26, 2021 12:19 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Oral arguments in the appeal by players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team who are seeking equal pay have been scheduled for March. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Sunday the hearing will take place at 9:30 a.m. on March 7 in Pasadena,...

FIFA touts billions to be gained from biennial World Cups

Dec. 20, 2021 10:43 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — FIFA is making a financial pitch to win support for biennial World Cups. On the day it hoped to hold a vote for the overhaul of the game — before it was abandoned — FIFA claimed Monday that revenue would jump by $4.4 billion to $11.4 billion over four years,...

Lindsey Horan voted US Soccer's Female Player of Year

Dec. 16, 2021 21:23 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Lindsey Horan was voted the U.S. Soccer Federation’s Female Player of the Year for the first time. The 27-year-old led the U.S. in minutes with 1,707 over 22 matches in 2021, tying for fourth with six goals and tying for second with five assists. She...