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Author: Tasha O'Neill

Two spots left for the FIFA Women’s World Cup

South Africa national women’s soccer team. This will be their first time in the Women’s World Cup.   The two remaining spots in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup will be decided this week. On Tuesday, both Nigeria and South Africa had semi-final wins at the 2018 Africa Women Cup of Nations. This placed them […]

USWNT comes out victorious in November friendlies

USA forward Alex Morgan. Photo courtesy of Pitch Perfect.   The U.S. women’s national team dominated two friendlies this month in preview to FIFA 2019. USA vs Portugal Jessica McDonald’s first ever international goal was scored during the U.S. vs Portugal match. She scored during the 42nd minute of play to give the U.S. a […]

Canada announces roster for U-17 World Cup

Photo courtesy of Canada Soccer. Canada Soccer announced the 2018 women’s U-17 roster for the FIFA World Cup in Uruguay. The prestigious tournament will run from Nov. 13 to Dec. 1. Four of the 21 athletes named to the roster have already been called up to the Women’s National Team, including Jordyn Huitema, Jayde Riviere, […]

McDonald’s goals help the Courage secure the NWSL title

North Carolina Courage won the National Women’s Soccer League Championship 3-0 against the Portland Thorns on Saturday. The Courage are now the first team to win both the NWSL Shield (most regular season wins) and NWSL Championship in a single season. Providence Park held an attendance of 21,144 to watch the battle of the season […]

Thorns are headed back to the finals

The Portland Thorns will be playing, for the second year in a row, in the National Women’s Soccer League Championship on September 22. In an exciting 2-1 game win over Seattle Reign, this will be the defending champions’ third trip to the final game. The first 30 minutes of the game was back and forth, […]

Kerr scores the most NWSL goals in 2018

Sam Kerr has won the Golden Boot for the 2018 National Women’s Soccer League season. In 2017 Kerr had scored 17 goals for the Sky-Blue FC. This year, while playing with the Chicago Red Stars, she didn’t beat her record, but has 33 goals over the last two years. Kerr started the season late. She […]

Thorns and Reign will meet again in Saturday’s semi

Portland Thorns FC will host Seattle Reign FC for the first semifinal game of the NWSL playoffs. The game will take place at Providence Park at 3:00pm ET. Portland won the hometown advantage in an exciting 3-1 victory over Seattle on Friday. Seattle came into the game missing two key players (Allie Long and Megan […]

Zerboni suffers injury right before playoffs

McCall Zerboni is out for the rest of the NWSL season and will miss North Carolina’s semi-final game on September 16. Zerboni landed on her left elbow only minutes into the US national team’s game against Chile. She immediately left the stadium and it was confirmed after that she has broken her elbow. Zerboni has […]

There is hope for female soccer players in North America

The National Women’s Soccer League is changing the concept of female soccer players leading a double life. Many players on the women’s US national team have played before thousands of fans in many different countries. On top of playing soccer nationally and internationally, they keep another job in order to sustain their families. However, recent […]

International teams face off in friendlies and FIFA qualifiers

The National Women’s Soccer League has a small break from June 11 to 16 due to FIFA qualifiers. ​ NWSL teams will continue with practices but will hold off on games until their players come back. Most countries are playing qualifying games. Canada and the U.S will have their qualifiers in October. Sky Blue FC […]