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Canadian soccer players who kicked butt in 2020

When not training with their country, the Canada women’s national players are all over the world. Some compete down south in the NWSL, others are overseas in the UEFA Champions League or Premier League. Wherever they go, no matter how good the competition, they’re sure to leave a mark. This year saw champion-level success from […]

Mewis sisters both named to USWNT for first time in six years

Nearing the 70th minute of a game against Sweden in March 2014, 21-year-old Sam Mewis was called off the bench to the centre line. She was about to make her United States women’s national team (USWNT) debut. Getting a first cap as a national player is nerve wracking, but Mewis was lucky enough to have […]

Newest USWNT prospects from NWSL and NCAA

The United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) is gearing up to get back on the field for the first time since March. They have a match scheduled for Nov. 27 against the Netherlands, a rematch of the 2019 FIFA World Cup final. The event will kick start the seven months they have to prepare for […]

USWNT players each NWSL team will protect in expansion draft

Racing Louisville FC is gearing up to make their NWSL debut in 2021. But first, they need a team. The franchise is entitled to select up to 19 players from the other nine NWSL teams in the expansion draft on Nov. 12, 2020. Each team is to create a list of protected (ineligible to be […]

Lisa Baird conquers 2020 in her debut as NWSL commissioner

Lisa Baird was announced as the NWSL commissioner on Feb. 27, 2020. She knew she had big shoes to fill after multiple teams drew sell-out crowds and the league ultimately achieved a 70% increase in attendance during the 2019 season under Amanda Duffy’s watch.  Baird was ready. Then COVID-19 struck. Just three weeks into her […]

Thorns finish first in Fall Series with victory over OL Reign

Portland Thorns FC claimed the NWSL’s Community Shield in the league Fall Series with Saturday’s 2-1 win against the OL Reign. Christine Sinclair put both goals up on Portland’s side of the scoreboard while Amber Brooks scored for the Reign. With a successful penalty kick from Sinclair, the Thorns led 1-0 going into halftime but […]

Storm sweep Aces in Game 3 to win WNBA title

The Seattle Storm are 2020 WNBA champions after winning 92-59 in Game 3 of their best-of-five finals series with the Las Vegas Aces. The Storm are the first team to go undefeated in the playoffs since the Minnesota Lynx in 2013. Breanna Stewart, named WNBA championship MVP led the way for Seattle with 26 points. […]