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U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next?

The USWNT's World Cup victory brought the issue of equal pay to the forefront in women's sports. What has happened so far? And where is it headed? All of your questions, answered....

U.S. women's soccer equal pay fight: What's the latest, and what's next?

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US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro booed over equal pay The head of US soccer was interrupted by boos and chants of “Equal pay!” during a ceremony for the US women’s World Cup champions i...
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A top senator just introduced a bill to require equal pay for the US women's soccer team before the 2026 World Cup AP Photo/David Vincent Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced a bill that would block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless...
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11:48 2019-07-31

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20:48 2019-07-08

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humi...
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Megan Rapinoe may not run for office but she will 'fight for equal pay every day' USWNT co-captain Megan Rapinoe may not be joining the 2020 presidential race, but she does plan to keep playing and "fight for equal pay every day" ...
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3 soccer teammates killed by driver while waiting for bus NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) — A driver has crashed into three South Florida soccer teammates who were waiting for their bus, killing the teens. The Miami ...
22:48 2019-05-25

Far From World Cup, Hints of Rebellion Inside U.S. Soccer Current and former employees have been excoriating the federation’s top executives online in an effort to alert leaders to what they called a “toxic”...
11:00 2019-06-28

US Women's Soccer team arrives in US after win The U.S. Women's national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. (July 8)      &...
20:32 2019-07-08

Adorable Soccer Lad Pulls Out Loose Tooth The Only Way He Knows How The time in a kid’s life where a tooth becomes loose at seemingly a biweekly rate can be quite intimidating, but it can also lead to some wonderful i...
20:16 2019-05-26

The Sports Highlight Of The Day Is This Soccer Cow Winning A Game Of Keep Away If USWNT manager Jill Ellis is in need of an instructional video to teach her players the finer points of shielding the ball from the opposition when...
04:16 2019-07-03

Waiting For The Revolution At Soccer Analytics Bootcamp When the 2019 Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham kicked off, I wasn’t jammed into a sports bar downing beers with hundreds of oth...
18:00 2019-07-10

Report: President Salty Over Soccer Fans The President of the United States went off on a Twitter rant about the media on Sunday evening. This isn’t news, because the President loves to yell...
10:32 2019-07-09

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of ...
15:32 2019-06-28

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest f...
19:48 2019-06-19

Pima College Men’s Soccer team pre-season #1 TUCSON – After winning 26 of 28 games last season and taking home a national title the Pima College Men’s soccer team is now the pre-seas...
05:16 2019-08-13

Soccer: Sporting K.C. host second-place Sounders Sporting Kansas City host the second-place Seattle Sounders on Sunday, looking to start the climb from 11th place, five points below the red line. Se...
20:16 2019-05-25

Alex Morgan says pay-to-play is hurting soccer in the US. Is she right? The USA striker thinks the model for young players in America is broken. But figures such as MLS commissioner Don Garber disagreeDon Garber was utter...
08:00 2019-08-16

U.S. soccer trashes any talk of tanking vs. Sweden A loss to its longtime rival in the group stage finale would delay a potential matchup with powerful France. But Abby Dalhkemper said, “It’s in our t...
05:32 2019-06-20

75 years later, a soccer match remembered in Normandy In the small village of Saint-Pierre-Eglise in July 1944, a group of American servicemen played soccer against a team of French amateurs after the Na...
00:32 2019-06-10

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa...
17:32 2019-06-08

Bidders get chance to own Goals Soccer Centres The UK's second-largest five-a-side football venue owner‎ is being circled by potential bidders after its lender drafted in advisers to explore...
09:01 2019-06-15

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a ...
02:32 2019-06-07

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the...
12:00 2019-05-22

Arizona soccer to play ten televised matches TUCSON – Arizona soccer fans will be able to catch the Cats on TV in most of their Pac-12 matches this year. UA will be playing nine of their 1...
12:32 2019-06-27

Megan Rapinoe: USA soccer's 'only crime was explosion of joy' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to criticism about the United States Women's National Team running up the score on Thailand at the World Cup by s...
19:16 2019-06-12

Can American Soccer's Salvation Be Found In The Streets? Every Wednesday after the snow disappears, the message goes out: Who can play soccer this week? “Want” appears nowhere in the question; it’s assumed ...
18:48 2019-06-11

Konami's Soccer Series Has Had A Very Dumb Name Change Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer (or just PES) is one of the longest-running and most successful sports games on the planet, so sure, change its name to...
01:00 2019-06-13

Soccer: Holders U.S. shrug off weight of World Cup expectations Few of the 24 women's World Cup teams arriving in France for next month's tournament will bear the weight of expectation quite like reigning champion...
09:32 2019-05-25

Soccer Team's Postgame Fireworks Canceled Due To Plague If you were hoping to catch some fireworks after Saturday night’s Montreal Impact-Colorado Rapids soccer match, bad news: It’s off because of the dam...
03:48 2019-08-03

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York on Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular...
13:32 2019-07-09

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U....
02:48 2019-06-08

USA women’s soccer team returns to U.S. soil after World Cup Win TUCSON – Team USA’s soccer squad continued the celebration of a World Cup championship after landing on U.S. soil. Here’s more from...
18:48 2019-07-09

US women's soccer rolling as World Cup knockout stage is set The U.S. women’s soccer team is riding a wave of momentum heading into the Women’s World Cup’s knockout stage, in which they will play Spain in a bid...
18:16 2019-06-21

U.S. Women's Soccer Faces Grudge Matchup With Sweden The U.S. doesn’t need to beat Sweden on Thursday, its last group-stage match of the World Cup, to advance. But the game is a grudge match against the...
12:00 2019-06-20

It's Wild How Soccer Players Besides The USWNT Roster Can Be Political, Too It’s been a long 24 hours in America, and at least one soccer player is fed up. Major League Soccer Philadelphia Union midfielder Alejandro Bedoya sc...
21:48 2019-08-04

African soccer boss free after corruption questioning French authorities released the head of African soccer's ruling body, Ahmad Ahmad, after several hours' questioning as part of a corruption investiga...
10:16 2019-06-07

Bucks Owner Is in the Best Bind: His Soccer Team Also Has a Big Game It could be a crazy weekend for Wes Edens, who owns the N.B.A. Eastern Conference finalists and soccer’s Aston Villa, which will play for Premier Lea...
15:32 2019-05-24

U.S. women’s soccer wins 2019 World Cup over Netherlands _____ The U.S. women’s national soccer team proved their dominance at the 2019 Women’s World Cup by defeating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sund...
02:32 2019-07-08

Lennart Johansson, Leader in European Soccer, Is Dead at 89 As president of the Union of European Football Associations, he oversaw the creation of the Champions League, soccer’s most lucrative and prestigious...
01:32 2019-06-07

Mediation Talks Between U.S. Women’s Team and U.S. Soccer Break Down The sessions had offered hope that the sides could resolve the team’s federal gender discrimination suit, but little progress and fiery news releases...
01:32 2019-08-15

Bottles Down, Cleats On: U.S. Soccer Team Takes Its Joy on the Road The champions reconvened in California to open their five-game World Cup victory tour on Saturday at the Rose Bowl. Everyone was invited to the party...
17:16 2019-08-03

For women’s soccer to keep growing, elite clubs must compete more often To help maintain the momentum of this summer's World Cup, the women's game needs more events like this week's Women’s International Champions Cup sho...
06:32 2019-08-16

Soccer: Australia's World Cup preparations soured by injuries Australia's preparations for the women's World Cup have been hit by a tournament-ending foot injury to central defender Laura Alleway and a hamstring...
04:48 2019-06-07

U.S. soccer players keep World Cup separate from lawsuit, but they’re scoring in both The team has not yet met its goal of winning the tournament, but its dominant performance so far has given it major leverage in the court of public o...
13:16 2019-06-22

3 killed, 10 injured in raucous Honduran soccer riot Three people were killed and at least 10 others injured — including several players — in a raucous soccer riot involving two rival clubs ...
16:48 2019-08-18

D’Angelo Russell and Joe Harris enjoying a soccer adventure D’Angelo Russell and Joe Harris have embarked on a unique European road trip, with a sports twist. The two Nets have been on a jaunt through Spain, a...
00:16 2019-06-02

Honduran Soccer Riots Leave Three Dead, At Least 10 Injured The lead up to a Honduran soccer game turned violent as supporters from two rival clubs clashed both with one another and with police inside and outs...
18:48 2019-08-18

Soccer: First-half goals give Venezuela 3-0 friendly win over U.S. Venezuela scored three goals without reply in a whirlwind first half to grab a convincing 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly in Cincinnati ...
21:48 2019-06-09

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect to soccer team Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport...
09:16 2019-06-10

Sister of Iranian Soccer Star Wants Women at His Matches For four decades, Iran has prohibited female fans from buying tickets and attending men’s matches. FIFA wants the ban lifted. So far, Iran has not bu...
18:32 2019-07-15

Soccer team’s celebratory stripper party got a little weird Seventh-division Spanish soccer celebrations are just as odd as you might think. After winning on Saturday to earn promotion to the sixth tier of Spa...
14:48 2019-05-30

Soccer: Italy upset Australia with Bonansea double Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at the women's World Cu...
10:32 2019-06-09

ESPN+ adding Bundesliga to its growing soccer portfolio ESPN+ is on the verge of adding what is arguably the second best international soccer league for television, The Post has learned. Sources say that E...
12:48 2019-07-31

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
16:16 2019-06-12

Sex, drugs and soccer: The life and times of Diego Maradona An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest f...
11:16 2019-06-12

FC Tucson with big soccer promotion for families at Friday’s game TUCSON – The FC Tucson pro soccer team is back home at the Kino Sports Complex this Friday against Orlando City B. Families are excited about t...
23:48 2019-05-28

3 teen soccer players fatally struck by out-of-control SUV Three teenage soccer players on their way to a tournament in Miami were struck and killed by an out-of-control vehicle, according to police. The youn...
11:48 2019-05-27

NBA commissioner bullish on WNBA after women’s soccer success SUN VALLEY, Idaho — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver isn’t giving up on the WNBA. Critics have called the money-losing women’s basketball league a ...
21:32 2019-07-11

Ukraine soccer league expands after conflict disruption Ukraine's soccer league is expanding back to 16 teams after years of turmoil sparked by the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in the country...
08:48 2019-07-11

US women’s soccer team scores their own special Wheaties box The U.S. women’s national soccer team is joining a list of other world-class athletes who, since the 1950s, have graced the cover of the Wheaties cer...
13:16 2019-08-02

German Soccer Star Is the Groom. Turkey’s President Is the Best Man. The Arsenal player Mesut Ozil whipped up a political storm and debate over racism in Germany over his meeting with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in ...
10:32 2019-06-08

For Europe’s Soccer Chief, the Outrage Arrives in Waves A Champions League restructuring and a looming fight with Manchester City have UEFA’s Aleksander Ceferin sitting atop a soccer economy that feels as ...
17:32 2019-05-21

Platini: 'It hurts,' soccer star says of police questioning After a day of police questioning centering on his former role as a top decision-maker in soccer, Michel Platini was released from custody without ch...
06:16 2019-06-19

US Soccer team comes home to huge crowds, parade Fans of the World Cup champion U.S. women's national soccer team chanted "Equal Pay!" as Cordeiro spoke at a celebration of the team at New York...
16:01 2019-07-10

Man arrested in connection with death of soccer player Sala LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughte...
17:16 2019-06-19

J.J. Watt Is Engaged to Pro Soccer Player Kealia Ohai J.J. Watt is "the luckiest man in the world." After dating for over three years, the Texans football star got down on one knee to ask for Kealia Oha...
23:48 2019-05-26

Soccer: Hegerberg-less Norway canter past Nigeria Ada Hegerberg was not needed as Norway kicked off their women's World Cup Group A campaign with a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Nigeria on Saturday....
17:32 2019-06-08

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week desp...
17:32 2019-06-08

US soccer app brings fans closer to the action, players The U.S. soccer organization has launched its first-ever mobile app to rally up fans from across the nation and bring greater visibility to this winn...
12:32 2019-05-28

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also ...
10:32 2019-05-23

England soccer team embarrassed by fan disorder in Portugal The English Football Association says fans of the country's national soccer team have again become an 'embarrassment' after a night of...
08:48 2019-06-06

Soccer: Nicholson strike gives Jamaica win over United States A goal from Shamar Nicholson early in the second half gave Jamaica a 1-0 win over the United States in a warm-up match for the Gold Cup on Wednesday....
00:16 2019-06-06

Soccer-Man United complete signing of Palace's Wan-Bissaka Manchester United have signed defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace on an initial five-year contract, the Premier League club announced on S...
11:48 2019-06-29

Soccer-playing robots take the field in annual competition These soccer stars are very dependable — if not a little robotic — on the field. The 2019 RoboCup, the world’s largest annual robotics competition, k...
14:16 2019-07-04

Soccer headgear may not reduce sport-related concussion (Reuters Health) - In season-long tests, soccer headgear didn't reduce the overall number or severity of concussions experienced by high school playe...
06:32 2019-07-05

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented th...
19:48 2019-06-27

French soccer leader seeks to smooth Macron row PARIS (AP) — One day after French President Emmanuel Macron upset UEFA’s leader, France’s most senior soccer official has tried to smooth...
04:00 2019-06-05

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
02:32 2019-06-06

U.S. Women's Soccer Players Sought Lawsuit Talks As the World Cup approached, U.S. women’s soccer players tried to meet with U.S. Soccer president Cordeiro to end their long pay fight with the feder...
17:16 2019-06-27

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a lon...
23:48 2019-06-04

Soccer: Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charg...
19:16 2019-08-08

Soccer: No more hand-me-downs for Scotland's women, says Jones When Rhonda Jones won the first of her 117 caps, women's football was so neglected in Scotland that the national side were forced to wear cast-off un...
06:48 2019-06-04

England soccer association condemns troublemakers as an ‘embarrassment’ England's Football Association have labeled trouble-making fans at the Nations League in Portugal "an embarrassment" after they clashed with police o...
07:32 2019-06-06

| WATCH: Infantino not aware of women getting less TV exposure in soccer FIFA President Gianni Infantino has vowed to look further into television exposure of the 2019 Women's World Cup. The competition in France starts on...
16:32 2019-06-05

England soccer teams tie up $76 million sponsorship deal with BT The English Football Association (FA) signed a five-year deal with telecoms firm BT Tuesday to become the exclusive lead partner for all England socc...
12:32 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup soccer: USA to play Netherlands in final The Netherlands defeated Sweden 1-0 in extra time Wednesday, setting up a meeting with the United States Women's National Team in the Women's World C...
21:00 2019-07-03

Soccer: U.S. goalkeeper Naeher has big boots to fill at World Cup United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher has big boots to fill at the Women's World Cup as she belatedly earns a chance to be the leading lady on the b...
13:32 2019-06-05

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the ...
15:32 2019-06-06

How El Paso's soccer community is turning loss into action El Paso’s soccer community has come together, led by El Paso Locomotive FC, in the week since last Saturday’s incomprehensible tragedyHad his career ...
09:48 2019-08-10

Megan Rapinoe, the US Soccer star who irked Trump On an overcast evening, with the 2019 Women's World Cup a day old, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates are exploring the city of Reims, the unofficial ca...
04:32 2019-06-29

Soccer: Argentina name nine professionals in women's World Cup squad Argentina announced its squad for the women's World Cup on Wednesday, with coach Carlos Borrello calling up nine professional players and drafting in...
07:16 2019-05-23

Kate Markgraf Hired as G.M. of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Markgraf, who will oversee the search for a coach to replace Jill Ellis, will report to Earnie Stewart, who was promoted to the new role of U.S. Socc...
21:00 2019-08-12

Burnout: Soccer stars 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report ...
12:16 2019-08-02

Amazon destruction accelerates 60% to one and a half soccer fields every minute Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of P...
20:32 2019-07-02

Crazed soccer fan cracks head open diving into fountain A Sunderland fan cracked his head open after diving directly into a Trafalgar Square fountain in London in just his boxers. The supporter launched hi...
09:16 2019-05-27

New York showers confetti, love on U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroe...
14:16 2019-07-10

'FIFA 20' revives 'Street' soccer games on September 27th EA has explored seemingly every angle of official soccer (yes, football) pitches in the FIFA series, so what's left to do? Take it to unofficial...
16:16 2019-06-08

Soccer: Late strikes spare Sweden's blushes in 2-0 win over Chile Kosovare Asllani and Madelen Janogy scored late on as fancied Sweden labored to a 2-0 victory over women’s World Cup debutants Chile in their Group F...
16:48 2019-06-11

Honduras soccer riot leaves 3 dead, at least 10 injured, officials say At least three people were killed and 10 were injured after riots broke out Saturday night in the capital of Honduras before a soccer game between tw...
01:48 2019-08-19

High School Soccer Player Scores Wondergoal With His Butt Aside from the arms, every part of the human body is fair game when it comes to scoring goals in soccer. We’ve seen Clint Dempsey score with his dick...
17:32 2019-05-21

USWNT stars call for help in promoting women’s soccer league Exactly five weeks after lifting her second World Cup, Carli Lloyd shot wide. Inside the 36th minute at Red Bull Arena, the two-time FIFA Player of t...
02:16 2019-08-19

Moroccan Soccer Player Tries To Quit In The Middle Of A Preseason Ass-Kicking Turkish side Fenerbahce took on German giants Bayern Munich in a preseason friendly yesterday. Things did not go well for the Fenerbahce players, who...
12:16 2019-07-31

US women's soccer team caps off send-off series with 3-0 win over Mexico Cheers of “Let’s Go U.S.” from an energetic crowd in New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena gave the U.S. women’s national soccer team an emphatic farewell as t...
18:32 2019-05-26

Four dead as rival fans riot at Honduras soccer game Four people died and others injured, including three players, as a result of violence that broke out at a soccer game in Honduras.    ...
21:00 2019-08-19

Christian views may have kept star player off US women’s soccer team, some say As the U.S. women’s World Cup champions continue to celebrate their recent triumph, some observers are wondering whether a top-tier American player w...
08:16 2019-07-11

Soccer: Markgraf named general manager of U.S. women's team U.S. Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search f...
08:48 2019-08-13

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted of corruption charges The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted of corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the...
08:16 2019-05-28

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, wh...
20:48 2019-06-10

U.S. soccer star Allie Long robbed of wedding ring, key to NYC United States Women's National Team soccer star Allie Long said her wedding ring, cash and her key to New York City were stolen from her hotel room d...
08:48 2019-07-12

Pioneering female soccer referee Yamashita hoping to inspire Japanese referee Yoshimi Yamashita is hoping her trailblazing work as part of the first all-female trio to officiate a men's match in Asian continent...
11:16 2019-05-21

Nations League Seeks Foothold in Crowded Soccer Landscape The new European event, which concludes on Sunday, is expected to be held every two years, and the 2020-21 event may even be a part of World Cup qual...
13:32 2019-06-05

Mayor to replace U.S. soccer star Allie Long's key to NYC after burglary New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to replace a key to the city, which was given to United States women's soccer star Allie Long and stolen the...
00:16 2019-07-13

J.J. Watt announces engagement to soccer star Kealia Ohai Houston Texans star J.J. Watt announced on Sunday night that he is engaged to longtime girlfriend and women’s soccer player Kealia Ohai. Watt, 30, sh...
09:16 2019-05-27

Colombian soccer player threatened after missed Copa penalty Colombia national soccer team player William Tesillo told local media that he has been threatened via social media after his missed penalty kick in a...
17:16 2019-07-01

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the...
05:00 2019-05-28

Abby Wambach to be inducted into National Soccer Hall of Fame Abby Wambach, the all-time leading goal scorer in women's international soccer, will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.  &...
22:32 2019-05-26

In photos: U.S. women's soccer team celebrates in World Cup parade The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates their World Cup victory win with a ticker-tape parade at the Canyon of Heroes in New York City on July 10, 20...
20:48 2019-07-10

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then...
00:32 2019-05-27

These Girls’ Soccer Players Joined Boys’ Leagues. And Dominated. Spanish clubs like Barcelona, Atlético Madrid and Athletic Bilbao are increasingly testing their girls’ teams in leagues filled with boys’ teams. Is ...
00:48 2019-06-06

Aly Wagner talks US pressure, soccer career, World Cup pick Former Team USA World Cup and Olympics soccer star and current Fox analyst Aly Wagner kicks around some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby as the wo...
23:48 2019-06-08

Soccer star Clinton N’Jie: I posted my sex tape online because I was drunk The rules of social media don’t tend to include: Keep videos of yourself having sex off Snapchat, because, well, it’s implied. Maybe that...
11:16 2019-08-01

Hope Solo: U.S. women's soccer celebrations during Thailand win was unnecessary Former U.S. women's soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo didn't approve of the celebrations her former team held during its 13-0 blowout victory over Thailand...
16:16 2019-06-13

Poland honors national soccer player murdered in Holocaust Jozef Klotz, a Polish Jewish soccer player who scored the national team's first ever goal in an international match but was later murdered by the Naz...
13:16 2019-06-10

Soccer: Brazil's Marta will not start Jamaica game - coach Brazil forward Marta will not start her team's opening game against Jamaica at the women's World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vada...
10:16 2019-06-08

Why Alex Morgan and Servando Carrasco Win Soccer's Cutest Couple When it comes to sporting events, there's nothing quite like the Women's World Cup. Over the weekend, millions of soccer fans were glued to their TV...
10:16 2019-07-09

Soccer: Relaxed Japan hoping to peak at women's World Cup A fun and relaxed atmosphere prevailed at Japan's training camp on Wednesday as Asako Takakura's team began their final preparations for the women's ...
07:16 2019-05-23

The U.S. still reigns over women’s soccer, but challengers to the throne are gaining strength Megan Rapinoe had another statement performance with two goals in a quarterfinal win against France, but she noted “it’s no secret we have to get bet...
01:16 2019-06-29

Women's World Cup soccer: How to watch USA vs. Netherlands, betting odds The United States Women's National Team is one win away from capturing its fourth Women's World Cup title. The U.S. plays the Netherlands in the fina...
05:16 2019-07-06

Cameroonian girls defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon's capital, she was the only girl on the informal neighb...
08:48 2019-05-22

World Cup soccer: Activist Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' United States Women's National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said she is "extremely American" when asked to respond to critics who say her words or acti...
16:16 2019-07-05

Soccer-Solskjaer confident Pogba will still be at United for season start Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is expecting to name Paul Pogba in the line-up for the first game of the new Premier League campaign a...
04:16 2019-08-04

Talks break down, U.S. women's soccer team turn to court The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were n...
07:32 2019-08-16

The shy girl from England who became US Soccer's record-breaking head coach A few hours before Sunday's Women's World Cup final, John Ellis will seat himself at his organ and play "You'll Never Walk Alone," Liverpool Football...
08:00 2019-07-05

Soccer: UEFA confirms new laws will not be implemented at Nations League This week's Nations League finals and Euro 2020 qualifiers will not feature changes to the laws of the game which officially came into effect from Ju...
06:48 2019-06-04

Feelings were divided over U.S. soccer’s shared schedule on Sunday, and so were the results The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America called to mind years of neglect of women's ...
15:32 2019-07-08

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ends Mediation Talks Without Agreement The U.S. women’s soccer team ended mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation on Wednesday without reaching an agreement on its gender-discrimin...
02:00 2019-08-15

Argentine Soccer Team Orchestrates On-Field Sit-In To Protest Red Cards In the second leg of their promotion playoff final against Alvarado, players from third-tier Argentine soccer club San Jorge de Tucumán decided to pr...
12:48 2019-06-27

For U.S. Men’s Soccer Team, Gold Cup Offers Path Back From the Abyss Trinidad, which sent the Americans crashing out of the last World Cup, has been vanquished. Now Panama poses the first real challenge for a new-look ...
14:16 2019-06-27

Women's World Cup soccer: USA defeats Netherlands 2-0 for second straight title The United States Women's National Team scored two second-half goals, defeating the Netherlands 2-0 to win its second consecutive Women's World Cup t...
13:32 2019-07-07

Swamp soccer: footballers battle it out in mud for World Cup spot – video Dozens of footballers have taken part in the Russian Swamp football cup near Saint Petersburg to earn a place in the Swamp Soccer World Cup. The cont...
15:32 2019-06-27

As U.S. women’s soccer storms through World Cup, there are more boys’ faces in the crowd At a watch party in downtown D.C., one soccer fan and youth coach noted: “There’s a greater interest also on the men’s side with the women’s game. Th...
13:48 2019-06-23

For this soccer superstar, skipping World Cup in protest was painful, lonely and necessary Ada Hegerberg, the Norwegian who was named world player of the year in 2018, sat out over frustration with her country's investment in the women's ga...
23:32 2019-08-14

Spanish police arrest soccer players for match-fixing The Spanish league says several soccer players and club executives have been arrested for suspected match-fixing       ...
10:48 2019-05-28

La Liga fined €250k for using its app to catch illegal soccer streams Spanish soccer league La Liga has been fined for inappropriately using its app to catch illegal streaming. The Spanish data protection agency charged...
00:32 2019-06-12

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped i...
03:48 2019-06-23

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equ...
20:16 2019-06-21

Soccer-Maguire move to United would be incredible business-Rodgers Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has described their England centre back Harry Maguire as a "special player" they do not want to lose but conce...
13:16 2019-08-03

Jonathan Lewis added to US soccer training camp roster CHICAGO (AP) — Colorado forward Jonathan Lewis has been added to the U.S. training camp roster ahead of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, leaving coach Gregg Be...
16:16 2019-06-02

Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffer...
08:32 2019-06-08

Soccer store low on letters of Rapinoe’s name as jersey sales soar As the US women’s national soccer team heads into the World Cup finals, retailers say team merchandise is flying off shelves at record levels &...
00:00 2019-07-04

France's Women Are On A Mission To Establish Worldwide Soccer Dominance If the 100 percent non-existent aliens that purportedly flit about Earth’s skies were in fact real, and if they somehow mustered enough gumption in t...
12:00 2019-06-04

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
00:16 2019-06-06

Attacks on referees on the rise in German amateur soccer leagues The German Football Association has said thousands of referees were verbally and physically attacked during the 2018/2019 season. Players also suffer...
16:16 2019-07-09

Soccer - MLS bans Torres for 10 matches over failed drug test Major League Soccer on Friday said that it was suspending Panamanian Roman Torres for 10 games after the Seattle Sounders defender tested positive fo...
21:16 2019-08-02

Girls in Cameroon defy prejudice to pursue soccer dreams YAOUNDE – When Gaelle Asheri first started playing soccer in the dirt streets near her home in Cameroon’s capital, she was the only girl on the...
18:00 2019-05-22

Spain’s pro clubs are investing in women’s soccer, and it’s paying off in the World Cup Though the national team's hopes of upsetting the top-ranked Americans on Monday in the World Cup are thin, it is a rising power after years of negle...
16:00 2019-06-21

How Mexico's soccer team conquered the hearts (and wallets) of America Over the years, the popularity of Mexico's national team in the home of its CONCACAF archrival has come to form a part of the American sports fabric....
21:16 2019-06-27

Norway's government defeated by wide margin (on the soccer pitch) The Norwegian government suffered a heavy defeat on Thursday, but it was on the football pitch rather than in parliament as a team of recovering addi...
21:00 2019-08-08

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social iss...
23:32 2019-07-09

Soccer: England women beat Denmark 2-0 in World Cup warm-up England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate warm-up match before the women's World Cup, with goals from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott in either half...
20:16 2019-05-25

Soccer: France women beat Thailand 3-0 in World Cup warm-up A late rally from France in the second half helped the women's World Cup hosts to overcome a stiff challenge from Thailand to win 3-0 in a warm-up ma...
20:16 2019-05-25

U.S. Team and Soccer Federation Agree to Mediation in Pay-Equity Suit The U.S. Soccer Federation and the 28 players in the U.S. women’s soccer team player pool suing it for pay discrimination have tentatively agreed to ...
16:16 2019-06-21

U.S. women’s soccer is relentless — and unapologetic — in World Cup-record rout of Thailand After the 13-0 demolition, the U.S. coach and players defended keeping up the attack after the outcome was certain. "You can’t feel bad for scoring a...
07:32 2019-06-12

Canadian broadcaster says she received death threats over US women's soccer criticism A Canadian sports broadcaster said she received death threats over her criticism of the U.S. women’s national soccer team following the Americans’ bl...
17:48 2019-06-12

Soccer: Hegerberg 'mentally broken' by Norway national team experience Women's Ballon d'Or winner Ada Hegerberg says she quit the Norwegian national team after being left "mentally broken" and suffering nightmares, but h...
20:48 2019-06-05

U.S. soccer cruises past Chile, points toward tougher World Cup tests It didn't equal their record-setting opening rout, but the Americans performed with ferocity and expertise while showing off their depth in clinching...
21:48 2019-06-16

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in Februar...
19:48 2019-06-11

Visa expands women's soccer effort ahead of World Cup Visa will be the presenting sponsor of the player of the match award at the Women's World Cup in France, agreed to a five-year sponsorship with ...
09:32 2019-05-30

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last mo...
16:48 2019-06-05

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the cas...
01:32 2019-07-23

Soccer: Record home crowd as Scotland women beat Jamaica 3-2 Scotland beat fellow World Cup finalists Jamaica 3-2 at Hampden Park in a pre-tournament friendly on Tuesday in front of a record home crowd for thei...
02:48 2019-05-29

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charges in Las Vegas Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the cas...
17:48 2019-07-22

Biggest event in international soccer is missing world's best player Ada Hegerberg, the inaugural winner of women's Ballon D'Or, hasn't played for Norway since 2017 in protest over gender inequity in soc...
14:32 2019-06-11

Soccer: Rain in Rennes interrupts Sweden-Chile World Cup clash Torrential rain and lightning forced Sweden and Chile from the field with the score 0-0 in the 72nd minute of their women’s World Cup Group F encount...
14:32 2019-06-11

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup hold...
12:16 2019-06-18

Real Madrid unseat Man United as most valuable soccer team -Forbes Real Madrid unseated Manchester United as the world's most valuable soccer club, according to the annual list https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeozania...
07:16 2019-05-30

Jill Ellis’s dad has U.S. soccer in his heart and an English football anthem in his head The father of the coach and naturalized American sings "You'll Never Walk Alone," the anthem of Liverpool FC, before every U.S. women's soccer match....
17:32 2019-06-29

Argentina soccer head loses FIFA post over critical comments South American soccer body CONMEBOL has removed Argentina's Claudio Tapia from his seat on the decision-making FIFA council after his critical r...
15:48 2019-07-23

Soccer: French women's team moves out of training camp to make way for men PARIS - The French men's soccer team has moved into the national training camp ahead of a weekend friendly, forcing the women's squad to leave their ...
09:32 2019-05-30

Soccer: South Africa captain Van Wyk backs VAR, but says gray areas remain South Africa captain Janine van Wyk has backed the use of Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in football, but believes it is only "fair to an extent" and ...
06:48 2019-06-10

China’s Soccer Push Takes a New Tack: Naturalizing Foreign Players Nico Yennaris, a 26-year-old midfielder with little pedigree in Britain, became the first foreign-born player to be called up by China’s national tea...
20:16 2019-05-30

Spanish Soccer Icon José Antonio Reyes Killed In Car Crash Jose Antonio Reyes, former Sevilla, Atletico Madrid and Arsenal winger died in a car crash on Saturday. Sevilla FC, Reyes’s boyhood club, confirmed t...
17:32 2019-06-01

Missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili’s body found The body of Swiss national soccer team player Florijana Ismaili was recovered Tuesday, three days after she went missing in a swimming accident in It...
11:00 2019-07-03

Soccer: Lyon women inspire France in perfect World Cup opener As expected, the Olympique Lyonnais women carried France to a comprehensive 4-0 win against South Korea in their World Cup opening game on Friday, se...
10:16 2019-06-08

US soccer falls to Jamaica, 2nd home loss vs. Caribbean nation since 1969 WASHINGTON — Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition o...
07:48 2019-06-06

Soccer star Neymar accused of rape, Brazilian police document says A Brazilian police document says a woman accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. His father calls the incident "a setup." ...
07:32 2019-06-02

Twenty years ago, the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup and changed the sport The dramatic victory by the American team over China in 1999 elevated soccer's profile in the United States, prompting girls and boys alike to start ...
17:48 2019-06-07

Free From Their Sexist, Tyrannical Former Manager, Spain Can Finally Just Play Soccer They say that when God closes a door, he opens a window, and that wisdom is knowing to stop worrying about the closed door and start taking advantage...
16:32 2019-06-06

German police detain 16 English soccer fans after mass brawl BERLIN (AP) — Police in the western German city of Duesseldorf have detained 16 men following a mass brawl between English soccer fans. Officers were...
07:48 2019-06-07

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrim...
08:48 2019-06-22

Google has made a virtual soccer pitch to train AIs to play football Google has created a virtual soccer training pitch for AIs to use to learn how to play football. The AIs will need to learn short-term control and hi...
13:32 2019-07-03

U.S. men's soccer gets its revenge, blows out Trinidad and Tobago in CONCACAF Gold Cup It was the first match between the nations since Oct. 10, 2017, when the USMNT, needing only a tie to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, lost 2-1  ...
23:32 2019-06-22

Soccer: Inaugural Nations League finals a wide-open contest Still something of a novelty, UEFA's inaugural Nations League tournament reaches its final stage with a four-team mini-competition in Portugal this w...
08:32 2019-06-03

Boston's baseball blueprint has brought soccer silverware back to Liverpool Liverpool has put itself back at the head of European soccer's top table after securing a sixth Champions League success and the team's Ame...
11:16 2019-06-03

Megan Rapinoe says ‘not many, if any’ US women's soccer players would attend White House U.S Women’s National Team forward Megan Rapinoe said Saturday that she believes that “not many, if any” of her teammates would visit the White House ...
12:48 2019-07-06

Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, ra...
16:32 2019-06-06

Watch Live: U.S. women's soccer team parade in NYC 'Canyon of Heroes' The U.S. women's soccer team will be honored along New York City's "Canyon of Heroes" Wednesday morning during a ticker tape parade, three days after...
11:32 2019-07-10

Soccer: Three nations show interest to host women's Asian Cup 2022 India, Taiwan and Uzbekistan have expressed their interest in hosting the women's Asian Cup in 2022, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on S...
11:32 2019-06-01

Soccer: Gwinn wins it as Germany beat China 1-0 in their World Cup opener Germany's teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as the two-time world champions edged past China 1-0 on Saturday to kick off th...
11:48 2019-06-08

Afghanistan Seeks To Arrest Top Soccer Figure Amid Sex Abuse Allegations Afghan officials issued an arrest warrant Sunday for former Afghan soccer chief Keramuddin Keram, amid an investigation into allegations he had sexua...
01:48 2019-06-10

U.S. women's soccer team plans five-game World Cup victory tour The United States women's soccer team will face Ireland in the first match of a five-game USA victory tour after claiming the 2019 FIFA Women's World...
00:16 2019-07-13

Afghanistan Moves to Arrest Soccer Chief on Sexual Abuse Charges The Afghan authorities issued a warrant for Keramuddin Keram, a powerful former warlord, a day after FIFA barred him for life and fined him about $1 ...
07:16 2019-06-09

Gold Cup 2019 live stream: how to watch every soccer match online from anywhere Held every two years, the CONCACAF Gold Cup pits the best international soccer teams from North America, Central America, and the Caribbean against e...
17:16 2019-06-18

Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili missing after swimming accident GENEVA — Switzerland forward Florijana Ismaili is missing after getting into difficulties while swimming in Italy. Swiss side Young Boys Bern says it...
11:16 2019-06-30

Soccer: Parris and White strike to give England victory over Scotland England's Nikita Parris and Ellen White scored first-half goals as the Lionesses defeated neighbors Scotland 2-1 on Sunday to make a strong start to ...
16:32 2019-06-09

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Ja...
14:48 2019-06-30

France detains soccer great Platini in 2022 World Cup probe French police investigating whether corruption played a role in the stunning decision to award the 2022 World Cup to the desert nation of Qatar have ...
18:32 2019-06-18

Ex-USC soccer coach and accountant plead guilty in college admissions scandal A former University of Southern California coach who took bribes to get students into the school and the accountant who made the scam look legitimate...
01:48 2019-06-28

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of a...
05:00 2019-06-02

Soccer team apologizes for inviting stripper into locker room for celebration A Spanish soccer club was forced to apologize this week after a video surfaced of a stripper performing in the team’s locker room as players were cel...
19:32 2019-05-31

Tennis players stop mid-game to show off impressive soccer skills A tennis match between Benoit Paire and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga took a bizarre turn Tuesday when both players decided to show off their soccer skills in t...
11:16 2019-06-19

Soccer: Neymar ruled out of Copa America after Brazil beat Qatar Brazil's 2-0 friendly win over Asian champions Qatar in Brasilia on Wednesday came at a heavy cost after they lost striker Neymar for this month's Co...
04:32 2019-06-06

Yachts, Soccer and Cigars! Inside Joe Jonas' Bachelor Party in Ibiza Joe Jonas recently celebrated at a bachelor party with his bros as he and Sophie Turner count down the days to their overseas wedding. The 29-year-o...
00:16 2019-06-01

A #MeToo Wave Hits Global Soccer as the Women’s World Cup Begins Allegations of sexual misconduct against influential men have been made in several countries and include an accusation against a top-ranking official...
19:16 2019-06-07

Trump Praises US Women's Soccer Team On Win, Days After Spat With Captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inv...
02:16 2019-07-08

Soccer: Spanish players, officials held on suspicion of match-fixing Spanish police arrested several first- and second-division soccer players and officials on Tuesday on suspicion of forming a match-fixing group to pr...
12:32 2019-05-28

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on ...
03:32 2019-05-26

We Can't Stop Watching Prince William Cheer on This Winning Soccer Team Prince William makes for quite the entertaining ultimate fan. The royal spent some time in the stands on Monday at the 2019 EFL Championship play-o...
01:48 2019-05-28

Various Spanish soccer players arrested on match fixing charges: El Pais A number of first and second division soccer players have been arrested in Spain over suspicions of forming a criminal organization dedicated to matc...
05:00 2019-05-28

Beitar Jerusalem: Soccer club owner ready to sue 'racist' fans He's a soccer player named Ali Mohamed. He's a Christian from Niger but because his name sounds Muslim, that's enough for some soccer fans to want to...
10:48 2019-07-24

Judge Sets May 2020 Trial Date in U.S. Women’s Soccer Lawsuit The date set by the judge is at least six months earlier than both sides had requested, and could see the trial disrupt the team’s preparations for t...
18:00 2019-08-19

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still gett...
18:16 2019-05-24

Watch: U.S. soccer star Christian Pulisic scores first two goals for Chelsea U.S. men's soccer star Christian Pulisic scored his first -- and second -- goal in a Chelsea uniform in the Blues' 5-3 friendly win against FC Red Bu...
21:00 2019-08-01

Soccer stadium vendor accused of serving leftover beer to patrons Footage captured shows a vendor at the Territorio Santos Modelo in Mexico appears to show the worker pouring leftover beer into a bucket behind the c...
16:48 2019-08-02

Two guilty of taking photos of body of dead soccer player Sala Two workers from a British CCTV firm pleaded guilty on Friday to accessing graphic mortuary footage, later circulated on social media, of the body of...
14:32 2019-08-09

UEFA aims to double number of women soccer players by 2024 European soccer's governing body UEFA launched a five-year plan for women's soccer on Friday, aiming to double the number of women and girls playing ...
07:16 2019-05-23

FIFA bans South Sudanese official for taking soccer money The only African soccer federation leader to publicly support Gianni Infantino's successful FIFA presidential campaign in 2016 has been banned f...
11:16 2019-05-24

World Cup Stars and Cheap Tickets. Will Fans Now Care About Women’s Pro Soccer? Fourteen million Americans watched the World Cup final, yet some National Women’s Soccer League teams average only a few thousand fans at their games...
07:16 2019-08-01

This 6-foot-8 teen chose soccer over volleyball as a kid. Finally, he listened to his mother. Francesco Sani, who is one of four players from the East Coast playing for the U.S. in the Under-19 World Championships, learned the game from his mo...
15:48 2019-08-20

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairnes...
03:16 2019-05-25

Spanish Soccer Team Celebrates Promotion With Awkward Postgame Strip Tease With their season-capping win on Saturday, soccer club Esportiu Llançà won promotion from Catalonia’s third division (Spain’s seventh tier overall) t...
16:16 2019-05-30

Olympian soccer player found dead in Colombia days after being reported missing An Olympian soccer player, who represented Colombia in the 2016 Rio Games, was found dead Wednesday several days after she had been reported missing,...
18:32 2019-05-24

Soccer: Cristiane scores hat-trick as Brazil sink Jamaica for perfect start Brazil's Cristiane became the oldest player to score a hat-trick in the women's World Cup as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over de...
16:32 2019-06-09

Soccer Star Allie Long's Wedding Ring Stolen in Hotel Burglary After attending the 2019 ESPYS in Los Angeles on Wednesday, Allie Long returned to her hotel and discovered that her room had been burglarized. The...
11:16 2019-07-12

Soccer: Beyond World Cup, U.S. team eyes bigger trophy - support for women's game The U.S. women's national soccer team on Tuesday launch their bid for a fourth World Cup, but beyond lifting the trophy the squad are also aiming for...
11:16 2019-06-11

Argentine soccer club River Plate takes in winter homeless people The River Plate football team has welcomed homeless people to shelter from the winter cold in their stadium. Freezing temperatures have been forecast...
08:00 2019-07-04

Soccer: Southeast Asia to launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup - Thai PM Southeast Asian countries will jointly bid to host the World Cup in 2034, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Sunday, after meetings betwee...
10:32 2019-06-23

Megan Rapinoe stands tall, and women’s soccer gets a showcase, as U.S. beats France Rapinoe — the focal point of attention on the field by her exploits and off it for her outspoken opinions — scored twice and the defending champions ...
01:16 2019-06-29

Police probe as soccer star Neymar uses social media against rape claim Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman’s allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts.       &...
07:16 2019-06-03

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his ...
17:32 2019-05-30

FIFA 20’s Volta hands-on — Chaotic street play comes to video game soccer Electronic Arts is spicing up its FIFA 20 video game this year with Volta Football, a new way to play with three-on-three street soccer games.Read Mo...
23:00 2019-08-08

Hope Solo adds to US women's soccer celebration controversy over Thailand win: 'I think it was unnecessary' Former U.S. women’s soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo stirred more controversy Thursday adding to the criticism of her former team that their celebrations ...
19:32 2019-06-13

Argentine soccer giant River opens stadium to homeless as winter bites Argentine soccer club River Plate opened the doors of its Monumental stadium on Wednesday to give shelter to people living on the streets, as tempera...
01:32 2019-07-04

Soccer Star Megan Rapinoe's 'Biggest, Baddest, Coolest' Tech Toys The co-captain of the U.S. women’s national team—out to win its fourth World Cup this summer—on her perfectionist quest for sneakers and her monster ...
20:48 2019-05-29

Kashmiri soccer players anxious over communications crackdown, lose touch with families For the Real Kashmir Football Club, known as the Snow Leopards, this has been a tough week, which is saying something for a team based in one of the ...
14:32 2019-08-09

International Champions Cup: Schedule, TV info to watch top European club soccer teams For the seventh consecutive summer, the build-up to the 2019-20 European domestic club soccer campaign is taking place primarily in the U.S.  &...
22:32 2019-07-16

Opinion: U.S. soccer team bench a lot like White Walkers, and that should scare World Cup foes Americans will have luxury of bringing in players like Carli Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh as subs at the World Cup next month in France. &...
22:32 2019-05-26

Italian soccer star scores country’s first hat trick at Women’s World Cup in 5-0 win over Jamaica Italian striker Cristiana Gieralli made history on Friday when she scored her country’s first hat trick – three goals – at a Women’s World Cup tourna...
15:32 2019-06-14

U.S. women's soccer jersey sets sales record amid World Cup fervor The U.S. women's national soccer team added wattage to its World Cup star power on Monday as sports apparel-maker Nike said the team's home jersey ...
17:16 2019-07-01

US women's soccer staffers stoke controversy after appearing at England's hotel before match The U.S. women’s soccer team has come under fire after England’s coach learned American staffers visiting their team’s hotel prior to their upcoming ...
12:32 2019-07-01

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report. ...
00:00 2019-08-08

Former college soccer player charged with threatening dozens of athletes after gambling losses Crime doesn't pay, and reportedly neither did Addison Choi's sports bets -- so federal prosecutors say the former college soccer player-turned-gambli...
14:48 2019-05-30

European soccer posts record revenues with the English Premier League leading the way The 92 professional soccer teams in the English Premier League (EPL) and the three divisions below have amassed a record £5.8 billion ($7.3 billion) ...
04:00 2019-05-30

FIFA vice president discusses the Women’s World Cup and parity in the game of soccer As the summer of soccer approaches, Victor Montagliani, the vice president of FIFA Women’s World Cup and president of CONCACAF Gold Cup reflected on ...
19:32 2019-05-31

Emiliano Sala mortuary photos: Two plead guilty after soccer star’s death A pair of Britons pleaded guilty Friday to accessing graphic mortuary footage of the body of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala. The footage was l...
12:48 2019-08-09

German soccer club chairman faces calls to quit over racist comments The chairman of a leading German football club is under growing pressure to resign after making racist comments about African people during a speech ...
20:48 2019-08-06

U.S. women's soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 in Los Angeles adding Best Team t...
04:32 2019-07-11

Body of missing Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili, 24, discovered, officials say The body of Swiss soccer player Florijana Ismaili was found Tuesday after she was reporting missing following a “swimming accident” on a lake in Ital...
17:32 2019-07-03

English soccer fans slam Alex Morgan’s tea gesture over ‘poor technique’ "My biggest issue with Alex Morgan's celebration is that it was v.poor tea drinking technique. You don't throw it back like that, unless you want a f...
18:48 2019-07-03

27 incredible photos of the US women's soccer team that just dominated Netherlands in the World Cup final Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images The US Women's National Team, or the USWNT, dominated the Netherlands on Sunday to win their second straight Wom...
10:32 2019-07-08

How model Kinsey Wolanski, boyfriend pulled off $4 million X-rated soccer stunt Kinsey Wolanski is the X-rated prankster who pulled off her biggest stunt so far by streaking during the Champions League final. With the world watch...
19:16 2019-06-04

US women's soccer star Rose Lavelle dressed up as Mia Hamm for school project Rose Lavelle scored a key goal during the U.S. victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday and her grammar school took noti...
20:48 2019-07-08

Juventus soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo avoids criminal rape charges in US The current captain of the Portugal national soccer team had been accused of raping Kathryn Mayorga in Las Vegas in 2009. He still faces a civil comp...
18:16 2019-07-22

Usain Bolt baffles Liverpool legend, scores in charity soccer game Former Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt tricked former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher before scoring a goal during UNICEF's Soccer Aid charity game at Sta...
11:32 2019-06-17

FIFA Bars Afghan Soccer Chief for Life After Sexual Assault Accusations Soccer’s governing body said Keramuddin Keram had been found guilty “of having abused his position and sexually abused various female players, in vio...
11:16 2019-06-08

Watch: Alligator with soccer ball stuck in mouth rescued in South Carolina A pair of wildlife trappers were called to a South Carolina retention pond for an unusual rescue involving an alligator with a soccer ball stuck in i...
14:16 2019-07-09

Soccer Star Neymar Denies Rape Accusation and Releases Messages From Accuser A woman, who said she met the soccer star on Instagram, is accusing Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel room last month. He took to Instagram to ac...
10:48 2019-06-02

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the ...
13:16 2019-06-08

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for...
00:16 2019-06-04

Tehran Authorities Released Four Women Who Were Arrested For Sneaking Into A Soccer Match Dressed Like Men On Saturday, Iranian authorities released four women on bail who were arrested for trying to circumvent the ban on women entering soccer stadiums in ...
18:48 2019-08-18

Women's pro soccer player Toni Pressley being treated for breast cancer Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley, 29, had surgery Friday and has been put on NWSL team's disabled list.       ...
00:00 2019-08-08

Soccer: Spain and Portugal analyze joint bid for 2030 World Cup, no mention of Morocco Spain and Portugal are to start an in-depth analysis of whether to bid for the 2030 World Cup, they said on Saturday, without making any mention of M...
10:16 2019-06-08

Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down MADRID (AP) — Spanish soccer federation says national team coach Luis Enrique is stepping down. The post Spanish soccer federation says national team...
10:32 2019-06-19

Sex, drugs and soccer: Diego Maradona film shines light on Napoli years An unacknowledged son, photo ops with the mafia and humongous cocaine binges: it's incredible that Diego Maradona found time to become the greatest f...
09:16 2019-06-12

Alleged Neymar rape: Brazilian woman says she was left 'traumatized' by soccer star A Brazilian woman who has accused Neymar of rape has broken her silence to provide a detailed account of the evening she spent with the Brazilian soc...
16:16 2019-06-06

Ex-soccer star Hope Solo reveals painful details of miscarriage with twins In a magazine interview, former USWNT goalkeeper Hope Solo revealed that she was "hours from dying" after a 2018 miscarriage with twins.   ...
08:32 2019-06-12

Thief steals soccer star Daniel Sturridge’s dog – an Instagram famous Pomeranian Someone broke into the home of British soccer player Daniel Sturridge and decided to swipe his beloved Pomeranian — and he’s not taking i...
21:16 2019-07-09

Today's Internet Artifact Is Tiny Rose Lavelle Doing Soccer Tricks To Eurythmics Before Rose Lavelle was a World Cup champion, a bronze ball winner, or a USWNT player, she was a kid doing totally sick soccer tricks in her backyar...
21:32 2019-07-09

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age. ...
22:16 2019-07-07

Thailand’s Wild Boars Soccer Team Marks One Year Since Going Missing in a Cave (MAE SAI, Thailand) — When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they did...
01:16 2019-06-24

Brazil soccer team fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener South America's soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America's opening match in Sao Paulo.  ...
11:00 2019-06-28

Mexico beats U.S. men's national soccer team in Concacaf Gold Cup final The USMNT didn't follow the example of the World Cup-winning women. Instead, it was dealt a reality check by Mexico in the Gold Cup final. ...
02:00 2019-07-08

A 96-year-old World War II veteran nails national anthem before USA-Mexico soccer match 96-year-old WWII veteran Pete DuPré brought down the house when he performed the national anthem on his harmonica before the USA-Mexico match....
20:32 2019-05-27

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women's soccer team to help close pay gap Procter & Gamble and its Secret deodorant, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equ...
17:32 2019-07-14

Colombian Soccer Player Found Dead Days After Family Reported Her Missing Leidy Asprilla, a 22-year-old soccer player who had represented Colombia in youth international tournaments, was found dead off the side of a road ye...
05:16 2019-05-24

Ex-USC soccer coach reverses course, agrees to plead guilty in college admissions scandal Ali Khosroshahin, a former women's soccer coach at USC, has agreed to plead guilty to racketeering charges for taking bribes from Rick Singer. ...
17:16 2019-06-03

Rapinoe says US women's soccer team would be 'very happy to accept' Schumer's invite to Senate The U.S. women's soccer team's star forward Megan Rapinoe told reporters Monday that the team would be “very happy to accept” Senate Minority Leader ...
23:48 2019-07-08

UPDATE 4-Nike 'very concerned' about rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar Nike Inc is "very concerned" about a rape accusation against Brazilian soccer star Neymar, the world's largest sportswear maker said on Thursday, ra...
22:48 2019-06-06

US soccer star Carli Lloyd sent message to critics with golf-clap celebration Carli Lloyd knocked in the first of her two goals to help the U.S. defeat Chile on Sunday and after the first one, she celebrated with a resounding g...
09:32 2019-06-17

That's the Tea! Sophie Turner Interrupts Honeymoon to Defend Soccer Star Alex Morgan Sophie Turner has interrupted her honeymoon with Joe Jonas to deliver an important message, a message of support for U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan. O...
15:32 2019-07-05

Alexi Lalas: US women's national soccer team players deserve as much money as possible The argument in favor of better pay for the US Women's National Soccer team was revived after their mammoth win against Thailand in the 2019 World Cu...
17:48 2019-06-12

Trump, putting aside Rapinoe's attack, congratulates women's soccer team on World Cup win President Trump unequivocally congratulated the United States women's soccer team after its repeat World Cup win on Sunday -- putting aside, at least...
16:32 2019-07-07

Brazilian soccer star Neymar denies rape allegation, claims extortion Neymar posted a long video on his Instagram page, in which he denied all the accusations against him, claimed to be a victim of extortion, lamented t...
13:00 2019-06-02

Trump administration cuts English classes, soccer and legal aid for migrant children at shelters The Trump Administration is cutting English classes, recreational activities and legal aid for unaccompanied minors living in migrant shelters. ...
22:16 2019-06-05

Watch: Brazil soccer star Neymar says he is 'accused of rape' in social media video Brazilian soccer star Neymar Jr. posted a video over the weekend on social media, telling his fans that he has been "accused of rape" and denying the...
19:16 2019-06-03

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European ...
19:32 2019-05-21

US soccer star Megan Rapinoe preemptively declines White House invite: 'I have no interest' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe became another player on the U.S. women’s team who preemptively opted out of visiting the White House should the team win t...
12:32 2019-05-30

In Iraqi holy city, row over female violinist at soccer match shows social rift The match should have been cause for young Iraqis to celebrate. Their national team beat Lebanon 1-0 in the first competitive international hosted by...
12:00 2019-08-07

Ellen DeGeneres and Other Stars Cheer U.S. Women's Soccer Team's 2019 World Cup Victory USA! USA! USA! The U.S. Women's Soccer team beat The Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title with a 2-0 victory on Sunday. This mar...
14:48 2019-07-07

Manchester United disgusted by 'racial abuse' aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba Premier League club Manchester United says it is disgusted at "racial abuse" aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba during a draw with Wolverhampton in Wolv...
15:16 2019-08-20

Nike worried about Neymar rape allegation — soccer star denies, claims extortion A woman alleged in an interview with Brazilian SBT TV that Neymar raped her in a Paris hotel room last month. The soccer star has denied the allegati...
20:00 2019-06-06

US women's soccer forward Jessica McDonald performs cool handshake with son before France match U.S. women’s soccer forward Jessica McDonald and her seven-year-old son appear to have an inseparable bond that has been warming many hearts ahead of...
16:32 2019-06-28

Taylor Swift salutes soccer star Alex Morgan at Teen Choice Awards U.S. soccer star Alex Morgan introduces Taylor Swift to accept the icon award, then Swift speaks about gender equality.     ...
16:00 2019-08-12

Soccer player Sala and pilot likely exposed to carbon monoxide before fatal crash: report Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala's blood showed high levels of carbon monoxide, air accident investigators said on Wednesday, and it was likely ...
21:32 2019-08-14

Thai soccer team marks one year since going missing in cave with marathon, bike event When the 12 young boys and their soccer coach walked into a cave complex in northern Thailand a year ago Sunday, they didn’t know their lives were go...
18:00 2019-06-23

Watch a Portuguese soccer team score a goal 13 seconds into match ... without touching ball Sporting Clube de Portugal's U-17 team managed to score a goal 13 seconds into its match against União Almeirim without touching the bal...
02:16 2019-08-22

Spanish soccer club prints slurs on jersey backs to combat racial abuse A Spanish soccer team printed racial slurs on the back of their jerseys Sunday in an effort to take a stand against the abuse they receive while they...
12:48 2019-05-29

Kristy Swanson: US women's soccer players should visit White House, leave politics out of it Actress Kristy Swanson has argued against the U.S. Women's Soccer Team's decision not to visit the White House in protest to President Trump's admini...
11:48 2019-07-10

A Massachusetts police department is asking the public to refrain from criminal activity because it is 'straight up hot as soccer balls out there' REUTERS/Jonathan Alcorn A massive heat wave is gripping half of the country, and as of Friday nearly 200 million people were under a heat advisory. ...
05:16 2019-07-22

Opinion: Why US-France World Cup match is biggest game in women's soccer history Friday’s quarterfinal between the USWNT and the World Cup host, France, carries a significance that reaches well beyond our country.  ...
01:32 2019-06-28

US women's soccer forward Jessica McDonald shares heartwarming video of her reuniting with son in France U.S. women’s soccer forward Jessica McDonald shared a heartwarming video Tuesday of her son arriving in Paris ahead of the team’s Women’s World Cup q...
12:32 2019-06-27

The USWNT's Blowout Of Thailand Inspires Indignant Pearl-Clutching From Canadian Soccer Pundits A self-serious, chiding, in all likelihood jealous quartet of talking heads went on Canadian TV yesterday and, in discussing what they characterized ...
17:16 2019-06-12

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges over rape claims, prosecutors say Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo won't face criminal charges related to a decade-old sexual assault allegation against him, prosecutors announced on Mon...
01:48 2019-07-23

Women's World Cup: From penalty kicks to yellow cards, basic soccer rules explained Whether you’re watching the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, or your buddy’s soccer game, keeping all the rules in-check can be frustra...
15:32 2019-06-06

Donald Trump criticizes Megan Rapinoe after US soccer captain's White House jibe President Donald Trump has warned Megan Rapinoe not to "disrespect" the United States flag. The US captain has said ahead of the US's quarterfinal ag...
19:48 2019-06-27

Egyptian Soccer Player Kicked Off National Team After Getting Exposed As A Sex Pest On Social Media The Egyptian national soccer team, currently competing in the African Cup of Nations, announced today that they have booted midfielder Amr Warda out ...
12:48 2019-06-27

Mastercard cancels ad campaign for Brazil soccer star Neymar after rape accusation: report Mastercard has canceled an advertising campaign featuring Brazilian soccer star Neymar, after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel, new...
15:16 2019-06-06