CHICAGO (AP) — The National Women's Soccer League is moving its championship game from Portland, Oregon, to Louisville, Kentucky, at the request of players.
The Nov. 20 title match was originally scheduled to kick off at 9 a.m.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Women’s soccer leagues across Europe joined UEFA on Monday in criticizing FIFA plans for biennial men’s and women’s World Cups, claiming both would threaten how the women’s game is developing.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fifteen-year-old Olivia Moultrie scored her first professional goal on a free kick and the Portland Thorns went on to defeat the Houston Dash 3-1 on a penalty shootout after a 2-2 draw Wednesday night in the Women's International Champions Cup
The Brazilian Olympic Committee will take action against its men's soccer national team after the players refused to wear the nation's official Olympic uniform during the medal ceremony at the Tokyo Games on Saturday.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Brazil will face Spain for the Olympic gold medal in men's soccer on Saturday.
Spain beat host Japan 1-0 Tuesday with Marco Asensio scoring a curling shot in the 115th minute in Saitama.
TOKYO (AP) — Some of the unusual aspects around Olympic men's soccer are clearer when you consider Neymar's absence.
That selection decision didn't depend on Brazil, but on Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain and its Argentine coach.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Mikel Oyarzabal helped Spain into a second semifinal in a month. Brazil remains on track for a quick return to another final.
With youthful squads, Olympic men's soccer lacks the status of the European Championship or Copa America.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has become part of MLS club Sporting Kansas City's ownership group.
The Chiefs quarterback and 2018 NFL MVP had his stake in the soccer team announced Tuesday.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — The United States did what was necessary to advance at the Tokyo Olympics, it just wasn't exactly the high-flying offensive juggernaut that the Americans are known for.
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Two-time Olympic men's soccer champion Argentina was stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday.
In its first Olympic game since 2008, Australia took the lead through Lachlan Wales' tap-in the 14th minute at the Sapporo Dome.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Romania made a winning return to Olympic men's soccer after 57 years.
A 1-0 victory over Honduras was clinched by Elvin Oliva's own goal on Thursday at the Ibaraki Kashima Stadium.
YOKOMAHA, Japan (AP) — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by Everton to come to Japan.
Even if it meant doing double duty with Brazil and extending the season even further and delaying his entry into the new English club Premier League campaign.
TOKYO (AP) — An empty stadium is not how Japanese athletes imagined competing for the first time in Tokyo at their home Olympics.
At least the men's soccer team won on Thursday — a day before the opening ceremony of the pandemic-impacted games.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The owners of the Minnesota Vikings have finalized the acquisition of Orlando City, giving the Wilf family control of the MLS franchise.
The Lions announced Wednesday that brothers Mark Wilf and Zygi Wilf and their cousin, Lenny Wilf, will be managing partners.
TOKYO (AP) — A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case Monday of a beach volleyball player who could miss his first game.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Casey Stoney, who has led Manchester United in the Women's Super League for three seasons, has been hired as the new head coach of the National Women's Soccer League's expansion team in San Diego.
Kumi Yokoyama, a forward for the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League, has come out as a transgender man.
Yokoyama, who has also played for Japan's national team, came out in an interview that Racing Louisville striker Yuki Nagasato posted on her YouTube channel.
Real estate developer and financier Ted Segal has become the majority owner of both Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo and the Dash of the National Women's Soccer League.
Segal also acquired the leasing rights to BBVA Stadium.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Marta and Formiga will lead Brazil's women's soccer team at the Tokyo Olympics in what is expected to be their international swansong.
The 35-year old Marta has a silver medal from 2008, and 43-year-old Formiga has silver medals from 2004 and 2008.
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Scotland's nearly quarter-century wait is about to end.
The Scots haven't competed in a major men's soccer tournament since the 1998 World Cup in France, but that will change on Monday when the team takes on the Czech Republic at the European Championship.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) —
Brian Plotkin, an All-American at Indiana who went on to win an MLS Cup with the Columbus Crew, was named head soccer coach at Army on Thursday.
Plotkin spent the past three seasons as an assistant at Notre Dame and also served on the staffs at Dartmouth and Loyola Chicago.
Samantha Mewis is back home in the National Women's Soccer League following a stint overseas with Manchester City.
She returned to practice Tuesday with the North Carolina Courage after officially re-signing with the club.
Canada will play its next two World Cup qualifiers in the United States due to coronavirus travel restrictions.
The Canadians' road game against Aruba on June 5 will be played at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida, the Canadian Soccer Association said Monday...
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer team will play Costa Rica in an exhibition on June 9 at Sandy, Utah, the Americans' fourth match in an 11-day span designed to simulate the compacted World Cup qualifying schedule...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Thorns will host Gotham FC in the Challenge Cup tournament final before a limited number of fans on Saturday, after Oregon Gov...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. Kate Brown's office has turned down an appeal by the commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League to allow more than 100 fans at the Challenge Cup tournament final Saturday between the Portland Thorns and Gotham FC...
LYON, France (AP) — Europe's most successful women's soccer team has hired a woman as its coach for the first time with Lyon's appointment of Sonia Bompastor to replace Jean-Luc Vasseur...
MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — The breakaway Super League would set back the development of the women's game in Europe, UEFA's head of women's soccer said Tuesday.
The 12 clubs which announced they would set up a Super League on Sunday say they have plans to launch a women's competition “as soon as practicable after the start of the men’s competition.”
LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan scored and the U.S. women's national team beat France 2-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday...
CARY, N.C. (AP) — Trinity Rodman became the youngest American player to score in the National Women's Soccer League with a goal in her professional debut for the Washington Spirit on Saturday...
VERNON, Conn. (AP) — A UConn men's soccer player, already facing domestic violence charges, was arrested Monday night in Elmsford, New York, and will be charged with sexual assault when he is returned to Connecticut, authorities said...
GENEVA (AP) — Independent teams should have a place beside storied names from men’s soccer even as the women’s game develops rapidly, the organization of Europe’s top clubs said Monday...
CHICAGO (AP) — The United States men’s soccer team will play a friendly against Switzerland on May 30 at St...
LONDON (AP) — Norway’s appearance record holder, Hege Riise, will temporarily take over as coach of the England women’s national soccer team following Kristie Mewis became the unexpected star of U.S. women’s soccer this year and in the process showed the power of perseverance...
Kristie Mewis became the unexpected star of U.S. women’s soccer this year and in the process showed the power of perseverance...
Women's professional soccer players have seen wages cut or suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic in 47% of the nations surveyed by international players' union FIFPro...
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish organization has launched a virtual academy to promote diversity in sports...
The NCAA called off fall championship events — a move Thursday that does not affect major college football — because not enough schools will be competing in sports such as men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball during the first semester...
College sports programs are already being cut and more are likely on the chopping block.
The coronavirus pandemic has triggered fears of an economic meltdown on campuses around the country...
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA bans Manchester City for two seasons from Champions League.
NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has signed another sponsor to be a dedicated backer of women's soccer.
UEFA says fashion brand Esprit will supply clothes to "UEFA staff and volunteers working on site" at women's competitions through the 2021 European Championship in England.
CHICAGO (AP) — Remember the U.S. men's soccer team?
It's also playing for a trophy on Sunday, taking on Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean...
HUNTINGTON — Marshall University men's soccer has a 2019 schedule featuring seven home matches through September and the first week of October.
The stretch of games on Hoops Family Field at Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex includes Butler (Sept.
With a no-nonsense look etched on her face, Ada Hegerberg stares straight into the camera and says: "Now it's time for action...
When FIFA released its global strategy for women's soccer last year, it was met with some skepticism. But the sport's governing body is making some strides in implementing the long-range plan — against a backdrop of this summer's World Cup in France...
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Almost 90 years after men's soccer turned professional in Argentina, the women's game is still being played by amateur athletes who get little to no money for their work on the field...
LOWELL -- Owen Miller's first career goal in the 88th minute propelled the third-seeded UMass Lowell men's soccer team into the America East semifinals with a 1-0 victory against No. 6 UAlbany on Saturday evening at Cushing Field.
HUNTINGTON — Wright State University visits Marshall University for a 7 p.m. Tuesday men's soccer non-conference match on Hoops Family Field at Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children from age 3 to 12.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Marshall and UAB played a 1-1 men's soccer draw in double overtime Saturday night at BBVA Compass Field.
Marshall's record is now 2-3-2 for the season and 0-1-1 in Conference USA.