Alex Morgan

Judge Gives Approval To USWNT’s $24 Million Payout From U.S. Soccer

A federal judge in California has preliminarily approved a $24 million settlement between the U.S. women's national soccer team (USWNT) and governing body U.S. Soccer in a years-long dispute over equal pay for female athletes.

U.S. Central District of California Judge Gary Klausner granted a motion to approve the landmark settlement filed by the players on Thursday and scheduled a hearing on Dec. 5 when he is expected to give final approval to the settlement.

USWNT Will Play UEFA Champion England At Wembley In October (Probably)

The world’s best soccer team is going to Wembley, probably.

The USWNT will play England in a battle of Concacaf and UEFA champions on Friday, Oct. 7, in London, U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday. The match is contingent on England securing World Cup qualification in September, which it appears likely to do.

NWSL Players Fought Hard For In-Season Vacation — They’re Vacationing Even Harder

When the NWSL players and league agreed to a landmark first-ever Collective Bargaining Agreement in February, most of the focus was on guaranteeing players a living wage, and for good reason. But among the other benefits NWSL players carved out for themselves was a mandatory seven-day break in the middle of the season — an NWSL summer vacation. 

Tea Time With David Episode 22

This week's soccer news includes Americans transferring abroad to USWNT winning titles and the most skilled soccer tricks on social media. David is back and he gives you a rundown on the most important things that happened this summer in case you missed anything!

Drama Up North – Canadian Players Allege Malpractice, Publicly Roast Canada Soccer Association

Oh, Canada. Soccer has never looked so promising up north. Both the women's and men's teams have qualified for the World Cup and boast promising young stars like Julia Grosso and Alphonso Davies. Popularity is skyrocketing for a sport which is widely considered to be the fastest growing in Canada. With growth at an all-time high, this is a crucial time for Canada Soccer.

USWNT Needs To Find Its Shooting Boots After Mediocre 3-0 Victory Vs. Costa Rica

The USWNT secured a spot in the Concacaf W Championship final on Thursday after defeating Costa Rica 3-0.  The winner of the Concacaf W Championship will book one of two spots in the 2024 Paris Olympics. The U.S. will play the winner of Canada vs. Jamaica in the final on Monday.

USWNT vs Costa Rica Highlights

Thursday’s semifinal was frustrating at times for the USWNT as the team couldn’t put away golden opportunities. Alex Morgan failed to score two big chances in the opening 20 minutes. 

Tired Of USWNT Gear Never Available In Stores, Players Decide To Sell Their Own Merch

It seems to happen every time the U.S. women’s national team plays in a major tournament. Fans flock to stores online and in person seeking USWNT merch. Almost without fail, Nike, the U.S. Soccer Federation and other outlets quickly run out of stock, never learning from past mistakes to properly prepare for spikes in demand.

No more.

The USWNT Players Association launched its own line of USWNT merch on Thursday, taking full advantage of bargaining for their name, image and likeness rights in 2017. 

USWNT Opens Concacaf W Championship With 3-0 Win Over Haiti

Alex Morgan scored her first two international goals of the year and the U.S. women's national team took the first step toward World Cup and Olympic qualifying with a 3-0 win against Haiti in San Nicolás, Mexico, on Monday.

Morgan scored in the 16th and 23rd minutes and Midge Purce added a goal in the 84th minute as the Americans improved to 8-0-0 vs. Haiti.

USWNT vs. Haiti Extended Highlights (07/04/2022) 

Alex Morgan’s Incredible Scoring Form Has Her On Pace To Shatter NWSL Record

After all she’s been through, some might expect Alex Morgan to be slowing down at this point in her career. A two-time World Cup winner and an Olympic gold medalist, Morgan gave birth to her first child in 2020 and at the age of 32 moved to a new club in a new city to be the face of the expansion club San Diego Wave.

Instead of taking it easy a couple of weeks from her 33rd birthday, Morgan is hitting a new gear.

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