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How The Women's World Cup Works: A Guide For Everyone

In many ways, the Women’s World Cup is a lot like its male counterpart. In many ways, it isn’t. So with the tournament set to arrive this summer in France, we thought we’d explain how the Women's World Cup works in 2019.

The men’s World Cup has been around since 1930, but the women’s World Cup didn’t start until 1991. The men’s World Cup has 32 teams, the women’s just 24. The U.S. sucks at the men’s World Cup; the U.S. dominates at the Women’s World Cup.

Meet Union Omaha, The Last Remaining Third-Division Side In The U.S. Open Cup

After two long years without the U.S. Open Cup because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was the game that made us fall in love with this glorious competition all over again.     

Third-division Union Omaha — contesting just its second-ever Open Cup match — travelled to 60,000-seat Soldier Field on April 19 to take on four-time champion Chicago Fire and twice came from a goal down, including an equalizer in the 122nd-minute, to prevail in a penalty shootout.

All 2026 World Cup Stadiums In U.S., Mexico And Canada

From Mexico City to Edmonton, Los Angeles to New York, the 2026 World Cup co-hosted by the United States, Mexico and Canada will be one of the greatest spectacles in the history of sport. It’s never too early to start looking ahead to the next World Cup, especially when it will be held in our backyard. Here’s a preview of all 2026 World Cup stadiums.

The 2026 World Cup will be held in the summer of 2026 at 16-18 venues in three different countries. Three will be in Mexico, two or three in Canada and the remaining 10-12 in the U.S. 

What’s In A Name? The Giovanni In Gio Reyna

Names in and of themselves are not all that interesting. It’s the meaning behind a name, bestowed upon a child at birth, that makes it special. When Giovanni Alejandro Reyna was born in Sunderland, England, to a pair of U.S. soccer players in 2002, the future Borussia Dortmund star was given a name that proved prophetic for his footballing prowess. 

Lambeau To Welcome City And Bayern — What Other Summer Friendlies Are In USA?

When it comes to the biggest of soccer teams coming to USA 2022 and the resulting schedule of summer friendlies, it doesn't get much better than Manchester City versus Bayern Munich at 81,441-seat Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 23.

How Much Do NWSL Players Really Make? An In-Depth Look At NWSL Salaries

For the first time ever, 2022 NWSL salaries guarantee players a living wage. The NWSL and its players signed the league’s first Collective Bargaining Agreement on Feb. 1, 2022, increasing women’s soccer salaries across the board. So just how much do women’s soccer players make? The CBA, recently made public, tells us everything we need to know about NWSL salaries.

Miles Robinson Suffers Torn Achilles — Who Can Replace Starting CB At World Cup?

One of the most important things Gregg Berhalter and the USMNT established over the course of qualifying was the trusted centerback pairing of Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman. On Monday, however, Atlanta United confirmed that Robinson had suffered a ruptured left Achilles tendon during Saturday's win over the Chicago Fire.

What Countries Have Qualified For The World Cup? Complete And Updated List

Before expanding to 48 nations for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, the 2022 competition in Qatar represents the final tournament with 32 competing teams and the cutthroat qualifying cycle that comes with it. With seven months to go until kick off on Nov. 21, 2022, what countries have qualified for the World Cup?

Including the host nation of Qatar, we already know 29 of the competing teams at the 2022 World Cup, and the remaining three spots will be decided in June. We’ll keep this list updated and current for your reading pleasure.

MLS Couldn’t Have Asked For A Better Way To Win Its First Concacaf Champions League Title

SEATTLE — Nicolás Lodeiro had one thing on his mind when he scored the third and final goal to clinch the biggest win in MLS history. The Sounders captain ripped off his jersey and ran straight for the heart of what makes Seattle the best soccer town in the country: the supporters. 

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