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.

Sam Kerr Has Somehow Managed To Win 7 Golden Boot Awards In The Last 6 Years

After trailing twice against Manchester United on Sunday, Chelsea stormed back to capture the 2021-22 WSL title behind two incredible Sam Kerr volleys. Kerr finished the season with 20 goals in 20 games, four more than Arsenal's Vivianne Miedema, to claim the Golden Boot — her seventh such individual prize in just six years. 

Australia's going to be a problem at next summer's World Cup with the 28-year-old Matildas captain playing like this. 

Chelsea Crowned WSL Champion After Unbelievable Sam Kerr Brace In Win Over Man United

LONDON - Chelsea won the Women's Super League with a brilliant 4-2 come-from-behind win over Manchester United on Sunday featuring two stunning volleys from Sam Kerr to secure their third straight league title and fifth in seven years.

Arsenal, who beat West Ham United 2-0, finished second on 56 points, one behind Chelsea, and Manchester City grabbed the final Champions League spot by beating Reading to finish third.

Birmingham City were the only side relegated from the 12-team division, and they will be replaced next season by Liverpool.

Crazy Free Kick Saves Coventry Women From Relegation In Final Minute Of Season

A club on the brink, a season-long comeback and one spectacular last-minute goal; during the past six months, Coventry United Ladies have endured a lifetime's worth of drama.

In mid-January, Coventry was 10 points below the relegation line in the FA Women's Championship — England's second tier — the result of a struggle that began before a single match was played.

Tobin Heath Leaves Arsenal Early; So What’s Next?

Tobin Heath's time at Arsenal is over. The USWNT star and the North London club mutually agreed to end her contract early after she suffered a minor hamstring injury ruling her out for the rest of the season, Arsenal announced Thursday. Heath signed with the club in September and the contract was to last until the end of the 2022 season.

A Timeline Of Abuse: How Women’s Soccer Coaching Hires Resulted In Decades Of Exploitation

To say 2021 was a bad year for women’s soccer in the U.S. would be an understatement of epic proportions. In October, The Athletic detailed horrifying allegations of verbal abuse and sexual coercion by N.C. Courage coach Paul Riley, sending shockwaves through the NWSL.

England, Chelsea Star Fran Kirby Leaves Game Indefinitely

Fran Kirby, two-time Women’s Player of the Year in England, is taking an indefinite leave from the game. The Chelsea and England star forward/midfielder missed full year with a heart condition in 2019-20 and will again step away from the sport to focus on her health.

Kirby, 28, made the announcement on social media on Friday evening after Chelsea coach Emma Hayes had ruled her out of the Sunday’s FA Cup semifinal against rival Arsenal. 

Liverpool Claims Title And WSL Promotion Thanks To American Katie Stengel

Since joining Liverpool in January to play under former manager Matt Beard, American striker Katie Stengel has been an unstoppable force in the FA Women's Championship, scoring six goals in 10 games and adding another in the FA Women's Cup. 

Over those 10 league matches, Liverpool has won eight and drawn two, including a 4-2 victory over second-place Bristol City on Sunday that clinched the second division title and a return to the Women's Super League following relegation in 2019-20. 

Megan Rapinoe To Harder & Eriksson: ‘Because You’re Both Beautiful, You’re Not Gay Looking, It Does Break Barriers’

Pernille Harder and Magdalena Eriksson are icons in the women’s soccer world, not just for their accomplishments on the pitch but for the way they’re openly gay in a world that isn’t always accepting of LGBTQ+ people. But even they have heroes, and this week they spoke with one of their role models, USWNT star Megan Rapinoe.

Sam Kerr Keeps Chelsea's Title Charge On Course With Clutch Stoppage Time Winner

Sam Kerr struck in stoppage time to keep alive Chelsea's Women's Super League title hopes as they snatched a 1-0 win on Sunday over a dogged Aston Villa side, but Arsenal remain top after a 3-0 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Kerr latched on to a long ball from keeper Zećira Mušović and fired home in the second minute of added time before wheeling away and taking off her shirt in celebration as second-placed Chelsea kept up the pressure on Arsenal.