NWSL

Jordyn Huitema, Janine Beckie And Christine Sinclair Highlight Canada’s SheBelieves Cup Squad

Canada's national women's soccer team return to action next month at the SheBelieves Cup after nearly a year idling on the sidelines because of the COVID-19 pandemic with new head coach Bev Priestman naming her first squad on Monday.

Priestman, who took over the post left vacant when Dane Kenneth Heiner-Moller stepped down last November, has chosen a mix of experience and youth for her first roster.

Manchester City Is Going All-In On USWNT Stars With Yet Another American Signing

Manchester City’s transfer policy it quite transparent, but honestly it might be the smartest thing any club has ever done.

There is little doubt the two-time defending world champion USWNT is the best soccer team in the world, so it makes sense for Manchester City to throw all its money at World Cup-winning players. The Citizens signed their third American of the season on Saturday, making Abby Dahlkemper’s move official.

Dennis Rodman's Daughter Trinity Selected No. 2 In NWSL Draft

Another member of the Rodman family could be headed for the athletic spotlight.

The Washington Spirit selected forward Trinity Rodman with the No. 2 overall pick in the National Women's Soccer League draft on Wednesday. Rodman, 18, is the daughter of Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman.

The younger Rodman was due to play for Washington State before the last college soccer season was wiped out due to the coronavirus pandemic. She has played on the U.S. national under-20 women's team, and she helped lead that squad to the CONCACAF championship in March 2020.

Trinity Rodman (Daughter Of Dennis) Skipping College To Go Pro, Could Be First-Round Pick

The NWSL lost a chance to draft a generational talent when Stanford’s Catarina Macario skipped the NWSL draft to sign with Lyon on Tuesday. But Wednesday’s 2021 NWSL Draft will not be without its share of talent based on the list of eligible players the league released on Tuesday.

USWNT’s Top Prospect Snubs NWSL To Join World’s Best Club

Catarina Macario, arguably the greatest college soccer player in a generation, will not stick around in the States to become the top overall pick in Wednesday’s NWSL draft. Instead, the Stanford standout — who announced her intentions to forgo her senior season and go pro last week — signed a free-agent contract with Lyon, the European powerhouse that has won seven Champions League titles since 2011. 

The Next Big Thing In Women’s Soccer Is Going Pro — Exactly Where Remains A Question

Catarina Macario is forgoing her senior year at Stanford to go pro. That sound you hear is Racing Louisville fans celebrating — but they need not get too excited just yet.

Orlando Pride Teammates Marta And Toni Pressley Announce Engagement

Six-time FIFA Women’s Player of the Year Marta and her Orlando Pride teammate Toni Pressley announced their engagement on Monday morning through Instagram.

Marta, who’s the all-time record goalscorer in FIFA Women’s World Cup history with 17 goals, posted a photo along with the caption, “This is another chapter of the story that we are writing together.”

College Players Face Difficult Decision Ahead Of 2021 NWSL Draft

The National Women’s Soccer League recently announced the opening of player registration for the upcoming 2021 NWSL Draft. The draft will be streamed live on the NWSL’s Twitch channel on Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. ET. It's the most life-changing day for college players who are looking to continue their careers at the professional level. 

Christine Sinclair Wins Canadian Female Athlete Of The Year Award

Christine Sinclair was recently named Canadian Press Female Athlete of the Year after becoming the world's all-time leading international scorer in 2020.

Sinclair's made her mark representing Canada and made history in January while helping her national team book its ticket to the Tokyo Olympics. As someone who grew up watching Sinclair — and admiring her ability to find open space and be a threat in the attack every time she's on the ball — it's no surprise that she's continuing to be recognized for her talents. 

Mal Pugh Leaves Sky Blue FC, A Club For Which She Played 29 Minutes

A little less than a year ago, the Mal Pugh trade to Sky Blue FC upstaged the 2020 NWSL draft. The USWNT starlet left the Washington Spirit in exchange for four draft picks.

On Tuesday, Pugh was on the move again, this time sent to the Chicago Red Stars along with Sarah Killion Woldmoe for three draft picks and an international player slot. 

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