Women's Soccer

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.

How Popular Is Soccer In Canada? A Lot More Than You Might Think

Most people would think of ice hockey as the most popular sport in Canada, and in a sense, you wouldn't be wrong. Hockey is among the most common Canadian stereotypes, along with maple syrup, Tim Hortons and those great Candian accents (oh yah?).

At the professional sports level, this assumption holds true as well. Canada has seven teams in the NHL versus a combined five teams in the NFL, NBA, MLB and MLS.

Not Yet Retired — Rapinoe Re-Signs With Reign

Megan Rapinoe isn’t hanging up the boots just yet. Following the lead of her fiancée, the USWNT icon is sticking around for at least one more season. Rapinoe re-signed a one-year deal to stay with the OL Reign in the NWSL, the club announced on Wednesday.

Club América Coach Craig Harrington Gets Three-Match Ban After Insulting Monterrey Players

Monday night was awful for Club América Femenil. The team lost in eloquent fashion against Monterrey, the current champion of Liga MX, and its coach Craig Harrington created a PR nightmare after seeing a red card for insulting opposing players.

USWNT Goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher Fully Recovered From Knee Injury Suffered 6 Months Ago At Olympics

United States women's national team goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher on Monday said she is fully recovered from the right knee injury she suffered during the Tokyo Olympics and returns with a newfound appreciation for the sometimes cruel sport.

The veteran player collided with a teammate while trying to intercept a crossing pass early in a 1-0 semifinal loss to Canada, and the resulting injury led to a lengthy rehab.

¡Qué Doloroso! El Brutal Corte En La Pierna Que Sufrió Mariana Cadena

Varios puntos de sutura y algunos días sin fútbol serán el recuerdo que tendrá la defensa de Rayadas, Mariana Cadena, del brutal corte que sufrió en su pierna izquierda durante el duelo de la jornada 3 del Clausura 2022 ante el América.

Lesión de Mariana Cadena

La lesión de la zaguera de melena azul ocurrió en el minuto 48 mientras peleaba un balón con Scarlett Camberos.

En principio se pensó que la americanista había golpeado a Cadena, pero en las repeticiones pareciera ser que el feo agujero lo causó la propia Cadena, con sus tachones, al momento de barrerse.

Tobin Heath Scores 92nd-Minute Equalizer In Arsenal's 1-1 Draw With Manchester City

MANCHESTER, England - Tobin Heath struck the equalizer deep into stoppage time as Arsenal snatched a 1-1 draw away to Manchester City in the Women's Super League, while Manchester United went second thanks to a 3-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur earlier on Sunday.

The draw leaves Arsenal top of the table on 26 points, two ahead Manchester United with a game in hand. Chelsea, who were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Brighton & Hove Albion, are third on 22 points, with one game in hand over Arsenal and two over United.

Two Years After Brain Tumor, Atlético's Virginia Torrecilla Makes Emotional Return To The Pitch

FC Barcelona Femení captured its first piece of silverware this season with a 7-0 hammering of Atlético Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup final. Caroline Graham Hansen got a hat-trick, Lieke Martens scored a brace and Fridolina Rolfö and Ingrid Syrstad Engen were also on the scoresheet, but more than any goal, the lasting image of the match will be Barça players hoisting Atléti midfielder Virginia Torrecilla into the air after the final whistle.

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