Women's Soccer

Lindsey Horan and Lyon left stunned by BS call, PK defeat to Chelsea

Lyon, the defending champions, have been knocked out of the UEFA Women's Champions League at the quarterfinal stage no thanks to an incredibly soft VAR-assisted penalty decision at 120+8' that gave undeserved life to Chelsea.

After taking a 1-0 lead in France last week thanks to Guro Reiten's lone goal, Chelsea did what they largely always do under Emma Hayes in the Champions League by disappointing for 90 minutes.

¿Qué significa el nuevo acuerdo de patrocinio exclusivo de Nike con la Liga MX Femenil?

Como una "alianza histórica". Así definió la Liga MX Femenil su acuerdo de patrocinio exclusivo con Nike, el cual será válido a partir del próximo torneo Apertura 2023.

El vínculo no es el primero que Nike firma con una liga femenina y en ese contexto pone a la Liga MX Femenil a la par con la NWSL de Estados Unidos y la WSL de Inglaterra.

¿Qué implica el acuerdo Nike Liga MX Femenil?

El patrocinio de la marca estadounidense es un compromiso para apoyar el desarrollo de una competencia que cumple seis años en 2023.

Viral Philippines kits from TikTok become real and put adidas’ garbage jerseys to shame

The new Philippines kits for the men’s national team are a work of art, literally. Created by design studio and TikTok sensation JerseyBird, the Philippines men’s national team are wearing some of the best-looking kits in the world.

Before getting the new kits, the Philippine Football Federation had a deal with Spanish sportswear company Kelme. That deal expired in January. 

Legendary national team manager Hervé Renard named France women's coach ahead of World Cup

PARIS - Hervé Renard has been named France women's coach until 2024 and will lead the team at this year's World Cup, the French federation (FFF) said on Thursday.

The 54-year-old Frenchman resigned as coach of the Saudi Arabia men's team this week after leading them to last year's World Cup in Qatar where they pulled off a shock group-stage win over eventual champions Argentina.

Older and wiser ‘Mal 3.0’ Swanson ready to lead USWNT at World Cup

NEW YORK - With a blockbuster 2023 that shows no sign of slowing down, United States forward Mallory Swanson has shed her early "wunderkind" image and unveiled what she calls a "Mal 3.0" version of herself ahead of this year's Women's World Cup.

The 24-year-old flicked her seventh goal of the year into the net at the SheBelieves Cup last month in an astonishing run that underlined her claim to a spot in the squad when the U.S. seek an unprecedented third straight World Cup title.

¡Tanto tiempo! Katie Johnson es la gran sorpresa de México Femenil para el MexTour W

La Selección Mexicana Femenil dio a conocer su lista de convocadas para los duelos que sostendrá ante Chicago Red Stars y Houston Dash en abril, ambos parte de su MexTour W por los Estados Unidos. 

La nómina de Pedro López tiene 23 nombre, entre los cuales se encuentra una que otra sorpresa. Destaca, por ejemplo, el debut de Jazmín Casarez (FC Juárez), así como el regreso de María Sánchez y Diana Ordóñez, quienes estuvieron ausentes en la última convocatoria.

Curiosamente, ambas son jugadoras del Dash, uno de los rivales de la gira.

Frida Maanum scores insane goal in upper-90 to help send Arsenal to Champions League semis

Arsenal defeated Bayern Munich 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium Wednesday to win 2-1 on aggregate in the Women’s Champions League quarterfinal.

The Gunners overcame a 1-0 first-leg deficit to reach the UWCL semifinals for the first time since 2013.

An out of this world goal from Norwegian midfielder Frida Maanum in the 19th minute sparked the comeback. 

Arsenal put together a quick succession of passes after regaining possession outside of Bayern’s box to set up Maanum. The 23-year-old took the shot first time and placed it into the top corner like an arrow.

Scarlett Camberos ficha en el Angel City FC y habla de la pesadilla que la obligó a abandonar México

El Angel City FC de la NWSL anunció este martes la contratación de la mexicoamericana Scarlett Camberos como nueva jugadora de su plantel. La extrema dejó hace unos días el Club América de la Liga MX Femenil, no porque quisiera, sino que debido a la inseguridad que sentía en medio del terrible caso de acoso digital y presencial que vive.

Mapi León's 25-yard missile fires Barcelona into Champions League semifinals

Barcelona vs. Roma was the biggest mismatch of the Women's Champions League quarterfinals on paper, and so it proved over two legs as Barça stormed to a 6-1 aggregate victory over the Italian side.

After winning 1-0 in Rome last week, Barcelona scored five at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night through Fridolina Rolfö's brace and further goals from Mapi León, Asisat Oshoala and Patri Guijarro. 

Italy international Annamaria Serturini was able to score one for La Lupa in Catalonia. 

Julie Ertz named to USWNT roster for first time since Tokyo Olympics

In an unexpected twist, Julie Ertz was named on the 26-player roster for the United States women’s national team’s pair of friendly games vs. Ireland in early April. If Ertz appears in either game, it will be her first appearance for club or country since the bronze medal match in the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 5, 2021.

Ertz has been away from the game for over a year and a half due to injuries and the birth of her child, Madden, in August 2022.