• A snap shot of professional leagues
    The correlation between the population of a country and its number of professional teams is rather a weak one.
  • U.S. women's view from top: It's only the starting point
    A little more than seven months out from the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, the USA is on top of its game.
  • World Cup-bound: U.S. women get stronger and Concacaf gets weaker
    You have to go all the way back to 1994 to find an easier path the USA had to the Women's World Cup.
  • Substitution and beyond
    The Laws of the Game allow three types of substitution. In American soccer's ranks, though there are variations on the standard rules.