Several very young players are making strong cases as Gregg Berhalter works on expanding his player pool. Read the whole story
The teen is one of four Americans who've played in the UEFA Champions League for teams for which they never made a league appearance. Read the whole story
June 10. Portugal (in Houston, Texas). Lost to Russia in Euro 2022 playoff in April.
June 13. Jamaica (in Austin, Texas). Bunny Shaw has 20 goals for France's Bordeaux.
June 16. Nigeria (in Houston, Texas). Randy Waldrum is new Super Falcons head coach.
Note: June 10 and June 13 dates will feature doubleheaders. June 13 matches will be first at new Q2 Stadium.
The other seed to fall in the third round was No. 4 Stanford, which dropped a 1-0 decision to North Carolina, Read the whole story
"It's a disgrace. The Women's World Cup in France is just an illusion. You might as well organize a small tournament one weekend next May if that bothers the French federation. Bravo to all."
-- Lyon star Ada Hegerberg, the first Women's Ballon d'Or recipient, on the reported decision by the French federation to cut the Division I Arkema, the top-flight women's league, from 12 teams to 10 in 2021-22. The decision to relegate two teams but not promote any was made after the French second division season was cancelled due to a nationwide lockdown. (@AdaStolsmo in French)
Kim Crabbe, a national championship player at George Mason, in 1986 became the first Black woman called into a U.S. women's national team camp. Read the whole story
1. Soccer on TV: NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox have games on the same weekend for the first time ever By Jonathan Tannenwald (Philadelphia Inquirer)
2. NWSL expected to approve Sacramento expansion group move to San Diego: Sources By Meg Linehan (The Athletic)
3. Johnny Bench misses his Hall of Fame friends By Kurt Streeter (New York Times)