1. Canada 53-4-7
2. Mexico 40-1-1
3. China 37-10-13
4. Brazil 30-3-5
5. Japan 29-1-8
5. Norway 29-12-2
Note: W-L-T records.
U.S. Soccer has released its annual Book of Reports ahead of the 2023 AGM in San Diego March 16-18. Read the whole story
The USA outclassed Canada, which 18 months ago won the Olympic gold medal, in every part of the field. Read the whole story
"I don't know if I would say [two goals is] what I expect, but that's what I would want from her every game: two goals. It is not just the two goals. Her flair in the game, it just makes the game look
so easy sometimes. Every time I watch her play, not just in games, but in trainings, I feel like I can go back and play this game. That's how easy it looks."
-- Coach Vlatko Andonovski on Mallory Swanson, who scored both goals for the USA in the 2-0 win over Canada to open the 2023 SheBelieves Cup. Swanson has scored five goals in her first three international matches in 2023.
A recent USWNT debutant, Thompson played for Total Futbol Academy's boys team in MLS Next. Read the whole story
• Charlotte FC acquired defender Bill Tuiloma from Portland for $500,000 in 2023 GAM, $300,000 in 2024 GAM and a conditional $100,000 in 2025 GAM. Tuiloma, 27, spent six seasons with the Timbers, making 107 regular-season appearances ... Timbers forward Dairon Asprilla will be out 4-6 weeks after he underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery of his right knee ... Homegrown signing Tarik Scott suffered an ACL/MCL tear at the FC Dallas preseason camp in Spain and will be sidelined 9-12 months.
Quiz topics for the Borussia Dortmund midfielders include soccer, planets, animals and "You'll Never Walk Alone" lyrics. Read the whole story
- Christopher Busey has been named vice president of diversity, equity, inclusion and community impact to work with all leagues on their diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and community initiatives. Most recently, he was an associate professor at the University of Florida's Center for Latin American Studies and School of Teaching and Learning. He is also the CEO of Level Field Sports, a research consulting firm he founded, focusing on identifying and addressing barriers of entry to sports participation and coaching.
A sensitive reader last week lamented the negative tone of this column. In the interests of balance, we will be reporting only positive news! Read the whole story
Monza looks to continue its strong first-ever Serie A campaign while Napoli pushes to extend league lead. Read the whole story
A remarkable turnaround under rookie coach Didier Digard has ambitious Nice eyeing European qualification again. Read the whole story