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Australia, New Zealand ‘Disappointed’ by Women’s World Cup Saudi Sponsorship

In a week that showcased the level of interest the FIFA Women’s World Cup has this year, the federation in charge of the event is under criticism for a report that it will be partnering with Saudi Arabia’s tourism authority as an official sponsor. The soccer governing bodies for both Australia and New Zealand, which […]

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The Australia Women's Soccer Team set their attendance record during an international friendly against the U.S. at Stadium Australia in Sydney on November 27, 2021. (Photo by Ann Odong/Football Australia)

2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Opening Match Moved to Larger Stadium

Football Australia has announced Stadium Australia will host the Matildas’ opening match of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup against the Republic of Ireland on July 20. The opening day match will see Australia play in the largest venue of the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup following significant interest for tickets. It was originally to […]

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NWSL Draft Soccer
Portland Thorns forward Sophia Smith holds the MVP trophy after the team's NWSL championship game win against the Kansas City Current on October 29, 2022, in Washington. At left is NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman, who said the league plans to expand in 2024 by two teams. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Report: NWSL Expanding to Boston, Salt Lake City and Bay Area

Salt Lake City, Utah, along with Boston and San Francisco will be the next National Women’s Soccer League expansion franchises with Salt Lake City and Bay Area teams planning to start play in the 2024 season and Boston joining as soon as the year after, reported the Wall Street Journal. Expansion of the league has […]

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United States' Christian Pulisic, right, duels for the ball with Saudi Arabia's Hattan Sultan Bahebri during a match in Murcia, Spain, on September 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Jose Breton)

U.S. to Host Expanded 2024 Copa America

The United States will host the 2024 Copa América, the traditional South American tournament involving 10 national men’s teams, which in 2024 will include six CONCACAF teams as part of a broader partnership between the confederations of North and South America in worldwide soccer. South American soccer body CONMEBOL said Friday its 10 national teams […]

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Wichita to Host NJCAA Soccer Championships in 2023 and 2024

The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced the 2023 and 2024 NJCAA Division I Men’s & Women’s Soccer Championships will be held at the Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita, Kansas. Hosted by Visit Wichita, the joint national tournaments will be played November 12–18, 2023, and November 17–23, 2024. The championships are expected to bring […]

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FC Barcelona Partners with Travel + Leisure GO

FC Barcelona has signed a partnership agreement with Orlando-based subscription travel club Travel + Leisure GO as the organization’s official Travel Club Partner in the United States. Featuring bookable itineraries, Travel + Leisure GO is a membership for frequent travelers and now, FC Barcelona fans. As part of the partnership, Travel + Leisure GO plans […]

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Portland Thorns forward Sophia Smith holds the MVP trophy after the team's NWSL championship game win against the Kansas City Current on October 29, 2022, in Washington. At left is NWSL Commissioner Jessica Berman, who said the league plans to expand in 2024 by two teams. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

NWSL Expansion Announcement Coming Soon, Commissioner Says

Long-awaited expansion plans will be announced shortly, National Women’s Soccer League Commissioner Jessica Berman said last week before the league held its annual draft at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia. The league plans to add two teams for the 2024 season. Salt Lake City, Utah, is expected to be one of the two […]

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Pro-Am Beach Soccer Events

Status The bid process is ongoing Inside Track The Pro-Am Beach Soccer has joined with a half-dozen other soccer associations to create youth and adult beach soccer events leading to the U.S. Beach Soccer National Championship. Any facility needs to have either a large beach volleyball facility (min 8 courts with lights which the poles […]

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USL Step Up

USL Creates “Step Up” Initiative to Grow Women’s Soccer

The United Soccer League has unveiled “Step Up: The Bold Next Phase in the USL’s Women’s Soccer Strategy,” an evolution of the USL’s women’s soccer strategy that is designed to maximize player potential and deliver a world-class fan experience while growing the business of USL clubs. Step Up lays out a pathway for players from […]

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U.S. Soccer to Play Canada, Brazil and Japan in 2023 SheBelieves Cup

U.S. Soccer will host the eighth annual SheBelieves Cup from February 16–22 as Brazil, Canada and Japan join the USA for the four-team international tournament with games in Orlando, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Frisco, Texas. All four nations will participate in the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup next summer and all four are ranked in […]

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