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A Girls’ Soccer Team Joined the Boys’ League - And Won The Championship

AEM Lleida, an amateur Girls’ Soccer Club in Spain, joined the Boys’ Junior Regional League back in 2014. After finishing 12th place in an 18-team lea... Read More »

Fight for Equal Pay Leads to New Contract for US Women's Soccer Team, But Here's the Catch

The U.S. women's soccer team just signed a new contract with U.S. Soccer that might increase their pay by 30 percent with additional match bonuses. Th... Read More »

The Swedish Women's Soccer Team Changed Its Jersey Names to Inspirational Tweets

In a new initiative by the Swedish Football A ociation, names no longer appear on the back of jerseys worn by athletes on Sweden's women's soccer team... Read More »

US Deaf Women's National Team Needs Your Help to Defend Championship Title

In a fight to take home the trophy for the third time in a row and defend their world championship title, the U.S. Deaf Women's National Team (USDWT)... Read More »

Alex Morgan Shares Why She's Fighting for Equal Pay

By Haley Goldberg Alex Morgan may be a profe ional soccer star, but she's also facing the same i ue most U.S. women face: a gender wage gap. This mont... Read More »

Carli Lloyd: Suing US Soccer Is About "Equal Pay for Equal Play"

By Jillian Kramer In a new op-ed published in The New York Times, Olympic gold medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion Carli Lloyd gets candid ab... Read More »

On This Day 1999: Where Were You When Mia Hamm Led Team to World Cup Victory?

Even as the world saw her as best all-around women's soccer player, Mia Hamm doubted herself when her coach told her she was to take a penalty shot th... Read More »

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See How The #AllGirlsCanPlay Initiative Saved This Girl From a Forced Marriage

Soccer has brought us all kinds of inspiration over the last few weeks. We’ve seen how famous soccer stars are helping young girls build confidence th... Read More »

FIFA Women's World Cup Breaks TV Record

It's been quite the week for women in sports. First, Carli Lloyd nails a history-making flawle hat trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. Then, t... Read More »

USA Sweeps Japan in the Women's World Cup

The United States won 5-2 against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship on Sunday. Midfielder Carli Lloyd made history after scoring... Read More »

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