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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alex Morgan Shares Why She's Fighting for Equal Pay

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

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

Carli Lloyd: Suing US Soccer Is About

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 a... Read More »

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

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 »

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

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

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 flawless hat trick in the FIFA Women's World Cup final. Then,... Read More »

USA Sweeps Japan in the Women's World Cup

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 scorin... Read More »

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