Women's Soccer

Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training

May 25, 2019

The Brazilian Football Federation says star forward Marta Vieira da Silva has a light left thigh muscle injury and will be in physical therapy for a week

Small blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7; cause unclear

May 24, 2019

French local officials say an explosion on a busy street in the city of Lyon has injured seven people

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup

May 10, 2019

Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form

FIFA adds new awards categories to provide gender parity

May 6, 2019

FIFA introduces gender parity for its awards by adding a women's goalkeeper category and female team of the year

Diacre defends leaving Katoto out of France's WCup squad

May 4, 2019

Coach Diacre defends leaving Katoto out of France's Women's World Cup squad

Ex-Matildas coach Stajcic signs 3-year deal at Mariners

May 1, 2019

Ex-Matildas coach Alen Stajcic has been appointed head coach of the Central Coast Mariners in Australia's A-League less than four months after being fired from the top job with the national women's team

Lyon to play Barcelona for women's Champions League title

Apr 28, 2019

Three-time defending champion Lyon will play Barcelona in the women's Champions League final

Man United seals women's 2nd-tier title in debut season

Apr 20, 2019

Manchester United has clinched the second-tier Women's Championship title with a 7-0 victory over Crystal Palace

Man United set for promotion to Women's Super League

Apr 17, 2019

Manchester United is set to play in the Women's Super League next season after securing promotion by beating Aston Villa 5-0 on Wednesday

Joint Korean bid stays in 2023 Women's World Cup host race

Apr 17, 2019

FIFA says a potential joint bid from North and South Korea remains in the race for the 2023 Women's World Cup

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