NWSL preview: record signings, a historic stadium – and a new winner?


The season starts this weekend with two expansion teams and a number of high-profile signings. It promises to be quite a ride Moving the Goalposts: sign up for our free newsletter The National Women’s Soccer League enters its 12th regular season this weekend, starting with an afternoon game in the midwest between Kansas City Current […]

‘It’s a big vision’: are Gotham FC building a super team for the ages?


NJ/NY-based club signed four USWNT players in the off-season and are looking to be a big brand in the US and further afield As the National Women’s Soccer League prepares to launch its 12th season in March, a cascade of evolutions are afoot. Two new teams are joining the parity-driven pandemonium with Bay FC and […]

Megan Rapinoe was a great advocate. But was she a great player?


The World Cup winner’s impact off the field was undeniable. As her final game approaches, it’s time to assess her as an athlete When Megan Rapinoe’s boots grace the field at Snapdragon Stadium for the NWSL final this Saturday, they will do so for the last time in her career. Should OL Reign, where she […]

Decision day: how playoff battle shapes up in NWSL’s final round


National Women’s Soccer League’s 11th regular season concludes on Sunday and there is a lot riding on every fixture Moving the Goalposts: sign up for our free newsletter The final matches of National Women’s Soccer League’s 11th regular season take place on Sunday – aka Decision Day – and each one holds serious playoff ramifications. […]