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Spirit fans launch protest amid abuse claims

A Washington Spirit fan group have launched a protest and called for club owner Steve Baldwin to step down after concerns over player welfare.

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USL unveils new pro women's soccer league

The United Soccer League will create a professional Division II women's league, the USL Super League, starting in 2023, it was announced Tuesday.

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NWSL Players Association becomes AFL-CIO affiliate

The National Women's Soccer League Players Association (NWSLPA) announced on Thursday that it has become an affiliate of the AFL-CIO.

Alex Morgan scores with first touch after returning from injury (0:42)
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USMNT, USWNT asked to equalize WC money

The U.S. Soccer Federation asked the unions of the women's and men's national teams to agree to equalize FIFA's World Cup prize money.

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Ex-U.S. women's coach Ellis to advise FIFA

FIFA has appointed former World Cup-winning coach Jill Ellis to lead the technical advisory group on the future of women's soccer.

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Freya Coombe named new Angel City manager

Angel City FC have announced Freya Coombe as its first-ever head coach, it was announced on Monday.

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USWNT star, 2-time WWC winner Lloyd to retire

Carli Lloyd officially announced her retirement from the USWNT on Monday, ending a career as the second-most-capped player in world soccer history.

NWSL defender gets dropped in a beautiful goal from Le Sommer (0:20)
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Football Manager to include women's teams

Women's football is set to be introduced into the popular video game Football Manager for the first time ever, it was confirmed on Thursday.

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Ex-Man United boss Stoney joins San Diego

Former Manchester United Women's boss Casey Stoney has been appointed as the new San Diego NWSL manager, the club announced on Wednesday.

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NZ coach: 'Outrageous' NWSL keeping 2 players

Orlando Pride and North Carolina Courage blocked the release of New Zealand internationals Ali Riley and Abby Erceg ahead of the Olympic Games.

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Thorns' Moultrie, 15, youngest to sign NWSL deal

Olivia Moultrie, 15, has signed a three-year deal with the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League, the club announced on Wednesday.

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Washington Spirit's Kumi Yokoyama comes out as transgender man (1:08)
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Spirit's Yokoyama comes out as transgender man

Washington Spirit and Japan forward Kumi Yokoyama came out as a transgender man in a video posted to Yuki Nagasato's YouTube channel on Sunday.

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Judge rules in Moultrie's favor on NWSL age rule

Olivia Moultrie, 15, has been granted a preliminary injunction to stop the National Women's Soccer League from enforcing its age rule.