Stories By Sophie Lawson
International/ 2 years ago
Explained: The new UEFA Women’s Champions League format
Announced at the end of 2019, the new format for the UEFA Women’s Champions League has come into effect this season...
A second straight silver stings, but Sweden looks as good as ever going forward
Reaching back-to-back Olympic finals should be a source of joy for Sweden, but for a team that came so close to...
Gold or silver, Canada appears to have finally turned a corner
Held in the far-reaching shadow of their southern neighbors, Canada knew they were making history in 2012 when they stepped on...
Olympic bronze-medal loss highlights lessons learned for new-look Australia
A coach who has made his catchphrase, “One day better, not just one day older,” Tony Gustavsson’s message clearly took hold...
Playing unfamiliar role of favorites, Sweden withstands, survives Australia
With the first semifinal of the day carrying a tinge of controversy over the fashion in which Canada was awarded a...
Creative and attack-minded: How years of evolution redefined Sweden’s style
With four wins from four, including a commanding first matchday victory over the United States, Sweden is the team to beat...
Another early tournament exit raises more questions about Japan’s future
Japan’s path to World Cup glory 10 years ago was not a smooth one. The Nadeshiko were forced to do everything...
Australia looks like a brand new team at the Tokyo Olympics
For the first time in 11 major tournaments, the Australian women’s national team has, at long last, reached the last four,...
Tokyo Olympics are Brazil’s chance at a golden goodbye
Two years on from Brazil’s round-of-16 exit to France at the Women’s World Cup, Marta’s tearful speech given at the end...
For Team Great Britain, the picture is becoming clearer
A team that almost exists on the fringes of reality, unrecognized by FIFA, Team Great Britain can only play at the...
Analysis/ 7 hours ago
How the Wave tweaked their formation to beat Chicago, and made Shaw a focal point
• A 3-2 win for San Diego to open the season wasn’t pretty at...
North Carolina Courage/ 22 hours ago
What we learned about the Courage on matchday one
CARY, N.C. – A new-look North Carolina Courage defeating the Kansas City Current, last...
Analysis/ 2 days ago
Stars, futures, X-factors: Team-by-team players to watch for the 2023 NWSL season
The National Women’s Soccer League is, more than ever, the players’ league. Players have...
Analysis/ 2 days ago
The Equalizer Podcast: Previewing Current, Thorns
Arianna Cascone and Jeff Kassouf wrap up our NWSL season previews with the two...