VANCOUVER — Christine Sinclair asked for 145 tickets for friends and family for her international swansong. "There might be eight left," the Canadian captain said. "I should have asked for more," said veteran midfielder Sophie Schmidt. "I didn't know I was allowed." "I didn't know I knew that many people," countered Sinclair. Tuesday's friendly against Australia will mark the 331st international outing for Sinclair, the 226th for Schmidt, and the last for both. Veteran goalkeeper Erin McLeod, wh
The striker was incensed after being denied the opportunity to play advantage in the closing moments of the 3-3 draw with Tottenham.
LONDON (AP) — The British government has given its backing to the recommendations in former England midfielder Karen Carney’s review of domestic women’s soccer, stressing the need to “collectively seize the moment and deliver sustained commercial success.” The independent review, called “Raising The Bar: Reframing the opportunity in women’s football,” was commissioned in September 2022 and published in July. The government issued its official response Monday in which it agrees that all 10 of the
MADRID (AP) — João Félix has given Atletico Madrid fans even more reason not to like him. Playing on loan from Atletico after falling out with the club last season — and highly unlikely to return — Felix scored with a neat shot over goalkeeper Jan Oblak in the 28th minute to give Barcelona a 1-0 home victory on Sunday and move the Catalan team closer to the top of the Spanish league standings. “It was a relief after everything that I went through last summer,” said Félix, who was still with Atle