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Sauerbrunn: 'Heavy' days amid NWSL fallout

USWNT defender Becky Sauerbrunn described the last several weeks, in which allegations have roiled the NWSL, as "heavy" and "really tough."

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NWSL names WWC exec Messing interim CEO

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) named 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup chief executive Marla Messing as its interim CEO on Monday.

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FIFA begin women's football advisory board

FIFA announced that consultations will be held with clubs, leagues and member associations "to take informed ideas to a broader audience."

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Portland Thorns win 2021 NWSL Shield

Portland Thorns claimed their second ever NWSL Shield on Sunday as Lindsey Horan scored to ensure a 1-0 win over Houston Dash at the PNC Stadium.

Horan powers in as Thorns clinch NWSL Shield (1:13)
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Sources: Baldwin to sell share of NWSL Spirit

Steve Baldwin, the controlling owner of the NWSL's Washington Spirit, intends to sell his stake amid pressure, sources told ESPN.

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USSF president 'heartbroken' over NWSL abuse

U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone has said she is "heartbroken" over allegations of abusive behaviour in the National Women's Soccer League.

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Morgan: NWSL wasn't set up for player success

USWNT and Orlando Pride forward Alex Morgan has said women have been pulled away from playing soccer because of "failures" in the system.

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Soccer hid issues for NWSL to succeed - O'Reilly

Women's soccer "swept a lot of bad things under the rug" to make the National Women's Soccer League successful, Heather O'Reilly said.

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Courage 'assured' Riley was in good standing

NWSL Courage owner: We knew Riley had been under investigation but were "assured" he was in good standing.

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Spirit players ask owner Baldwin to sell stake

Washington Spirit players have called on owner Steve Baldwin to sell his controlling stake in the club to Y. Michele Kang.

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NWSL announces ExCo after misconduct fallout

The NWSL announced on Sunday that its board of governors has formed an executive committee to manage oversight of the league's front offices.

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