Lisa Baird NWSL commissioner

NWSL officially hires new commissioner Lisa Baird to fill three-year vacant role

The NWSL has officially hired former New York Public Radio chief marketing officer Lisa Baird as the next commissioner, with her role beginning on March 10.
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NWSL: Sky Blue re-signs Imani Dorsey, Reign FC bring back Barnes

Imani Dorsey is staying in New Jersey and Lauren Barnes is entering her eighth year with Reign FC, as the two players agreed to one-year contracts for the upcoming NWSL season.
Beverly Yanez NWSL

NWSL: Beverly Yanez announces retirement; Reign re-signs Fishlock

Reign FC made news on Monday with Beverly Yanez announcing her retirement from professional soccer and re-signing Wales midfielder Jess Fishlock.
NWSL Ali Riley

NWSL: Utah lands Craig Harrington as coach; Ali Riley heading to Orlando

Craig Harrington is officially the second-ever coach for the Utah Royals FC. Also in NWSL news, the Orlando Pride used allocation money to sign Ali Riley, the New Zealand captain and defender.
Canada USA CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Final

Canada Loses 3-0 to the U.S. in CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Final

After strong first half, the American offense was too much for Team Canada as they concede three goals in the Concacaf Olympic Qualifying Final.
Paige Monaghan NWSL

NWSL: Paige Monaghan re-signs with Sky Blue FC; Haley Kopymeyer waived by Orlando

Paige Monaghan is a proud "Jersey girl" and she's staying put in her home state. She inked a two-year deal with Sky Blue FC yesterday. Also, Haley Kopmeyer was waived by the Orlando Pride and Mandy Laddish announced her retirement.
NWSL Trade Oyster

NWSL: Houston trades for Oyster, Groom; Reign FC pick up Huerta, Brooks

The NWSL opened up another offseason week with a big trade, sending four players to new locations, including Sofia Huerta and Megan Oyster.
Women's Soccer

The Best We Know: Introducing a New Podcast about Women’s Soccer

Rachael Kriger, site senior editor, and her colleague and friend RJ Allen are introducing their new podcast to our site. Listen to The Best We Know, your new favorite podcast on women's soccer!

The Best We Know Podcast: The Great Brazilian, Marta

Marta has captivated fans across the world with her Brazilian flair and passionate play. In the latest The Best We Know show, Rachael and RJ talk about Marta's legacy, her time in NWSL and RJ shares her top three international Marta moments.

NWSL: Jodie Taylor re-signs with Reign FC, Estelle Johnson with Sky Blue

Jodie Taylor and Estelle Johnson are two veteran players that have each re-signed with their respective clubs before the 2020 season. See what else happened in the NWSL this week.