A few hours before the 2023 NWSL College Draft, probable first-rounder Michelle Copper out of Duke University, shared her thoughts on where she might end up as well, celebration plans, and the opportunities coming her way off the field, such as signing with New Balance.
A profile of U.S. and Portland Thorns striker Sophia Smith, with insight from her former youth, college, and pro coaches.
Jodie Taylor is well-traveled after splitting her professional career between teams in the National Women's Soccer League and Europe. Now, the striker is settled back in the U.S. and with expansion side San Diego Wave FC and looking forward to the challenges involved with helping to build a team as well as looking ahead to life after soccer.
English Internationals Tinaya Alexander and Lucy Shepherd were shocked and surprised to be drafted by the Washington Spirit. Now, the two are settling in and playing with established World Cup winners, some of the nation’s top young players, and a team that had just won its first championship.
For goalkeeper Anna Moorhouse, opportunity knocked at the right time. The goalkeeper has moved to the NWSL after recovering from injury and is looking forward to a fresh start with the Orlando Pride.
Finally settled in after moving from Manchester City, defender Gemma Bonner is looking forward to a full season of NWSL competition with Racing Louisville FC. Bonner touches on the differences between NWSL and FA WSL, the vastness of the U.S., and Louisville's ambitions in this lengthy interview.
With the allegations of sexual coercion brought to light in a report by The Athletic, it is clear the NWSL, should it continue, must have new leadership.
Racing Louisville FC head coach Christy Holly discusses new signing Ebony Salmon.