The National Women's Soccer League added additional matches to close out the 2020 season. All nine teams will play four matches each for a total of 18 matches played from September 5 through October 17. Matches will air across network CBS, CBS Sports Network, and CBS All Access.
The eighth season the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) begins on the weekend of April 18–19, 2020. The regular season runs through Sunday, October 18, 2020. The league has released the full schedule, which includes a break for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
The Portland Thorns FC acquired the No. 2 overall pick in the 2020 National Women's Soccer League from the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for the Nos. 15 and 16 overall picks in the draft and allocation money.
The Chicago Red Stars have acquired forward Rachel Hill from the Orlando Pride. The Red Stars will also receive the No. 19 overall pick in the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft, a first-round pick in the 2021 NWSL College Draft, and allocation money. The Pride now have the Nos. 3 and 26 overall picks in the 2020 NWSL College Draft.
Sky Blue FC and the Chicago Red Stars swapped draft picks in a trade during the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Colledge Draft.Sky Blue sends its Nos. 2 and 3 overall draft picks to Chicago in exchange for the Nos. 4 and 5 overall draft picks and allocation money.
The first National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) trade involving allocation money has been completed. In the deal, the Utah Royals acquire the eight overall pick in the 2020 NWLS College Draft from the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for allocation money. The amount of allocation money, however, has not be disclosed per league policy.