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.
Forward Hayley Raso has left the Portland Thorns in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) to sign a six-month contract with Everton in the FA Women's Super League (FA WSL). Portland retains the rights to Raso should she return to the NWSL.
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.