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.
Midfielder Chestley Strother has signed with the Utah Royals FC for the 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) season.
The Utah Royals FC fired head coach Craig Harrington. Assistant coach Amy LePeilbet will continue as interim head coach until further notice according to the club.
Utah Royal forward Katie Stengel and the club's 2020 third-round pick in 2020 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) College Draft were traded to the Houston Dash in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2020 draft and a second-round pick in the 2021 NWSL College Draft.