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U.S. Women's Youth Teams

All of the coverage of the United States U-20 and U-17 national teams.

2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup: Things You Need To Know

The USWNT U-20s look for title #4.

50 years of Title IX: How college soccer fueled the USWNT engine

We look at how the law helped create the pipelines for women’s professional soccer and a dominant women’s national team.

Turner Sports, HBO Max wins U.S. Soccer TV rights in 8-year deal

The deal begins in 2023.

SSFC Podcast, Episode 70: USWNT releases training camp roster

We look briefly at who is headed to Austin.

SSFC Podcast, Episode 68: End of year recap, mailbag time!

As we exit 2021, we look back at a wild year full of trophies, and answer some of your questions!

Community Corner: What can U.S. Soccer realistically accomplish in 2021?

The Annual General Meeting is this weekend. What issues can U.S. Soccer make a priority this year?

SSFC Fanpost of the Week is returning!

Your chance to get on the front page!

Community Corner: What do you want to see from Stars & Stripes FC in 2021?

It’s a new year! What type of coverage do you want to see?

Here are the nominees for 2020 USSF women’s players of the year

Can they all get the award for making it through 2020?

Five young players declare candidacy for USSF Athletes’ Council

Brianna Pinto has helped form a group of young players to advocate for a message of expanded player access and inclusion.

Crystal Dunn and Brianna Pinto talk about being Black soccer players

Dunn and Pinto have an honest conversation about navigating life as Black female soccer players.

Report: US Soccer to shut down most youth national teams until 2021

Financial concerns from the coronavirus pandemic causes more moves to be made

US Soccer Development Academy program set to be terminated

Reports indicate the DA is not coming back next season

Q&A with new U-23 USWNT head coach Matt Potter

Potter will be the link between the younger teams and the full senior WNT.

Brianna Pinto is USSF’s young female player of the year

Dan Flynn officially steps down as U.S. Soccer CEO

An interim is named, and the search begins for a permanent hire.

U.S. Soccer names Earnie Stewart as the first Sporting Director

A search will begin immediately for a new USMNT GM.

Carli Lloyd scores brace in 5-0 USA win over New Zealand

Avoiding injuries and winning, the USA beat up on New Zealand in St. Louis (on a baseball field)

Community Corner: Who’s your favorite U-23 player?

Time to tell us who is your favorite young USMNT or USWNT player out there!

American Alana Cook headed to Paris Saint-Germain

Cook just signed a three-year deal to play in France.

Alex Morgan named US Soccer player of the year

Goals on goals on goals.

Why it matters that the U17 women’s national team lost again

This is just the latest in a string of failures by US Soccer’s youth program.

U17 USWNT knocked out of World Cup after 4-0 loss to Germany

Yikes yikes yikes.

USA loses 3-0 to Korea DPR at U17 Women’s World Cup


USWNT U17s somehow beat Cameroon 3-0 in World Cup opener


Community Corner: Who do you blame most for U.S. Soccer’s failures?

There’s a lot of choices for this one.

U17 Women’s World Cup 2018: How to watch

No pressure. Okay, some pressure. Maybe a lot of pressure.

Frustration Friday: Why is U.S. Soccer still upsetting us?

What’s changed? What’s stayed the same? Has anything improved?

Community Corner: One year later, what positives do we have?

A year ago, our hope was lost. A year later, where has it come back?

Failure at the U20 Women’s World Cup is a symptom of bigger YNT problems

The US women’s youth national teams are not being set up to succeed.

Frustration Friday: What’s still upsetting you about American soccer right now?

Has anything changed for you? Or have the frustrations stayed the same?

USWNT U-23 will pull pros from their clubs for Nordic Tournament