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WHERE TO WATCH
Grand Final

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WHERE TO WATCH
Regular season

Last updated 31 May

ABOUT NWSL

(With stream reference according to your location)

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Highest league of women's soccer/football in USA

Founded: 2012

League sponsors:

Nike / Budweiser / Verizon / Ally / Nationwide

2021 Regular season: 15 May - 31 October

2021 Play offs: Beginning of November

  • Six teams to playoffs (top two seeds receiving a first-round bye) 

Teams: 10

Match rounds: 24 

Relegation: No relegation as NWSL is a franchise league.

Promotion: No promotion from any other league as as NWSL is a franchise league.

In 2022 the league will expand with two teams:

Angel City FC + San Diego

 

Current champions NWSL: North Carolina Courage - 2019

(The 2020 season was canceled)

2019 Top scorer: Sam Kerr (18 goals - NWSL Record)

Most championships: FC Kansas City / North Carolina Courage / Portland Thorns FC (2 titles each)

Most NWSL Shields*: North Carolina Courage (3 shields)

*Annual award given to the team with the best regular season record

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Photos source: Instagram: @nwsl