UEFA celebrates growth of women’s soccer as Barcelona lifts another Women’s Champions League trophy

BILBAO, Spain — It was a night of celebration for Barcelona after another Women’s Champions League title, and for the women’s game in general after another season with significant growth in the sport. Barcelona defeated Lyon 2-0 to win its third European trophy and to add to its recent dominance in the sport on Saturday, … Read more

Five surprise teams aim to finish stunning seasons by securing Champions League spot

GENEVA — There could be a surprising team from each of Europe’s “big five” leagues when the new-look Champions League debuts next season. Aston Villa, Bologna, Brest, Girona and Stuttgart are all, remarkably, on course to qualify for Europe’s elite competition going into the final few rounds of their national league. Bologna, Stuttgart and Girona … Read more