Before that, there was the Women’s United Soccer Association (WUSA), which was formed after the United States won the 1999 World Cup. Those players’ schedules are crazy since it’s an Olympic year, but if you have a favorite, watching them play in the NWSL is a cool way to see them shine!Most of the NWSL games are streamed live on the NWSL You Tube channel for free. Fox Sports will also be broadcasting six NWSL games this year, but the broadcasts won’t begin until September, leading up to the playoffs.Related: 9 incredible Reading Festival 2017 moments you might have missed on TVIt's also the first time Fall Out Boy will play the headline slot, having proved themselves as firm favourites of the festival over the years."There are very few places that can illustrate the growth of our band from its beginning," they said in a statement. It is an honour to be able to headline a festival that we grew up playing and dreaming of that top spot."Rounding out the announced headliners is the Brendon Urie-fronted Panic!
This is the Orlando Pride’s first season in the NWSL, which is awesome because it hopefully means the league is sustainable and expanding.This being the fourth season is a pretty big deal considering the last professional league in the United States, Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS), folded in 2012 after its third season. Teams have one to four (lookin’ at you, Portland) players who also have steady spots on the USWNT.Along with the headliners, Reading and Leeds Festival also confirmed another 50 names for this year's festival, including Dua Lipa in a UK festival exclusive, as well as Skepta, Wolf Alice, Diplo and more."Reading and Leeds prides itself on being a music-first festival and this year's line-up already proves that," Festival Republic's Melvin Benn commented."Kings of Leon and Fall Out Boy are bands that have grown with the festival and its fans and we couldn't be more pleased to invite them back to headline. The National Women’s Soccer League embarked on its fourth season this weekend.She actually went undrafted in the 2013 NWSL College Draft and joined the Thorns after open tryouts. Twitter: @Natasha Kai Instagram: @Natasha Kai_32 Kai, who also grew up in Hawaii (I guess this is a thing with women’s soccer stars? She actually also played for Sky Blue FC when the team was part of the WPS and won the 2009 WPS Championship.
She’s also known for her tattoos and has been in ESPN’s Body Issue.
Twitter: @Keelin Winters Instagram: @winters11 Winters is a midfielder and has been on the Reign since 2013.
In 20, Winters captained the Reign to the team’s winningest seasons, which earned them the NWSL Shield.
at the Disco will all be taking up the major spots on the line-up when the festival gets under way in August, marking the first wave of acts confirmed to be playing this year.
It's the second time Kings of Leon have headlined the festival and the first time for Grammy winner Kendrick, who previously played the festival back in 2015 and will be appearing on the lineup following his sold-out UK tour.
Twitter: @Joanna Lohman Instagram: @joannalohman15 Lohman is a midfielder who has really cool hair.