Bright on pay agreement with England: 'We want to be world leaders!' (0:51)
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11dJames Olley and Mark Ogden

Sources: Chelsea near $500m investment deal

Chelsea are close to agreeing a $500 million investment from U.S. firm Ares Management to help finance the club's expansion plans including a new stadium, sources have told ESPN.

England captain Williamson speaks at United Nations summit (1:34)
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16dAssociated Press

Man United sign GK Tullis-Joyce from OL Reign

Manchester United's women's team signed American goalkeeper Phallon Tullis-Joyce on Thursday from OL Reign in the National Women's Soccer League.

Man Utd face 'difficult situation' in keeping Mary Earps (1:44)
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18dRob Dawson

Sources: United want Earps stay before deadline

Manchester United have told Mary Earps they have no intention of allowing her to leave before the WSL transfer deadline, sources have told ESPN.

Lawson questions whether Arsenal can turn WUCL heartache into WSL success (1:26)
How will Man Utd get the most from World Cup star Miyazawa? (1:42)
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Arsenal sign WWC-winning Spain star Codina

Arsenal have signed Spain's World Cup-winning defender Laia Codina from Barcelona, the Women's Super League (WSL) club said on Tuesday.

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Group to invest $100m in buying women's clubs

Mercury 13, a group led by sports entrepreneur Victoire Cogevina Reynal, said they are set to invest $100 million in acquiring women's soccer clubs in Europe and Latin America.

Australia and England fans go head-to-head during semifinal (0:42)
England fans go wild after Toone's stunner (0:30)
How 'resilient' Australia beat France on penalties for semifinal spot (0:53)
How 'experienced' England fought back to beat Colombia (1:42)
Gustavsson: If Sam Kerr is fit, she's starting against France (0:48)
'Lucky' England beat Nigeria on penalties despite James' red card (1:15)
Lawson: A moment of absolute idiocy from Lauren James (1:20)
Why Lauren James is England's new superstar  (1:32)
Nigeria legend Akide warns to beware Lauren James and co.'s crafty play (1:15)
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60dSophie Lawson

Women's transfer grades: Lyon get A for Diani

The summer transfer window is open. Here are the big deals in the women's game and how we rate them, with Arsenal finally securing free agent Alessia Russo.