International break is among us, and there is not much going on in the women’s football realm other than international friendlies and transfer moves. Let us dive into what is trending now in women’s football.

Summer Series broadcast schedule

The 2021 Summer Series is a friendly women's international tournament that will take place in Texas from Thursday, June 10, through Wednesday, June 16. 

The four-team exhibition tournament features two CONCACAF nations – The USA and Jamaica – a UEFA team – Portugal – and a CAF representative – Nigeria. Portugal and Nigeria will each play two games, and the pair of CONCACAF teams will each play three games. 

The 2021 Summer Series will kick off on Thursday, June 10, at 5:30 p.m. ET, when Jamaica and Nigeria step on BBVA Stadium in Houston, Texas. Opening day will conclude with hosts, the USA, taking on Portugal at 8:30 p.m. ET.

The USWNT will face Nigeria on the final day of the tournament and will be the first time in history the two nations meet in a friendly. These two teams will be the firsts to play in Austin FC's new home ground, Q2 Stadium.

Jamaica vs. Nigeria – June 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET

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USA vs. Portugal – June 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET

  • FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports App, (paywall: FuboTV, SlingTV, Vidgo)

Portugal vs. Nigeria – June 13 at 7 p.m. ET

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USA vs. Jamaica – June 13 at 10 p.m. ET

  • FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports App, (paywall: FuboTV, SlingTV, Vidgo)

USA vs. Nigeria – June 16 at 9 p.m. ET

  • ESPN2, WatchESPN (paywall: FuboTV, SlingTV, Vidgo)

Top women’s football transfers

  • Forward Eva Navarro extended her contract with Levante for one more year despite being heavily linked with Real Madrid. 
  • Racing Louisville signed French league champion Nadia Nadim from PSG. The Danish international will return to the NWSL and wear Racing’s No. 10 jersey until 2023. The 33-year-old plans to complete her education to become a doctor, specializing in reconstructive surgery.
  • French international Gaetane Thiney joined NJ/NY Gotham FC on a season-long loan. The 35-year-old forward joins from Paris FC on a season-long loan.
  • Manager Joe Montemurro joined officially joined Juventus on June 8.
  • OL Reign signed USWNT defender Alana Cook from Paris Saint-Germain. The contract runs through 2023.
  • The Houston Dash signed Tigres UANL star Maria Sanchez on a one-month long.