A federal court has issued a 14-day temporary restraining order (TRO) that could allow 15-year-old soccer player Olivia Moultrie to sign a professional contract with any team in the National Women’s Soccer League.

At issue is the NWSL’s rule that prevents players under the age of 18 from signing a professional contract with the league. Back on May 4, Moultrie sued the NWSL on anti-trust grounds, highlighting the fact that on the men’s side, Major League Soccer has signed numerous players under the age of 18 to professional contracts.  Read More