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Swedish league soccer stars work overtime

Swedish league soccer stars work overtime

Originally Published: October 13, 2011
By Val Henderson

American pro goalie Val Henderson is playing in Sweden this fall. She contributes occasional stories to espnW about what life is like playing overseas.

The Swedish Damallsvenskan is respected as one of the top-three women's professional soccer leagues in the world along with the American-based WPS and German Bundesliga. Yet despite its quality, the league is not actually fully professional.

Across the board, players are either in school or have part- or full-time jobs in addition ...

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