|美国NWSL 女子||09/24 23:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 哥谭FC 女子 ||W||3-0|
|美国NWSL 女子||09/21 23:00||1|| 奥兰多骄傲 女子 v 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 ||W||0-3|
|美国NWSL 女子||09/17 23:30||1||北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 奥林匹克里昂君主 女子||L||1-2|
|美国NWSL 女子||09/14 23:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 天使市FC 女子 ||W||1-0|
|美国NWSL 女子||09/10 23:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 路易维尔竞技FC 女子 ||W||5-1|
|美国NWSL 女子||09/04 21:00||1||哥谭FC 女子 v 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子||W||0-1|
|美国NWSL 女子||08/28 23:00||1|| 堪萨斯城 女子 v 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 ||L||3-2|
|美国NWSL 女子||08/24 23:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 波特兰荆棘 女子 ||W||3-1|
|美国NWSL 女子||08/20 23:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 芝加哥红星 女子 ||W||4-0|
|美国NWSL 女子||08/14 00:00||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 堪萨斯城 女子 ||L||3-4|
|美国NWSL 女子||08/06 02:30||1|| 波特兰荆棘 女子 v 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 ||D||3-3|
|美国NWSL 女子||07/29 23:30||1|| 北卡罗莱纳勇气 女子 v 华盛顿Spirit 女子 ||D||3-3|
|Failed to score||5||2||3|
The North Carolina Courage is a professional women's soccer team based in Cary, North Carolina. It was founded on January 9, 2017, after Stephen Malik acquired National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) franchise rights from the Western New York Flash. The Courage is affiliated with the men's team North Carolina FC of the United Soccer League and plays its home games at the Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park.
In 2018, the Courage became the first team in NWSL history to win the Shield and the Championship in the same season. In 2019, the team became the first team to win the Championship on its home field.
On January 9, 2017, the North Carolina Courage announced their formation as the relocated Western New York Flash, with a new home of Cary, North Carolina. The Courage officially hired Paul Riley, the Flash's coach prior to relocation, on January 30, 2017. The team played their first match, on April 15, 2017, against the Washington Spirit, and won 1–0 with a goal by McCall Zerboni. The Courage went on to win the 2017 NWSL Shield and advanced to the 2017 NWSL Championship after defeating the Chicago Red Stars 1–0 in the semifinals, but fell 1–0 to the Portland Thorns in the finals.
In 2018, the Courage had the best season in NWSL history, losing just one of 26 games played during the season. The Courage also participated in and won the inaugural Women's International Champions Cup. Heather O'Reilly scored the only goal in the victory over Olympique Lyon. After clinching the NWSL Shield, the team defeated the Portland Thorns in the 2018 NWSL Championship 3–0. Jessica McDonald was named the NWSL Championship MVP after scoring two goals in the match.
The Courage returned to the Women's International Champions Cup finals, but were defeated by returning finalists Olympique Lyon. The Courage were crowned NWSL Champions for the second consecutive season after defeating the Chicago Red Stars, 4–0 in the 2019 NWSL Championship held in Cary, North Carolina. Debinha was named the NWSL Championship MVP after scoring the fastest goal in NWSL Championship history. The team clinched the NWSL Shield for the third time in as many years on September 21 after defeating Utah Royals FC. The team had an overall record of 15–5–4.
With the NWSL season cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Courage participated in the inaugural 2020 NWSL Challenge Cup. They were defeated in the semifinals by Portland Thorns FC. The Courage also participated in the 2020 NWSL Fall Series, finishing in fifth place.
On January 28, 2021, the club announced that professional tennis player Naomi Osaka had made an investment in the team. Osaka stated that she was inspired to take part ownership by those who had invested in her during her career, and that she wishes to "continue the legacy of women empowerment."
The Courage failed to qualify for the 2021 NWSL Challenge Cup championship, falling one point short in the East Division to NJ/NY Gotham FC.
On September 30, 2021, the club fired head coach Paul Riley after news of prior sexual abuse allegations emerged against him. The Courage replaced Riley with assistant Sean Nahas in the interim.
On December 1, 2021, the Courage named former interim head coach Sean Nahas as head coach for the 2022 season.