Lyon: England are aiming to make history as they prepare to take on the US with a first ever women’s World Cup final squarely in their sights, as a landmark tournament moves towards a nail-biting climax. The World Cup in France has generated record TV audiences for the women’s game and Phil Neville’s side
Lyon: Alex Morgan scored what proved to be the winner but hailed goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher after her late penalty save from Steph Houghton allowed holders the United States to claim a dramatic 2-1 victory over England in their women’s World Cup semi-final on Tuesday. On her 30th birthday, USA co-captain
"We want to give a kiss to the Peru national team. I'm seriously thinking about offering a kiss (obviously with permission) to whoever is responsible for beating Chile on Wednesday," the 31-year-old actress wrote on Twitter to her almost 800,000 followers.
Paris: The Netherlands stand one step away from their first ever women’s World Cup final thanks to a core of players aiming to conquer the world after taking Arsenal back to the top in England. Vivianne Miedema’s thumping headed opener in their 2-0 quarter-final win over Italy on Saturday helped give her side
Valenciennes: Marta said she was representing women in football after becoming the leading scorer in the history of the men’s and women’s World Cups on Tuesday by firing home the penalty that downed Italy and secured Brazil’s place in the last 16 of this year’s tournament in France.
Sam Kerr was one of two Australian players to miss a penalty as Norway beat the Matildas 4-1 in a shoot-out following an engrossing 1-1 draw on Saturday to reach the quarter-finals of the women’s World Cup. Ingrid Engen converted the decisive spot-kick for the Norwegians after both Kerr and Emily Gielnik had failed to convert for the Australians in Nice.
Amid confetti streams and chants of “equal pay,” tens of thousands of adoring fans feted the US women’s soccer team — newly-crowned world champions — on Wednesday, with a ticker-tape parade in New York.
Jill Ellis, who became the first female coach in history to win back-to-back World Cups, will step down as boss of the US women’s national team in early October, she said on Tuesday. Ellis, 52, who steered the U.S. to a record-extending fourth World Cup title in France earlier this month, called the move
Team USA won the women's World Cup after beating Netherlands 2-0 in final at the Lyon Stadium in Lyon, France, on Sunday.