England players attend a training session in Lyon on Monday. Reuters
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.
Germany coach Joachim Loew will use their final Euro 2020 qualifier against Northern Ireland on Tuesday to try out various game plans with an eye on next year’s tournament
World champions France produced a fitting inaugural match in Albania’s newly-built Arena Kombetare stadium after goals from Corentin Tolisso and Antoine Griezmann
Cristiano Ronaldo admitted on Sunday that he is not at “100 per cent” after reacting angrily to twice being substituted by Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri earlier this month.