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#Women's World Cup

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 8 December, 2018

England, Scotland drawn alongside Japan in same Women's World Cup group

World champions United States are drawn alongside Sweden, Thailand and Chile.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

'The turning point': Ex-Ireland rugby international played a key role in World Cup success

Gary Longwell’s work with the women’s hockey team as a performance coach has been widely praised.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 9 June, 2018

'Norway were the better side but you cannot concede those types of goals and expect to stay in the game'

Ireland manager Colin Bell says his side are still striving to bridge the gap between them and the top nations after last night’s loss.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 8 June, 2018

Ireland's World Cup qualification hopes dealt a blow with Norway defeat WNT

Ireland's World Cup qualification hopes dealt a blow with Norway defeat

A brace from Lisa-Marie Utland saw Colin Bell’s team go down in this evening’s qualifier.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'My Dad said, "Go and enjoy football, it's what your grandad would have wanted you to do"'

Megan Campbell has been a pillar of strength as Ireland’s full-back.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 5 October, 2017

African nation banned from Women's World Cup after fielding TEN Brazilian players

Equatorial Guinea’s football association has also been found guilty of using fake documents

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Ireland mount late comeback to beat World Cup opponents Japan at UCD

It was a valuable exercise for Tom Tierney’s side at the start of a six-day training camp.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 2 June, 2017

Ireland reduce squad ahead of Japan trial games as World Cup prep intensifies

Tom Tierney’s side face their Pool C opponents in two uncapped fixtures.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ireland to face Northern Ireland as Women's World Cup qualifying draw is made

Colin Bell’s first campaign in charge begins this September.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 1 October, 2015

'It's not just about one or two decision makers, every player has to understand'

Lynne Cantwell explains how Ireland’s women’s team improved their effectiveness on the pitch.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 11 July, 2015

The United States women's soccer team joined Taylor Swift on stage last night

There was little bad blood between the pop starlet and the recently-crowned World Cup winners.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 6 July, 2015

We'll Leave It There So: McIlroy crocked, crash at Le Tour and today's sport

Elsewhere, Ireland won a medal the World University Games while we have an update on Damien Duff’s future.

From The Daily Edge England tried to welcome home their women's football team, but failed hard Casual Sexism
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Four years after costing her team a World Cup, Carli Lloyd scored a hat-trick in the final

Revenge is a dish best served four years later.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 5 July, 2015

England finally get the better of Germany at a World Cup... and a penalty decided it

The Lionesses made history last night, securing their best World Cup finish by beating the number one-ranked team.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 4 July, 2015

'I’d prefer no one to know my name'

Laura Bassett’s own goal is still playing on her mind after England’s Women’s World Cup exit.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 2 July, 2015

How the English media reacted to their 'brutal' semi-final defeat

The FA’s director of women’s football said she hoped the tournament would still represent a breakthrough moment.

England take World Cup heartbreak to a new level with spectacular injury-time OG Women's World Cup This post contains videos

England take World Cup heartbreak to a new level with spectacular injury-time OG

If you think you’re having a bad day, spare a thought for poor Laura Bassett.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 25 June, 2015

'We suck at soccer' admits* leading women's player

The Norwegian team take a sarcastic look at the women’s World Cup.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

The goal that sent England into the World Cup quarter-finals was a bit of a thumper Women's World Cup This post contains videos

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 13 June, 2015

France denied a penalty despite the most obvious handball in football history

Thierry Henry would’ve been proud of that one.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 6 June, 2015

Women's World Cup is an opportunity for Canada & welcome distraction from FIFA chaos

The tournament gets underway in Edmonton later tonight and is bigger and better than its ever been.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Irish referee Michelle O'Neill picked for the World Cup

The Wexford official has been chosen for this summer’s finals in Canada.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

North Korea official makes plea for Lionel Messi visit

“[Children] read books about Messi and watch his games through the Internet.”

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 17 August, 2014

'You feel like you’ve let everyone down' - Ireland out to finish on a high

Philip Doyle’s side face France for third place at the World Cup in Paris this afternoon.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 16 August, 2014

A day in the life: Behind the scenes in Ireland's World Cup camp tagged along with Philip Doyle’s squad as they prepare to face France for third place.

Jenny Murphy starts as Ireland make two changes ahead of France clash

Philip Doyle and his coaching team have made two changes ahead of Ireland’s closing World Cup fixture.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

World Cup semi-final feels like just another step for Ireland's history makers

Fiona Coghlan and her squad believe that this evening’s clash with England is not a finishing point.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 8 August, 2014

Snapshot: Craddock and Ireland tuning up for Kazakh clash

Ireland’s tighthead prop is a ‘piano mover’ and a guitar player.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 7 August, 2014

VIDEO: France's Claire Lavogez scored a wonder goal at the U-20 Women's World Cup last night

Ridiculous build-up + unerring volley = outrageous strike.

Analysis: Ireland's defence lays foundation for historic World Cup win

Work rate, intelligence and breakdown technique were all vital components against New Zealand.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Close shave for Women's Rugby S&C coach after All Blacks vow

Marian Earls initially promised to shave her head if the Irish stunned New Zealand.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 4 August, 2014

Spence in a good place as Ireland prepare for Kiwi test at World Cup

The 27-year-old lock explains how she became part of a hugely professional set up.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Samoan player sees red for dangerous spear tackle at Women's World Cup

Soteria Pulumu was given her marching orders for this challenge on Natasha Hunt of England.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower Sightseeing This post contains videos

Ireland captain Fiona Coghlan takes World Cup trophy to visit Eiffel Tower

When the prop got there, however, the captains of 11 other countries were hanging around too. Pure awkward.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 28 July, 2014

Ireland Women get busy training for World Cup opener against the US

The entire squad trained at their Marcoussis camp this afternoon.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 30 May, 2014

This Legends League star could be facing Ireland at the Women's World Cup

Former gridiron player Chloe Butler should make her Australia debut against New Zealand or Canada next month.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Ireland's women suffer setback in World Cup qualification bid with defeat to Russia

Sue Ronan’s side lost 3-1 to the visitors at Tallaght Stadium tonight.

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