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#Women's World Cup

# womens-world-cup - Friday 13 December, 2019

Fifa confirms final four bidders for Women's World Cup
# Candidates
# Candidates

Fifa confirms final four bidders for Women's World Cup

Dec 13th 2019, 10:21 PM 4,131 Views 0 Comments

Brazil, Colombia and Japan will rival Australia and New Zealand for the right to host the event.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd invited to kick in NFL preseason game
# Crossover
# Crossover

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd invited to kick in NFL preseason game

Aug 27th 2019, 1:44 PM 8,501 Views 5 Comments

The US star was filmed drilling a 55-yard field goal at Philadelphia Eagles practice last week.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark
# Reverse
# Reverse

Dutch legend De Boer backtracks on 'ridiculous' equal pay remark

Aug 15th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,481 Views 20 Comments

The Atlanta United coach previously slammed female players who want the same World Cup pay as men.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

No fears for Frappart as French referee prepares to make history in Super Cup
# Breaking New Ground
# Breaking New Ground

No fears for Frappart as French referee prepares to make history in Super Cup

Aug 13th 2019, 4:41 PM 4,965 Views 0 Comments

Ireland’s Michelle O’Neill will also act as an official for tomorrow night’s final between Liverpool and Chelsea.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023
# Global Game
# Global Game

Fifa confirm Women's World Cup expansion to 32 teams from 2023

Jul 31st 2019, 7:30 PM 2,673 Views 5 Comments

The Fifa Council this evening unanimously voted in favour of adding an additional eight teams.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 11 July, 2019

It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup
# Insights And Opinion
From TheJournal.ie
# Insights And Opinion

It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup

Jul 11th 2019, 10:55 AM 247 Views 0 Comments

The curtain may be falling on this inspiring episode in women’s sport, but it can’t be the end of the story.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style

Jul 10th 2019, 7:08 PM 9,118 Views 36 Comments

US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 8 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Jul 8th 2019, 8:13 PM 22,993 Views 27 Comments

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

Over 200,000 people tuned in to watch USA beat Netherlands on RTÉ2
# Women's World Cup
From TheJournal.ie
# Women's World Cup

Over 200,000 people tuned in to watch USA beat Netherlands on RTÉ2

Jul 8th 2019, 1:22 PM 13,311 Views 60 Comments

All 52 games were broadcast free-to-air on RTÉ and TG4 for the first time in the history of the tournament.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 7 July, 2019

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

Jul 7th 2019, 5:22 PM 35,613 Views 34 Comments

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

'I am an emotional wreck. I cry watching Dirty Dancing now': Neville says England have changed him
# Time Of My Life
# Time Of My Life

'I am an emotional wreck. I cry watching Dirty Dancing now': Neville says England have changed him

Jul 7th 2019, 4:28 PM 8,483 Views 13 Comments

Managing England at the Women’s World Cup has left Neville feeling emotional.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat
# Final Countdown
# Final Countdown

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

Jul 6th 2019, 10:37 AM 13,871 Views 38 Comments

Trump said Rapinoe had disrespected the USA last month when she said she wouldn’t visit the White House.

'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment'

Jul 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 24,490 Views 22 Comments

A look at the origins of the competition since its 1991 inception.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

European champions Netherlands outlast Sweden to book World Cup final place
# Oranje Alert
# Oranje Alert

European champions Netherlands outlast Sweden to book World Cup final place

Jul 3rd 2019, 10:40 PM 21,619 Views 29 Comments

Jackie Groenen’s extra-time strike sent the Dutch through to Sunday’s decider against USA.

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:00 PM 29,064 Views 20 Comments

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out
# Secret Weapon
# Secret Weapon

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out

Jul 3rd 2019, 12:56 PM 7,546 Views 0 Comments

A hamstring strain prevented the USA star from facing Phil Neville’s Lionesses, but she gave her side a fitness boost by training on Wednesday.

'We love our tea in England' - US star Morgan criticised for 'distasteful' celebration
# Furore
# Furore

'We love our tea in England' - US star Morgan criticised for 'distasteful' celebration

Jul 3rd 2019, 11:10 AM 14,022 Views 31 Comments

Lianne Sanderson has offered her opinion on the USWNT match-winner’s controversial reaction to her goal.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Neville defends captain after penalty miss in World Cup defeat and says referee 'not in control' of game
# Chin Up
# Chin Up

Neville defends captain after penalty miss in World Cup defeat and says referee 'not in control' of game

Jul 2nd 2019, 11:18 PM 12,846 Views 20 Comments

The manager had nothing but praise for Steph Houghton as England bowed out at the semi-final stage.

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss
# Drama
# Drama

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss

Jul 2nd 2019, 9:58 PM 39,315 Views 76 Comments

Steph Houghton missed a late spot-kick as the defending world champions ran out 2-1 winners in Lyon.

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final

Jul 2nd 2019, 6:59 PM 39,561 Views 48 Comments

The defending champions have booked their place in the decider but they were pushed all the way.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 1 July, 2019

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 9:37 PM 48,381 Views 50 Comments

The England boss has been the breakout star, and thankfully, TG4 and the state broadcaster have been around to bring it to us.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 30 June, 2019

'I found it quite funny' - Neville questions USA for scouting England team hotel before semi-final
# Not Bothered
# Not Bothered

'I found it quite funny' - Neville questions USA for scouting England team hotel before semi-final

Jun 30th 2019, 8:27 PM 10,466 Views 7 Comments

The reigning World Cup champions are scheduled to check into the Lionesses’ acommodation should they advance to the final.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals
# Upset
# Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

Jun 29th 2019, 9:08 PM 7,659 Views 1 Comment

The Swedes conjured one of the biggest surprises of the competition to set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 28 June, 2019

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

Jun 28th 2019, 8:01 PM 26,754 Views 12 Comments

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden
# World Stage
# World Stage

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden

Jun 28th 2019, 4:24 PM 6,095 Views 1 Comment

The 40-year-old assistant referee is officiating at her second World Cup this summer in France.

Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare
# Fearless
# Fearless

Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare

Updated Jun 28th 2019, 8:30 AM 107,348 Views 99 Comments

The US women’s team winger is a person of resolute character and motivated by morals.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 27 June, 2019

As it happened: England v Norway, 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final
# Wwc
# Wwc

As it happened: England v Norway, 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final

Jun 27th 2019, 8:00 PM 22,698 Views 20 Comments

There was a spot in the last four up for grabs at Stade Océane in Le Harve.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown
# Heavyweights
# Heavyweights

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

Jun 26th 2019, 7:20 PM 3,131 Views 1 Comment

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments
# Back And Forth
# Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Updated Jun 26th 2019, 5:04 PM 49,167 Views 90 Comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream
# Hard Luck
# Hard Luck

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream

Jun 26th 2019, 9:58 AM 3,606 Views 1 Comment

Lieke Martens’ late spot-kick sent Japan crashing out of the Women’s World Cup at the hands of Netherlands.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Jun 25th 2019, 10:06 PM 35,457 Views 40 Comments

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991
# Italian Job
# Italian Job

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991

Jun 25th 2019, 7:01 PM 12,282 Views 28 Comments

A 2-0 win over China sees Milena Bertolini’s side set-up a clash with either Japan or the Netherlands.

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final
# Ready To Rock
# Ready To Rock

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final

Jun 25th 2019, 6:00 AM 8,364 Views 0 Comments

The reigning champions will take on tournament hosts France in a highly anticipated clash.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 24 June, 2019

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot
# Onwards
# Onwards

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot

Jun 24th 2019, 10:02 PM 24,931 Views 13 Comments

Canada missed a spot-kick while the winners were denied one by VAR.

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals
# Drama
# Drama

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals

Jun 24th 2019, 7:03 PM 27,191 Views 18 Comments

The referee consulted with VAR before awarding a decisive spot-kick that was coolly dispatched Megan Rapinoe.

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup
# Top Bins
# Top Bins

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup

Jun 24th 2019, 5:50 PM 7,194 Views 0 Comments

Spain’s Jenni Hermoso showed great composure to hit the equaliser, after her side went behind from the penalty spot.

Cameroon boss angry over 'miscarriage of justice' against England
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Cameroon boss angry over 'miscarriage of justice' against England

Jun 24th 2019, 10:30 AM 7,169 Views 8 Comments

Three Lions coach Phil Neville branded their opponents’ behaviour ‘unacceptable’.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Norway keep their cool in shoot-out to advance past Australia
# Women's World Cup
# Women's World Cup

Norway keep their cool in shoot-out to advance past Australia

Jun 22nd 2019, 11:04 PM 4,616 Views 3 Comments

The Matildas bow out of the tournament after failing from the spot.

VAR plays part again as rock solid Germany the first to reach last eight at World Cup
# Knockout Stages
# Knockout Stages

VAR plays part again as rock solid Germany the first to reach last eight at World Cup

Jun 22nd 2019, 6:50 PM 4,810 Views 0 Comments

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s side beat Nigeria 3-0 and are yet to concede at the tournament.

Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup
# Favourites
# Favourites

Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup

Jun 22nd 2019, 7:30 AM 6,239 Views 2 Comments

USA have been among the most impressive sides so far.

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