Latest Women's World Cup News

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Brazil eyes hosting 2019 women's World Cup

Associated Press | September, 17 2013

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's sports minister says the country is interested in holding the women's World Cup, perhaps as early as 2019. That would make for a very crowded calendar since Brazil is also slated to hold the Copa America in 2019 --...

Germany legend Prinz hangs up her boots

ESPNsoccernet staff | August, 12 2011

Three-time Women's World Player of the Year Birgit Prinz has announced her retirement from football at the age of 33.

WWC: Japan break US hearts in superb final

July, 17 2011

Japan's giant-killing World Cup campaign ended in glory with a penalty shoot-out win over traditional powerhouse the United States in the final.

WWC: Hammarstrom hammer takes third place

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 16 2011

Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute to give ten-women Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place decider.

WWC: More failed dope tests at World Cup

July, 16 2011

Three more members of North Korea's Women's World Cup squad have failed drugs tests, taking the total to five.

WWC: USA and Japan to meet in final

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 13 2011

Two inspired substitutions and the in-form Abby Wambach helped the USA overcome France 3-1 while Japan were convincing winners against Sweden by the same scoreline.

WWC: USA stun Brazil, Sweden beat Australia

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 10 2011

Ten-woman USA beat Brazil on penalties to book their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling game at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadium ended 2-2 after extra-time.

WWC: Powell slams England penalty 'cowardice'

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 10 2011

England women's coach Hope Powell accused her team of "cowardice'' after she struggled to find volunteers for the World Cup quarter-final penalty shoot-out against France.

WWC: France through, holders Germany out

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 9 2011

France booked their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup on Saturday with a penalty shoot-out victory over a battling England team after the match ended 1-1 in Leverkusen.

WWC: North Korean duo suspended for doping

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 7 2011

FIFA has announced that two North Korean players have been provisionally suspended after failing doping tests at the Women's World Cup.

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