Latest Women's World Cup News

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WWC: Australia through, Sweden beat USA

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 6 2011

Australia booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup as they secured a dramatic 2-1 victory over Norway.

WWC: England top, Germany beat France

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 5 2011

England overcame the odds to beat in-form Japan 2-0 and seal their place at the top of Group B in the Women's World Cup.

WWC: Ref 'sorry' over handball howler

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 4 2011

The Women's World Cup suffered an embarrassing incident on Sunday night as an Equatorial Guinea defender held the ball in her hands in the penalty area for several seconds, only for the referee to continue play.

France trio pose naked to gain WWC attention

July, 3 2011

Three members of the French Women's World Cup squad have posed naked for pictures in German newspaper Bild to draw attention to their sport.

WWC: Marta's masterclass, Australia thriller

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 3 2011

Brazil sealed their progress into the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 3-0 win over Norway.

WWC: USA, Sweden advance to quarter-finals

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 1 2011

Sweden booked their place in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over North Korea, a result that saw the Asians' campaign ended at the group stage.

WWC: England battle back, Japan thrash Mexico

ESPNsoccernet staff | July, 1 2011

England gave themselves a great chance of qualifying for the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after coming from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 on Friday night.

WWC: France and Germany book passage

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 30 2011

France and Germany secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup on Thursday with a game to spare.

FIFA slams Nigeria's Uche for homophobia

June, 30 2011

Nigerian women's coach Eucharia Uche has been criticised by FIFA after she branded homosexuality as 'dirty' and admitted she forced lesbians out of her team.

WWC: Narrow wins for Brazil and Norway

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 29 2011

Rosana's goal helped Brazil to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Australia while Norway had a late Emilie Haavi strike to thank as they also won 1-0, against minnows Equatorial Guinea.

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