Latest Women's World Cup News

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WWC: Sweden and USA make winning starts

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 28 2011

A second-half goal from forward Jessica Landstrom's handed Sweden a much-deserved 1-0 victory over Colombia in their Women's World Cup Group C opener.

Colombia goalkeeper banned by FIFA

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 28 2011

Colombia international Yineth Varon has been provisionally suspended from playing ahead of Colombia's opening World Cup fixture.

WWC: Mexico hold England, Japan beat NZ

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 27 2011

Mexico held England to a 1-1 draw in their Women's World Cup Group B opener after an error by Karen Bardsley gifted Monica Ocampo an equaliser. Elsewhere, Japan moved to the top of the group with a deserved 2-1 victory over New Zealand in front of 15,000 fans in Bochum.

WWC: Hosts ease to win, Delie downs Nigeria

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 26 2011

Hosts Germany kicked off their Women's World Cup campaign with a comfortable 2-1 win over Canada, thanks to goals from Kerstin Garefrekes and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi.

Powell: I'd have been sacked in men's football

June, 25 2011

Hope Powell has admitted she would have been sacked as England manager by now if the same cut-throat attitudes prevalent in the men's game existed in women's football.

Wambach: U.S. want to win WWC 'beautifully'

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 23 2011

U.S. striker Abby Wambach says that her side want to win 'beautifully' as she tries to bring the Women's World Cup back to the country for the first time in 12 years.

Controversial Guinean pair withdraw from WWC

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 21 2011

Equatorial Guinea, making their debut at the Women's World Cup, have dropped two of their star players - Salimata and Bilguisa Simpore - ahead of the tournament.

Marta: The time has come for Brazil to win

ESPNsoccernet staff | June, 21 2011

Brazil superstar Marta says that the time has come for her side to fulfil their potential and walk away with the Women's World Cup crown.

Matildas beat Mexico in World Cup warmup

June, 20 2011

Australia's women came from behind to beat Mexico 3-2 in a FIFA World Cup warm-up match in Germany.

Faye White passed fit for Women's World Cup

June, 10 2011

Captain Faye White has been included in England's Women's World Cup squad after overcoming a knee injury, but there is no place among Hope Powell's final 21 for experienced duo Sue Smith and Lindsay Johnson.

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