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[BREAKING] Women’s World Cup: Argentina fight back for Scotland draw – The Punch
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[BREAKING] Women’s World Cup: Argentina fight back for Scotland draw – The Punch

Florencia Bonsegundo converted a re-taken penalty in stoppage time as Argentina came from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Scotland, a result that probably eliminates both teams from the women’s World Cup. Kim Little, Jen Beattie and Erin Cuthbert put Scotland 3-0 up after 69 minutes. Milagros Menendez replied with Argentina’s first goal of…

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Women’s World Cup wrap: Scotland knocked out by VAR howler, England exact revenge on Japan – Fox Sports
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Women’s World Cup wrap: Scotland knocked out by VAR howler, England exact revenge on Japan – Fox Sports

Scotland have been unceremoniously dumped from the tournament after throwing away a three-goal lead to Argentina — a 94th minute VAR howler the final nail in their Women’s World Cup coffin. Argentina were allowed to retake a missed spot kick after VAR ruled that Scottish keeper Lee Alexander had strayed off her line as she…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Brazil’s Marta emerges all-time leading goalscorer – Legit.ng
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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Brazil’s Marta emerges all-time leading goalscorer – Legit.ng

8 hours ago 2516 views by  Uchenna Ajah – FIFA Women’s World Cup in France saw Brazil striker Marta emerge the all-time leading goalscorer in World Cup history – The 33-year-old Marta netted Brazil winner against Italy to take her tally to 17 goals in six World Cup finals- Brazil will now battle France or…

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Women’s World Cup: For better or for worse, VAR is continuing to erase football’s old jumble of variables – The Independent
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Women’s World Cup: For better or for worse, VAR is continuing to erase football’s old jumble of variables – The Independent

What is your abiding memory of the 1999 Women’s World Cup final? There is surely only one: Brandi Chastain, knees on the turf at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, shirt in her clenched fist and the sports bra that is now hanging up in her hall on show. She had just scored the penalty which…

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Women’s World Cup advancement scenarios come into focus at end of group stage – The Washington Post

The Women’s World Cup is getting down to brass tacks. (Yves Herman/Reuters) The final round of Women’s World Cup group-stage matches got underway Monday in France, with the teams either looking to improve their standing or earn needed points for passage into the knockout round. [Women’s World Cup bracket and schedule] The first- and second-place…

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Women’s World Cup 2019: Carli Lloyd stars as USA ease past Chile, Sweden tear Thailand to shreds – talkSPORT.com
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Women’s World Cup 2019: Carli Lloyd stars as USA ease past Chile, Sweden tear Thailand to shreds – talkSPORT.com

All 24 teams at the Women’s World Cup 2019 have played two group matches following Sunday’s action. Below you can read about how Sweden did against minnows Thailand as well as how pre-tournament favourites USA performed against Chile. USA Women 3-0 Chile Women Record-breaker Carli Lloyd scored twice and missed a penalty as the United…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Falconets assistant coach says team can beat France with Nigerian resilience – Vanguard
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FIFA Women’s World Cup: Falconets assistant coach says team can beat France with Nigerian resilience – Vanguard

Abuja – Mansur Abdullahi, the Super Falconets’ Assistant Coach, on Sunday in Abuja said the team needed to go for nothing less than victory over hosts France on Monday. The Nigerian senior women national football team face the hosts in their final Group A match at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup. FalconetsAbdullahi told NAN…

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Women’s World Cup: Sweden cruise past Thailand to make last 16 – The Punch
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Women’s World Cup: Sweden cruise past Thailand to make last 16 – The Punch

Sweden’s midfielder Elin Rubensson (L) vies with Thailand’s forward Pitsamai Sornsai during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup Group F football match between Sweden and Thailand, on June 16, 2019, at the Nice Stadium in Nice, southeastern France. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP) Sweden cruised into the knockout stages of the Women’s World Cup…

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Women’s World Cup: Record-breaking Lloyd propels USA into last 16 – The Punch
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Women’s World Cup: Record-breaking Lloyd propels USA into last 16 – The Punch

US players celebrate at the end of the France 2019 Women’s World Cup Group F football match between USA and Chile, on June 16, 2019, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches as…

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How much do England’s women footballers earn compared to England’s men national team? – Goal.com
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How much do England’s women footballers earn compared to England’s men national team? – Goal.com

The Lionesses are seeking World Cup glory in France – but how much to England’s top female professionals get paid? With the 2019 Women’s World Cup in full swing in France, never before has the subject of equality in football been so to the forefront of public attention. While there have been disputes in the…

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England women vs Argentina women: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview – Goal
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England women vs Argentina women: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview – Goal

The Lionesses will aim to take a big step towards qualification to the Women’s World Cup last 16 when they take on Argentina in Group D England look to make it two wins from two in the Women’s World Cup when they take on Argentina on Friday, having secured a 2-1 victory over Scotland on…

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Women’s World Cup: Fran Kirby and Carly Telford’s mums would be proud following Argentina win, says Phil Nev – talkSPORT.com
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Women’s World Cup: Fran Kirby and Carly Telford’s mums would be proud following Argentina win, says Phil Nev – talkSPORT.com

EMOTIONAL Kirby broke down in tears after the win, which secured passage to the knockout stage, and the manager said ‘today we shared their emotion’ Phil Neville paid tribute to England duo Fran Kirby and Carly Telford at the end of an ’emotional day’ after the Lionesses sealed a place in the last 16 of…

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Women World Cup: Dilemma for France as potential US clash looms – Premium Times
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Women World Cup: Dilemma for France as potential US clash looms – Premium Times

France’s last group game against Nigeria at the FIFA Women’s World Cup will be a double-edged sword as a draw will see them advance as top of Group A. This will also send them towards a likely quarter-final clash against the U.S. Les Bleus laboured to a 2-1 win against 1995 champions Norway on Wednesday…

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Women’s World Cup 2019 Group Stage Matchday 2 Open Thread – Managing Madrid
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Women’s World Cup 2019 Group Stage Matchday 2 Open Thread – Managing Madrid

Matchday 2 of the 2019 Women’s World Cup kicked off on Wednesday with three matches, starting with Nigeria and South Korea. Nigeria vs South Korea Both teams lost their opening matches in Matchday 1, Nigeria to France and South Korea to Norway. Nigeria captured their first win of the World Cup with a 2-0 victory…

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BREAKING: Women’s World Cup: China defeats South Africa 1-0 – The Punch
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BREAKING: Women’s World Cup: China defeats South Africa 1-0 – The Punch

South Africa’s forward Thembi Kgatlana (L) vies with China’s defender Haiyan Wu during the France 2019 Women’s World Cup Group B football match between South Africa and China, on June 13, 2019, at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) A solitary strike by Li Ying gave China a…

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