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World Cup: Trump does not agree with Rapinoe’s protests – Yahoo Sports
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World Cup: Trump does not agree with Rapinoe’s protests – Yahoo Sports

Different sport, same controversy … and same response.Megan Rapinoe, co-captain of the U.S. Women’s National Team and savior of U.S. hopes in Monday’s World Cup victory over Spain, regularly protests during the playing of the national anthem. In years past, she took a knee, a move reminiscent of NFL players protesting racial injustice prior to games.…

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Women’s World Cup: Sweden edge Canada to reach quarter-finals after more VAR drama – Eurosport.com
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Women’s World Cup: Sweden edge Canada to reach quarter-finals after more VAR drama – Eurosport.com

Sweden booked their place in the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals after Stina Blackstenius’ 55th-minute strike was enough to sink Canada at the Parc des Princes. [MATCH COMMENTARY: HOW SWEDEN REACHED THE QUARTER-FINALS] Peter Gerhardsson’s side will face two-time winners Germany in Rennes on Saturday for a place in the semi-finals as Canada’s abysmal record against…

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Women’s World Cup 2019: Sweden beat Canada to set up Germany quarter-final – BBC Sport
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Women’s World Cup 2019: Sweden beat Canada to set up Germany quarter-final – BBC Sport

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Sweden 1-0 CanadaSweden beat Canada 1-0 in a hard-fought game to set up a Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Germany.After a dull first half in Paris, Stina Blackstenius clipped the ball over keeper Stephanie Labbe to score with the game’s first shot on target.Canada had the…

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Women’s World Cup: England ready for Norway test after Cameroon battle – The Punch
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Women’s World Cup: England ready for Norway test after Cameroon battle – The Punch

England captain Steph Houghton brushed off concerns about the manner of her team’s win over Cameroon at the women’s World Cup as Phil Neville’s side prepare for a testing quarter-final tie against Norway. A 3-0 victory for England in Valenciennes on Sunday was largely overshadowed by Neville’s post-match tirade saying he was “completely and utterly…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup Wrap 22 June 2019 – Soccer Laduma
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FIFA Women’s World Cup Wrap 22 June 2019 – Soccer Laduma

Germany 3-0 Nigeria Germany cruised in to the Women’s World Cup quarter-finals with a 3-0 victory over Nigeria Stade des Alpes on Saturday. The Super Falcons advanced to the round of 16 as one of the best third-place sides, while Germany secured top spot in Group B. The Germans proved too strong for NIgeria as…

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FIFA World Cup: Germany flog Super Falcons, send them back home – Daily Trust
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FIFA World Cup: Germany flog Super Falcons, send them back home – Daily Trust

HomeSportsFIFA World Cup: Germany flog Super Falcons, send them back homeADVERTISEMENT Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala looks on in disappointment after missing a goal scoring opportunity in the match against Norway at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in France. African champions, Super Falcons of Nigeria, were eliminated from the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup…

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Women’s World Cup: France avoids upset in victory over Brazil – Los Angeles Times
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Women’s World Cup: France avoids upset in victory over Brazil – Los Angeles Times

France survived a tense extra-time knockout match against Brazil and advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals when captain Amandine Henry redirected Amel Majri’s free kick for a tiebreaking goal in the 107th minute of a 2-1 victory on Sunday night at Le Havre. The World Cup hosts, in the quarterfinals for the third straight…

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World Cup 2019: Brazil’s Marta gives emotional speech to next generation – BBC Sport
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World Cup 2019: Brazil’s Marta gives emotional speech to next generation – BBC Sport

Marta is the all-time leading goalscorer in men’s and women’s World Cup footballBrazil legend Marta gave an emotional speech calling on her country’s young players to follow in her generation’s footsteps after being knocked out of the Women’s World Cup by hosts France. Amandine Henry’s extra-time winner gave France a 2-1 last-16 win to end…

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Women’s World Cup: England coach Neville slams Cameroon after clash – The Punch
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Women’s World Cup: England coach Neville slams Cameroon after clash – The Punch

England coach Phil Neville said he was left “utterly ashamed” by the behaviour of the Cameroon players which overshadowed a 3-0 English victory at the women’s World Cup on Sunday. Goals from captain Steph Houghton, Ellen White and Alex Greenwood in Valenciennes took England through to the quarter-finals, where they will play Norway on Thursday.…

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2019 Women’s World Cup: Cameroon’s loss to England ends Africa’s journey – Africanews English
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2019 Women’s World Cup: Cameroon’s loss to England ends Africa’s journey – Africanews English

The 2019 Women’s World Cup kicked off last Friday with 24 teams in the race to be crowned “queens” of the game over the month-long tournament in France. There are 24 teams classed into six groups. Africa’s representatives are Nigeria’s Super Falcons, Banyana Banyana of South Africa and the Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon. The groups…

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Women’s World Cup news – Nigeria stage hotel sit-in over pay dispute – Eurosport.co.uk
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Women’s World Cup news – Nigeria stage hotel sit-in over pay dispute – Eurosport.co.uk

Nigeria were knocked out of the Women’s World Cup on Saturday after losing to Germany in the Round of 16 but they were reportedly not paid some of their daily allowance for the tournament. On top of this they were still owed some money from games from up to three years ago and that situation…

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FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Cameroon test England today – Vanguard
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FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP: Cameroon test England today – Vanguard

England and Cameroon had plenty of fun in our team photoshoot earlier in the tournament.Domineering Cameroon are likely to present the most physical test England have faced at this FIFA Women’s World Cup, yet when the two teams of Lionesses meet at Stade de Valenciennes tomorrow, England will have more to handle than just a…

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Man Utd told to fork out world record £430m transfer fee by Real Madrid for Varane – The Sun
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Man Utd told to fork out world record £430m transfer fee by Real Madrid for Varane – The Sun

MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly been told to pay £430million for Real Madrid superstar Raphael Varane. The Star claims Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate for a new centre-back this summer. 1 Man Utd want Real Madrid ace Raphael VaraneCredit: AFPAnd he may be tempted to splash the cash on a world-class defender to bolster United’s faltering…

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Women’s World Cup news – Nigeria stage hotel sit-in over pay dispute – Eurosport.com
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Women’s World Cup news – Nigeria stage hotel sit-in over pay dispute – Eurosport.com

Nigeria were knocked out of the Women’s World Cup on Saturday after losing to Germany in the Round of 16 but they were reportedly not paid some of their daily allowance for the tournament. On top of this they were still owed some money from games from up to three years ago and that situation…

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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: USA vs. Spain – Preview, Schedule, TV Channels & Start Time – U.S. Soccer
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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019: USA vs. Spain – Preview, Schedule, TV Channels & Start Time – U.S. Soccer

After putting together an historic performance in Group F play, the U.S. Women’s National Team will return to Reims, site of its first match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, to face Spain in the Round of 16 (Noon ET on FS1 and Telemundo). It will be just the second meeting between the two…

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