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#Women's World Cup

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 11 July, 2019

It's time for women's sport to take the prime time stage following the success of the World Cup

The curtain may be falling on this inspiring episode in women’s sport, but it can’t be the end of the story.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style Homecoming This post contains videos

US Soccer president hit with 'equal pay' chants as World Cup winners are welcomed home in style

US star Megan Rapinoe made a heartfelt speech to supporters at New York City Hall on Wednesday.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 8 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics On The Box

TV Wrap - Live coverage of women's World Cup goes a long way to silencing critics

Elsewhere, a few classic Irish tropes emerged on The Sunday Game.

Over 200,000 people tuned in to watch USA beat Netherlands on RTÉ2

All 52 games were broadcast free-to-air on RTÉ and TG4 for the first time in the history of the tournament.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 7 July, 2019

From The42 As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final Liveblog

As it happened: USA v Netherlands, Women's World Cup final

USA faced Netherlands in women’s football’s biggest game.

From The42 'I am an emotional wreck. I cry watching Dirty Dancing now': Neville says England have changed him Time Of My Life

'I am an emotional wreck. I cry watching Dirty Dancing now': Neville says England have changed him

Managing England at the Women’s World Cup has left Neville feeling emotional.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From The42 'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat Final Countdown

'I am uniquely and very deeply American': World Cup star Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

Trump said Rapinoe had disrespected the USA last month when she said she wouldn’t visit the White House.

From The42 'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment' Looking Back This post contains videos

'They didn't want to call it the Women's World Cup... They were unsure if it was going to be an embarrassment'

A look at the origins of the competition since its 1991 inception.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

From The42 European champions Netherlands outlast Sweden to book World Cup final place Oranje Alert This post contains videos

European champions Netherlands outlast Sweden to book World Cup final place

Jackie Groenen’s extra-time strike sent the Dutch through to Sunday’s decider against USA.

From The42 As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: Netherlands v Sweden, Women's World Cup semi-final

Relive all the drama as the Dutch found a winner in extra-time to book their place in Sunday’s decider.

From The42 Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out Secret Weapon

Ellis: Rapinoe could have taken penalty if USA-England had gone to a shoot-out

A hamstring strain prevented the USA star from facing Phil Neville’s Lionesses, but she gave her side a fitness boost by training on Wednesday.

From The42 'We love our tea in England' - US star Morgan criticised for 'distasteful' celebration Furore This post contains videos

'We love our tea in England' - US star Morgan criticised for 'distasteful' celebration

Lianne Sanderson has offered her opinion on the USWNT match-winner’s controversial reaction to her goal.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From The42 Neville defends captain after penalty miss in World Cup defeat and says referee 'not in control' of game Chin Up This post contains videos

Neville defends captain after penalty miss in World Cup defeat and says referee 'not in control' of game

The manager had nothing but praise for Steph Houghton as England bowed out at the semi-final stage.

From The42 USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss Drama This post contains videos

USA book World Cup final spot as 10-woman England denied by VAR and penalty miss

Steph Houghton missed a late spot-kick as the defending world champions ran out 2-1 winners in Lyon.

From The42 As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final Minute-by-Minute This post contains a poll

As it happened: England v USA, World Cup Semi-Final

The defending champions have booked their place in the decider but they were pushed all the way.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 1 July, 2019

From The42 TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage On The Box

TV Wrap - Phil Neville's bluster and ego sets up RTÉ's must-watch World Cup coverage

The England boss has been the breakout star, and thankfully, TG4 and the state broadcaster have been around to bring it to us.

# womens-world-cup - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From The42 'I found it quite funny' - Neville questions USA for scouting England team hotel before semi-final Not Bothered

'I found it quite funny' - Neville questions USA for scouting England team hotel before semi-final

The reigning World Cup champions are scheduled to check into the Lionesses’ acommodation should they advance to the final.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 29 June, 2019

From The42 Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals Upset

Sweden shock Germany to advance to World Cup semi-finals

The Swedes conjured one of the biggest surprises of the competition to set up a last-four clash with the Netherlands.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 28 June, 2019

From The42 As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: France v USA, World Cup quarter-final

France faced USA with a place in the final four up for grabs.

From The42 Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden World Stage

Wexford's Michelle O'Neill will officiate World Cup quarter-final between Germany and Sweden

The 40-year-old assistant referee is officiating at her second World Cup this summer in France.

From The42 Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare Fearless

Gay, opinionated, female and bullet-proof, Megan Rapinoe is Donald Trump's worst nightmare

The US women’s team winger is a person of resolute character and motivated by morals.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 27 June, 2019

From The42 As it happened: England v Norway, 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final Wwc

As it happened: England v Norway, 2019 Women's World Cup quarter-final

There was a spot in the last four up for grabs at Stade Océane in Le Harve.

# womens-world-cup - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown Heavyweights

'We've been waiting our whole lives for a game like this' - US star Heath on France showdown

The USWNT are preparing for a World Cup quarter-final that may be one of the most anticipated women’s matches of all time.

From The42 Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments Back And Forth

Trump tells US captain to 'win before she talks' in response to White House comments

Megan Rapinoe had said she’s ‘not going to the f*****g White House’ if her side wins the Women’s World Cup.

From The42 Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream Hard Luck This post contains videos

Japan coach sorry for her players after 'cruel' penalty ends World Cup dream

Lieke Martens’ late spot-kick sent Japan crashing out of the Women’s World Cup at the hands of Netherlands.

# womens-world-cup - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals Late Late Show This post contains videos

Penalty drama sends European champions into World Cup quarter-finals

Lieke Martens scored the crucial spot-kick to put the Netherlands into the last eight.

From The42 Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991 Italian Job This post contains videos

Goals in either half sees Italy storm into first World Cup quarter-final since 1991

A 2-0 win over China sees Milena Bertolini’s side set-up a clash with either Japan or the Netherlands.

From The42 USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final Ready To Rock

USA star hoping for 'total sh*tshow circus' in World Cup quarter-final

The reigning champions will take on tournament hosts France in a highly anticipated clash.

# womens-world-cup - Monday 24 June, 2019

From The42 Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot Onwards This post contains videos

Double dose of penalty drama as Sweden clinch World Cup quarter-final spot

Canada missed a spot-kick while the winners were denied one by VAR.

From The42 Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals Drama This post contains videos

Controversial penalty call sends holders USA into World Cup quarter-finals

The referee consulted with VAR before awarding a decisive spot-kick that was coolly dispatched Megan Rapinoe.

From The42 Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup Top Bins This post contains videos

Defensive howler sees reigning champions USA concede first goal at 2019 World Cup

Spain’s Jenni Hermoso showed great composure to hit the equaliser, after her side went behind from the penalty spot.

From The42 Cameroon boss angry over 'miscarriage of justice' against England Unhappy

Cameroon boss angry over 'miscarriage of justice' against England

Three Lions coach Phil Neville branded their opponents’ behaviour ‘unacceptable’.

# womens-world-cup - Saturday 22 June, 2019

From The42 Norway keep their cool in shoot-out to advance past Australia Women's World Cup

Norway keep their cool in shoot-out to advance past Australia

The Matildas bow out of the tournament after failing from the spot.

From The42 VAR plays part again as rock solid Germany the first to reach last eight at World Cup Knockout Stages This post contains videos

VAR plays part again as rock solid Germany the first to reach last eight at World Cup

Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s side beat Nigeria 3-0 and are yet to concede at the tournament.

From The42 Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup Favourites

Ranking the 8 teams with the best chance of winning the World Cup

USA have been among the most impressive sides so far.

# womens-world-cup - Friday 21 June, 2019

From The42 US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit Equality

US women's soccer team set for mediation with governing body over discrimination lawsuit

Lawyers for the players filed a lawsuit in March demanding equal pay and conditions to their male counterparts.

From The42 Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy Rule Change

Fifa reduces encroachment punishment after World Cup controversy

The rule change comes ahead of the knockout stages in France.

# womens-world-cup - Thursday 20 June, 2019

From The42 Mouthwatering ties in store as Women's World Cup last 16 confirmed Knockout Stages

Mouthwatering ties in store as Women's World Cup last 16 confirmed

The knockout stages get underway on Saturday, with France’s clash against Brazil one of the standout games.

From The42 Free-scoring USA break 24-year record as they march on in style Three From Three

Free-scoring USA break 24-year record as they march on in style

But there was heartbreak for Chile, who missed out on a place in the knockout stages.

From The42 Brilliant last-minute strike sends Cameroon through to last 16 Women's World Cup This post contains videos

Brilliant last-minute strike sends Cameroon through to last 16

Ajara Nchout was the hero as she scored a brilliant 95th winner for her side against New Zealand.

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