Scotland needed a win to have a chance at staying in the competition and looked comfortable set for a win after leading 3-0 during the first 70 minutes with goals from Kim Little, Jennie Beattie and Erin Cuthbert. … [Read more...] about Scotland out of the women’s World Cup after draw with Argentina
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La Roja led the entire game after Thailand's keeper Waraporn Boonsing scored an own goal and Maria Jose Urrutia's put one in the net. Despite this, Chile fell short of advancing into the knockout stage by one goal. … [Read more...] about Chile eliminated from women’s World Cup, despite perseverance
Sweden fell victim to the USA in the group but many observers suggested they were fairly happy to come second in the group and avoid the hosts in the quarter final. Their best effort came in 2003 when they reached the final, but lost to Germany. Sweden will be hoping to avenge this on Sunday.The Germans are odds on favourites with Sweden at around 9/2. … [Read more...] about Women’s World Cup: What can we expect in the quarter-finals?
"Ad with the Women's Super League competition here in England, going into its second season, with major sponsors like Barclays putting money behind it, I think the interest in it and the coverage will hopefully go from strength to strength," he said. … [Read more...] about Women’s World Cup: Will the momentum wear off?
By the time the referee whistled half time, another two goals had been added: one by Sweden's Sofia Jakobsson (22') and the other by the Lionesses' Fran Kirby (31'), bringing the score 2-1 in favour of Sweden. … [Read more...] about Women’s World Cup: England, Sweden compete for third place