2011 Women’s World Cup

Japan 2-2 USA (3-1 Pens) – Women’s World Cup Final Highlights

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Japan 2-2 USA (3-1 Pens) – Women’s World Cup Final Highlights

A persistent Japan twice came from behind before beating USA 3-1 on penalties to win the Women’s World Cup in Frankfurt. The exhilarating final was eventually won by a dogged Japan team that recovered from a goal deficit on two occasions, to draw 2-2 after extra time, before holding their nerve from the spot. Goals […]

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Sweden 2-1 France (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Sweden 2-1 France (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

A stunning Marie Hamamrstrom strike was the difference as Sweden beat France 2-1 in Sinsheim to finish third in the Women’s World Cup. After Elodie Thomis had cancelled out Lotta Schelin’s strike, Hammarstrom’s thunderbolt settled the game and handed Sweden the win. The game was scrappy at first with neither team able to get hold […]

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Brazil 2-2 USA (3-5 Pens) (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Brazil 2-2 USA (3-5 Pens) (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

10 woman USA battled through a hard-fough match against Brazil to win on penalties and advance into the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup. The two-time world champions took the lead in the second minute when Daiane put into her own net. Shannon Boxx did very well to keep the ball in play down the […]

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Sweden 3-1 Australia (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Sweden 3-1 Australia (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Terrible defending from Australia helped Sweden to a 3-1 women’s World Cup quarter-final win in Augsburg. The excellent Lotta Schelin gave the Swedes what was ultimately a comfortable victory, but the story was again about some horrific defending from the Australians, with a catalogue of blunders on display, two of which yielded goals – mostly […]

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Germany 0-1 Japan (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Germany 0-1 Japan (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Germany’s dreams of winning a third successive World Cup, and on home soil no less, were ended by Japan in a shock 1-0 defeat in the quarter-final in Wolfsburg. After the match ended 0-0 after 90 minutes, Japan shocked the home nation when Karina Maruyama finished from a tight angle to knock out the tournament […]

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England 1-1 France (3-4 Pens) (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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England 1-1 France (3-4 Pens) (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

France reached the semi-finals of the Women’s World Cup courtesy of penalty shoot-out victory over England in Leverkusen, with captain Faye White missing the crucial penalty after an exhausting contest ended 1-1 after extra-time. With players dropping like flies due to cramp in scenes that resembled that other form of Saturday night entertainment, Casualty, and […]

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Sweden 2-1 USA (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Sweden 2-1 USA (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Sweden came through a hard-fought game in Wolfsburg to beat USA 2-1 and top Group C of the Women’s World Cup A Lisa Dahlkvist penalty and a disputed Nilla Fischer goal gave the Swedes a two-goal half-time lead and despite an Abby Wambach finish, the Americans failed to complete the comeback they worked so hard […]

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Equatorial Guinea 0-3 Brazil (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Equatorial Guinea 0-3 Brazil (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Brazil, who were already certain of their place in the next round, maintained their 100% record with a 3-0 win over Equatorial Guinea. Brazil were nearly up after a minute when a free-kick just evaded goalkeeper Miriam’s post, but they struggled to create clear chances afterwards and the sides reached half-time without breaking the deadlock. […]

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Australia 2-1 Norway (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Australia 2-1 Norway (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Australia downed Norway 2-1 in Leverkusen to qualify from Group D of the Women’s World Cup and eliminate their opponents. Two goals from Kyah Simon gave the Matildas the three points after Elise Thorsnes had opened the scoring for Norway. In the other Group D game Brazil saw off Equatorial Guinea 3-0 with goals from […]

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Referee Blunder During Australia v Equatorial Guinea – Video

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Referee Blunder During Australia v Equatorial Guinea – Video

The women’s World Cup suffered a refereeing blunder when an Equatorial Guinea defender held the ball in her hands in the penalty area for several seconds, only for the referee to wave play on. Television replays showed that a shot by Australian forward Leena Kharmis hit the post and rebounded to Equatorial Guinea defender Bruna, […]

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Brazil 3-0 Norway (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Brazil 3-0 Norway (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Brazil produced a polished performance in Wolfsburg to see off Norway 3-0 to qualify from Group D of the Women’s World Cup. A classy brace from Marta and an assured finish from Rosana gave Brazil the three points and left Norway needing to beat Australia next week to make the quarters. Brazil now top Group […]

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Australia 3-2 Equatorial Guinea (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Australia 3-2 Equatorial Guinea (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Australia got the better of a five-goal thriller in Bochum as they edged out Equatorial Guinea 3-2 in Group D of the Women’s World Cup. In a game full of incident goals from Leena Khamis, Emily van Egmond and Lisa de Vanna proved the difference for Australia as a brace from Genoveva Anonma kept Equatorial […]

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USA 3-0 Colombia (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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USA 3-0 Colombia (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

USA qualified from Group C in style with a 3-0 win over Colombia, who crashed out of the Women’s World Cup in Sinsheim. Great strikes from Heather O’Reilly, Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd gave USA a resounding win. Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

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Korea DPR 0-1 Sweden (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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Korea DPR 0-1 Sweden (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Sweden are on the brink of winning a place in the World Cup quarter-finals after defeating Korea DPR 1-0 in Augsburg in Group C. A Lisa Dahlkvist goal was enough to separate the two teams in a hard-fought contest that swung both ways over the 90 minutes, but Sweden eventually made their superiority in creating […]

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New Zealand 1-2 England (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

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New Zealand 1-2 England (Women’s World Cup) – Highlights

Goals from Jill Scott and Jess Clarke kept England’s Women’s World Cup hopes alive with a late 2-1 win over New Zealand in Dresden. The underdogs went ahead in the first-half through Sarah Gregorius and it took a tremendous Jill Scott header and a late winner from the substitute Jess Clarke to hand England the […]

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