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Category: Women’s World Cup

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Women’s football needs more than extra World Cup spots to flourish | Samantha Lewis

The reasons behind Fifa’s move to increase the number of teams from 24 to 32 are noble but unrealistic According to Gianni Infantino, the reasoning behind Fifa’s decision to expand number of teams at the Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32 is twofold: to f…

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Reporting on the 2019 Women’s World Cup: ‘It was a turning point’

One of our reporting team reflects on the intensity and excitement of covering 15 transformative matches in 34 days“Equal pay! Equal pay!”I knew I would be watching history this summer. After all, it was to be the “biggest ever” edition of the Women’s …

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Fifa looks to fast-track expansion of Women’s World Cup to 32 teams

Fifa asks council for quick approval of 32-team field for 2023Nine federations are currently preparing to bid for 2023 eventFifa wants its ruling council to fast-track expansion of the next Women’s World Cup to 32 teams.In a document seen by the Associ…

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USA’s World Cup stars return to big crowds – but will it last?

Fans flocked to welcome home the world champions in the National Women’s Soccer League this week. The tough part will be keeping them comingWednesday’s match had been over for 20 minutes when hundreds of girls, holding posters and T-shirts and patientl…

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Paralympics to join events that must be shown on free-to-air TV

Games to be added to list of protected events, while airing of women’s sport to be studiedCampaigners have welcomed the government’s stated intention to add the Paralympic Games to the list of sporting events that must be screened live on free-to-air t…

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Christen Press’s Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stands for

The striker’s mystifying choice to partner with Barstool Sports, a company antithetical to the USWNT’s values of inclusiveness, has allowed her team’s identity to be co-opted on its victory lapSince the end of the Women’s World Cup, the US women’s nati…

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Megan Rapinoe takes the game to her rightwing critics

Conservatives wanting to carry the culture wars to the sports field have a new and discomfiting adversaryMegan Rapinoe stood on a parade float on a sun-splashed morning in lower Manhattan, the World Cup trophy in one hand and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot…

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USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

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USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

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Sweden’s Kosovare Asllani: ‘30,000 people came to celebrate our medal’

The midfielder on how Sweden went ‘crazy’ for the Women’s World Cup and why the bronze medal win over England wasn’t nonsenseSweden’s Kosovare Asllani has a very different view of the Women’s World Cup third-place match to Phil Neville, who labelled it…

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Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe

Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with hom…

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After a brilliant World Cup victory, US stars return to their day jobs

It’s been a non-stop party since Megan Rapinoe and Co won the World Cup. But now the task is to see if they can grow the domestic leagueIt’s been a non-stop party for the US women’s national team since they won the World Cup on Sunday. The champagne st…

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US women’s soccer team victory parade – in pictures

Fresh from its fourth World Cup triumph, the team has been honoured by a traditional ticker-tape parade in New York Continue reading…

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Women’s World Cup captured public’s imagination despite Fifa’s worst efforts | Marina Hyde

Patronising scheduling set it up to fail but players used their platform to highlight how the governing body lets them downGianni Infantino is one of those intensely political people who believe that as far as everyone else is concerned, there is no pl…

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Jill Ellis: where does a women’s football coach go after two World Cup titles?

The USA coach defied critics – including some in her locker room – to triumph in France. But she is unlikely to find a bigger job than her current oneJill Ellis is the most successful manager in women’s football. With back-to-back Women’s World Cup tro…

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David Squires on … the Women’s World Cup final

Our cartoonist on the USA’s victory over the Netherlands and the tournament as a whole Buy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading…

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People have fallen for women’s football. We must ensure it’s a long-term relationship | Eni Aluko

The future of the women’s game has never looked brighter but keeping fans interested after the World Cup is vital to its growthThe Women’s World Cup has been a tournament we will look back on as the point when all of our longstanding expectation of wha…

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People have fallen for women’s football. We must ensure it’s a long-term relationship | Eni Aluko

The future of the women’s game has never looked brighter but keeping fans interested after the World Cup is vital to its growthThe Women’s World Cup has been a tournament we will look back on as the point when all of our longstanding expectation of wha…

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‘It’s just the start’: how World Cup victory affects USA’s fight for equal pay

The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup on Sunday a chant broke out around Stade de Lyon: “E…

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‘It’s just the start’: how World Cup victory affects USA’s fight for equal pay

The US secured the World Cup trophy on Sunday. And they also won something just as valuable for their lawsuit against US Soccer: public goodwillJust after the US sealed their fourth Women’s World Cup on Sunday a chant broke out around Stade de Lyon: “E…