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Category: Women’s World Cup 2019

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Megan Rapinoe ‘not sure she’s qualified for office’ but vows to fight for equal pay

Soccer star has said she would not go to White House if invitedOpinion: Rapinoe ‘egotism’ is the perfect antidote to TrumpThe World Cup-winning football star Megan Rapinoe does not think she is qualified for public office, as some have suggested since …

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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…

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Women’s World Cup 2019: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows

From kindly taxi drivers to great goals, great games and the universally impressive Megan Rapinoe, here’s how our writers felt about their month in FranceMatch of the tournament England 1 USA 2. Yes, England lost and, on balance, they deserved to be de…

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Fifa’s VAR bumbling hurt a World Cup in which the women’s game shone | Hope Solo

The greatest US team I have seen held off opponents who are rapidly closing the gap. Meanwhile, the game’s governing body hit a lowI had to wipe away a few tears as the final whistle blew on Sunday. It was emotional watching friends and former teammate…

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Duane Pipe and the sorely missed loo roll | Brief letters

Women’s football | Loo roll | Rare names | Kim Darroch | HeadlinesOne likely outcome of England’s performance in the World Cup (What will be the legacy of England’s Success?, 6 July) is that we will no longer be able to watch them live and free on TV a…

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Lionesses inspire us all but heroes alone cannot make a nation more sporty | Sean Ingle

Women’s World Cup has given us fantastic role models but elite success is not enough to get more people playing sportThe most seductive theory in sport has had one hell of a hearing during the past month. As the Women’s World Cup captured more hearts a…

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Women’s World Cup – the best shots by female photographers | Picture essay

Our picture editor looks back at a captivating tournament in France through the work of six exceptional female photographersWhile the 2019 Women’s World Cup brought global attention to the talents of the world’s best female footballers, it also shone a…