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  1. Germany ace Prinz hangs up her boots

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Three-time Women's World Player of the Year Birgit Prinz has announced her retirement from football at the age of 33.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2011
  2. Hammarstrom's hammers takes third

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute to give ten-women Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place decider.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2011
  3. USA and Japan to meet in final

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Two inspired substitutions and the in-form Abby Wambach helped the USA overcome France 3-1 while Japan were convincing winners against Sweden by the same scoreline.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2011
  4. Hope Powell slams England women's World Cup penalty 'cowardice'

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    England women's coach Hope Powell accused her team of "cowardice" after she struggled to find volunteers for the World Cup quarter-final penalty shoot-out against France.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  5. USA stun Brazil, Sweden beat Australia

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Ten-woman USA beat Brazil on penalties to book their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling game at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadium ended 2-2 after extra-time.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2011
  6. France through, holders Germany out

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    France booked their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup on Saturday with a penalty shoot-out victory over a battling England team after the match ended 1-1 in Leverkusen.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2011
  7. FIFA suspends North Korean pair

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    FIFA has announced that two North Korean players have been provisionally suspended after failing doping tests at the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2011
  8. Australia through, Sweden beat USA

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Australia booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup as they secured a dramatic 2-1 victory over Norway.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2011
  9. England top, Germany beat France

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    England overcame the odds to beat in-form Japan 2-0 and seal their place at the top of Group B in the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2011
  10. Ref 'sorry' over handball howler

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    The Women's World Cup suffered an embarrassing incident on Sunday night as an Equatorial Guinea defender held the ball in her hands in the penalty area for several seconds, only for the referee to continue play.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2011
  11. Marta masterclass, Australia thriller

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Brazil sealed their progress into the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a convincing 3-0 win over Norway.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2011
  12. England battle, Japan thrash Mexico

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    England gave themselves a great chance of qualifying for the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after coming from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1 on Friday night.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  13. USA, Sweden advance to quarter-finals

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Sweden booked their place in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over North Korea, a result that saw the Asians' campaign ended at the group stage.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2011
  14. France and Germany progress

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    France and Germany secured a place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup on Thursday with a game to spare.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2011
  15. Narrow wins for Brazil and Norway

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    Rosana's goal helped Brazil to a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Australia while Norway had a late Emilie Haavi strike to thank as they also won 1-0, against minnows Equatorial Guinea.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011
  16. Sweden, USA make winning starts

    ESPNsoccernet staff

    A second-half goal from forward Jessica Landstrom's handed Sweden a much-deserved 1-0 victory over Colombia in their Women's World Cup Group C opener.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2011