Women's World Cup

Baltimore Ravens' Sam Koch holds the ball for United States soccer player Carli Lloyd as she attempts to kick a field goal after the Philadelphia Eagles and the Baltimore Ravens held a joint NFL football practice in Philadelphia, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019.
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 8:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Fresh off the United States' victory in the Women's World Cup, could Carli Lloyd be entertaining thoughts about a career change? The 37-year-old soccer star nailed a 55-yard field goal during a joint practice between the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Ravens last week. And on...
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Carli Lloyd of the USA celebrate with the trophy following victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France.
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Kim Glovas
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Fans of the U.S. women's soccer team have two opportunities to see the world championship team over the next couple days in Philadelphia. The U.S. Women's National Team, which captured global attention in July by winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, will be at the...
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Members of the U.S. women's soccer team, including Megan Rapinoe, rear left, and Alex Morgan, right foreground, stand on a float before being honored with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes in New York, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
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July 10, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Ali Swenson, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting "USA! USA!" on Wednesday as the U.S. women's national soccer team reigned supreme once again in New York City's Canyon of Heroes. It was four years ago to the day that crowds tossed heaps...
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The Starfinder Foundation, out of Manayunk, is excited about the success of the World Cup champs and hopes to get a boost.
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Tim Jimenez
July 10, 2019 - 7:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team celebrates with a parade in New York City, a Manayunk-based youth soccer organization hopes Philadelphia girls will benefit from the team's success. Right before the World Cup started, the U.S. Soccer Foundation...
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Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy following her team's victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France.
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Kim Glovas
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The wage disparity among men and women soccer players is in the spotlight after Team USA won the Women's World Cup. But the road to pay equity is complicated. The international crowd at the Women's World Cup was on its feet, chanting for equal pay for Team USA. "We...
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United States' Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
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July 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face...
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It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but defending champion the US can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain.
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June 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
By Aimee Lewis, CNN (CNN) - - It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but the defending champion United States can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain. In the United States' toughest challenge at the Women's World Cup so...
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United States' Alex Morgan, second right, celebrates after scoring her side's 12th goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
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June 11, 2019 - 8:01 pm
REIMS, France (AP) — Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game. Goals matter in the group stage. And statements matter in soccer's biggest tournament. "Obviously...
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Women's World Cup trophy
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February 27, 2019 - 1:36 pm
(AP) — The Women's World Cup countdown has begun in earnest. Wednesday marked 100 days until the kickoff of the game's biggest tournament, opening on June 7 in Paris. The 24-team event will be played at nine stadiums in France over the course of a month, with the final set for July 7 in Lyon. The...
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