WORLDCUP

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Polkinghorne out, 16-year-old Fowler an option for Matildas

Published 18/06/2019

(Reuters) - Australia central defender Clare Polkinghorne is unavailable for their final Group C game at the women’s World Cup, coach Ante Milicic has said, [more…]

Bar scales back ‘free shot per goal’ promotion after U.S. 13-0 win

Bar scales back ‘free shot per goal’ promotion after U.S. 13-0 win

Published 13/06/2019

(Reuters) - A Miami bar that offered customers “free shots” for every goal scored by the United States at the Women’s World Cup has scaled [more…]

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup

Fowl ref! Scotland bring out the rubber chickens at World Cup

Published 13/06/2019

(Reuters) - Scotland’s hopes of reaching the last 16 at their maiden women’s World Cup were dented by defeat to England in their opener but [more…]

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals

Unlucky 13 for Miami bar that offered free shots for U.S. goals

Published 12/06/2019

(Reuters) - Customers at a bar in Miami had more reason than most to celebrate as the United States women’s soccer team went on a [more…]

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive

Matildas admit work to be done to keep World Cup dream alive

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - Ante Milicic has only four days to resurrect Australia’s women’s World Cup campaign after an upset loss to Italy and nothing is going [more…]

Neville concerned by England’s second-half dip

Neville concerned by England’s second-half dip

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - England cannot afford to drop their intensity in the second half and must be ruthless in possession if they are to progress at [more…]

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland’s Kerr

Penalty was harsh but not deciding factor, says Scotland’s Kerr

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - A “harsh” early penalty took the wind out of Scotland’s sails in their debut at the women’s World Cup on Sunday but there [more…]

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women’s World Cup warm-up

Soccer: U.S. beat South Africa 3-0 in Women’s World Cup warm-up

Published 12/05/2019

SANTA CLARA (Reuters) - The United States got a goal in each half through Samantha Mewis and a late third from substitute Carli Lloyd to [more…]

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

Published 18/07/2018

(This July 15 story corrects to say “Euro 2020” instead of “Euro 2022” in the last paragraph.) By Mark Gleeson MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belgium will [more…]

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

Buyan the bear predicts Croatia will beat France in World Cup final

Published 15/07/2018

KRASNOYARSK, Russia (Reuters) - Buyan, a brown bear kept in a Siberian zoo, has predicted that Croatia will defeat France in Sunday’s World Cup final. [more…]