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Category: FIFA World Cup

FIFA 2019 World Cup sparks conversation and solidifies brighter future for women’s sports

The United States women’s national team celebrates their fourth World Cup victory. (Getty Images.) Long before the whistle was blown for the first match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, it was clear that the tournament would be revolutionary in more ways than one. Twenty-four teams across six different continents gathered in host city […]

USWNT win their fourth World Cup title

Megan Rapinoe’s game-winning goal in the World Cup final earned her the Golden Boot title. (Photo courtesy of USWNT Twitter.) The US women’s national soccer team claimed their fourth World Cup title in front of a crowd of 57,900 on Saturday. They battled to a 2-0 win against the Netherlands, who are European champions but […]

World Cup semi-finals recap

From 24 teams to two: here is a recap of the semi-finals for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. USA vs England In the first match of the week, the Americans defeated the English with a close 2-1 finish to capture their fifth trip to the World Cup final. The U.S. started the scoring with a […]

Recap: World Cup quarterfinals

Sweden came out victorious after an 18-year losing streak against Germany. (Photo courtesy of BBC.) The FIFA Women’s World Cup is heating up as the semi-finals take place this coming week. Here is a recap of what went down over the last week in the quarterfinals and what you can expect for the coming round.  […]

USA and Europe dominate: World Cup quarterfinals preview

This year’s World Cup favourites, the USA, have had a lot to celebrate so far but are preparing for their stiffest test yet against France in the quarterfinal. (Photo courtesy of FIFA.com.) Seven of the remaining eight teams are European, yet the favourites are still the United States. The quarterfinals have a bit of everything, […]

The world cup starts in two days and this is how Canada will do

Canada’s 23-player roster was announced May 23, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Canada Soccer.) Clear your schedules. Turn the TVs on. Get the popcorn ready. The eighth FIFA Women’s World Cup starts June 7 and it’s going to be quite the time to be alive. Canada, as usual, is a top contender, coming in with a […]