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Everything you need to know about women’s soccer can be found below. We cover the origins of Women’s soccer and the first teams, to the modern soccer era and the upcoming World Cup.

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2007 Women’s World Cup: Germany Edge Out Brazil In Final

China hosted the 2007 Women’s World Cup Final on 30 September 2007, which was won by Germany, which defeated Brazil 2–0. Germany, the winner of the previous Women’s World Cup final, played Brazil, which had never won a major world …

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Christine Sinclair: A Soccer Star Who Refuses To Retire

Christine Sinclair is a forward for the Canadian Women’s national soccer team and has been for 21 years. She has scored 188 goals, more than any other international female soccer player. Christine Sinclair is only 5′ 9″ (175 cm) but …

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Alexia Putellas: Makes History Winning Ballon d’Or

Alexia Putellas Segura is a professional soccer player who plays for the Spain women’s national team and Barcelona Femení. She plays in the midfield and is considered one of the best players ever in women’s soccer. She has won five …

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Florence Bilton: The Pioneer Behind Women’s Soccer

Florence Bilton, the Hull woman who pioneered women’s soccer both locally and nationally, passed away in 2004. She was aged 82. Florence, originally from Beverley Road, Hull, helped form the Hull Women’s Football Association in 1968 and the English Women’s …

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Is There A World Cup Women’s Soccer Tournament?

The men’s FIFA World Cup has been going since 1930. In 2022 it will host its 22nd tournament. But there is also a World Cup Women’s soccer tournament, and while it hasn’t been going as long, the competition is just …

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Marta Vieira da Silva: The Brazilian Striker

Everyone has their own opinion on the Lionel Messi vs. Ronaldo saga, which has raged on for many years. These days, even those who believe that players like Salah, Coutinho, and Neymar should be involved in that debate. But what …

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An Unsuitable Game For Female Footballers

On 23 March 1895, at Crouch End in London, a group of female footballers came together and played a women’s football match. It took place between North and South England. It had been organized by Nettie Honeyball, who became the …

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How Tall Is Carli Lloyd?

Have you ever wondered how tall Carli Lloyd is? Well, this record-breaking female soccer player is only 5 feet 7 inches tall (170 centimeters). But she is still a tremendous asset to the USA women’s soccer team and all the …

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Swindon Spitfires Women’s And Girls Football Club

Women’s football in England is now firmly established as part of the game’s fabric, but few of those pioneering clubs from the mid-1960s have survived through to modern times. A rare example is Swindon Spitfires, formed in 1967 and celebrated …

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First Women’s FA Cup Final – The Mitre Trophy 1970-71

Women’s soccer in England has made tremendous progress over the last 50 years. The Women’s Football Association, formed in 1969, organized the first women’s national competition: The Mitre Trophy, for the 1970-71 season. More than 45 years later, the national …

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