Alex Morgan

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Juan Mata celebrates after scoring for Manchester United: “You see so many players with physical qualities. They are quick and strong but they don’t make the right decisions.” Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Ninety minutes with Juan Mata is a time full of space and light. It’s a little like watching him play football, where his intelligence and vision are(...)

The US women’s soccer team secured an improved deal with US Soccer on Wednesday. Photograph: Kyle Ross/Getty

The United States women’s soccer team pressed its fight for equal pay not in one dramatic moment at the negotiating table, but in a thousand small one(...)

Carli Lloyd bagged a hattrick as the USA beat Ireland women 5-0 in San Diego. Photograph: Getty

USA 5 Republic of Ireland 0 The Irish women’s team were well beaten in their friendly match with world champions USA on Saturday evening in San Diego(...)

Carli Lloyd’s penalty set the USA on their way to a 2-0 win over Germany in their Women’s World Cup semi-final. Photograph: Epa

The United States reached the Women’s World Cup final with a 2-0 victory over fellow international powerhouse Germany in Montreal. A penalty in the 68(...)

Michelle O’Neill on assistant referee duty in the SSE Airtricity League.  “It took many supporters a while to accept female officials, but now the respect is there.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

From the chaos of an under-10s game on a bumpy local pitch in Wexford to the hype and prestige of the Fifa Women’s World Cup in Canada, Michelle O’Ne(...)

EA’s FIFA series may have made great strides in realism in the past few years, but there has been one glaring omission: there has been no represent(...)

Real grass (above) is all the top players are looking for in next year’s Women’s World Cup in Canada. Officials want them to play the tournament on an artificial surface. Photograph: Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Attempts to force Canada to stage the Women’s World Cup on grass instead of artificial turf is now a legal matter, with US football star Abby Wambach (...)