Jill Ellis

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Ireland Women will play World Cup winners the USA in a friendly in August. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Republic of Ireland Women are to face World Cup winners the United States in Pasadena as part of a five-game victory tour. Ireland will line up again(...)

Jackie Groenen of the Netherlands scores her team’s winner against Sweden. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Netherlands 1 Sweden 0 (after extra time) New Manchester United signing Jackie Groenen ensured the Netherlands finally got the better of an excellent(...)

Jaelene Hinkle:  “If I never get another national team call-up again then that’s just a part of His plan, and that’s okay.”  Photograph: Diego Diaz//Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The curious case of Jaelene Hinkle. In June, 2017, she was called into the USA women’s squad ahead of a two-match tour of Scandinavia. With eight ful(...)

Carli Lloyd scores her second goal against Japan in the World Cup final. Photograph: Ennis Grombkowski/Getty Images

USA’s World Cup winner Carli Lloyd has earned an invitation to the White House following her heroics in the final against Japan. Lloyd scored amarvell(...)

Carli Lloyd scored a hat-trick inside 16 minutes as the USA thrashed Japan 5-2 to win the Women’s World Cup final in Vancouver. Photograph: Afp

USA 5 Japan 2 Carli Lloyd’s fiance Brian wanted to come to Vancouver to see her play in the Women’s World Cup final. Lloyd told him to stay home. He h(...)

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(...)