Rose Lavelle

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Katie McCabe celebrates scoring a goal for  Arsenal against Birmingham City. Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Women’s Euro Qualifier: Germany v Republic of Ireland, Georg-Melches Stadion, Essen, 1pm (Irish time) – Live on RTÉ2 While the remarkable influx of w(...)

 Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates scoring against England in the World Cup semi-final in 2019. The high profile American star has now joined Tottenham Hotspur in the WSL. Photograph:  Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Late last week, while the majority of football fans were getting ready for the start of the new season, Spurs pulled off a completely unexpected trans(...)

 Amy Rodriguez  of Utah Royals FC beats  Nichelle Prince  of the Houston Dash to the ball  during the second half in the quarter-final match of the NWSL Challenge Cup at Zions Bank Stadium  in Herriman, Utah. Photograph: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

If anyone is seeking their fix of women’s sports, it comes from the unlikely source of the United States, a country that has been absolutely savaged b(...)

The USA celebrate Rose Lavelle’s goal in their World Cup final win over the Netherlands. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Rose Lavelle was 9 and a half - the half is important, if you’re 9 - when the women that changed everything arrived in Cincinnati. It was October 200(...)

 Michelle O’Neill (right) warms up with match referee Stephanie Frappart (centre) and Manuela Nicolosi (left) prior to the Women’s World Cup football final between the USA and the Netherlands. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish referee Michelle O’Neill, who lined out as an assistant referee in the Women’s World Cup final in Lyon on Sunday, has told of how she closed al(...)

Megan Rapinoe  celebrates scoring the opening goal for the USA against the Netherlands in the Fifa Women’s World Cup final in France. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

It became clear after 13 minutes that this was going to be a different kind of game for the USA. The Netherlands, it turned out, were different from a(...)

The USA celebrate their World Cup final win over the Netherlands in Lyon. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A coolly taken Megan Rapinoe penalty and beautifully worked goal from Rose Lavelle fired USA to their fourth Women’s World Cup title against a resilie(...)

 Alex Morgan celebrates scoring her team’s 12th goal. Photograph: Reuters

United States 13 Thailand 0 It was clear what kind of match this would be a few seconds before the whistle blew. The US put seven attacking players o(...)