Sam Kerr

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United States forward Megan Rapinoe  might have made my top 10 list when it comes to influence and inspiration, but my winner was Julie Ertz or Lucy Bronze. Photograph: Getty Images

Awards season is always the most fun time of the year. It creates an unhealthy debate, statistics fly around, opinions are like arseholes and of cours(...)

The USA’s Alyssa Naeher saves Steph Houghton’s penalty as her side knocked out England in the semi-finals. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

The Lionesses bow out after Houghton’s missed penalty When the Lionesses captain, Steph Houghton, stepped up to the penalty spot the weight of Englan(...)

Norway celebrate after beating Australia on penalties in Nice. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Norway 1 Australia 1 (Norway win 4-1 on penalties) Norway beat Australia 4-1 on penalties to reach the women’s World Cup quarter-finals for the first(...)

Sam Kerr scored all four as Australia routed Jamaica. Photograph: Denis Balbouse/Reuters

Jamaica 1 Australia 4 Sam Kerr struck four times to send Australia through to the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 4-1 victory against Jamaica(...)

A view of a match ball during the game between Argentina and Japan in Paris. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

As the summer breaks in Ireland (and the rain continues to fall!) a sports journalist’s nightmare emerges . . . this time of year is absolutely litter(...)

Italy celebrate Barbara Bonansea’s winning goal against Italy. Photograph: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty

Australia 1 Italy 2 Barbara Bonansea scored twice to give Italy a surprise, last-gasp 2-1 victory against Australia in their opening Group C game at (...)

The USA players celebrate their victory over Japan in the Fifa Women’s World Cup 2015 at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. Photograph: Franck Fife/Getty Images

United States World ranking: 1 World Cup record: They’ve appeared in all seven World Cup finals and have never finished outside the medals, winning (...)

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin players celebrate after beating Barcelona in the  Women’s Champions League final  in Budapest, Hungary. Photograph: Getty Images

Olympique Lyonnais Féminin are a team that would make Pep’s Barcelona, Pep’s Man City, Zidane’s Real Madrid and many other teams blush with their stel(...)

Alen Stajcic: sacked from his job as head coach of the Australian women’s soccer team. Photograph: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Being a manager of an elite sports team is a crazy old world nowadays, and everyone seems so fickle. Management is changing. Long gone are the days wh(...)