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(...)

Netherlands’ Stefanie van der Gragt celebrates scoring their second goal with team-mates during the Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Italy at Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes. Photograph: Bernadett Szabo/Reuters

Netherlands 2 Italy 0 The Netherlands reached the Women’s World Cup semi-finals for the first time after second-half headers from Vivianne Miedema an(...)

Netherlands’ Lineth Beerensteyn celebrates scoring their second goal during the Women’s World Cup Group E game against Canada at Stade Auguste-Delaune in  Reims. Photograph:  Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

Netherlands 2 Canada 1 Reigning European champions the Netherlands secured top spot in Group E at the Women’s World Cup, maintaining their 100 per ce(...)

Ireland’s Louise Quinn dejected after conceding they first goal of the game to the Netherlands in their 2019 World Cup qualifier. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 0 Netherlands 2 After the upsurge in talk of qualification for what would be the Irish women’s first ever World Cup, Colin Bell’s(...)