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USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

USA 13-0 Thailand: United States claim biggest ever Women’s World Cup win

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Media playback is not supported on this device The United States recorded the biggest ever victory in the Fifa Women's World Cup as they crushed Thailand 13-0.The 2015 winners were 3-0 up at half-time, scored four times in 10 minutes in the second half and then added six more goals in the last 16 minutes.Alex Morgan scored five times for the United States with two goals apiece for Rose Lavelle and Samantha Mewis. Lindsey Horan, Megan Rapinoe, Mallory Pugh and Carli Lloyd also scored to beat Germany's 11-0 win over Argentina.The United States' previous biggest win in th...
England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

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England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice as Phil Neville’s side eye a first title.The Lionesses are among the favourites to win the tournament, sitting third in the FIFA rankings – and will hope to make light work of their neighbours. getty England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice They will they face Argentina and Japan in Group D as they strive to reach the final in Lyon on July 7. This match – and every England and Scotland game this summer – will be live on talkSPORT and here’s how you can tune in. gossip Transfer news LIVE: De Gea to PSG, Man United Koulibaly bid, Bale defiant message
Women’s Prize for Fiction: Obama-backed author Tayari Jones wins

Women’s Prize for Fiction: Obama-backed author Tayari Jones wins

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A book about the wrongful conviction of a young black American man has won the the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction.An American Marriage by US writer Tayari Jones scooped the prize at the London awards on Wednesday. The book was described by former US President Barack Obama as a "moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple".Jones wins £30,000 and the "Bessie" - a limited edition bronze figurine.Chair of the judges, professor Kate Williams, said: "This is an exquisitely intimate portrait of a marriage shattered by racial injustice."It is a story of love, loss and loyalty, the resilience of the human spirit painted on a big political canvas - that shines a light on today's America." Wom
Ada Hegerberg named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019

Ada Hegerberg named BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year 2019

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Media playback is not supported on this device Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg has been voted the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year 2019.The award, voted for by fans across the world, comes four days after she scored a hat-trick in the Champions League final as her side lifted the trophy."It's a rollercoaster of feelings. It's amazing," she said of the BBC accolade. Denmark and Wolfsburg striker Pernille Harder finished second in the public vote, with Australia and Chicago Red Stars forward Sam Kerr coming third.The other nominees on the five-player shortlist for the BBC W...