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The United States poses for pictures with the World Cup Trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015
USA Women win the World Cup by beating Japan Women 5-2 to avenge their penalty shootout defeat in the final of four years ago.
Last Six:
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11
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8
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The United States poses for pictures with the World Cup Trophy after their 5-2 win over Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015
Result: Carli Lloyd hat-trick helps five-star USA to World Cup glory over Japan
USA Women win the World Cup by beating Japan Women 5-2 to avenge their penalty shootout defeat in the final of four years ago.
Jul 6, 01:50
USA forward Abby Wambach celebrates after winning the semi-final football match between USA and Germany during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on June 30, 2015
Half-Time Report: Carli Lloyd hat-trick stuns lacklustre Japan Women in World Cup final
USA Women lead their Japanese counterparts 4-1 at half time in the World Cup thanks to a 15-minute hat-trick from Carli Lloyd.
Jul 6, 00:47
USA forward Abby Wambach celebrates after winning the semi-final football match between USA and Germany during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on June 30, 2015
Abby Wambach: 'It's not about revenge'
USA Women striker Abby Wambach insists that she will not be looking for revenge during the Women's World Cup final against Japan.
Jul 5, 16:46
Mizuho Sakaguchi and Rumi Utsugi of Japan celebrate after the FIFA Women's World Cup Semi Final match between Japan and England at the Commonwealth Stadium on July 1, 2015
Result: Last-gasp Laura Bassett own goal denies battling England
Laura Bassett hits a 93rd-minute own goal past her goalkeeper as England Women lose their World Cup semi-final to Japan in devastating circumstances.
Jul 2, 01:54
Jill Scott #8 of England takes the ball as Camille Abily #10 of France falls in the second half during the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Group F match at Moncton Stadium on June 9, 2015
Half-Time Report: Fara Williams penalty pegs back Japan in Edmonton
Fara Williams nets a 40th-minute penalty as England Women hold Japan Women to a 1-1 half-time draw in their World Cup semi-final in Edmonton.
Jul 2, 00:47
England defender Lucy Bronze (R) celebrates her goal against Canada with teammate Steph Houghton during a quarterfinal football match at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 27, 2015
Live Commentary: Japan Women 2-1 England Women - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the Women's World Cup semi-final between Japan Women and England Women.
Jul 1, 23:30
Toni Duggan #18 of England looses the ball to Carolina Arias #17 of Colombia during the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Group F match at Olympic Stadium on June 17, 2015
Team News: Toni Duggan returns for England Women
England striker Toni Duggan returns in place of Karen Carney for the Women's World Cup semi-final against Japan.
Jul 1, 22:59
England's Steph Houghton (5) celebrates her score against Norway during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Round of 16 football match at Lansdowne Stadium in Ottawa on June 22, 2015
Steph Houghton aware of Japan threat
England Women captain Steph Houghton admits that her side will have to be at their best if they are to beat Japan in their World Cup semi-final on Wednesday.
Jun 29, 12:20
England defender Lucy Bronze (R) celebrates her goal against Canada with teammate Steph Houghton during a quarterfinal football match at the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup at BC Place Stadium in Vancouver, British Columbia on June 27, 2015
England's Lucy Bronze looking forward to facing Japan
Lucy Bronze believes that England can beat "favourites" Japan in the Women's World Cup semi-finals.
Jun 29, 09:10
Japan's midfielder Asuna Tanaka (R) and Ecuador's forward Carina Caicedo vie for the ball during their Group C football match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 16, 2015
Result: Japan Women book semi-final spot with win over Australia Women
A late Mana Iwabuchi goal sees Japan Women beat Australia Women in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Jun 27, 22:56
Japan's midfielder Asuna Tanaka (R) and Ecuador's forward Carina Caicedo vie for the ball during their Group C football match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 16, 2015
Result: Japan beat Netherlands to reach World Cup quarter-finals
Goals from Saori Ariyoshi and Mizuho Sakaguchi condemn the Netherlands to a 2-1 defeat as Japan book their place in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup.
Jun 24, 04:52
Japan's midfielder Asuna Tanaka (R) and Ecuador's forward Carina Caicedo vie for the ball during their Group C football match of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 16, 2015
Result: Japan top group with maximum points
An early Yuki Ogimi goal helps Japan to beat Ecuador 1-0 in the Women's World Cup.
Jun 16, 23:52
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Result: Japan edge out Cameroon in Women's World Cup clash
Goals from Aya Sameshima and Yuika Sugasawa guide Japan to a 2-1 victory over Cameroon in the Women's World Cup.
Jun 13, 05:00
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Result: Japan narrowly scrape past Switzerland
Switzerland fall short in Vancouver as Japan scrape to a narrow 1-0 win in the Women's World Cup.
Jun 9, 04:54


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