2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
4th in SheBelieves Cup
Unbelievable goal from Aston Villa's Mana Iwabuchi in FA WSL (0:24)
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303dReuters

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid

The Japanese Football Association announced on Monday that Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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316dAssociated Press

Brazil bow out of 2023 Women's World Cup race

Brazil withdrew their bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, arguing on Monday they cannot offer FIFA the financial assurances it needs.

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340dAssociated Press

Australia's joint WWC bid to learn fate on June 25

The 2023 Women's World Cup host will be picked on June 25 from among Brazil, Japan, Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand.

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1yAssociated Press

White, England top Japan in SheBelieves Cup

Ellen White came off the bench in the 69th minute and only needed 14 minutes to score as England beat Japan 1-0 on Sunday in the SheBelieves Cup.

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2yReuters

Dutch reach quarters, beat Japan on late pen

The Netherlands reached the women's World Cup quarterfinals for the first time when Lieke Martens's penalty earned them a 2-1 victory over Japan.

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2yReuters

White scores brace as England top Group D

England maintained their perfect Women's World Cup Group D record when Ellen White's double gave them a 2-0 win over Japan on Wednesday.

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2yReuters

Japan back on track with win over Scotland

ana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 win over Scotland.

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2yTom Hamilton

2019 Women's World Cup team previews: Japan

There's an unknown element to the Japanese team in this year's World Cup that could either play in its favor or hurt the team come crunch time.

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5yAustralia Associated Press

Matildas coach plays down Japan win

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic says they are still a long way from Olympics qualification, despite a shock 3-1 opening win over Japan.

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5yESPN Staff

AFC: Wins for Australia, Japan, South Korea

Mile Jedinak and Tim Cahill scored as Australia got their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a 3-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in Canberra.

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6yESPN staff

WWC: England lose to Japan after own goal

Japan beat England 2-1 in their semifinal match at the 2015 Women's World Cup as England's Laura Bassett redirected the ball into her own goal.

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6yAssociated Press

WWC: Late goal sends Japan to semifinals

15 minutes after entering the game, Iwabuchi scored during a scramble in front in the 87th minute to secure a 1-0 victory in the Women's World Cup.

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6yAssociated Press

WWC: Japan advance past the Netherlands

Mizhuo Sakaguchi scored what turned out to be the deciding goal as defending champions Japan held off to beat the Netherlands 2-1 on Tuesday night.