Women’s football legend Birgit Prinz retires

Women’s football legend Birgit Prinz retires

German women’s football legend Birgit Prinz hung up her boots Friday, putting a bookend on a stellar career after a disappointing 2011 World Cup on home soil. The 33-year-old striker, who played the bulk of her domestic football with Bundesliga

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Germany stunned by Japan at Women’s World Cup

Germany stunned by Japan at Women’s World Cup

The crowd of 26,067 at Wolfsburg witnessed the biggest upset in the history of the Women’s World Cup. But that is not what they came to see. They came for a celebration, not the devastation and disbelief on the faces

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Nervous Germany bags first win

Nervous Germany bags first win

Hosts and defending champions Germany got their women’s World Cup campaign off to a flying start on Sunday as they beat Group A rivals Canada 2-1 at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium. Having won both the 2003 and 2007 editions, Germany are

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Germany Women’s World Cup Team Profile

Germany Women’s World Cup Team Profile

Few would argue that the host nation will be a fiercely tough team to beat, with Germany winning the last two FIFA Women’s World Cups to impressively underline their dominant position in the world game. However, the downside is that

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World Cup fever comes to Germany again

World Cup fever comes to Germany again

Five years after Germany successfully hosted the men’s event, World Cup fever is returning to Germany again, this time for the women’s game. The biggest sporting event of the summer, the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup, kicks off June 26 in

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Women: Germany clinch Euro crown

Women: Germany clinch Euro crown

Germany saw off a valiant challenge from England to secure their fifth consecutive European Women’s Championship crown with a resounding 6-2 victory in an entertaining match in Helsinki on Thursday. Germany took an early lead at the Olympic Stadium through

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Women: Subs on target as Germany books final

Women: Subs on target as Germany books final

Image: DFB.de Defending Champions Germany booked their place in the final of the European Championship in Finland against England on Thursday after beating Norway 3-1 (0-1) in the semifinal in Helsinki. The Germans had the better start, but it was

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Women: Inka Grings leads Germany into the semis

Women: Inka Grings leads Germany into the semis

Image: DFB.de The six-time champions Germany beat Italy 2-1 (1-0) and advance to the semifinals at the 2009 European Championships in Finland. Two quick strikes by forward Inka Grings at the beginning of each half helped the German team to

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