Will Bronze win Gold? World Cup stars nominated for FIFA awards

Lucy Bronze

July 3 – Who is the best Women’s player in the world? The most high profile women’s world cup ever is creating national and international stars, and – after a long wait – significant numbers of recognisable names in the women’s game. FIFA has announced its shortlists for the adidas Golden Ball, adidas Golden Glove and Hyundai Young Player awards.

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Chinese World Cup women handed record bonus boost

Chinese Women 2015

By Mark Baber
June 24 – Ahead of Friday’s quarter final against the USA, China’s women’s team, known as the ‘Steel Roses’, have been awarded a record bonus for their accomplishments in the tournament to date, in line with China’s president, Xi Jinping’s plan to revitalise football in the “sleeping giant” of world football.

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