Löw defends Neid as critics circle after defeat

Löw defends Neid as critics circle after defeat

World Cup winning coach Joachim Löw defended his female counterpart Silvia Neid on Monday after Germany fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat to England in the third place play-off of the Women's World Cup.

Semi-final clash with US ‘like a final’

Semi-final clash with US ‘like a final’

Germany pip France in Women’s World Cup

Germany pip France in Women’s World Cup

Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup

Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup

Germany qualify for next round after big win

Germany qualify for next round after big win

Germany held to draw by former champs Norway

Germany held to draw by former champs Norway

Women footballers heat up the pitch for calendar

Women footballers heat up the pitch for calendar

Japan beat USA to win World Cup on penalties

Japan beat USA to win World Cup on penalties

Underdogs Japan ready to topple giants US

Underdogs Japan ready to topple giants US

Sweden take third place despite dismissal

Sweden take third place despite dismissal

France and Sweden battle for bronze

France and Sweden battle for bronze

US, Japan to face-off in epic finals clash

US, Japan to face-off in epic finals clash

Women’s football coach considers resigning after shock defeat

Women’s football coach considers resigning after shock defeat

The Women’s World Cup is not over

The Women’s World Cup is not over

France ponders how to slay US Goliath in World Cup semi-final

France ponders how to slay US Goliath in World Cup semi-final

World Cup defeat costs Germany place at 2012 Olympics

World Cup defeat costs Germany place at 2012 Olympics

Germany ousted from World Cup by Japan

Germany ousted from World Cup by Japan

Germany face soccer showdown with Japan

Germany face soccer showdown with Japan

Two North Korean footballers test positive for steroids

Two North Korean footballers test positive for steroids

Germany tops group with win over France

Germany tops group with win over France

Tough clash expected as Germany face impressive France

Tough clash expected as Germany face impressive France

Members of French women’s football team pose naked

Members of French women’s football team pose naked

USA and Sweden advance to World Cup quarter-finals

USA and Sweden advance to World Cup quarter-finals

England and Japan through to World Cup quarter-finals

England and Japan through to World Cup quarter-finals

Women’s World Cup sees record television audience

Women’s World Cup sees record television audience

Germany beats Nigeria, heads to quarter-finals

Germany beats Nigeria, heads to quarter-finals

North Korean players struck by lightning, coach claims

North Korean players struck by lightning, coach claims

Nervous Germany beats Canada in opener

Nervous Germany beats Canada in opener

Tentacled tipsters and prophetic pachyderm predict Women’s World Cup

Tentacled tipsters and prophetic pachyderm predict Women’s World Cup

Watching women’s football – it’s just no fun

Watching women’s football – it’s just no fun

The Local’s guide to the Women’s World Cup

The Local’s guide to the Women’s World Cup

Public viewing: Where to watch the matches

Public viewing: Where to watch the matches

Team profiles: The favourites, contenders and the rest

Team profiles: The favourites, contenders and the rest

Tickets and fixtures: Who’s playing where and when?

Tickets and fixtures: Who’s playing where and when?

Sticky start for women’s World Cup album

Sticky start for women’s World Cup album

Germany signs Barbie for Women’s World Cup

Germany signs Barbie for Women’s World Cup

German women take home U-20 World Cup

German women take home U-20 World Cup