IN PICTURES: Swedish women’s football team receive hero’s welcome in Gothenburg
Sweden

IN PICTURES: Swedish women’s football team receive hero’s welcome in Gothenburg

Sweden's medal-winning women's football team received a jubilant welcome as they returned home after beating England to third place in the Women's World Cup. Here's a glimpse of what the celebrations looked like.

Women’s World Cup: Sweden vow to fight for third place after painful semi-final defeat to Netherlands
Sweden

Women’s World Cup: Sweden vow to fight for third place after painful semi-final defeat to Netherlands

Football World Cup: Can Sweden beat their ‘damn German ghost’?
Sweden

Football World Cup: Can Sweden beat their ‘damn German ghost’?

Sweden cruise into knockouts at Women’s World Cup
Sweden

Sweden cruise into knockouts at Women’s World Cup

Five things to know about the Swedish women’s team ahead of the World Cup semi-final
Sweden

Five things to know about the Swedish women’s team ahead of the World Cup semi-final

Löw defends Neid as critics circle after defeat
Germany

Löw defends Neid as critics circle after defeat

Semi-final clash with US ‘like a final’
Germany

Semi-final clash with US ‘like a final’

France pipped by Germany on penalties
France

France pipped by Germany on penalties

Germany pip France in Women’s World Cup
Germany

Germany pip France in Women’s World Cup

Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup

Germany oust Sweden from FIFA World Cup

Calls for Spanish coach’s exit after World Cup flop
Spain

Calls for Spanish coach’s exit after World Cup flop

Sweden hangs by thread after draw with Aussies
Sweden

Sweden hangs by thread after draw with Aussies

Germany qualify for next round after big win
Germany

Germany qualify for next round after big win

Germany held to draw by former champs Norway
Germany

Germany held to draw by former champs Norway

Spain’s debutants draw in first World Cup match
Spain

Spain’s debutants draw in first World Cup match

England women fall to France once again
France

England women fall to France once again

Five reasons you’ve got to back Sweden’s women
Sweden

Five reasons you’ve got to back Sweden’s women

Women footballers heat up the pitch for calendar
Germany

Women footballers heat up the pitch for calendar

Japan beat USA to win World Cup on penalties
Germany

Japan beat USA to win World Cup on penalties

Underdogs Japan ready to topple giants US
Germany

Underdogs Japan ready to topple giants US

Sweden take third place despite dismissal
Germany

Sweden take third place despite dismissal

France and Sweden battle for bronze
Germany

France and Sweden battle for bronze

US, Japan to face-off in epic finals clash
Germany

US, Japan to face-off in epic finals clash

Women’s football coach considers resigning after shock defeat
Germany

Women’s football coach considers resigning after shock defeat

The Women’s World Cup is not over
Germany

The Women’s World Cup is not over

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

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

World Cup defeat costs Germany place at 2012 Olympics
Germany

World Cup defeat costs Germany place at 2012 Olympics

Germany ousted from World Cup by Japan
Germany

Germany ousted from World Cup by Japan

Germany face soccer showdown with Japan
Germany

Germany face soccer showdown with Japan

Two North Korean footballers test positive for steroids
Germany

Two North Korean footballers test positive for steroids

Germany tops group with win over France
Germany

Germany tops group with win over France

Tough clash expected as Germany face impressive France
Germany

Tough clash expected as Germany face impressive France

Members of French women’s football team pose naked
Germany

Members of French women’s football team pose naked

USA and Sweden advance to World Cup quarter-finals
Germany

USA and Sweden advance to World Cup quarter-finals

England and Japan through to World Cup quarter-finals
Germany

England and Japan through to World Cup quarter-finals

Women’s World Cup sees record television audience
Germany

Women’s World Cup sees record television audience

Germany beats Nigeria, heads to quarter-finals
Germany

Germany beats Nigeria, heads to quarter-finals

North Korean players struck by lightning, coach claims
Germany

North Korean players struck by lightning, coach claims

Nervous Germany beats Canada in opener
Germany

Nervous Germany beats Canada in opener

Tentacled tipsters and prophetic pachyderm predict Women’s World Cup
Germany

Tentacled tipsters and prophetic pachyderm predict Women’s World Cup

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

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

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

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

Public viewing: Where to watch the matches
Germany

Public viewing: Where to watch the matches

Team profiles: The favourites, contenders and the rest
Germany

Team profiles: The favourites, contenders and the rest

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

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

Sticky start for women’s World Cup album
Germany

Sticky start for women’s World Cup album

Germany signs Barbie for Women’s World Cup
Germany

Germany signs Barbie for Women’s World Cup

German women take home U-20 World Cup
Germany

German women take home U-20 World Cup

Swedes impress at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup
Sweden

Swedes impress at FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup