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10. Joy Fawcett

The Womens World Cup quarterfinals were played at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA on 10/01/03. The second 1/4 final match has the USA playing Norway in the single elimination round. USA defeated Norway 1–0 on a goal by Abby Wambach. USA defender Joy Fawcett (lt) battles for a head ball against Norway's Lise Klaveness. (Photo by Anacleto Rapping/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

USA defender Joy Fawcett (Image credit: Getty Images)

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Rich Laverty has been a women’s football writer for a decade now, covering the game across the FA WSL, several FA Cup finals and live from the 2017 European Championships and 2019 World Cup. He has written regularly for publications in the UK and USA, including The Times, Guardian, Independent, iSport, FourFourTwo, Bleacher Report, The Blizzard, These Football Times and Our Game Magazine.

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