women's football

  1. Why Football Needs More Female Referees

    Why Football Needs More Female Referees
    Ladies’ football in England is currently riding the crest of a wave. The incredible performance in the last Women’s World Cup, the growing popularity of the Women’s Super League and a string of endorsements and TV deals has given the game a much bigger profile during the last few years. At a time when the number of boys and young...
  2. Predictions for the Upcoming WSL Season

    Predictions for the Upcoming WSL Season
    Around 2.5 million people in England stayed up until the wee hours to watch the Lionesses attempt to make their first ever World Cup Final. Although Laura Bassett’s heartbreaking own-goal handed Japan the spoils, the nation rejoiced in price and admiration. But now the bread and butter of the WSL is about to reconvene after the summer break, and the...
  3. Can England's Success in the Women's World Cup Rub Off on the Men's Team?

    Can England's Success in the Women's World Cup Rub Off on the Men's Team?
    When the England women’s team lost their opening game of the 2015 Women’s World Cup, an entire nation rolled its eyes and said: “Same old, same old.” However, since that loss to France, the English ladies have been showing the men what competing in a major finals is all about. Following a fantastic victory over Canada to reach the Women’s...
  4. What Does the Future Hold for Women's Football?

    What Does the Future Hold for Women's Football?
    Whilst the vast bulk of the FA’s grassroots investment it devoted to the men’s game, there is a growing feeling that women’s football deserves a larger slice of the pie. A year after the Women’s European Championship was aired live on the BBC, participation levels at grassroots level are still growing. But can the ladies’ game continue to grow at...

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