women's football

Women’s sport ‘left behind’ during the pandemic
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Women’s sport ‘left behind’ during the pandemic

Inequality, financial fears and gender pay gap concerns are revealed in new report
11 Feb 2021
FA Women’s Super League: the top players to watch
Chelsea Women have signed Danish star Pernille Harder on a three-year deal
In Depth

FA Women’s Super League: the top players to watch

Chelsea make another star signing ahead of this weekend’s opening fixtures
2 Sep 2020
FA WSL: 2019-20 season is pivotal for women’s football
The FA Women’s Super League WSL women’s football
In Depth

FA WSL: 2019-20 season is pivotal for women’s football

Selected WSL fixtures will be played at major stadiums and all matches will be streamed live for free
2 Sep 2019
Why everyone’s talking about the Women’s Super League
Arsenal won the 2018-19 FA Women’s Super League title
In Depth

Why everyone’s talking about the Women’s Super League

The English FA faces a challenge to capitalise on the success of the Fifa Women’s World Cup
8 Jul 2019
Back pages: US a class apart and Paul Pogba takes flight
Megan Rapinoe leads the US celebrations after their win in the Fifa Women’s World Cup final
In Brief

Back pages: US a class apart and Paul Pogba takes flight

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 8 July
8 Jul 2019
Phil Neville: the aim is to become the best - I won’t stop
England head coach Phil Neville consoles Steph Houghton after the defeat against the United States
In Depth

Phil Neville: the aim is to become the best - I won’t stop

Lionesses head coach is already planning for the future after World Cup semi-final loss against the USA
3 Jul 2019
Back pages: World Cup heartbreak for England’s Lionesses
England captain Steph Houghton reacts after missing the penalty against the United States
In Brief

Back pages: World Cup heartbreak for England’s Lionesses

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 3 July
3 Jul 2019

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‘We don’t fear you’: England ready for World Cup holders USA
England players celebrate a goal against Cameroon in the World Cup round of 16
In Review

‘We don’t fear you’: England ready for World Cup holders USA

Phil Neville’s Lionesses take on the champions in the Lyon semi-final
2 Jul 2019
England’s ‘badass women’ aim to bring the World Cup home
England players celebrate their World Cup quarter-final victory over Norway
In Brief

England’s ‘badass women’ aim to bring the World Cup home

It’s not just the trophy that the Lionesses have their sights set on
28 Jun 2019
Back pages: Magnifique Lionesses roar into the semi-finals
England players celebrate Lucy Bronze’s superb goal against Norway
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Back pages: Magnifique Lionesses roar into the semi-finals

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 28 June
28 Jun 2019
Norway vs. England: Lionesses ready to ‘embrace’ pressure
Phil Neville’s England reached the semi-finals of the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup
In Review

Norway vs. England: Lionesses ready to ‘embrace’ pressure

Toni Duggan expects a World Cup ‘cracker’ against the Norwegians in Le Havre
27 Jun 2019
United States expect a ‘crazy’ clash against France in Paris
US captain Megan Rapinoe stepped up to score two penalties in the last 16 against Spain
In Brief

United States expect a ‘crazy’ clash against France in Paris

Defending champions will face the host nation in the quarter-finals
25 Jun 2019
Back pages: Neville ‘utterly ashamed’ of Cameroon behaviour
England and Cameroon players argue following the bad foul on Steph Houghton
In Brief

Back pages: Neville ‘utterly ashamed’ of Cameroon behaviour

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 24 June
24 Jun 2019
WWC last-16 draw: Cameroon win late to set up England clash
Ajara Nchout (left) celebrates her winner against New Zealand with Cameroon team-mate Gabrielle Onguene
In Brief

WWC last-16 draw: Cameroon win late to set up England clash

The Indomitable Lionesses will take on the Lionesses in Valenciennes on Sunday
21 Jun 2019
WWC: Shelley Kerr slams officials after Scotland heartbreak
Dejected Scotland players react after their elimination from the Fifa Women’s World Cup
In Brief

WWC: Shelley Kerr slams officials after Scotland heartbreak

England’s Lionesses beat Japan to finish top of group D
20 Jun 2019
Back pages: Lionesses are White hot and Juve want Pogba home
England players celebrate Ellen White’s opening goal against Japan in the Women’s World Cup
In Brief

Back pages: Lionesses are White hot and Juve want Pogba home

A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 20 June
20 Jun 2019
WWC: Lionesses eye top spot and Sam Kerr can’t stop scoring
Phil Neville led England to the semi-finals of the Fifa Women’s World Cup in 2019
In Brief

WWC: Lionesses eye top spot and Sam Kerr can’t stop scoring

England and Scotland play their final games in group D
19 Jun 2019
WWC: France top group A as Nigeria pay the VAR penalty
France defender Wendie Renard celebrates after scoring the retaken penalty against Nigeria
In Brief

WWC: France top group A as Nigeria pay the VAR penalty

Wendie Renard holds her nerve after scoring controversial retaken spot-kick
18 Jun 2019
Women’s World Cup: Thailand tears and Endler impresses
Thailand players acknowledge their supporters after the 5-1 defeat against Sweden
In Brief

Women’s World Cup: Thailand tears and Endler impresses

United States and Sweden qualify for the round of 16 in France
17 Jun 2019
England vs. Argentina: Lionesses face ‘historic’ clash
England players train ahead of the Fifa Women’s World Cup group D game against Argentina
In Review

England vs. Argentina: Lionesses face ‘historic’ clash

Phil Neville says his squad must handle the ‘occasion and emotion’ in Le Havre
14 Jun 2019
Scotland vs. Japan: Kerr urges team to build on positives
Scotland players celebrate Claire Emslie’s goal against England in the Fifa Women’s World Cup
In Review

Scotland vs. Japan: Kerr urges team to build on positives

After losing to England in their Fifa Women’s World Cup opener Scotland will be seeking a result in Rennes
14 Jun 2019
Women’s World Cup: England and Scotland fixtures, squads, TV
Who will win the Fifa Women’s World Cup final in Lyon on 7 July?
In Depth

Women’s World Cup: England and Scotland fixtures, squads, TV

The 24-nation tournament starts in France on 7 June
5 Jun 2019
Women’s football: big clubs urged to ‘throw open’ stadiums
Barcelona women beat Atletico Madrid 2-0 in front of a world-record 60,739 crowd at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium in Madrid
In Brief

Women’s football: big clubs urged to ‘throw open’ stadiums

Follow the examples set by Atlético Madrid and Juventus says Lionesses head coach Phil Neville
2 Apr 2019
Barclays WSL deal a ‘landmark moment’ for women’s football
Manchester City drew 2-2 with Chelsea in the FA Women’s Super League in February
In Depth

Barclays WSL deal a ‘landmark moment’ for women’s football

The multi-year sponsorship is believed to be worth more than £10m
21 Mar 2019
It’s coming home? England women eye World Cup success
England women celebrate a goal against Japan in the SheBelieves Cup football
In Brief

It’s coming home? England women eye World Cup success

Lionesses secured their first SheBelieves Cup with a 3-0 win over Japan
6 Mar 2019
Pernille Harder named No.1 female footballer of 2018
Denmark international Pernille Harder in action for Wolfsburg in the Allianz Frauen Bundesliga
In Brief

Pernille Harder named No.1 female footballer of 2018

Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg and England’s Lucy Bronze are in the top five of the 100-player list
7 Dec 2018
Ballon d’Or: reactions to Hegerberg being asked to ‘twerk’
Women’s Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg and French DJ Martin Solveig
In Brief

Ballon d’Or: reactions to Hegerberg being asked to ‘twerk’

Lyon and Norway star won the inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or award
4 Dec 2018
‘Rock, paper, scissors’ football referee suspended by the FA
Rock, paper, scissors football referee
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‘Rock, paper, scissors’ football referee suspended by the FA

David McNamara forgot his coin for a Women’s Super League kick-off
14 Nov 2018
FA condemns online abuse of England women’s star Carney
England and Chelsea women’s footballer Karen Carney received death and rape threats on social media
In Brief

FA condemns online abuse of England women’s star Carney

Rape and death threats were made to the Chelsea captain on Instagram
19 Oct 2018
Sampson should have been sacked ‘three or four years ago’
Mark Sampson
In Brief

Sampson should have been sacked ‘three or four years ago’

FA chairman Greg Clarke says there are no excuses to duck the decision today
3 Oct 2017
English FA backs leadership over Mark Sampson sacking
Mark Sampson
In Brief

English FA backs leadership over Mark Sampson sacking

FA says the ‘right procedures are in place to prevent a similar issue’
25 Sep 2017
Mark Sampson sacked as England Women’s football manager
Mark Sampson
In Brief

Mark Sampson sacked as England Women’s football manager

Dramatic decision comes as details of 2015 safeguarding report emerge
21 Sep 2017
England thrash Scotland to send a warning to Euro rivals
Jodie Taylor England women's football team
In Review

England thrash Scotland to send a warning to Euro rivals

Striker Jodie Taylor scores a hat-trick as Mark Sampson's side begin the tournament in style
20 Jul 2017