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Women’s Football

  • November 21, 2014

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    [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XcMtRTIY4Mc] The Round-of-16 midweek action in the UEFA Women’s Champions League kicked off this week, where the French derby between Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain took place. This time it was PSG that triumphed, with their tense 1-0 win in Lyon achieved thanks to a close-range finish from the legendary Fatmire...

  • October 24, 2014

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    FIFA has announced the list of contenders for the Women’s World Player of the Year award 2014. There are some usual suspects and new names. The 3-player shortlist is set to be announced on December 1. Here is the preliminary list for now : Nadine Angerer (Germany), Veronica Boquete (Spain), Nilla...

  • September 19, 2014

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    Qualifying for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 took place this week, and the big guns and favourites in the UEFA league all played to victories. The UEFA qualifying competition saw Germany, England, France, Norway and Sweden all winning their groups while Spain and Switzerland did likewise to book...

  • September 12, 2014

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    The Australian Women’s League kicks off this weekend, and we’re excited because it leads up to the opportunity for these ladies to go to next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Interestingly, the league will welcome local and big-name international players, including former USA youth internationals and will comprise...

  • August 26, 2014

    The 5...

    In the present day, women’s football is taken very seriously as a spectator sport while the funding and support provided by established Premier League clubs has been invaluable to the current crop of players in the UK. However, this wasn’t always the case and for years, women have had to...

  • August 1, 2014

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    Brazil’s most successful female footballer, Marta, has left Swedish side Tyreso, after the club withdrew participation from the women’s league in June. However, she has chosen to remain in Sweden to link up with Swedish frontrunners Rosengard. The squad already bolsters an already impressive forward line which includes prolific German...

  • June 27, 2014

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    Helena Costa made the decision to step down from her post after becoming the first female coach of Clermont Foot 63, a second-division French squad in May. In a surprising turn of events, Costa, 36, announced her decision not to take up the post in front of journalists but refused...

  • May 9, 2014

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    A big congratulations to Helena Costa, who became the first woman to coach professional men’s football in France this week! Second-division club Clermont announced the appointment of the 36-year-old Portuguese on their website, which they dubbed as a move that would “help Clermont enter into a new era,” and that...

  • May 2, 2014

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      Reigning European queens Wolfsburg and high-profile Swedish club Tyreso (above) are set to meet in the UEFA Women’s Champions League final later this month in Lisbon on May 22. Due to take place two days before the men’s equivalent, the final was decided after Wolfsburg defeated Turbine Potsdam 4-2...

  • April 30, 2014

    Offbeat :...

    Crystal Palace’s resident cheerleaders ‘The Crystals‘ may be loved – or loathed, by the sad few that do – but one thing’s for sure, they’re a lot of fun! The girls were recently contacted by the Saturday night TV show ‘Let Me Entertain You’ to create a popular version of...

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