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Womens Football
Is it coming home? England Women's team arrive at their moment of truth
08:01 Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Last year, the phrase: “It’s coming home” trended heavily on social media. It reached fever pitch when England made the World Cup semi-final. The Three Lions, however, wouldn't get any further than the final…

Womens Football
Do England's Women's team look like potential World Cup winners?
12:01 Thursday 27th June 2019

After England's U21s side saw their European Championships ended prematurely, the nation's hopes fall firmly on the Lionesses' shoulders. Phil Neville's women's team are into the World Cup quarter-finals and today,…

Womens Football
What do the group stage numbers hint about the Women's World Cup knockout rounds?
14:01 Saturday 22nd June 2019

With the group stage concluded, it’s time to pop out the calculator and analyse performances in a vain attempt to predict who will hoist the trophy. Two dozen nations started the tournament; 16 remain. Let's look at the key stats…

Womens Football
Inclusive stops here: France 19 knockout rounds
08:01 Saturday 22nd June 2019

The Women’s World Cup is through fooling around. The group stages are complete; the knockout rounds begin today. So far, the tournament’s only controversy has been the one with which everyone is still trying to come to grips. VAR…

Womens Football
Can Phil Neville find redemption with the Lionesses in France?
08:00 Sunday 9th June 2019

Gareth Southgate’s Russian redemption was a joy to watch. Since 1996 when his feebly struck penalty was saved by a grateful Andres Kopke, until around the time Eric Dier sent England through against Colombia, the Three Lions boss had…

Womens Football
Does Ada Hegerberg’s World Cup absence hurt the women’s game?
09:00 Tuesday 4th June 2019

She’s officially the best female footballer on the planet, but Ada Hegerberg will not be gracing the Women’s World Cup with her presence this summer. The Norwegian striker has been in a self-imposed exile from the national team…

Womens Football
England Women: What should be done about Eniola Aluko?
15:00 Thursday 1st November 2018

Last season, Juventus, followed 12 months on by Manchester United, yielded to popular demand by creating its own women's team. The enterprise cost United around £5 million to fully launch. Their ladies side began life in the…

Womens Football
Four English women footballers doing brilliantly abroad
12:10 Thursday 3rd May 2018

Like fish out of water, English footballers struggle to do well abroad. The days of Gary Lineker, Michael Owen, David Beckham and Owen Hargreaves are long gone. Today, no member of the Three Lions first team plays his club football outside…

Womens Football
Bosnia 0-2 England: Lionesses roar to summit of World Cup qualifying group
09:00 Wednesday 11th April 2018

England’s Lionesses moved to the summit of their 2019 FIFA World Cup qualifying group following a hard-fought 2-0 victory over resolute Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday. Toni Duggan and Jodie Taylor were on target as Phil Neville’s…

Womens Football
Analysing Phil Neville's first England Women's squad
08:00 Wednesday 28th February 2018

Suspense and drama trailed Phil Neville's first England Women's squad earlier this month. Ahead of this week's SheBelieves Cup, Neville unleashed his Lionesses to do battle in America. While there were some surprise…

Opinion
Can other nations follow suit after Norway announces equal gender salary?
13:30 Thursday 12th October 2017

Norway's men's senior team failed to qualify for next summer's world cup after confirming their elimination during the October international fixtures, not the most surprising outcome with Norway far from Europe's elite, the Norwegian Football…