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Womens Football
12 Days of Football 2018: Nine Ladies Playing
08:00 Sunday 30th December 2018

On the 9th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Nine Ladies Playing, Eight Managers Managing, Seven Sides-a-Sinking, Six Games Amazing, FIVE GOLDEN GOALS, Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester…

Womens Football
Will Nigeria, South Africa, Cameroon make Africa proud at the Women's World Cup?
15:00 Friday 7th December 2018

Nigeria, South Africa, and Cameroon have all qualified for the Women's World Cup taking place in June. The three countries will represent Africa on French soil having finished first, second and third respectively in the African Cup of Nations,…

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
UEFA was right to increase funding for women's football
15:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

The 2017 Women's European Championship was watched by a record live TV audience of 178 million worldwide. Furthermore, the Netherlands-staged competition attracted a best-ever 240,045 fans in total. Those numbers speak to the growing popularity…

Womens Football
CONCACAF Women Championship, aka Don't feed the Americans
16:30 Sunday 14th October 2018

It’s hard to look past the Americans in terms of women’s football. Right, then. See you next time. In all seriousness, there's no avoiding the fact the USWNT is a blue whale in the North and Central American and Caribbean koi…

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Why England Women's team has improved under Phil Neville
15:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

In September 2017, the legion of controversies demonizing Lionesses boss Mark Sampson finally forced the English FA to react. They swiftly brought down the axe on the Welshman and the search for his successor began. It led them to the doorstep…

Womens Football
Equal Time: Marta Is FIFA's Best
16:02 Tuesday 25th September 2018

While FIFA decided to follow UEFA’s example by beginning a new chapter in its history on the men’s side, it penned an appropriate climax to a women’s generation. The third, too forgotten player to win five Ballon d’Ors…

Womens Football
The Female CONCACAF Paradox: America
17:00 Friday 14th September 2018

The sign of a great footballing nation is the ability to run a duality with a national team and a decent league system. England possesses the Three Lions plus the Premier League, Germany aren’t bad on the national scene (Russia 2018 aside,…

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What can we expect from the Manchester United Women’s Team?
09:00 Sunday 2nd September 2018

Before this Women’s Super League season began, the biggest news came not from the top flight, but from the second division. After 13 years in the wilderness of the women’s game, Manchester United returned. What can we expect…

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Hands held high in Haiti
15:00 Sunday 26th August 2018

It’s hard to disambiguate Haiti from the natural disasters which devastated the country in the recent years. It’s currently estimated to be the fifth poorest country in the world, which obviously ensues hardship for the population…

Womens Football
FA Women's Super League 1: How are all 11 teams shaping up?
08:00 Saturday 18th August 2018

In a bid to quell the French and German monopoly on the Champions League, the WSL has been reorganised to ensure those in the top tier – WSL 1 – have the necessary finances to compete in Europe. Not since Arsenal won the trophy…

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What do female footballers expect from male fans?
12:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

Here’s what I know: Women are as entitled as men, end of.  Naturally, that includes making a living as a professional athlete.  Attitudes towards women in sport are often old-fashioned and, on occasion, kitsch. There is…

Womens Football
Why did Sunderland say thanks but no thanks to the new WSL license format?
12:00 Thursday 19th July 2018

Sunderland AFC Ladies were formed in 1999 and have been the biggest women’s side in the region throughout their existence.  In 2005, they reached the top flight for the first time, the last eight of the FA Cup, too. Following…

Interviews
IRAIW Interview with Samantha Johnson
17:00 Monday 16th July 2018

Samantha Johnson is an American soccer player with newly founded NWSL club, the Utah Royals. After loan spells in Australia with Sydney FC and Melbourne Victory, the California-born defender is stateside again, acquired by the fledgling club…

Womens Football
5 reasons the FA Women's Cup final is a must-see
10:00 Saturday 5th May 2018

While the men's FA Cup final between Manchester United and Chelsea is eagerly anticipated, there's something equally as exciting cooking in the women’s kitchen. Arsenal and Chelsea prepare to clash for arguably the most prestigious…