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Women's Sports Column 16-22 September 2017

Welcome to this week’s column.  Plenty of news and results again this week.  Stories from rugby, netball, tennis, cycling, golf, football, bobsleigh, and the BBC’s “100 Women” is back and this time has a sports angle – see “And finally” for details. 2,095 more words

Women's Sport

The FA's actions are a massive step back

It’s certainly not easy standing up for somebody when you know they are wrong, however The Fa seem to have excelled themselves this time. With the news that Lionesses boss Mark Sampson has been sacked, it highlights that people’s actions are sending the women’s game back after all the hard work that’s been carried out. 285 more words

No wrongdoing, but questions still persist over FA’s handling of Aluko case  

By Katie Whyatt

In early 2016, the FA’s director of elite development, Dan Ashworth, asked England women’s striker Eniola Aluko to contribute to a cultural review of all England teams. 1,636 more words

Eniola Aluko

Inspiring a young generation -Woman's game continues to grow

I will be the first to admit, I wouldn’t have thought 5-years-ago that I would have shown so much interest in the Woman’s European Championships and attending two consecutive FA Cup finals at Wembley Stadium. 545 more words

Football

Young Lionesses can take inspiration from Euro 2017

Whilst England’s Lionesses bowed out of Euro 2017 on Thursday night to the hosts Netherlands, their young team mates are currently in Northern Ireland preparing for the Under 19 version of the tournament. 1,186 more words

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Women's Sports Column 29 July - 4 August 2017

Welcome to this week’s column.  I’m still calming down after the amazing day that was the Women’s World Cup Final, but there’s no time to rest as the Women’s Euros come to their thrilling conclusion this weekend.  2,353 more words

Women's Sport