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The long road to stardom for Lucy Bronze

By Umar Choudhry (@umar_wilshere19)

As Lucy Bronze, tells her remarkable and uplifting story, there are times when the 23-year-old, England and Manchester City defender cannot help but shake her head and smile. 934 more words

England

What kind of legacy will the Lionesses have?

This summer, we have been treated to a rarity. England doing very well at football. The women’s side, managed by Mark Sampson, made history and inspired everybody back home, as they reached the last four of the World Cup in Canada, surprising many people in the process. 1,109 more words

Discussions

Football Crazy, Football Mad

Hope Solo vs. The World

As the 2015 Women’s World Cup drew to an end, I couldn’t help but notice Hope Solo jump to the top of the trending topics on both Facebook and Twitter. 442 more words

Domestic Violence

FA, That Sexist Tweet, and the Importance of the Feminist Fight

In congratulating England’s female football team, FA put forth this tweet:

Sigh. just when it seemed like the women’s sports had taken a turn and these women had shown the world that they are leaders in their chosen sport, this comment raises its ugly head. 256 more words

Random Gist

Standing on their own, as Superstars: how coverage of female footballers needs to move towards this mantra

Before I begin, I do want to be transparent, and say I am not a huge follower of Women’s football. However, I would be willing to change this if the coverage…well, if I knew where the coverage was, and it was convenient to watch. 728 more words

England

THIRD PLACE FOR ENGLAND, FIRST PLACE FOR WOMEN IN SPORT

by Robyn Sands

In previous years, you could be excused for not realising the women’s world cup was on. Not this year. We have been one of the few countries to broadcast every game live, albeit that games were only moved from soon to be online only BBC Three to BBC One for the quarter final, and the games have attracted a lot more… 805 more words

Women

Women’s football must build on Canada 2015 platform

Canada 2015 has been a massive, worldwide success and has well and truly introduced women’s football to an international audience. The nations involved in the competition have embraced their representative teams and despite other huge sporting events over the past and coming weeks, the women’s world cup attracted a large bulk of media attention. 469 more words

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