Eni Aluko calls for equal opportunities for female coaches in men’s football

Former Chelsea and England forward Eni Aluko believes there must be more opportunities for female coaches in men’s football. Not one Premier League side currently has a female coach as part of its coaching staff for their men’s first team. Getty Images – Getty Aluko spent six years at Chelsea, playing with Kirby between 2015 […]

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Jordan praises Kerr for dealing with pitch invader but wants better player protection

Simon Jordan has praised the way Chelsea forward Sam Kerr dealt with a pitch invader on Wednesday but, alongside her boss Emma Hayes, called for more protection for female players.  A man entered the field in an apparent attempt to take selfies with some of the Chelsea and Juventus players, before Kerr emphatically shoulder barged […]

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Houghton reflects on upset and anger as talkSPORT remembers women’s football ban

On Sunday, talkSPORT is marking 100 years since the FA banned women from playing football in this country in 1921 on the grounds that it was unsuitable for them to play the game. That ban remained in place until 1970 and in recent years, the women’s game has gone to a whole new level in […]

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England Lioness hails new boss Wiegman and backs ‘amazing coach’ to lead them to glory

England Lionesses star Lauren Hemp has hailed Sarina Wiegman and believes the new England Women’s boss is capable of leading the team to glory. Dutchwoman Wiegman took over the reigns from interim boss Hege Riise in September and has won her opening three games in charge with comprehensive victories over North Macedonia, Luxembourg and most […]

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WSL will not introduce VAR despite criticism from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes

Video Assistant Refereeing will not be implemented in the Women’s Super League any time soon – despite calls from Chelsea boss Emma Hayes for its introduction. The Blues boss claimed players and managers in women’s football are made to feel like ‘second-class citizens’ due to the absence of the technology in the game. Hayes wants […]

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Man United score brilliant goals in WSL opener as Reading denied in close call

The Women’s Super League was back with a bang on Friday night as Manchester United won the season opener against Reading 2-0. United scored two brilliant goals at Leigh Sports Village, but there was a tense moment for the home side as the visitors were denied a goal that may have crossed the line. Getty […]

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Chelsea concede freak own goal as they are thrashed by Barcelona in Women’s UCL final

Chelsea were thrashed 4-0 by Barcelona in the Women’s Champions League final on Sunday. The Blues had been aiming to win a first ever Champions League trophy, but found themselves 4-0 down inside 36 minutes. Getty Barcelona outclassed Chelsea in Sweden AFP Hayes, one of the most respected managers in the women’s game, will look […]

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WSL deal gives ‘exciting platform’ after years of fighting, says Arsenal star

Arsenal and England defender Leah Williamson says the Women’s Super League broadcast deal gives the game ‘an exciting platform’ after years of fighting for coverage. Sky Sports is replacing BT Sport as the division’s primary broadcaster and will be showing WSL football for the first time, with games also set to be broadcast for free on BBC […]

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England star Bronze rejoins former side Man City on two-year deal

England defender Lucy Bronze has rejoined Manchester City on a two-year contract, the Women’s Super League club have announced. The 28-year-old is back with City after leaving Lyon this summer following the conclusion of her contract. Getty Images Bronze has rejoined former side Manchester City Bronze left City to join the French giants in 2017 […]

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