Berger makes return for Chelsea Women following thyroid cancer recurrence

Ann-Katrin Berger has made a triumphant return to Chelsea’s side to face Manchester City in the Women’s Super League. The 31-year-old goalkeeper was diagnosed with a recurrence of thyroid cancer in August, meaning that a return to football would take a back seat in order to focus on her recovery. Getty Berger has been named […]

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Williamson hails ‘crazy’ summer as England skipper says she’s happy to be role model

Leah Williamson has said that she doesn’t mind being a role model for women in sport after her heroics for England at this summer’s Euros. The 25-year-old was the Lionesses’ skipper as Sarina Wiegman’s side went all the way to secure England’s first international trophy since the men’s team won the World Cup in 1966. […]

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Record WSL goalscorer Miedema turns down Barcelona to sign new Arsenal contract

Vivianne Miedema has snubbed the advances of Barcelona to sign a new deal with Arsenal, in a huge boost for the Women’s Super League. Miedema had been heavily linked with a move to the Champions League holders, but has instead committed her future to the Gunners by putting pen-to-paper on a new deal. getty Arsenal […]

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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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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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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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