THE BEST game of the international weekend was arguably Arsenal Women against their London rivals, Chelsea. The Women’s Super League (WSL) was back and the media coverage was intense and expectations higher than normal. Games were played at Tottenham’s gleaming … Continue reading Women’s Super League is compelling but should ditch big stadia for now
LYON have dominated women’s football in Europe for the past decade and have been European champions for the past five years. But this season, they are facing a challenge from, among others, their national rivals Paris Saint-Germain. The two teams … Continue reading UEFA Women’s Champions League: Lyon under threat from French rivals
WOMEN’S professional football has been in the ascendancy over the past few years, certainly from the perspective of profile and public awareness. The prominent competitions such as the World Cup and European Championship have attracted mass media attention, while one-off … Continue reading Women’s football – vulnerable in the post-crisis environment?
LIKE all World Cup competitions, the 2019 Women’s World Cup has had some poor games, some inept teams and a number of one-sided contests. This is no surprise as the competition is at the group stage, where the weak are … Continue reading Commentary Box: A bit of perspective on the World Cup 2019