Rebooting the Lionesses – FIFA WWC 2015…

THERE WAS a time when a third / fourth playoff at the World Cup wasn’t a “nonsense match” – in England at least. Just five years ago in fact, when the Lionesses won their Bronze medal in Canada. It remains the best World Cup performance by a senior England team since 1966 and represented a symbolic reboot for women's football triggering exponential growth in coverage, investment and uptake at grass roots levels across the country...

Should Ada Hegerberg have put Women’s Football before her personal crusade?

By 5:30pm BST on the 18th May 2019, Ada Hegerberg had crystallised her place at the pinnacle of Women’s football. Already the winner of the inaugural Ballon d'Or Féminin, the Lyon striker had secured a first half hat-trick in the Champions League Final against FC Barcelona – a match they went on to win 4-1. … Continue reading Should Ada Hegerberg have put Women’s Football before her personal crusade?

FIFA Women’s World Cup – Group D

The FIFA Women’s World Cup begins on the 7th June 2019 with 24 teams contesting six groups to reach the round of 16 knock out stage. Let’s examine Group D which features Argentina, former winners Japan, debutants Scotland and my home country, England. Argentina Current FIFA Ranking: 37 3/8 qualifications Best placing – Group stages … Continue reading FIFA Women’s World Cup – Group D