2020 Hind Sight

You'd be forgiven for thinking that women’s football has had a pretty bad time of it this year - what with the COVID-19 enforced abandonment last season across Europe and Africa; nulling and voiding all FAWNL records; fans prohibited from entering stadia (just as more fans were starting to show up); a second lock down, etc., etc... But there were still some golden nuggets in a year we'll all be glad to see the back of. Here are twelve things D2B will remember about 2020…

UWCL Ro32 – Quality Gap Not Closing Anytime Soon…

This week we (mostly) saw the conclusion of the Women’s Champions League Round of 32, the phase of the competition when all of Europe’s top teams enter. Here D2B outlines the recent state of play across the continent, rounds up what happened over the two-legged ties, and assesses whether there’s any hope that UEFA’s elite club trophy can become more competitive.