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Equal Focus Football – making a difference

One of the unexpected bonuses of creating 4 the Love of Sport has been the opportunity to meet and talk with young women who are using their talent to make a difference. In this instance it is semi-professional footballer and Level 2 coach Amber Stobbs. Amber currently plays football for Charlton Women while also running

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Chester FC women take on Sale United in County Cup

This Sunday Chester FC Women will play at the Swansway Chester Stadium this Sunday 18 November 2018 when they host Sale United Ladies in the preliminary round of the Cheshire County Cup. This is an exciting opportunity for all existing fans and for all those true Chester FC fans who haven’t yet seen the women’s team in action,

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SSE Women’s FA Cup Second Round draw

The draw for the second round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup was made at Wembley Stadium on Monday afternoon. Twenty ties were pulled out and there are some tantalising match-ups in prospect. Six-time winners Doncaster Rovers Belles will travel to Leeds United while 2009 runners-up Sunderland will host Fylde. Keynsham Town have been rewarded

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UEFA Women’s Champions League 2018/19 Quarter-finals and semi-finals Draw

Here is the draw for the UEFA Women’s Champions League 2018/2019 Quarter-Finals and Semi Finals: Quarter-finals SK Slavia Praha (CZE) – FC Bayern München (GER) FC Barcelona (ESP) – LSK Kvinner FK (NOR) Olympique Lyonnais (FRA) – VfL Wolfsburg (GER) Chelsea FC Women (ENG) – Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 1st leg   20/21 March 2019 SK Slavia

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Lionesses squad update

Karen Carney and Mel Lawley have been called in to the England squad after Keira Walsh and Fran Kirby withdrew. Walsh and Kirby, who both picked up slight knocks during weekend action for Manchester City and Chelsea respectively, will return to their clubs as a precautionary measure. Since making her debut in 2005, Carney has

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Women’s Under 21 Training Camp Squad announced

Mo Marley has named her squad for this month’s training camp. The squad, introduced for the current season, will be based in Warwick and will train at St. George’s Park [4-7 November]. 13 of the 22-player group represented England at the U20 World Cup finals in Brittany and a handful of this squad will be

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Neville combines youth and experience in England squad

Phil Neville has named his England squad for the forthcoming internationals. Uncapped Manchester City duo Georgia Stanway and goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck are included with head coach Neville, once again, underlining his commitment to giving young players opportunities to progress to the senior team. Having previously represented Arsenal, forward Chioma Ubogagu, currently plying her trade on

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Lionesses to play Austria

England will travel to Austria as they continue their 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup preparation. The Lionesses take on Dominik Thalhammer’s outfit, currently ranked 21st in the world, at BSFZ Arena in Maria Enzersdorf, a suburb south of Vienna, on Thursday 8 November [kick-off 18:00]. The two sides met in England’s final home game before

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England women football squad update

Jill Scott has had to withdraw from the England squad due to discomfort in her ankle that needs to be further evaluated. The Manchester City midfielder sat out of Saturday’s 1-0 win over Brazil as a precautionary measure and has now returned to her club for further assessment. England take on Australia at Craven Cottage

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England women football squad update

Siobhan Chamberlain has joined the England Women squad as Karen Bardsley and Jodie Taylor withdraw through injury.  The Manchester United goalkeeper trained with the group at St. George’s Park on Wednesday morning ahead of their upcoming matches against Brazil and Australia. Meanwhile, Karen Bardsley has withdrawn from the squad with an ankle injury and will

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