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Women’s season starts in confusion, sadness and with a Chelsea superhuman | Suzanne Wrack

Key talking points from the opening weekend, including questions for the FA over the League Cup and what the attendance for Manchester United’s big kick-off tells usThe Football Association will have hoped that the opening weekend of the women’s season…

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Manchester United’s Alex Greenwood: ‘Casey knows how to get the best out of me’

England’s Alex Greenwood left Liverpool and stepped down a division to join Manchester United and manager Casey Stoney“I think originally – it sounds really bad – I was telling myself: ‘It’s not going to happen,’” says the England left-back Alex Greenw…

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Nick Cushing convinced Manchester City will learn from last season

After missing out on silverware, the Manchester City manager has strengthened his squad to aid their challengeAt the start of the year Manchester City were flying. With the side unbeaten in all competitions and two points ahead of Chelsea, their neares…

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Nick Cushing convinced Manchester City will learn from last season

After missing out on silverware, the Manchester City manager has strengthened his squad to aid their challengeAt the start of the year Manchester City were flying. With the side unbeaten in all competitions and two points ahead of Chelsea, their neares…

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Lauren Hemp warms to occasion as England’s Under-20s thrive in the heat

Young England forward celebrated her 18th birthday in a World Cup victory over North KoreaOn Sunday, in the searing Brittany heat, the Women’s Under-20 World Cup got under way and a young England side marked themselves as contenders in style.Facing Nor…

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Wolfsburg’s Mary Earps: ‘You need to push yourself outside your comfort zone’

After a successful spell at Reading, the England goalkeeper has moved to the German championsHaving played with her brother’s side Mary Earps, went in search of a girls team once she was no longer allowed to play with the boys, it was there, in one of …

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Wales misses golden opportunity in game against England Women | Suzanne Wrack

The Welsh FA has chosen Newport’s ground for a World Cup qualifier when a larger venue would have boosted the game’s profileThe Three Lions may have roared their way to a World Cup semi-final for the first time since 1990 but it was at the 2015 World C…

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Alex Greenwood the jewel in Casey Stoney’s Manchester United crown

The manager has recruited an experienced defence, mainly from Liverpool, with some exciting young talent further forward for their first season in the women’s ChampionshipThe new Manchester United manager, Casey Stoney, last week unveiled the 21 player…

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Manchester United include England stars in unveiled women’s squad

• Manager Casey Stoney poaches seven players from Liverpool • Club are preparing for first season in women’s ChampionshipEngland’s left-back Alex Greenwood and goalkeeper Siobhan Chamberlain have been unveiled as two of the 21 players signed by Manches…

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Casey Stoney: ‘There’s no bigger club to work for than Manchester United’

The former England international has a grand vision as first manager of United’s women’s team“I think this club has the ability to change the face of women’s football.” That is a bold claim but, coming from someone with the playing career and influence…

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Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg: ‘Girls in Norway don’t have the same opportunities as boys’

The forward, still only 22, has proved a big success in France but has grown so disillusioned with women’s football in her homeland she has turned her back on the national teamWhen Lyon’s Ada Hegerberg finished the season with a third consecutive Champ…

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Sheffield FC become latest casualty of FA’s restructuring of women’s football

Club’s withdrawal from the rebranded second tier for financial reasons raises questions about the FA’s application process and the financial criteria within itThe latest casualty of the FA’s restructuring of women’s football came at the weekend as Shef…

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Sheffield FC become latest casualty of FA’s restructuring of women’s football

Club’s withdrawal from the rebranded second tier for financial reasons raises questions about the FA’s application process and the financial criteria within itThe latest casualty of the FA’s restructuring of women’s football came at the weekend as Shef…

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Neil Redfearn faces tough task to build team after exodus at Liverpool

Ten senior players and coaches have left and the new structure will make it difficult to attract replacementsLast week, a player exodus at Liverpool continued apace as their two-times title-winning captain Gemma Bonner switched to Manchester City. Some…

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How Eni Aluko and Alex Scott became the breakout stars of World Cup punditry

There’s one factor that has made the two former players stand out from their male colleagues during their analysis of the opening games – and it’s not their genderThe breakout star of the men’s World Cup is a woman. It’s not something many would have s…

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England have reasons to believe looking ahead to Women’s World Cup | Suzanne Wrack

Phil Neville has made a quietly impressive start as manager and Lucy Bronze has grown in stature but there are still faults to be ironed out in time for next year’s tournament in FranceThe World Cup is just days away and while Gareth Southgate’s side a…

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Takara Hawthorne-Smith powers on despite injury ending football career | Suzanne Wrack

Wolves striker turned to gym work to build up a shattered knee and will soon compete in the powerlifting world championships“It was devastating because it was my passion. I was playing every week, training twice a week and progressing in the team. It w…

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Women’s league revamp inevitably throws up winners and losers | Suzanne Wrack

West Ham make a giant leap, Manchester United come into the fold while Sunderland and Southampton are among the sides left disappointed after the application processAfter months of speculation and anxious waiting it is finally known which teams will be…

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Manchester United appointing Casey Stoney would be a very smart move | Suzanne Wrack

With her standing in the game and experience, the former England captain would be the ideal candidate to lead United’s relaunched women’s sideAfter weeks of quiet rumblings, it is now being widely reported that the announcement that former England capt…

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Chelsea reclaim the high ground thanks to inspirational Emma Hayes

Victory at Bristol City on Tuesday sealed the WSL title for Chelsea, and while their manager now has other priorities this was another double she was very much the mastermind behindChelsea travelled to Bristol City on Tuesday needing a point to clinch …