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#Women's football

# womens-football - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Ex-Derry City boss named Northern Ireland women's manager

Kenny Shiels takes over the role from Alfie Wylie.

# womens-football - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Arsenal boss hails Irish 'gems' McCabe and Quinn as Gunners end title drought

Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro described the Republic of Ireland duo as ‘incredible players’ as they starred in a title-clinching win.

# womens-football - Saturday 27 April, 2019

'The GAA looked the other way because it was so popular - they'd have crowds of thousands'

Helena Byrne on the forgotten history of women’s football in Ireland

# womens-football - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

England boss Neville calls for Premier League grounds to host women's games

Juventus and Atletico Madrid have recently broken attendance records by staging women’s club matches at their grounds.

# womens-football - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Ex-Sheffield United striker retires and hits out at FA after being found guilty of racial abuse

Sophie Jones has reiterated her innocence and labelled the hearing as a ‘kangaroo court’.

Sheffield United terminate striker's contract after she's banned for racial abuse

The club acted swiftly following the outcome of the FA’s disciplinary hearing.

# womens-football - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Record-breaking crowd of 60,739 watch women's match between Barcelona and Atletico

The attendance is the largest ever for a top-flight club match in European women’s football.

# womens-football - Sunday 17 February, 2019

'There are things I hold onto dearly - her class, her accent and her beautiful smile'

Italian football legend Carolina Morace pays tribute to her late friend Anne O’Brien, a pioneering, revolutionary but unheralded icon.

# womens-football - Saturday 3 November, 2018

'I was standing on a cottage roof, freezing to death, shovelling snow. I think: do you want to go back to that?'

Wexford Youths manager Tom Elmes moved to Ireland aged 21 from Birmingham. On Sunday he will try and secure a league and cup double at the Aviva Stadium.

# womens-football - Friday 19 October, 2018

Phil Neville highlights disgraceful rape and death threats sent to England Women's players

Chelsea’s Karen Carney shared the abhorrent messages on her Instagram page.

# womens-football - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Fifa seek to double number of women footballers by 2026

Fifa is aiming for 60 million women footballers worldwide, while professionalising clubs and national leagues.

# womens-football - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Wexford Youths take lead against Ajax but lose out in Champions League qualifier

Ireland striker Rianna Jarrett was on target for the Women’s National League champions before the Dutch side scored four.

# womens-football - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Kerry net three, but Donegal keep nose in front to advance to quarter-finals

The Ulster champions held firm to set up a quarter-final clash with Armagh.

# womens-football - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

Manchester United finally looks set to have its first-ever professional women's team

One of world football’s superpowers has applied to join the second tier of the Women’s Super League for the 2018-19 campaign.

# womens-football - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

After disgraced Mark Sampson's sacking, Phil Neville appointed new England Women's coach

Since retiring, the 41-year-old has worked as a TV pundit and a coach with both Man United and Valencia.

# womens-football - Sunday 5 November, 2017

Cork City get FAI Cup final day off to the perfect start by lifting the women's trophy

Clare Shine bagged the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over UCD Waves this afternoon.

# womens-football - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Sacked England women's manager found guilty of racially abusing players

The FA has been forced to apologise to Eni Aluko and Drew Spence after the findings of an independent report.

# womens-football - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Delaney promises to grow women's football as FAI makes historic appointment

Niamh O’Donoghue will join the association’s board of management at next month’s AGM.

# womens-football - Friday 23 June, 2017

Shelbourne drawn with Linfield in the Women's Champions League

The WNL champions will also face opposition from Poland and Finland in the qualifying group stage.

# womens-football - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Good news for Irish star as Notts County players allowed to join new clubs

Louise Quinn and others were left in limbo following news that the club’s women’s team was liquidated.

# womens-football - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

The most dominant force in women's club football just added another superstar to their ranks

Alex Morgan is the best-known name in US circles.

# womens-football - Monday 26 September, 2016

We'll Leave It There So: No All-Ireland final appeal from Dubs and all today's sport

Plus, the world reacts to the death of Arnold Palmer.

# womens-football - Thursday 7 April, 2016

Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years Coygig This post contains videos

Clinical Ireland put 5 past Montenegro to earn biggest win in 12 years

Louise Quinn, Aine O’Gorman, Ruesha Littlejohn, Denis O’Sullivan and Stephanie Roche were on all the scoresheet in Petrovac.

# womens-football - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Ireland defender with a throw-in like Rory Delap signs for Man City

Louth-born full-back Megan Campbell is the latest Irish player to join the WSL.

# womens-football - Saturday 16 January, 2016

'I remember watching Arsenal in the FA Cup final when I was 12. Now I'm playing for them'

The Gunners’ latest signing Katie McCabe begins life at her new club this week.

# womens-football - Monday 9 November, 2015

Women's FAI Cup final penalty shootout fiasco was utterly avoidable

There were farcical scenes at the climax of Sunday’s game at the Aviva Stadium.

# womens-football - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There's outrage after Cork City players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout Women In Sport
From The Daily Edge There's outrage after Cork players began their FAI cup warmup during women's penalty shootout Women In Sport

# womens-football - Saturday 7 November, 2015

'Those wondergoals are there week-in week-out and people need to see them'

Shelbourne manager Casey McQuillan believes there is no lack of quality in women’s football but the media needs to get on-board.

# womens-football - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go

Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.

# womens-football - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Disappointing start to Ireland's Euro 2017 campaign as Finland come away with 3 points

Sue Ronan’s girls lost 2-0 on a rainy night in Tallaght.

# womens-football - Monday 17 August, 2015

'I couldn't ask much more from the girls' - Wexford Youths go out of Europe on a high

Will Doyle’s girls ended their Champions League campaign with an emphatic win over Cardiff Met.

# womens-football - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Disappointment for Wexford Youths in second Champions League outing Well Beaten This post contains videos

Disappointment for Wexford Youths in second Champions League outing

The Irish club lost 6-0 to Polish side Medyk Konin this evening.

# womens-football - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Wexford Youths claim victory in Champions League opener

Jessica Gleeson’s 35-yard strike was enough to earn the Irish club victory over Lithuanian side Gintra.

Wexford Youths will play Champions League football for the first time today

We spoke to manager Will Doyle ahead of their qualifying group stage opener in Poland.

'We can top the group' - Ireland defender Rossiter ready for Champions League debut

WNL title winners Wexford Youths make their European bow in Poland tomorrow.

# womens-football - Monday 6 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The England Twitter account is getting a lot of heat for describing their footballers as "mothers, partners and daughters" Lionesses

# womens-football - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Stephanie Roche's American dream has come to a premature end

The move has seemingly been made as the club look to accommodate two new signings.

# womens-football - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

'It's in the hands of the Gods' - Euro qualification hopes in the balance for Ireland U17s

After yesterday’s 0-0 draw against Hungary, Dave Connell’s girls won’t know if the have done enough until tomorrow.

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