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#Women's football

# womens-football - Thursday 16 April, 2020

Women's football facing 'almost existential threat'

The sport is vulnerable amid the Covid-19 crisis, according to global players’ union FIFPro.

# womens-football - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Ex-England, Juventus and Chelsea striker Aluko retires at 32

Most recently plying her trade with the Italian champions, the outspoken forward hangs up her boots having earned 102 international caps.

# womens-football - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie ‘Now's the time to do it’: Could Ireland build the world’s most successful women’s soccer league? Ireland 2029

‘Now's the time to do it’: Could Ireland build the world’s most successful women’s soccer league?

The commitment is there – but where’s the investment? We explore another big idea on Ireland 2029.

# womens-football - Friday 2 August, 2019

'No matter how skillful or capable they are, there are idiots whose only card will be, 'Yeah, but they’re women''

John O’Sullivan compares the battle women’s football and the WNL face post-World Cup, the common threads with the League of Ireland and the ignorance of the barstooler.

# womens-football - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Blow for Ireland women's side as manager Colin Bell makes surprise exit WNT

Blow for Ireland women's side as manager Colin Bell makes surprise exit

The coach will take up a job with Huddersfield Town.

# womens-football - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Former Cork City first-team coach Lisa Fallon appointed by Chelsea in Women's Super League

Fallon spent six years at Cork City where she helped the Leesiders win the Premier Division and two FAI Cups

# womens-football - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Real Madrid to launch first-ever women's team set for top-flight football next season

Madrid have agreed to buy CD Tacon, and the re-branded team are expected to play in the Spanish league next season.

# womens-football - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Ireland striker Barrett set for move to Germany

The Donegal native has revealed that she will sign professionally for FC Köln.

# 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.

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