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  • Emma Raducanu wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year
    Strength

    2021 has been the most important year for women’s sports – here's why

  • Womens football as a LGBTQ community
    Wellbeing

    “I came out to my football team rather than my friends and family”

  • Anonymous women on football pitch
    Strength

    Why did Women’s FA Cup final winners Chelsea take home less than 2% of the men's prize?

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Alex Scott
TV

Broadcaster Alex Scott talks tackling burnout and protecting her boundaries

The former footballer reflects on a remarkable professional year and how she’s guarding her own wellbeing.

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Helen Bownass
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Two lionnesses hug during England final at the world cup
Strength

Uefa doubled the women’s European Championship money – but we can’t celebrate yet

The gender pay gap in sports is real.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Sarah Storey on the podium with a gold medal around her neck and flowers in her hands
Strength

Sarah Storey just won her 17th gold medal – and became Team GB’s most successful Paralympian

Plus, 15 other incredible female athletes you need to know.

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Chloe Gray
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Judy Murray at the tennis celebrating
Strength

The online reactions to Judy Murray’s new job are sexist, ridiculous and, frankly, untrue

She’s been appointed as coach for 2021 Soccer Aid.

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Chloe Gray
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Chloe Gray
Published

Ex-footballer Lauren Price took home boxing gold to prove it’s never ‘too late’

The versatility of sports have shone through this Olympics.

Netflix's The Beautiful Game.
TV

Netflix’s next feel-good film is for anyone who caught football fever this summer

And the cast is bloody brilliant.

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Hollie Richardson
Published
Ted Lasso season 2
TV

Ahead of Ted Lasso season 2, catch up with what’s happened so far

The hit series is back.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Euro 2020: Players of England look on in a penalty shoot out during the UEFA Euro 2020 Championship Final between Italy and England at Wembley Stadium on July 11, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
Celebrity

Jameela Jamil joins stars condemning racist abuse of England players on social media

“This is how we will now remember this; not as the extraordinary victory of such a brilliant England team, but as the lowlife vitriol of football fans.”

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Kayleigh Dray
Published
Football fans cheering
News

The highs and lows of being a ‘fair-weather’ England fan, as told by Twitter

“How are people constantly watching football matches?? This too much for my heart.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
england finals euro
Strength

Football’s coming home - for the first time since 2009

Think that this is the first final we've been in since 1966? Think again.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Raheem Stirling after England's win against Denmark
News

Dua Lipa and Adele lead celebrations after England beat Denmark in Euro 2020 semi-final

“ITS BLOODY COMING HOME.”

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Lauren Geall
Published
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Lauren Geall
Published

How Alex Scott is making history with her new presenting role

The former Lioness is taking over as host of the BBC’s Football Focus in August.

Football is for the fans t-shirts
News

The uncomfortable question about the united outrage against the Super League

“It’s a shame it’s not like this with everything that’s going wrong in the game, like racism…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Marcus Rashford
Celebrity

Marcus Rashford says his mum is the “real deserving recipient” of his MBE

“As a young Black man from Wythenshawe, never did I think I would be accepting an MBE”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
Marcus Rashford
Life

Marcus Rashford’s open letter to the government has ensured meals for school children

He has shared his own experience of growing up on free school meals.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
USA Women's team celebrating after winning the Women's World Cup 2019
Life

The 2019 Women’s World Cup has officially broken this pretty incredible record

New data released by FIFA proves there is a growing appetite for women’s football.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
eniola aluko football
Long Reads

Eniola Aluko: how to stop comparing yourself to others on Instagram

“Everyone you see is going through something, but they’ve edited the picture to make themselves feel comfortable.”

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
Published
People

Megan Rapinoe knows exactly how women can start to take up space, and we’re so here for it

The USWNT star isn't afraid to use her voice to speak truth to power.

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published
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Megan Murray
Published

The England women’s football team has broken this impressive record

It's time to support our Lionesses.

Megan Rapinoe
People

Megan Rapinoe’s best, feistiest quotes to remind you to always speak your mind

All hail Megan Rapinoe!

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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