Tag: Women football

Chioma Ubogagu of Tottenham Hotspur is banned from football for 9 months, blames herself for anti-doping violation

Tottenham Hotspur forward, Chioma Ubogagu has blamed herself after she was found guilty of an anti-doping violation in the United Kingdom. The Nigerian-born British footballer was slammed with 9 months ban after UK Anti-Doping (Ukad) found her guilty of taking a drug that contains a banned substance known as canrenone. After the FA announced her […]

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El Clasico record: 91,553 fans turned out to watch the Women’s Real Madrid v Barcelona match

El Clasico: Barcelona’s quarter-final win over Real Madrid in the Women’s Champions League was witnessed by 91,553 fans at the Nou Camp on Wednesday, making it a watershed moment for women’s football in Europe. The hosts came from behind to defeat their bitter rivals 5-2, advancing to the semi-finals with an 8-3 aggregate victory, and […]

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Meikayla Moore scored three own goals in 36 minutes and was substituted before halftime as USA trash New Zealand 5-0

Meikayla Moore of New Zealand had a nightmare first half against the US in the SheBelieves Cup, hitting three own goals in 36 minutes. Moore earned her 50th appearance for New Zealand against the United States, but she is unlikely to remember the game fondly. In the first half, the 25-year-old, who plays for Liverpool […]

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USWNT’s Crystal Dunn Despite Being 6 Months Pregnant Is Still Working On Her Game (Video)

USWNT’s Crystal Dunn is expecting her first child in May, but that hasn’t stopped her from doing some exercise. Crystal Dunn posted a video of herself training while pregnant on her social media sites on Tuesday, and she’s still at it six months later. Dunn and her husband, Pierre Soubrier, revealed in November that they […]

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UEFA to allow 5 substitutes per game in Euros this summer

European football governing body, UEFA has concluded plans to allow teams that will participate in the forthcoming European Championship (Euros 2020) to make a maximum of 5 substitutes in a match. Recall that the 5-substitution in a game rule was first introduced towards the end of the 2019-2020 season due to the impact of the […]

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Women’s football in Europe is about to be like men’s football

A big turnaround is about to hit women’s football in Europe based on the proposed strategy of the European Club Association (ECA). The association is planning to expand women’s football in Europe by introducing a tournament that will be structured like the men’s Europa League. Before now, the only continental competition for women’s football in […]

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Mara Gomez becomes the first transgender to play women football in Argentina

Mara Gomez is the first transgender to play professional women’s football in Argentina. She featured in Villa San Carlos’ 7-1 defeat in the hands of fellow Argentine women’s club Lanus. Mara Gomez, just like many other transgender people across the world, has been trying to pursue her passion for professional football but she was not […]

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Olympique Lyon women’s team suffers first defeat in 4 years

Olympique Lyon women’s team, officially known as Olympique Lyonnais FĂ©minin recorded their first defeat in almost four years in favor of their closest rivals Paris Saint Germain women team. The defeat did not only ends Lyon’s 80 matches unbeaten streak, but it also forced the club to the second spot on Division 1 Feminine league […]

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Dutch FA to permit a woman to join men’s first team under new pilot scheme

The Dutch football association has given the green light to allow a female footballer to play in a senior men’s team as part of a landmark pilot scheme. Ellen Fokkema becomes the first participant of the new development Ellen Fokkema, 19, has been granted dispensation by KNVB to play for fourth-division amateur outfit VV Foarut, the local […]

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Female Footballers in America are Furious that Court Says They can’t be Paid like Male Footballers

Female footballers in the United States of America are furious at a judgement of a court that dismissed their bid for equal pay with their male counterparts. The US women soccer team are the most successful female football team in the world. The team has won everything their male counterparts can only dream about. They […]

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