Spain women's team players resign over issues with head coach
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Spain women's team players resign over issues with head coach

The Spain women's team saw a number of players resign recently due to problems with the squad's coach. Fifteen players sent a mass email to the national team late Thursday. The women cited mental health issues brought on by head coach Jorge Vilda. On Friday, the email went public. In the statement, the players ask […]

Spain

/ 65 days ago

Spain women's team players resign over issues with head coach

The Spain women's team saw a number of players resign recently due to problems with the squad's coach. Fifteen players sent a mass email to the national team late Thursday. The women cited mental health issues brought on by head coach Jorge Vilda. On Friday, the email went public. In the statement, the players ask […]

England

/ 118 days ago

England's Kelly 'always taking shirt off' to celebrate winner

London (AFP) – England match-winner Chloe Kelly has said she was never in doubt she would take her shirt off to celebrate scoring the decisive goal in Sunday's Euro 2022 women's final but did fear the video assistant referee (VAR) might spoil her moment in the spotlight. With the game having gone into extra-time, the […]
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England

/ 118 days ago

UK leadership rivals vow celebration for England's Lionesses

London (AFP) – The two Conservatives fighting to become UK prime minister on Tuesday vowed to host a reception for England's victorious Lionesses, as Boris Johnson faced criticism for allegedly snubbing the footballers. The women's team won the Euro 2022 tournament at London's Wembley Stadium on Sunday, earning England its first major football trophy since […]
ByAFP

England

/ 119 days ago

England rejoices at women's historic Euro 2022 triumph

London (AFP) – England's hungover "Lionesses" held a victory party in central London on Monday in front of thousands of jubilant fans after they clinched the country's first major football trophy since 1966. A capacity crowd of 7,000 supporters packed into Trafalgar Square to give the women's team a rapturous reception as they paraded the […]
ByAFP

England

/ 119 days ago

England rejoices at women's historic Euro 2022 triumph

London (AFP) – England's hungover "Lionesses" held a victory party in central London on Monday in front of thousands of jubilant fans after they clinched the country's first major football trophy since 1966. A capacity crowd of 7,000 supporters packed into Trafalgar Square to give the women's team a rapturous reception as they paraded the […]
ByAFP

England

/ 119 days ago

Euro 2022 delight sparks boom time for English women's football

London (AFP) – Euro 2022 began with organisers defending the choice of small venues, but 25 days later a record European Championship attendance of 87,192 at Wembley for the final witnessed England at last win a major international tournament. The Lionesses' legacy could change the face of the women's game in England for future generations. […]
ByAFP

England

/ 119 days ago

Serial winner Wiegman helps England 'change society' in Euro triumph

Wembley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England women's manager Sarina Wiegman hailed the impact her players have made in changing perceptions beyond the pitch after the Lionesses won a major tournament for the first time at Euro 2022. In front of a record crowd of 87,000 at Wembley for a European Championship match, the hosts were […]
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England

/ 119 days ago

'World will change' as England sweep to Euro 2022 title

Wembley (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England manager Sarina Wiegman said "the world will change" for her players after the Lionesses won Euro 2022 with a 2-1 extra-time victory over Germany at sold out Wembley on Sunday. In front of a record crowd of 87,192 for any match in the history of the European Championships, Chloe […]
ByAFP

England

/ 120 days ago

Colourful London catches final fever as women bid for glory

London (AFP) – London was awash with colour, youthful excitement and pre-match optimism on Sunday as England's footballing Lionesses stood on the cusp of history ahead of their Euro 2022 final against Germany at Wembley. "The campaign has been fantastic, I have always kept my eye on it (women's football), but I never had the […]
ByAFP

England

/ 124 days ago

England's women leave a lasting legacy on road to Euro 2022 final

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England will play a final of the European Championships on home soil at Wembley for the second time in little over a year, but the success of the country's women has the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy. The Lionesses will hope to go one step further when they face […]
ByAFP

England

/ 124 days ago

England thrash Sweden to reach women's Euro 2022 final

Sheffield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – England will have the chance to win a first ever major women's tournament in front of a sold-out Wembley this weekend after beating Sweden 4-0 in Sheffield on Tuesday to reach the Euro 2022 final. Substitute Alessia Russo's stunning backheel through the legs of Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl set the […]
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