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Millie Chandarana: The former Loughborough student on turning professional in Italy

As the women’s game continues to grow in the UK, there are also great strides being made across the continent as well. In Italy, it is no different with Juventus, Roma, AC Milan and Inter Milan having all founded women’s teams in the past two years. Taking on those giants of Italian football is Millie […]

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Q&A with FC Basel defender Yasmin Bunter

Earlier this year, Fleet-born defender Yasmin Bunter made her Women’s Champions Leageu debut for Basel in a 4-0 win over Montenegrin side Breznica. The match was the culmination of years of hard work to reach the top of the women’s game and came eight years since the 26-year-old had decided to leave the UK to […]

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Emma Lipman: The former Manchester City defender on life in Italy and the growth of Women’s Serie A

“Go and create your own destiny.” That was the advice given to Emma Lipman last year and she has been following it ever since. Following that message, the former Manchester City and Sheffield FC defender’s career has now taken her to Italy where she is competing in Serie A alongside some of Italy’s and the […]

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Tatiana Saunders: The goalkeeper who gave up a job on Wall Street to follow her football dream

Not many footballers can claim to have had the career path that Tatiana Saunders had before taking up professional football. The 25-year-old goalkeeper played for England U19s when she was younger but it would several years after that before the sport became her sole focus again. “After university I worked on Wall Street for two […]

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Mark Parsons: The manager who went from Chelsea Reserves to Coach of the Year in America

Women’s football in England has taken great strides lately with the top division of the Women’s Super League now fully professional but over in the US, women’s football has being taking giant leaps forward since the foundation of a new professional league in 2013. This year, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) was the third […]

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Hannah Griffin: The Tokyo-born England U19 star playing in Germany

Hannah Griffin was born in Tokyo and has been raised in Luxembourg but when it comes to national pride, she is certainly English, if her passion for playing for England is anything to go by. “I feel extremely grateful to be able to play for England, there is no greater honor than to represent my […]

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Siobhan Wilson: The Málaga defender dreaming of an England call-up

Back in May, Siobhan Wilson and her Málaga teammates achieved promotion to the top flight of women’s football in Spain where they would take on giants such as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid. In the crowd was one very proud father whose tough love and advice has helped the 24-year-old defender reach the heights she has […]

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Rio & Steffi Hardy: From five hour round trips to training to playing in Iceland

Twins Rio and Steffi Hardy have just finished their first season in senior football with Icelandic top flight side Grindavík. On a personal level, it was a season of success for the pair who have come a long way from their Workington roots over recent years. Back then it was five hour car journeys just to […]

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The women of English players abroad

Did you know that three English women played in the equivalent of La Liga last weekend? Or that several have already appeared in the Women’s Champions League this season playing for teams abroad? It’s fair to say these impressive feats are not awarded the coverage they deserve so here is my look at where female […]