Bethany England’s stunning fourth-minute strike sealed victory for Chelsea over London rivals Tottenham in the Women’s Super League in front of just under 25,000 fans at Stamford Bridge.
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Caroline Weir’s 48th-minute strike sealed a historic derby victory for Manchester City in front of a record Women’s Super League crowd of 31,213 at the Etihad Stadium.
Ian Wright believes the England Women’s team are “pioneers” for the sport ahead of the start of the Barclays Women’s Super League on Saturday.
Former England Women captain Kelly Smith believes the women’s game now “stands on its own” after over a third of British adults said they were interested in women’s football.
Demi Stokes wants to keep women’s football “on the map” after the game’s surge of popularity during this summer’s World Cup.