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Women’s Super League results: Goalkeeper howler gifts Everton win at Liverpool, Chelsea remain unbeaten with v – talkSPORT.com
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Women’s Super League results: Goalkeeper howler gifts Everton win at Liverpool, Chelsea remain unbeaten with v – talkSPORT.com

A howler from Liverpool goalkeeper Anke Preuss handed Everton an historic 1-0 victory as Anfield hosted its first FA Women’s Super League Merseyside derby in front of 23,500 fans. In winning on their neighbours’ ground, Willie Kirk’s side achieved in their first visit what their male counterparts have not been able to do since 1999.…

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Chelsea Women pull off major coup in signing Australia striker Sam Kerr – The Guardian
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Chelsea Women pull off major coup in signing Australia striker Sam Kerr – The Guardian

• Chelsea beat rivals to land striker on two-and-a-half year deal• Kerr has won five consecutive golden boots in US and Australia Sam Kerr poses at Stamford Bridge after proclaiming that England’s Women’s Super League is ‘the best league in Europe.’ Photograph: Harriet Lander/Chelsea FC via Getty Images Chelsea have beaten a host of top…

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Women allowed into Supercopa de Espana without restrictions on clothing or seating – MARCA.com
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Women allowed into Supercopa de Espana without restrictions on clothing or seating – MARCA.com

Supercopa de Espana RFEF and Saudi Arabia reach agreementWomen have been assured they can watch the event from the stands AFPIt’s been common knowledge for some time that the plan of the Spanish Football Federation was to take the traditional Supercopa de Espana clash to Saudi Arabia.One particular issue was holding up an official deal, but…

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Arsenal Women to play PSG in Champions League quarter-final – The Short Fuse
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Arsenal Women to play PSG in Champions League quarter-final – The Short Fuse

Arsenal have drawn Paris St. Germain Féminine in the quarter-final of the Women’s Champions League. The tie will take place during the last week of March and first week of April, with the semi-finals taking place a month later. If Arsenal win their quarter-final, they will play the winner of defending champion and record six-time…

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Jamaica Women international Tarania Clarke dies after being stabbed over a MOBILE PHONE in Kingston – Daily Mail
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Jamaica Women international Tarania Clarke dies after being stabbed over a MOBILE PHONE in Kingston – Daily Mail

Jamaica Women international Tarania Clarke tragically dies at age of 20 after being stabbed following a MOBILE PHONE dispute in Kingston20-year-old Tarania Clarke has died after a stabbing incident in Kingston The midfielder was pronounced dead in hospital, police have confirmed Officers said the student had died after a dispute surrounding a mobile phone By Daniel Davis For…

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Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: First Bank, Air Warriors zoom into semis – Daily Sun
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Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: First Bank, Air Warriors zoom into semis – Daily Sun

Defending champions, First Bank and Air Warriors will meet in one of the semifinal games at the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League National Final 8 today. The Elephant Girls were the first team to qualify for the semifinals as they recorded another emphatic win over league debutants, BlackGold 90-33 points. Grace John was the highest…

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Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League National Final 8: First Bank, Air Warriors record wins – Daily Sun
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Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League National Final 8: First Bank, Air Warriors record wins – Daily Sun

Delta Force slumped 42-67 to First Bank in their first defeat at the ongoing Zenith Bank Women Basketball League National Final 8. The Delta team tried all they could against First Bank, but their offensive prowess was put under check from the determined bankers who had a total of 25 defensive rebounds. Okoro Ifunanya, with…

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Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action – The Guardian
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Women’s Super League: talking points from the weekend’s action – The Guardian

Manchester City show a touch of class, Chelsea stamp their authority and Manchester United begin to get their just rewards Chelsea’s Bethany England; Manchester United’s Leah Galton; Manchester City’s Lauren Hemp. Composite: Rex/Shutterstock 1) City’s embarrassment of riches Manchester City sit top of the pile after earning maximum points from four matches, with their latest…

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Iran 14-0 Cambodia as women return to stadium after 40 years – AS English
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Iran 14-0 Cambodia as women return to stadium after 40 years – AS English

Not since 1981 had Iranian women been allowed to enter a stadium in their home country, but on Thursday 10 October, that changed. All Iran’s football fans are back Long before the Iran and Cambodia men’s teams took to the field for their World Cup 2022 qualifier, the stands of Tehran’s Azadi Stadium were filling…

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Iranian women attend taboo-breaking football match – CGTN America

233K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don’t like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Oct 10, 2019A big milestone for Iranian women. They made…

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Iran lets women attend FIFA soccer match – 7NEWS
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Iran lets women attend FIFA soccer match – 7NEWS

Iranian women have watched a FIFA soccer match kick-off after being freely allowed into a stadium for the first time in decades.Iran faces Cambodia in the 2022 World Cup qualifier being held on Thursday at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.But the match has taken on even greater importance after Iran, facing pressure from the world soccer body,…

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Iranian women to attend football match freely after Fifa orders end to male-only policy – The Telegraph
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Iranian women to attend football match freely after Fifa orders end to male-only policy – The Telegraph

Iranian sports journalist Raha Pourbakhsh celebrated being able to buy tickets online  Credit: ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images Thousands of Iranian women fans are to attend a football match freely Thursday for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other…

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Iran v Cambodia: Women buy 3,500 tickets for World Cup qualifier – BBC Sport
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Iran v Cambodia: Women buy 3,500 tickets for World Cup qualifier – BBC Sport

Campaign groups held up banners in support of ending the ban at Iran matches at last year’s World CupFemale fans have bought 3,500 tickets for Iran’s World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Tehran on Thursday.Women have effectively been banned from stadiums when men are playing since just after the 1979 Islamic revolution.Sahar Khodayari died last…

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Iranian women snap up tickets for World Cup qualifier – Reuters
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Iranian women snap up tickets for World Cup qualifier – Reuters

(Reuters) – Iranian women have snapped up tickets for Thursday’s World Cup qualifier against Cambodia in Tehran after they were released for sale via a website. Iranian authorities had assured world governing body FIFA that women would be allowed to attend the game and have set aside sections of the stadium for women. The semi-official…

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Doha: German women sprinters win limits on intimate close-ups – BBC News
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Doha: German women sprinters win limits on intimate close-ups – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Two tiny cameras are installed in each sprinter’s starting blocks New close-up camera shots of sprinters settling into their starting blocks are being restricted following a complaint by two female German athletes.The world athletics body IAAF agreed only to show close-ups of athletes crouched, awaiting the starting pistol. The…

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