Tag: Fran Kirby

The Dream Gap Tour: How 200 players are fighting to change the face of women’s ice hockey

Alasdair Hooper takes us through the almost unprecedented situation in North America where many of the world’s best ice hockey players are refusing to play professionally in order to get the rights they deserve. Imagine a scenario where 200 of the best footballers refused…

#26) Ada Hegerberg

Ada Hegerberg is a truly remarkable woman who will go down in history for all the right reasons. On Monday the Norwegian was the recipient of the first women’s Ballon d’Or, beating a plethora of immensely talented players – including six-time FIFA World Player…

WSL 2016 Preview – Part II

Here is the second part of my preview of the 2016 WSL. You can find the first part here: https://ransports.wordpress.com/2016/03/22/wsl-2016-preview-part-i/ Liverpool: History Although they won three successive FA Cups between 1994-1996, Liverpool have always been a team that have flitted in between the top and…

WSL 2016 Preview – Part I

It’s been a long winter without any football. ‘What on earth are you talking about?’ is one of the many responses that has probably entered your head after reading that statement. Whilst I am fully aware that there has indeed been plenty of football for…