Football, women's football, women's sport

UEFA target record crowds as Euro 2022 venues and schedule announced

UEFA and the Football Association are set to smash the attendance record for the Women's European Championship when Euro 2022 is held in England next year.

More than 700,000 tickets have been made available and even if only half of those are sold, it will still eclipse the 240,045 who attended the 2017 tournament in the Netherlands.

The FA also hope the final at Wembley...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Global stars support UEFA's #WePlayStrong campaign

Megan Rapinoe, Pernille Harder and Sari van Veenendaal have joined Shanice van de Sanden, Nadia Nadim and Rocky Hehakaija to discuss some of the biggest challenges in the women’s game in a new football podcast launched by UEFA as part of their #WePlayStrong campaign.

Tackling the most prominent issues across the women’s football landscape, UEFA is launching its first ever pan-...

Arsenal, women's football, women's sport

New Arsenal signings available for Champions League quarter-final

Arsenal's chances of European success this season have been boosted after UEFA announced their new summer signings will be eligible to play in the Champions League quarter-final against Paris St Germain in August.

Switzerland international Noelle Maritz became Arsenal's fourth summer signing, joining Steph Catley, Lydia Williams and Malin Gut at the club. Caitlin Foord, who moved to...

Women, women's football, summer sport

Glasgow City find funds to maintain European dream

Glasgow City will be able to take part in their Women's Champions League quarter-final against Wolfsburg following a donation from businessman James Anderson to pay for travel and testing costs.

The Scottish Women's Premier League team were struggling to find funding for the trip to Spain to play the tie on 21 August after UEFA decided all competing teams would have to travel in...

Women's football, women's sport, Lyon, football, England, France

England stars extend stay at Lyon

England stars Lucy Bronze and Alex Greenwood are hopeful of completing the domestic season in France after agreeing contract extensions at Lyon until the end of August.

Their original deals were due to expire in June but they will now be able to play in the Women's Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich on Saturday 22 August as well as the semis and final should they...

Women's football, women's sport, Australia

Women's World Cup awarded to Australia and New Zealand

Australia and New Zealand survived a stronger than expected challenge from Colombia to be awarded the right to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.

Following the withdrawal of Brazil and Japan, the joint southern hemisphere bid was the clear favourite having scored highly in the technical reports.

But there was surprise support for Colombia from the Football Association and...

Women, women's football, summer sport

England to get additional Champions League spot in format change

The Women's Super League is set to gain an additional Champions League place from 2021 onwards after UEFA announced a major overhaul of the competition.

For the first time, there will be a group stage introduced for the 2021-22 season once teams reach the last 16. Four groups of four will play each other home and away with the top two in each group going through to the quarter-finals...