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Transfer News: Everton complete signing of Nicoline Sorensen

Denmark striker Nicoline Sorensen has joined Everton on a two-year contract. She arrives from Brondby having been both top scorer and Player of the Year in the Danish League last season.

“I feel really proud and honoured to be joining Everton," Sorensen told evertonfc.com .

"It's clear from speaking to Willie [manager Willie Kirk] that the club is ambitious and it felt like...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Glasgow sign South African in "biggest transfer in Scottish football history"

Glasgow City have boosted their squad ahead of the Women's Champions League quarter-final against Wolfsburg with the signing of South Africa captain Janine van Wyk.

The defender has played a record 170 for her country and led them in their debut appearance in the World Cup last year.

The club described her capture as one of 'the biggest transfers in Scottish football history...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Transfer News: Manchester United sign Batlle and Fuso

Spain midfielder Ona Batlle and German attacker Ivana Fuso have joined Manchester United on two-year contracts, both with an option for a further 12 months.

Batlle left Levante earlier in the summer when her contract expired, having started her career with spells in the Barcelona youth team and Madrid CF.

She told manutd.com: “It’s an honour and a pleasure to sign for...

hockey, women's hockey, women's sport

Nick in the Pink as hockey returns to action

Nick Pink had only been in the hot seat as chief executive of England Hockey for four months when Covid-19 struck. While acknowledging the traumatic, and often tragic, impact the pandemic has had upon households everywhere, Pink says the lockdown gave him and his staff a very rare moment when they could actually reflect and take stock.

“We had to shut things down very quickly when...

Football, women's football, women's sport

FA receive 142 applications to replace Neville as Lionesses boss

The FA has revealed there has been huge interest in filling the England manager's role being vacated by Phil Neville, with 142 applications for the post.

Of those, more than half have fulfilled the FA's criteria for the job. It is understood World Cup-winning USA coach Jill Ellis, Chelsea manager Emma Hayes and Manchester United's Casey Stoner are among the interested candidates....

tennis, women's tennis, women's sport

Judy Murray: more women in boardrooms could have saved summer of sport

Judy Murray has lamented the lack of elite women's sport this summer in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, saying more women are needed in key decision-making positions to protect the recent rise in interest in professional female sport.

Speaking to the #NotGoingOutClub podcast, the former Team GB Fed Cup captain said the summer has been a setback. "It's a real shame because there...

Football, women's football, women's sport

Scandal of a summer without sport

At first, frankly, there were more important things going on. When the country shut down in March, the priority was to stay safe and stay at home. It didn't take long, though, for thoughts to return to sport. How would and when would normal life - or even the "new normal" - resume?

From the outset, there was an issue. Whilst the big leagues grappled with the difficulties of getting...

netball, women's sport,

Wasps captain Knights announces retirement

Wasps captain Hannah Knights has announced her retirement from the sport. The 35-year-old enjoyed an incredible career in netball, competing in all 15 Superleague seasons since the competition started.

She also won the title four times, in consecutive years, with Wasps and Storm. Knights began her career at Loughborough Lightening in 2005 before joining Storm four years later....

women's rugby, Harlequins Women

Welcome to Women's Sport Daily

Welcome to a new website dedicated solely to women’s sport. Women's Sport Daily will cover all female professional sport – from football, netball and cricket to tennis, golf and Olympic disciplines.

There will also be the chance to promote news about your school, club and local teams in a unique Community section, as well as exclusive interviews and columns from sporting stars and...

netball, Women's sport

England Netball responds to Government Guidelines on return to playing

England Netball has responded to the Government's latest guidance on returning to playing recreational sport:

What does this announcement mean for netball?

This is an exciting step for our sport and could mean that netball returns sooner than we had anticipated. Whilst we’re delighted by this news, there is still work to be done to be able to get us back onto court and to be...