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Women's football: more needs to be done to ensure diversity from the grassroots

By Lisa Zaidell, Lecturer, London South Bank University
Katya N Mileva, Professor in Human Neurophysiology, London South Bank University
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The rise of women in English football was epitomised for many when England’s Lionesses lifted the UEFA trophy in front of a record crowd at Wembley stadium. And just like 1966, this historic moment will no doubt be fondly remembered for many years to come.

But the road to women winning in football in England has been long and winding. And the development of the women’s game has been, and still is, burdened by a number of issues. Limited financial backing and lack of media support, along with lower numbers of women participating in sport…The Conversation

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