What a feeling: Rachel Daly and Ellen White celebrate after scoring during England’s semi-final against USA.
The lesson from other sports is clear: women's football must be broadcast on free-to-air if it isn't to disappear.
The beautiful game may be an art, but it’s also a science.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
FIFA defends the pay imbalance with the usual claim that it reflects the difference in revenue produced by the men’s and women’s tournaments.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Glittering prize: the FIFA Women’s World Cup on display in Paris.
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They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
USA vs Spain in a 2019 friendly.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
The way we talk about football reinforces the idea that the men's sport is the norm, and women's the exception.
The Blyth Spartans team of 1917, including Bella Reay (front row, centre) who scored a hat-trick in the Munitionettes Cup.
A top class female footballer and tragic young soldier who was shot for 'desertion' despite fighting in some of WW1's bloodiest battle fields are two hidden stories of The Great War.
It's not just about his football skills and knowledge. It's about how he behaves.
Scotland’s Erin Cuthbert in action as the team beat Ireland on July 7. Scotland are in the Euros for the first time in 2017.
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The teams and players to watch ahead of the tournament's kick-off on July 16.
Battle for the ball.
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Channel 4 could do for women's football what it did for the Paralympics.
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Women's football was introduced in the Olympics a staggering 96 years after the men's event – and some sports still struggle with gender inequalities.
Another day, another trophy.
Whether the women's U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
Thoughtless tweets and unfair conditions didn't hold women back – but they still deserve better.
Celebrating in style.
While the traditional media peddles sexist stereotypes, social media is leading the charge for equality.
Time to build another locker room?
There is no justification for banning women from men's football. The same is not true in the opposite direction, however.
Canada celebrates winning goal against China on June 6 in FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Women's football has come a long way, but it is still some distance from competing with the men's game.
Eniola Aluko could be a stand-out for England.
The players, matches and teams to watch for Canada 2015.
Women’s football isn’t popular? Pull the other one.
The progressive march of women’s football offers a refreshingly different FIFA story from that which has dominated the headlines over the past few weeks.
Zurich: while FIFA bureaucrats are in crisis mode, referees train for the Women’s World Cup.
While FIFA officials face charges, women footballers face poor conditions and underinvestment ahead of the World Cup.
The USA’s Christine Rampone celebrates with Hope Solo after defeating Japan in the Olympic football final.
Sepp Blatter, the 77-year-old president of FIFA, the international governing body of football, has put his foot in it – again. Having made suggestions in 2004 that women in sport should wear tight shorts…