Women’s and girls’ football stepped up to the next level today with the launch of the Women’s Super League (WSL), the first ever semi-professional women’s league.
Famous faces from the world of football today offered their support of the WSL, which will be played during the summer months in a bid to attract more fans to the women’s game and get more girls playing the game.
With Wayne Rooney’s two match ban for using foul and abusive language upheld, Club Website editor Dan Pope wonders if this will mark a watershed moment for the FA’s hopes of improving player behaviour.
Not for the first time in his career, Wayne Rooney has found himself in the media spotlight again this week.
As the Premier League announces a clampdown on behaviour towards referees by its members, Club Website editor Dan Pope wonders if we’ve seen it all before.
When the issue of respect towards football referees is up for debate, one argument comes up time and time again.
Respect for referees has been back on the national agenda this week.
FA figures reported by BBC Radio 5 Live revealed that there have been 330 assaults on referees by amateur footballers in England so far this season, an increase of 27% on last year.
Club Website editor Dan Pope takes a look at football 60 years ago through the window of a newspaper published in March 1951.
My brother bought me a fantastic present recently. It wasn’t even my birthday, but he’d seen an old football newspaper in a retro market stall and thought I might like to see it.