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Footballer or teacher? The stars who could do both

Maths of the day – this guy knows how to work out pitch sizes in less time than the average VAR checkFootballers – they’re good eggs, you know.Some of them have been giving up their time to help children doing school lessons from home during the coronavirus pandemic.As part of BBC Bitesize’s daily lessons, Watford…

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Scotland: The trailblazers behind women’s national game

Rose Reilly and Julie Fleeting have both been inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of FameThe summer of 2019 will be remembered as the moment Scottish women’s football achieved global recognition.Shelley Kerr’s Scotland squad qualified for their first World Cup, two years after their first major tournament appearance at the European Championship.Last summer’s finals in…

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FA launches ACL injuries audit in women’s football

Aoife Mannion (right) injured her ACL playing for Manchester City against Atletico Madrid in the Champions LeagueThe Football Association has launched an audit and formed an advisory group to study why anterior cruciate ligament injuries are more prevalent in female footballers.Women players are eight times more likely to injure their ACLs than men.Twelve players in…

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Lionesses to open Euro 2021 at Old Trafford

England open their European Championship campaign in 500 daysEngland women will open the 2021 European Championship on home soil at Manchester United’s Old Trafford stadium on 7 July.The announcement comes 500 days before the tournament next summer.The 76,000-capacity stadium will be one of 10 venues used across the country, while Wembley will host the final.”It…

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Arsenal Women v Lewes Women

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Arsenal Women 2-0 Lewes WomenArsenal reached the Women’s FA Cup quarter-finals as goals from Caitlin Foord and Danielle van de Donk gave them victory over second-tier Lewes.Arsenal dominated throughout, but had to wait until the 54th minute before Australia forward Foord made it 1-0.Van de Donk…