In its new national football strategy, entitled ‘Gemeinsam.2026’ (Together.2026), the Liechtenstein Football Association (LFV) has made it clear that women’s football is now ready for the next stage in its development.
Footballers in Australia’s A-League and W-League will enjoy continued investment and improved conditions across both competitions under a ground-breaking deal to drive up playing standards in these elite leagues.
The Scottish Football Association this week launched a new girls' and women's football strategy, Accelerate Our Game, designed to develop the sport at all levels over the next five years.
A new FIFPRO survey shows the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on women’s professional football based on data collected from national player unions in 62 different countries from July through October.
The National Women's Soccer League's Los Angeles expansion club made some big announcements ahead of its anticipated 2022 launch this week, officially confirming its name as Angel City FC and revealing more additions to its already high-profile cast of owners.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) organized a series of virtual meetings between September 21-24 with Member Associations and zones to present its women’s football strategy as well as the inaugural edition of the CAF Women’s Champions League scheduled for 2021.
Following a Brazilian Football Confederation announcement that men and women national team players will receive the same pay for a senior cap, the FA revealed that England’s men and women had been paid the same match fee since January.
The Innovation in Action and Reimagine Football ventures are exploring new ways to take the sport forward in the fields of fan engagement and carbon footprint reductions.
The Georgian Football Federation (GFF), in cooperation with UEFA experts, has devised a four-year strategy for the development of women’s football, titled Your Time Is Now.
Set out below is an update on the key topics discussed at our Council meeting which took place on Thursday 21 October.
Our Council welcomed the following new members who had joined since the previous meeting:
• Nuala Walsh – Inclusion Representative
• Michael Banham – Norfolk County FA
• Darius Charles – AFC Wimbledon, representing the EFL
• Emma Clarke – The FA Youth Council
The UEFA Executive Committee has doubled the total prize money that will be shared between teams who compete at the Women’s 2022 European Championships but the new figure is still only 4.3% of the money that is made available to teams competing in the men’s tournament.
As part of its overall vision to globalise football and accelerate the growth of women’s football, FIFA has today published a landmark report on the development and professionalisation of elite women’s football landscape around the world.
Angel City FC Also Welcomes Additional Investors with Ties to Los Angeles Including Sports Icons Billie Jean King and Ilana Kloss, WNBA Legend Candace Parker and her Daughter Lailaa, Gold Medalist
If passion and raw enthusiasm for growing women’s football is any gauge, then the Pacific is set to richly benefit from Emma Evans. Appointed as OFC’s Women’s Football Development Officer in early 2019, Evans has set about developing the women’s game right across the Pacific from the ground up.
FIFA has launched a programme for Member Associations to further develop women’s football on a sustainable basis whilst simultaneously pushing it forward into the mainstream.
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