With England’s She Believes Cup campaign getting underway shortly, as part of our Free Lionesses service we’ve pulled together some useful links and information for fans who might be making the journey out to the USA to cheer on Phil Neville’s side, who are aiming to retain the trophy they won in 2019.
Wolves progressed through the to the last-16 of the Europa League with relative ease this week, beating Espanyol 6-3 over the course of two games. Their Portuguese winger Pedro Neto had a glorious chance to round the tie off in style for the midlands club but made a total hash of an open-goal chance. Plonker.
Level Playing Field’s ‘Weeks of Action’, which help highlight the positive initiatives undertaken by clubs, sporting venues and their governing bodies to improve access for disabled fans, will run from Saturday 29th February to Sunday 15th March.
This season saw the introduction of VAR into an English league for the first time and it’s fair to say it has not been well received. The FSA will have more work on VAR coming up in future, but for now here’s Neil Dady from the Wolves Fans’ Parliament talking about the impact it’s had on match-going fans…
You may be surprised to learn that Ryan Babel is still playing football and similarly (and pleasantly) surprised to see him taking the mick out of one of the most irritating parts of the modern game – feigning injury. After going shoulder-to-shoulder with Babel, Getafe’s Allan Nyom throws himself to the ground in comically over-the-top agony. Needless to say our former Liverpool and Fulham man was not impressed.
It’s not unusual for clubs to groundshare at non-league level. While each set of circumstances is unique, it is always distressing when a club is torn away from its local community and left with no option to play away from their traditional home.
Some spectacularly clownish defending is the subject of this week’s #ICYMI – watch as Lyon’s Fernando Marçal thunders a clearance into his own net just as his side was on the verge of almost clearing a PSG attack.