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Northern Ireland coach apologises for saying women 'more emotional than men'
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Northern Ireland coach apologises for saying women 'more emotional than men'

Kenny Shiels apologised on Wednesday for saying girls and women are susceptible to conceding multiple goals in a short space of time because they are “more emotional than men”.

Indian Women's Football Team to play two international friendly matches in Jordan
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Indian Women's Football Team to play two international friendly matches in Jordan

The team had a brief camp in Goa and has now travelled to Jordan with a squad of 23 players

Former women's footballer of year Ada Hegerberg back in Norway squad after 5 years
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Former women's footballer of year Ada Hegerberg back in Norway squad after 5 years

Hegerberg, 26, has not played international football since the 2017 European Championship.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Powerhouse China seek ninth title, Korea their first in summit clash
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Powerhouse China seek ninth title, Korea their first in summit clash

China and Korea have defeated two-time defending champions Japan and another title favourite Australia, respectively, en route to the grand finale at the DY Patil Stadium.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Thomas Dennerby blames AFC for Indian team's bio-bubble breach
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Thomas Dennerby blames AFC for Indian team's bio-bubble breach

Dennerby said since the COVID-19 breach happened inside the bio-bubble maintained by the AFC, it should have looked for a solution.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: India out of tournament, remaining matches cancelled, confirms AFC
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: India out of tournament, remaining matches cancelled, confirms AFC

A day after the host nation failed to field a team against Chinese Taipei after as many as 12 players tested positive for the virus, the Asian Football Confederation issued a statement confirming that India "is considered to have withdrawn" from the tournament as per the guidelines.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Profligate finishing, resolute Iran deny India three points
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Profligate finishing, resolute Iran deny India three points

It is too early to state that this is the game that ends up costing India qualification to the latter stages.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Australia, Japan the favourites as India embark on mission quarter-finals
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: Australia, Japan the favourites as India embark on mission quarter-finals

Regional heavyweights Australia and Japan will aim for the trophy at the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022, while India are targeting the last eight which can help them realise the World Cup dream.

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: India squad, schedule, match timings and live streaming
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AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: India squad, schedule, match timings and live streaming

Here's all you need to know about Indian women's football team at AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022.

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Exposure trips to Brazil, Sweden was a big learning curve before tournament, feels Dalima Chhibber
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AFC Women's Asian Cup: Exposure trips to Brazil, Sweden was a big learning curve before tournament, feels Dalima Chhibber

The continental tournament is scheduled to be held in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune from 20 January to 6 February, and the host nation is preparing in earnest under the guidance of head coach Thomas Dennerby

AFC Asian Cup: On-field communication will be key to success, feels midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan
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AFC Asian Cup: On-field communication will be key to success, feels midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan

Indumathi said it's all about communicating on the field to fill in the missing areas, when you're playing in the midfield

AFC Asian Cup: Largest line-up of women match officials to be in action
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AFC Asian Cup: Largest line-up of women match officials to be in action

This contingent of match officials includes three Indians - Ranjita Devi Tekcham (Referee), Fernandes Uvena (Assistant Referee) and Rebello Maria Piedade (Technical Instructor)

South America tour has boosted our confidence ahead of Asian Cup, says Manisha Kalyan
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South America tour has boosted our confidence ahead of Asian Cup, says Manisha Kalyan

Speaking during a live chat with AIFF TV, Manisha delved into the three matches that India had played against Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela a little over a month

AFC Asian Cup 2022: Maintaining focus and being responsible key to success, says captain Ashalata Devi
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AFC Asian Cup 2022: Maintaining focus and being responsible key to success, says captain Ashalata Devi

The players are currently camping in Kochi in preparation of the continental showpiece to be held in Mumbai and Pune from 10 January to 6 February

Barclays to double investment in English women's football
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Barclays to double investment in English women's football

The bank has extended a deal till 2025 to be the title sponsor of the Women's Super League and it will also now be linked to the second-tier Championship.

We will carry the good feeling from Brazil to the Chile game, says Thomas Dennerby
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We will carry the good feeling from Brazil to the Chile game, says Thomas Dennerby

On the eve of the match, India head coach Thomas Dennerby said that his side showed a lot of positive intent against Brazil, something that will give them a lot of confidence heading into the match against Chile

Saudi Arabia Football Federation launches first women's league
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Saudi Arabia Football Federation launches first women's league

The 22 November launch is part of a programme set up by the Saudi Arabia Football Federation in 2017 to support women's football

Women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi says Rs 60,000 salary in IWL clubs is ‘peanuts’
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Women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi says Rs 60,000 salary in IWL clubs is ‘peanuts’

Devi said if the big companies step up to sponsor clubs and tournaments, the women players will start getting good salaries and they can have a career in football just like their male counterparts.

PSG women's football star Aminata Diallo arrested over attack on teammate Kheira Hamraoui
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PSG women's football star Aminata Diallo arrested over attack on teammate Kheira Hamraoui

Diallo was detained by police specialised in organised crime at her home in Marly-le-Roi, a suburb west of Paris.

In a first, Indian women's football team to play against Brazil in international tournament
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In a first, Indian women's football team to play against Brazil in international tournament

Chile, ranked 37th in FIFA chart, and Venezuela (56th) are the other teams that the 57th-ranked Indians will face in the 25 November to 1 December tournament to be held in Manaus, Brazil