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Asian Champions League for women to kick off in 2023, confirms AFC's head of women's football
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Asian Champions League for women to kick off in 2023, confirms AFC's head of women's football

Bai said the details were still being worked out, and it was not clear yet how many teams would participate in the debut edition of the Champions League or its exact format.

Women’s Super League: Manchester United make Old Trafford debut against West Ham
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Women’s Super League: Manchester United make Old Trafford debut against West Ham

The last time a women's football game was played at Old Trafford was during the 2012 London Olympics.

Borussia Mönchengladbach's under-23 coach apologises for sexist remarks to female referees
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Borussia Mönchengladbach's under-23 coach apologises for sexist remarks to female referees

Vogel was banned for two games and fined 1,500 euros ($1,800) by the court, with Gladbach imposing an additional club fine.

German football chief Fritz Keller slams discrimination facing women's stars
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German football chief Fritz Keller slams discrimination facing women's stars

Keller made the comments while discussing a sports court case that ordered a male coach to take charge of a women's team’s training sessions as part of his punishment for verbally abusing female match officials

Football Delhi Women's League 2020-21 to kick off from 22 March with 'record number of teams' in action
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Football Delhi Women's League 2020-21 to kick off from 22 March with 'record number of teams' in action

Women's League will be played on a league-cum-knockout format and on 10 April the final match will be played at the Ambedkar Stadium.

Head injuries policy in football a 'shambles', says concussion expert during British parliamentary inquiry
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Head injuries policy in football a 'shambles', says concussion expert during British parliamentary inquiry

Stewart led a 2019 study which found that professional footballers were three-and-a-half times more likely to die from neurodegenerative disease compared with members of the general population.

Odisha to host 2020-21 season of Indian Women's League
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Odisha to host 2020-21 season of Indian Women's League

The dates for the tournament are yet to be finalised and will be announced soon, AIFF said.

Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent
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Coronavirus pandemic sees January transfer spending in football plummet nearly 50 percent

Spending on transfers during the January window fell from $1.16 billion in 2020 to $590 million in 2021, the lowest sum since 2014.

Italian Super Cup: Barbara Bonansea brace gives Juventus women second consecutive title
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Italian Super Cup: Barbara Bonansea brace gives Juventus women second consecutive title

Juventus women have now won six trophies since being formed — three league, two Super Cup and the Italian Cup.

Year in Review 2020: National Sports Day, MS Dhoni, Kevin Pietersen, Naomi Osaka among Firstpost Sports' best pieces this year
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Year in Review 2020: National Sports Day, MS Dhoni, Kevin Pietersen, Naomi Osaka among Firstpost Sports' best pieces this year

Over the course of 2020, the sports journalists of Firstpost filed quite a few important stories and we think it's worth the time to revisit them. Here's the list of Firstpost’s best pieces of 2020.

Women's Super League: Alex Morgan leaving Tottenham to return to United States
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Women's Super League: Alex Morgan leaving Tottenham to return to United States

American World Cup winner Alex Morgan has only managed to play five times — scoring twice — for the London Women's Super League club as she tries to regain match fitness after giving birth in May

Women's Champions League: Seven-time champions Lyon to begin title defence against Juventus in last 32
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Women's Champions League: Seven-time champions Lyon to begin title defence against Juventus in last 32

Lyon defeated twice former champions Wolfsburg 3-1 in the final in August to capture the trophy for a fifth successive year.

India women's football team to undergo first national camp since COVID-19 pandemic with eye on 2022 AFC Asian Cup
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India women's football team to undergo first national camp since COVID-19 pandemic with eye on 2022 AFC Asian Cup

As many as 30 players have been summoned by head coach Maymol Rocky for the camp. The 2022 edition of the continental event will be hosted in India.

Bala Devi's move to Rangers will have huge impact on next generation, says Ashalata Devi
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Bala Devi's move to Rangers will have huge impact on next generation, says Ashalata Devi

Earlier this year, forward Bala Devi became the first woman player from the country to sign a professional contract with a European club as she signed for Rangers Women's FC, who play in the Scottish Women's Premier League.

WSL: US striker Alex Morgan thrilled to be back in action after making debut for Spurs
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WSL: US striker Alex Morgan thrilled to be back in action after making debut for Spurs

Two-time World Cup winner Alex Morgan had not played for more than a year after giving birth to daughter Charlie in May and working her way back to fitness.

Bala Devi returns to action in Rangers FC's 5-1 drubbing of Hearts Women FC in Scottish top-flight competition
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Bala Devi returns to action in Rangers FC's 5-1 drubbing of Hearts Women FC in Scottish top-flight competition

Ace Indian footballer Bala Devi got back into action with Scottish Women's Premier League resuming on Sunday

Bala Devi hopes to live up to expectations as Scottish Premier League begins on Sunday
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Bala Devi hopes to live up to expectations as Scottish Premier League begins on Sunday

Bala, who signed a landmark 18-month contract with Rangers in January, said after six weeks of intensive pre-season training, she is raring to go in the league which will be played behind closed doors.

Women's Super League: Alex Morgan not fit enough to make Tottenham debut yet
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Women's Super League: Alex Morgan not fit enough to make Tottenham debut yet

Alex Morgan, a two-time World Cup winner, who gave birth to Charlie Elena Carrasco in May, has not played since 2019.

WSL: Two-time FIFA World Cup winner with USWNT Alex Morgan targets glory with Tottenham
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WSL: Two-time FIFA World Cup winner with USWNT Alex Morgan targets glory with Tottenham

Morgan, who has scored 107 goals in 169 international appearances for the United States, was unable to say how long she would be at the club.

Swedish men's football team to play remaining matches of 2020 without pay to support women's team's demand for equal pay
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Swedish men's football team to play remaining matches of 2020 without pay to support women's team's demand for equal pay

The Sweden men's national squad "will forgo all financial compensation for their autumn matches...to make it possible to coordinate negotiations with the women's team," a statement on its website said.