Women's World Cup

Opportunity knocks for women's game

April 12, 2011
By Tom Adams
(Archive)
It is rare indeed that the sporting juggernaught that is men's football finds itself off the agenda, but the summer of 2011 will be a fallow one. With no World Cup or European Championships, and 12 months to go before the Olympics, instead it is the women's game that is jostling for recognition with a World Cup finals in Germany.

Given that context, the Football Association hopes that the summer of 2011 is viewed retrospectively as a decisive one in England. Women's football has identified ...

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