Women's World Cup news

Powell glad for women's continuity

June 25, 2011
Hope Powell has admitted she would have been sacked as England manager by now if the same cut-throat attitudes prevalent in the men's game existed in women's football.

Powell is on the brink of her second World Cup campaign - and fifth major finals - 13 years after being handed the coaching reins by the Football Association.

However, much like Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, it took Powell some time to get a grip on the enormity of the job.

Seven years elapsed ...

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