Focus on the Women's World Cup

Football's fairer sex

July 19, 2011
By Will Tidey
It turns out football is a lot like housework when it comes to contrasting the sexes. Men do it faster; women are better to watch, more honest about what they've done and do a lot less complaining before, during and after it.

In a snapshot, those were the lessons learned from the 2011 Women's World Cup - a wholesome celebration that left the footballing public longing for more.

As the drama unfolded, the adjective you heard time and again was "refreshing". These were international ...

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