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OPINION: Is English football’s social media boycott going to have an impact on kicking out racism?

Teams across the English football pyramid will boycott social media, starting this Friday at 3pm until 11.59pm on Monday 3 May. The boycott is in response to the consistent online racist abuse that players are suffering, with Kyle Walker the latest victim following Manchester City’s Carabao Cup victory yesterday afternoon. Teams from the Premier League, […]

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Bristol City defender & Wales international Loren Dykes retires from professional football

Loren Dykes has officially retired from professional football having left WSL side Bristol City Women last summer to concentrate on her coaching career, alongside playing for her first club, Cardiff City Ladies. The 33 year old achieved 105 caps for her country and played in two FA Women’s Cup finals with the Robins. “I want […]


Cheltenham Town Ladies hoping to follow in the footsteps of Chelsea with midweek derby

Cheltenham Town Ladies will be expecting to face Swindon Town in front of one of their biggest ever crowds when they welcome their rivals to the DN Fire Stadium on Tuesday night. It has been an evolutionary campaign for the women’s game in England after a breakthrough World Cup and Barclays’ sponsorship of the Women’s Super League (WSL), and […]