Category Women

Why Mahfuza Akhter Kiron was elected to the FIFA Council over Moya Dodd explained in 16 Tweets

Some ideas on why an unknown Bangladeshi official who didn’t know which team won the last women’s World Cup was elected to the FIFA Council ahead of “favorite” Moya Dodd.

Russian Politicians Want To Ban FIFA 17 Because It Is Gay Propaganda, Apparently.

Russian politicians have demanded FIFA 17 – the popular video game published by EA Sports – be banned because it violates Russia’s laws against ‘gay propaganda’.

Helena Costa shows some skills. And, just like Jose Mourinho, has some style.

French team hires Helena Costa, a woman, to coach and causes ‘earthquake’

“Because it’s football — something global and still rather conservative — and a provincial French team hires a female coach, it creates a media earthquake.”

Iran Cry

Iran’s female footballers to be given mandatory exams to “prove” they are real women

Footballers in Iran’s professional women’s league are to undergo mandatory gender tests to establish that they are fully female.

Abby Wambach

What Will It Take For A Woman to Become FIFA President?

“Anyone who thinks the recent inclusion of three women on the FIFA Executive Committee – one voted, two co-opted for a year – is a sign of gender inclusiveness at the top levels of football, probably also thinks pigs fly,”