• From Lionesses to missed chances: why elite success doesn't always transform the grassroots

    11 days ago - By The Guardian

    England women's Euros triumph has created massive interest in the game, but elite success doesn't necessarily benefit sport at a lower level On Tuesday, the FA announced that tickets for the England women's football friendly against the USA in October had gone on sale. Within an hour, its website had crashed from the demand. Gabby Logan had predicted as much when she signed off from the Lionesses' victory at the European Championships last Sunday. “You think it's all over?” she told viewers. “It's only just begun.” In the week since England's historic win over Germany in the final, there...
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