The players will return to centre stage following a lamentable few weeks for the game
It’s the premier fixture in the women’s domestic football calendar, but a casual internet search would return scant details about this Saturday night’s W-League final, amid the thousands of thunderous column inches and general vitriol engulfing the women’s game right now.
Since the shock decision nearly a month ago to sack Matildas coach Alen Stajcic, the timbre of conversation surrounding women’s football has degenerated precariously. As divisive former politicians and radio shock jocks weigh in, the outrage of old men once again deprives oxygen to the excellent achievements of talented young female athletes.
Source: Football News
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